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Our hearts go out to all those affected by the floods in Southern Alberta. We know that many of you will be involved in the recovery process and we want to thank you for the work you are doing, and will continue to do, in support of the families and communities in our province. We are honoured to work alongside …

Mentoring News – June 2013

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Bursaries For Key Staff / Volunteers National Mentoring Symposium 2013 Provided through a generous grant from Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA) The Alberta Mentoring Partnership has a limited number of bursaries to allow staff / key volunteers to attend this event. The applicant organization must be located in ALBERTA. Priorities will be given to mentoring programs …

Mentoring News – May 2013

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Celebrating 100 Years of Mentoring Youth in Canada: Innovative Partnerships, Practice and Research November 5 – 7, 2013 Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta It’s About Inspiring Lives To register online now, click here. To complete a mail-in form, click here. To access the full event information package, please click here. Visit our website at www.nmsevent.ca The National …

Registration Now Open – National Mentoring Symposium 2013

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  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Celebrating 100 Years of Mentoring Youth in Canada: Innovative Partnerships, Practice and Research  November 5 – 7, 2013 Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta It’s About Inspiring Lives To register online now, click here. To complete a mail-in form, click here. To access the full event information package, please click here. Visit our website at www.nmsevent.ca The National Mentoring Symposium …

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 …