Keynotes and Events

Upcoming international conference on mentoring youths facing adversity

Friday, 12 October 2018 (10.30am- 4.30pm), Ireland

‘Mentoring young people facing adversity: exploring the intersection of theory and practice through the perspectives of participants and stakeholders’. An international conference hosted by Foróige in … Read the rest

Registration now open: The 2018 National Family and Community Engagement Conference

July 11-13, 2018 in Cleveland, OH

The Institute for Educational Leadership’s 2018 National Family and Community Engagement Conference will take place on July 11-13, 2018 in Cleveland, OH. This is an excellent capacity building opportunity for educators, other para-professionals, parent … Read the rest

National Mentoring Day in the UK is October 27!

nationalmentoringday2-orgWritten by Jessica Cunningham, B.A. Lab Manager, Center of Evidence-Based Mentoring

National Mentoring Day in the United Kingdom is on October 27th and was founded by business mentor Chelsey Baker to help raise awareness of the benefits of both being … Read the rest

Registration has opened for the 2016 Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota Annual Mentoring Caucus


Register Now for the 2016 Mentoring Caucus!




In 2016, the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is shaking up their traditional mentoring conference! Because 2016 is an election year, MPM calls upon you, our valued stakeholders, to join us … Read the rest

9th Annual UNM Mentoring Conference – October 24 – 28, 2016

unm-mentoringThe Mentoring Institute at UNM is pleased to announce its 9th Annual Mentoring Conference. This five-day event will be held on Monday October, 24 2016 through Friday October, 28 2016  in the Student Union Building  on UNM’s Main campus in … Read the rest

December 2015 International Mentoring Conference in Cancun Mexico!

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Dear friends, colleagues and mentoring activists,

We always refer to time as flying,  and truly it does,  but it is still so amazing and almost unbelievable for us to note that Perach, Israel´s national mentoring project,  is approaching this year

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Are you a mid-career researcher, practitioner, or policy maker? This grant might be for you.

Designer drawing a light bulb, concept for brainstorming and insDue Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The William T. Grant Foundation’s Distinguished Fellows Program is accepting applications from researchers investigating how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Eligible applicants include:

  • Influential mid-career

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New guidebook offers useful strategies for advancing self-regulation

PartnershipExecutive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. 

This 16-page guide describes a variety Read the rest

Pressure Congress to pass the child protection improvement act

Screen Shot 2014-09-10 at 2.53.29 PMby Jean Rhodes

Although the vast majority of volunteers are well intended, harmful adults sometimes slip through. Programs have taken steps to conduct background checks but, for the most part, these efforts have been inconsistent. Only about half of U.S. … Read the rest

Chicago’s Becoming a Man program receives $10 million

Chicago is receiving $10 million in federal funding to expand youth mentoring and tutoring programs known as Becoming a Man and Match Education. There’s also money for research on the effectiveness of these kinds of initiatives.

Mayor … Read the rest