Promoting Inclusion, Learning and Meaningful Relationships Using Peer Support Strategies

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Promoting Inclusion, Learning and Meaningful Relationships Using Peer Support Strategies Who should attend School Leaders, Counselors, Learning Coaches, CTS teachers, Junior and High School (Secondary) Teachers and School Staff • who are committed to expanding social and communication interactions between students with cognitive disabilities and their peers •who work in a high school (Grades 7-12) where at least one student …

Studies show the positive effects of mentoring

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AMP Proud to Present at the Rural Futures in Education Conference On March 3rd to 5th, the Alberta Mentoring Partnership participated in the Rural Futures 2nd annual Rural Education Symposium. The Symposium provided a provincial forum for rural communities and their schools to engage in discussions, share practices, create partnerships and form support networks for rural learners. AMP shared how …

February 21, 2013 Newsletter

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Call for Presenters November 5 – 7, 2013 Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta Last Day For Submissions is February 22, 2013  http://www.nmsevent.ca PRESENTER INFORMATION FORM It’s About Inspiring Lives NOVEMBER 5 – 7, 2013 BANFF CENTRE, BANFF, ALBERTA Deadline for submissions: February 22, 2013 ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY USING THE FORM BELOW AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION Overview of …

AMP January News

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AMP Welcomes New Staff Member Dayna Hobbs – AMP Key Contact (North Region) Dayna Hobbs comes to the Alberta Mentoring Partnership from Ontario where she completed her education in teaching and social work. Her past experiences include various positions within elementary and secondary schools as a child protection worker and counsellor working with children, youth and their families. Dayna currently …

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada launches 100 Year celebration with Largest Mentoring Study Ever in Canada

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In partnership with CAMH, study will help create a best practices roadmap for mentoring children and youth Toronto, January 15, 2013 – Canada’s largest mentoring organization is turning 100 and is celebrating with a year-long public education campaign to give Canadians fresh insights into the societal value of youth mentoring. To mark the launch of this national effort, Big Brothers …

Tell Your Mentoring Story…

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As part of their Centennial celebrations, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is launching The Big Shout Out, an initiative that acknowledges and celebrates mentors across Canada. While Big Brothers Big Sisters is a wonderful organization, this campaign is not meant to promote only their work but rather the broader theme of mentorship. We’d like you to play a part…check …

New Alberta Mentoring Partnership Webinar Series – REGISTER TODAY!

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FOCUS for Resiliency and Success: Focus on Critical Underlying Strengths Join us for a Webinar on May 3– 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Presenter: Chris Trout – Speaker, author and life coach. Learn more about Chris at his website Strengths in Focus Whatever your “title,” you are a mentor. You want to help young people to see themselves as strong and capable, but …