Registration open: AMP Learning Day 2018 📣 plus two new webinars…

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Webinar: Mentoring for Credit: An introduction to the Career and Technology Studies mentoring courses

Did you know that high school students can receive credits for mentoring? Did you know that mentoring has been proven to increase students’ academic achievement and reduce behaviour problems in school? This webinar will provide an outline of the five one-credit Career and Technology Studies mentoring courses. Find out how these courses can contribute to your students’ success in school and beyond.

March 19th, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Register Here

Webinar: Peer Mentoring for Indigenous Youth with Dr. Kate Storey and Dr. Noreen Willows

We welcome Dr. Kate Storey and Dr. Noreen Willows to give us insight into their work on Peer Mentoring. More information coming soon, register now to keep up-to-date.

Tuesday May 1st 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Register Here

New Video & Podcast: Reviewing Canadian Volunteer Trends and what they mean for your mentoring agency

Volunteer Trends in Alberta and Canada Presentation

LIMITED SPACE REGISTER NOW: Invitation to AMP Learning Day May 25th, 2018

On behalf of Robyn Blackadar, Chair of the AMP Research, Evaluation, and Knowledge Mobilization pillar, we are excited to let you know that pre-registration is open for AMP Learning Day 2018— May 25th 2018, hosted by the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension and Community University Partnership (CUP). 

Register Here:

As a pre-game show to the Learning Day, we are also scheduling a series of webinars around these themes. We are finalizing details but they will include star researchers such as Michael Garringer on connecting research to program improvements and Dr. Kate Storey to share her research on Indigenous peer mentoring. Stay tuned by joining our learning community of practice here: (
While we will not be hosting a National Mentoring Symposium in 2018, we are excited to share with you an invite-only opportunity to learn, share, and build relationships within the Alberta Mentoring Community.
SAVE THE DATE! Further details will be forthcoming as to speakers, presentation opportunities, and workshops, but we assure you it will be relevant, topical, timely— because it’s being organized by the same great folks who brought us the National Mentoring Symposium. Please start thinking about presentations or subjects your organization might be willing to share around the themes of research, evaluation, and knowledge mobilization and let us know how you are willing to support (
ACTION: If you would be so kind as to register yourself at the link below, or maybe send a couple of your staff, we would be much obliged. Registration will be limited to 50 for this first event, but we hope that in future years there will be more opportunities for engagement (
ACTION: Help us with our sessions. Do you have a suggested topic, speaker, session, presenter? The number one area flagged from the national mentoring symposium was assistance with evaluation, so that is front of mind. I also know that as members of BBBS Canada, you have greater access to supports, so maybe a different topic is front of mind for you?
We look forward to hearing from you!

AMP Learning Day 2018
Friday, May 25th 2018
Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
2nd Floor, Enterprise Square
Edmonton, AB, T5J 4P6
Please pre-RSVP By April 1st to ensure we have enough space to ensure that all can be accommodated. We are attempting to identify whether or not we can offer travel bursaries so please indicate if that would remove a barrier to attendance.
Upcoming Webinars: stay tuned by joining our learning community of practice here: (