The Magic of Connections National Mentoring Summit

Anaheim, California
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Conference Agenda


2008 National Mentoring Summit Agenda


September 18, 2008

DAY ONE


7:30 A.M. – 4:45 P.M.
 

  7:30 –  9:30            Registration and Breakfast


  9:00 –  9:30            Networking

 

  9:30 – 10:00           Welcome and Panel Presentation


10:00 – 10:10           Video Vignettes


10:10 – 10:45           Youth and Mentor Panel


10:45 – 11:25           "The Glass Ain't Half Full, Heck It's Overflowing!" -
                               The Power of Strength Based Mentoring -
Charlie Applestein 

 

11:25 – 11:30           Break

11:30 – 12:00           Exhibits

 

12:00 –  1:40            Lunch
                               Essence Cares Initiative -
Susan Taylor
                               Recognitions

 

  1:40 –  2:00            Break

 

  2:00 –  3:15            Workshop Series 1

1.        Evaluation – How to Measure and Track Your Success
       Kristi Zappie-Ferradino & Kimberly Jessup – MENTOR

2.        Connecting with Foster Youth 
       Dustianne North, UCLA

3.        Friday Night Live Mentoring
       Elizabeth LaMar, California Friday Night Live Partnership

4.        Recruitment – Strength Based
       Elsy Arevalo, EMT Associates

5.        Connecting With Children of Prisoners

       Janet Forbush – MENTOR
6.        Recruitment – Finding the Men In Mentors
       Juergen Kneifel – Consultant

7.        Capacity Building – Making Training Memorable
       Judy Taylor – EMT Associates

8.        You’ve Done It Before and Will Do It Again/ Strength-Based
       Communicating With Your Mentees 

       Charlie Applestein – Applestein Training Resources

9.       Recruitment - Faith Based Connections          
       Lynda Terrell – United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania &

       Clara Carter – The Maryland Mentoring Partnership

10.    Dropout Prevention
       Dr. Terry Cash

11.    Emerging Techologies - Passport 2 Mentoring / Life Plan
       Andy Mecca

3:15 – 3:30               Break

 

3:30 – 4:45               Workshop Series 2                  

1.       Evaluation – How to Measure and Track Your Success
      Kristi Zappie-Ferradino & Kimberly Jessup – MENTOR

2.       Connecting With Foster Youth
      Dustianne North - UCLA

3.       Connecting to the Community of Resources
      California National Guard

       4.        Recruitment – Strength Based

 Elsy Arevalo, EMT Associates

5.       Connecting With New Immigrants

 Kate Schineller – MENTOR

6.       Recruitment – Finding the Men In Mentors
      Juergen Kneifel – Consultant

7.       Capacity Building – Making Training Memorable
      Judy Taylor – EMT Associates

8.       You’ve Done It Before and Will Do It Again/ Strength-Based
      Communicating With Your Mentees 
      
Charlie Applestein – Applestein Training Resources

9.       Recruitment - Faith Based Connections
      Lynda Terrell – United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania &

      Clara Carter – The Maryland Mentoring Partnership

10.   Recruitment - A Lifetime of Experience to Share -
      Recruiting Older Adults

      Andrea Taylor

11.   What Does the Research Say?
      Dr. Julia Pryce, Loyola University Chicago

                 

September 19, 2008

DAY TWO

 
7:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

7:00 – 8:15               Breakfast and Exhibits

 

8:30 – 9:45               Workshop Series 3             

1.        Evaluation – How to Measure and Track Your Success
       Kristi Zappie-Ferradino & Kimberly Jessup – MENTOR

2.        Connecting With Foster Youth 
       Dustianne North, UCLA

3.        Connecting the Voices of the Field (Clicker Technology)
       Lee Merchant, MFT

4.        Connecting With New Immigrants

       Kate Schineller – MENTOR

5.        Connecting With Children of Prisoners

       Janet Forbush – MENTOR

6.        Recruitment – Finding the Men In Mentors
       Juergen Kneifel – Consultant

7.        Capacity Building – Making Training Memorable
       Judy Taylor – EMT Associates

8.        Friday Night Live Mentoring
      
Elizabeth LaMar, California Friday Night Live Partnership

9.        Recruitment - A Lifetime of Experience to Share -
       Recruiting Older Adults

       Andrea Taylor
 

10.    Dropout Prevention
       Dr. Terry Cash

11.    What Does the Research Say?
       Dr. Julia Pryce, Loyola University Chicago

10:00 – 10:10           Video Vignette

 

10:10 – 10:50           Keynote Speaker - Omar Jahwar

 

10:50 – 11:20           Speaker

 

11:20 – 11:30           Evaluations, Closing



 

Contact Information

  • California Friday Night Live Partnership
    2637 West Burrel Avenue
    P.O. Box 5091
    Visalia, CA 93278-5091

    Contact: Lisa Gonzalez

    Phone: (559) 733-6496
    Fax:     (559) 737-4231
    Email: lisag@tcoe.org

Payment Instructions

  • Registration is $135.00 per person.

    METHODS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED:
    Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover)
    Cash (Onsite at conference.)
    Checks

    Please make CHECKS payable to:
    California Mentor Foundation
    Send checks to:
    Lisa Gonzalez
    c/o California Friday Night Live Partnership
    2637 W. Burrel Ave.
    Visalia, CA 93278-5091

    Refunds will not be issued within 45 days of the event.

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