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Webinar – Mentoring Youth with Disabilities: An Opportunity for Friendship, Awareness, and A World of Possibility
By July 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar – Mentoring Youth with Disabilities: An Opportunity for Friendship, Awareness, and A World of Possibility

At the heart of youth mentoring is the idea that every young person needs and deserves to have a caring, committed adult in their life to listen and help them realize their potential. EVERY young person implies an inclusive landscape – but too often, youth with disabilities are not included or considered when we design […]

CareGiver-Initiated Mentoring (CG-IM): Pushing the Envelope on Parent Involvement
By June 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

CareGiver-Initiated Mentoring (CG-IM): Pushing the Envelope on Parent Involvement

Written by Timothy A. Cavell, PhD Professor J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Department of Psychological Science University of Arkansas Three years ago, I had the good fortune of being in Boston for a symposium on mentoring research co-sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Canada, MENTOR, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Our […]

Webinar: Understanding Youth-Initiated Mentoring and How to Employ This Strategy with Today’s Youth
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Webinar: Understanding Youth-Initiated Mentoring and How to Employ This Strategy with Today’s Youth

Successful recruitment of mentors is a benchmark of overall program quality, yet according to the 2016 National Mentoring Program Survey, recruiting mentors is the number one challenge of mentoring programs. What if young people could identify a caring adult they want for a mentor? Youth-initiated mentoring is gaining momentum throughout the country. It involves engaging […]

Mentor Webinar – Expanding Corporate Engagement: Strengthening Infrastructure
By March 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Mentor Webinar – Expanding Corporate Engagement: Strengthening Infrastructure

Thursday, March 15, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT Businesses have so much to offer our programs beyond sponsorship and direct-service volunteers. Join this webinar to explore ways that corporate partnerships can strengthen organizational infrastructure and build your capacity. Learn best practices and tools to truly leverage skills-based / pro bono corporate volunteers and engage […]

Mentor Webinar – Tips and Tools for Supporting Healthy Matches
By January 31, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Mentor Webinar – Tips and Tools for Supporting Healthy Matches

Thursday, February 22, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EST What does a healthy match look like? What are some common issues that arise between mentors and mentees, and mentors and parents? What are the steps staff can take to both prevent and address these? Facilitated by Dr. Dustianne North and Jerry Sherk, M.A. of the […]

Mentor Webinar:  The Power of Purpose
By January 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Mentor Webinar: The Power of Purpose

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, January 18, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EST What is the true power of purpose? In turbulent times, a sense of purpose can ground us, nourish us, and inspire us to act. Young people with a sense of purpose are better equipped to use their unique skills and strengths to […]

National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit
By October 26, 2017 2 Comments Read More →

National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EST Join us for a webinar highlighting National Mentoring Month and how to leverage the milestone as an opportunity for recruitment.  Explore research-backed tips and learn tactical tools to engage and expand audiences. Register now or download prior webinar archives and presentation materials […]

Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students
By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students

The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to Participate in a Webinar Thursday, October 18, 2017 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT The Mike Sussman Studio   Free Webinar Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students Panelists: Jamie Fasteau, Principal, Education Counsel Carlos A. Guevara, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of […]

Create an Effective Team to Drive Your Program’s Success
By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Create an Effective Team to Drive Your Program’s Success

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT What does it take to run an excellent organization? At the heart of any successful organization, we find collaborative teams of employees who are well prepared and motivated for the work before them. Having an effective team can make your program flourish, […]

Get Moving!  Using sports-based programming to bridge mentoring gaps
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Get Moving!  Using sports-based programming to bridge mentoring gaps

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT According to research, in the United States alone, more than 35 million children between the ages of 8 and 19 participate in some form of youth sports. This webinar will explore critical concepts, strategies, and tips for program staff to consider when […]