|Kids Are Our Community - Lafayette, IN - Annual Summit||
The mission of Our Kids is to create a community where youth have the opportunity to develop into healthy, productive citizens. The annual summit brings together local and state-wide leaders to share ideas and focus on issues.|
Dan Bassill was a keynote speaker in April 2010. This PDF was the information he presented. http://www.tutormentorexchange.net/images/PDF/april2010tmc_a.pdf
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|Kids Consortium Service Learning Conference||
This conference is for educators, nonprofit organization leaders, education administrators, local or state government participants and interested citizens concerned with enlivening and enriching the public life of a state and community.|
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|Life Skills Curricula and Staff Training||
ARISE Foundation-Evidence-Based Life Skills Curricula and Staff Training. This web site is packed with important life skills information and offers visitors free weekly downloads of the organization's award-winning material|
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|Mentor Kenosha & Racine Training Events|
Mentors and mentoring program leaders in the Chicago, Milwaukee, Rockford region can benefit from Mentor Kenosha & Racine’s training and professional development opportunities provided throughout the year. Your organization does not need to be Certified in order to participate. Workshops will complement the specialized training already offered by individual programs.
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|Mentoring Conference in Australia, New Zealand||
The Australian Youth Mentoring Network (AYMN) and Youth Mentoring Network New Zealand have partnered to host an annual mentoring conference. Topics are relevant to mentoring organizations throughout the world. |
This site also has extensive research and program operating information. Take time to get to know its resources.
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|Mentoring strategies supported by research||
The solutionsforamerica.org web site summarizes program strategies that vetted research shows are effective in addressing important community issues. The site is operated by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, a civic research organization.|
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|Minnesota Mentoring Conference|
The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota presents an Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference which draws participants from all across the country and around the world. The conference features quality workshops, networking opportunities and an environment to share and exchange ideas with other mentoring professionals.
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|National Center for Fathering||
The mission of the National Center for Fathering is to improve the well-being of children by inspiring and equipping men to be more effectively involved in the lives of children. In response to a dramatic trend towards fatherlessness in America, the Center was founded in 1990 by Dr. Ken Canfield to conduct research on fathers and fathering, and to develop practical resources to prepare dads for nearly every fathering situation.|
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|On the Road to Literacy - Annual Conference in Chicago||
Whether you’re staff, a tutor, or an ESL or Basic Literacy adult learner at the beginning, intermediate, or advanced level, there is always something for everyone at the "On the Road to Literacy" Conference! hosted by Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVA). |
LVA also hosts an directory of community based literacy programs in the Chicago region.
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|Partnership for Drug Free.org - resource for parents||
From the web site:|
"By bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts and communications professionals, we translate the science of teen drug use and addiction for families. At drugfree.org, parents can find a wealth of information, tools and opportunities to connect with other parents and caregivers who may have a child struggling with addiction."
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|Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations|
Student aspirations have positive affects on the student learning and performance in school. Learn about the 8 Conditions required to build student aspirations from this web site.
While the focus is on schools, such conditions can be supported through site based tutor/mentor programs staffed by volunteers who build long-term connections with youth.
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|Research-based booklets on tutoring||
Easy to use and easy to understand resources for volunteers, parents or teachers. |
Published by the IBE in collaboration with the International Academy of Education (IAE), these booklets describe in a simple language some ten to twelve universally applicable principles identified by research and scholarship.
The booklets in the Educational practices series may be freely reproduced and translated into other languages.
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