Issue No. 112
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|* Encourage volunteer
* Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking event - Nov. 19 in Chicago
* Resources to help volunteer tutors and mentors
* Connecting networks and breaking down silos
* President's Message - Connecting those who care
|Encourage employees, congregations, friends to volunteer in area programs
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* MENTOR resources
and referral service -
In the Chicago region, use the Map-Based Tutor/Mentor Program Locator and Links library to help locate programs in specific zip codes. Our aim is to help programs grow and thrive in all parts of the region where they are needed.
|Connect with tutor/mentor program leaders - November 19, 2012, Chicago
Next conference November 19 at Metcalfe Federal Building in Chicago.
The Tutor/Mentor Connection has organized a networking conference every six months since May 1994. All speakers and workshop presenters have been volunteers which enables us to keep fees low. In the November conference we will have up to 20 workshops focusing on the business of sustaining volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs as well as activities that work in different programs.
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|Prepare yourself to be tutor, mentor in coming school year
The Tutor/Mentor Connection web site has aggregated a variety of links to sites volunteers, parents, teachers and students can use to support learning. There are also sites mentors and tutors can visit to learn ways to improve their own skills. While these are available to you throughout the year spending some time building your familiarity with the sites will help prepare you as a guide to the students you work with.
Homework Help Links - http://tinyurl.com/TMC-Homework-Resources
Mentor Training -
How do you show potential volunteers and donors what happens each week in your organization? Do you use a blog? See this blog list. http://tinyurl.com/TMI-MentoringBlogs If you'd like your tutoring/mentoring organization added, send the link to me at email@example.com
|Breaking down silos - Connecting networks
of the Tutor/Mentor Connection and Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC is to
connect volunteers, leaders and donors from many different sectors and stimulate
learning and actions that dramatically increase the flow of
volunteers, dollars, ideas and other needed resources directly to all of the
youth serving organizations operating throughout the region. Using the
conferences, web library and social media we connect people and ideas
from around the world with organizations in the Chicago region.
Read about Massive Online Organized Learning (MOOC) -
|Building Networks focused on Common Goals - Connecting those Who Care.
by Daniel F. Bassill
Find ways to engage growing
numbers of these people in continuous learning that results in
better government, better education and learning systems and more
opportunities for youth from high poverty and dis-connected
neighborhoods is the goal of this newsletter and part of the
strategy of the Tutor/Mentor Connection, which I created in 1993.
* Ideas to support "birth to work" mentoring and tutoring activities: http://tutormentor.blogspot.com/2012/08/learning-from-others.html
* Find more ideas on learning and
19, 2012 I'll be hosting a fall
Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference. This bi-annual
event aims to bring leaders of youth serving organizations together
with supporters and those who want to start new programs while
building public attention that increases volunteer and donor support
of tutor/mentor programs throughout the Chicago region and in other
cities. Please help.
* Submit a proposal to present a workshop: http://www.tutormentorconference.org/present.asp
* Support the Tutor/Mentor Institute - This describes the
information platform we're trying to build and ways you can be a
sponsor, partner and/or benefactor -
Thank you for reading. Good
luck to everyone as they launch a new school year of tutoring and
The Tutor/Mentor Connection (1993-2011) is now operated by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC. http://www.tutormentorexchange.net
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Daniel F. Bassill, D.H.L
Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC
and Tutor/Mentor Connection
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