The sixth annual National Mentoring Summit will take place
January 27-29, 2016
at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown and will explore the theme of “Connection | Growth | Opportunity”. The National Mentoring Summit is convened by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, and garners support from both the private and public sectors.
Register now and select from over 60 compelling workshops exploring a variety of topics. Workshop sessions showcase exemplary program models, collaborations, research, and innovations that have positive implications for strengthening the mentoring field.
The Summit is expected to bring together nearly 1,000 individuals who represent the mentoring movement, including practitioners, researchers, MENTOR’s network of affiliate Mentoring Partnerships, corporate partners, and government and civic leaders. The Summit will once again provide an opportunity for attendees to advocate for mentoring during Capitol Hill Day. Stay connected to the Summit on social media by using the hashtag #MentoringSummit2016 on Twitter and joining the Facebook event.
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Meg Garlinghouse, Head of LinkedIn for Good and key partner in the successful LinkedIn & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) joint initiative launched this summer, will open the 2016 National Mentoring Summit. Garlinghouse led the powerful social media and networking platform’s groundbreaking effort to mobilize its 380 million members worldwide in supporting of quality youth mentoring.
The Summit Welcome Reception will include live entertainment from a local band along with complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. The reception will take place Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and recap a successful Capitol Hill Day.
The Summit Networking Reception offers an opportunity to connect with fellow Summit attendees; exhibitors and speakers for a fantastic night of networking, live music, and Southern-inspired food and beverages. Country music singer and songwriter Jimmy Wayne will perform at this year’s Networking Reception and highlight his mission to bring awareness to young people aging out of the foster care system with little support. The event is free with your conference badge and will be held Thursday, January 28, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
With the release of the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Fourth Edition, the mentoring field has taken another major step toward incorporating the latest research into practice standards. The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is pleased to offer a half-day Short Course as part of the Summit on Wednesday, January 27 at the cost of $15. This course will focus on the application of the Elements to different program models and populations.