A Platform for Mentor Matching

Torace simplifies matching logistics for student teacher placements and new teacher or school leader mentoring.
a mentee looking at a mentor in the background with spring student teaching screenshot of the Torace platform

Mentoring is Critical

Over 3.8m educators in the US could benefit from better mentoring supports.
Administrators managing development
Novice teachers in classrooms
Student teachers placed annually
Possible mentor teachers

Who's Torace for?

All educators involved in the mentoring process
From Directors of Mentoring Programs to HR Chiefs, Torace gives access to up-to-date information on educators’ interests and needs.
Save time and simplify logistics
Get better informed matches
Collect consistent data for program improvement
Increase visibility into leadership and hiring pools
School Leaders
Principals or site coordinators can cultivate stronger, more diverse pools of mentors.
Gain insight into staff interest in teacher leadership
Encourage leadership development in staff
Easily manage the approval process
Mentees and Mentors - from student teachers and cooperating teachers to aspiring school leaders and host principals - gain access to expanded opportunities.
Express your interests using your own event-specific profiles
For events that use preferences, star your favorite matches
Switch between being a mentor and mentee depending on the event

How does it work?

Simple steps for everyone, organized in one place
Create Event
Enter basic information to create an event and upload email addresses of potential participants.
Invite Participants
Send email invitations. Participants accept and complete an event profile or decline.
Review Lists and Profiles
Track interest in your event. If screening, assigned approvers review profiles and make determinations.
Learn about Preferences
Enable preferences to allow participants to review options and star favorites.
Make Matches
Experiment with pairings and make matches. When ready, send email notifications.
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Key Features

Effortless Matching
View eligible, unmatched pairs in your staging area
Filter, search, and sort in your pools to stay focused
Access profiles and preferences to enhance decision making
Match up to three mentees to a single mentor to leverage resources
Simplified Logistics
Use Torace or your own email to send invitations and match notifications at any time
Track participants at all stages of the event from invitation to finalized matches
Determine approval processes (if used) for mentors and mentees separately
Designate mentor approvers by site
Flexibility Throughout
Add participants via csv upload, copy and paste, or one-at-a-time
Toggle registration open and closed
Manage access to preferences for mentors and mentees separately
Update your customized invitation and match email messages
Enhanced Insights
Monitor interest in your event by subject, grade, site and pool to cultivate participation
Learn about participants’ professional characteristics and working styles from their profiles
Support pairing decisions by opting to use preferences
Export your event data to a spread sheet for additional analysis on stages, yields and matches


The process was quick and easy, a few questions (many of which I had never considered as insight into my own thought processes), and I had a match.
Sherika K.

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