Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Inclusive EducationAlberta Teachers' Association
1 Hour Session
Thursday Feb 15   10:45 AM to 12:00 PM (1 hour 15 minutes)
Early Childhood Education (Pre K-Kindergarden)Division 1 (Grades 1-3)Division 2 (Grades 4-6)Division 3 (Grades 7-9)Division 4 (Grades 10-12)

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Mentoring is defined as the presence of caring individual who provides a young person with support, advice, friendship, reinforcement and constructive role modelling over time. Mentoring is increasingly recognized as a powerful strategy to support the positive development of children and youth. Research confirms that children and youth who participate in a mentoring relationship experience a number of benefits including the relationship that is developed over time. This workshop is intended to guide and support Alberta school leaders and other school staff in leadership roles with respect to mentoring initiatives. The workshop provides foundational information, implementation strategies and resources references to assist schools in establishing or enhancing mentoring initiatives.

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