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OCTOBER 2016

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IMP Quarterly Report

Quarter 1 report is available here and due on October 31. This is a requirement for your certification. Your data and feedback is appreciated.
 
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The Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) is excited to announce a new webinar series as part of MGA Chairman and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's "Mentoring Out of Poverty" initiative.  Please note that advanced registration is required.
 
ADVOCATING YOUR MESSAGE
Wendy Riemann, President of 1492 Communications
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 10 AM
This webinar will discuss some of the foundations of advocacy, provide tips for meetings with leaders and elected officials, and share some staff secrets for the most effective results.
Click here to register.

 
 
METHODS FOR A MORE EFFECTIVE MENTOR RELATIONSHIP
Michele Lebar, Principal, CorCompass, LLC
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27,  10 AM
This session will discuss 'real world' conversation breakdowns and how we filter information differently. We will also discuss how to best establish positive communication between mentors and mentees.
Click here to register.

 


Growing From the STEM Up

 

For STEM mentors and similar programs throughout Iowa, Heidi adds, mentoring is just as relational as it is educational. A good mentor is consistent and invested in her mentee. “Sometimes these girls just need someone to talk to and it doesn’t necessarily need to be related to STEM.” Heidi wants to give Sarah and other STEM mentees the experience of a caring adult investing in their future. “There’s value,” she says, “in having adults in your life who care but don’t have to.”

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CALENDAR


October 1 IMP Quarter 1 report opens

October  3 IMP Fall Conference, Des Moines

October 13 Data Collection Systems,  IMP Peer Share Call, 2 pm

October 20 Maximizing Corporate Partnerships Webinar, noon

October  31 IMP Quarter 1 report due
 

NOMINTATE A COACH YOU KNOW MAKING A DIFFERENCE

 

Do you know a coach making an impact through mentoring? Nominate them to be a part of the Coaches Mentoring Challenge! This year, the campaign is open to coaches of all levels and nominations are accepted year-round.

RESOURCES


YOUTH ANXIETY: What to say when your mentee is anxious

 
   

AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY HIGHLIGHTS MENTORING

 
MENTOR CEO David Shapiro was featured live on the national broadcast and viewers were directed to find mentoring opportunities at the Mentoring Connector.
 
 
 
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