Mentoring Central Launches Updated Online Store

Durham, NC, April 3, 2014—Mentoring Central, a wholly-owned subsidiary of innovation Research & Training (iRT)–a behavioral sciences research company, today announced the launch of its new online store.

The online store allows registered users to browse and purchase web-based mentor training courses developed by iRT.  In addition to purchasing mentor training courses, registered site visitors can view product demos, manage purchased courses, register course users, and update their user profile among other activities.

“The new Mentoring Central storefront helps us provide consumers with a faster, easier online shopping experience,” said Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, iRT president and developer of the Mentoring Central online mentor training courses. “We are excited to offer this comprehensive user-friendly resource to mentoring programs and their staff.”

The updates to Mentoring Central’s online store are part of the organization’s comprehensive website overhaul.  The revamped website, launched earlier this year, features an improved homepage design, cleaner layout of page content, and an intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system. It is also available through a wider range of web browsers and devices, including mobiles and tablets.

The online store is accessible through the Mentoring Central website at, under the “Purchase” tab.

About Mentoring Central
Mentoring Central, a wholly-owned subsidiary of innovation Training & Research (iRT)—a behavioral sciences research company committed to identifying and solving significant real-world problems facing children, families, communities, and organizations.  Developed by iRT scientists and researchers, Mentoring Central provides web-based training products and services to support and strengthen mentoring programs and relationships.  For more information on Mentoring Central, visit  To learn more about iRT, visit

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