"2009 Mentoring Conference Call for Proposals"
2009 Mentoring Conference Making the Most of Mentoring in a World of Change Call for Proposals The second annual conference will be held November 16-18, 2009 at the main campus of The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. This year’s conference theme is “Making the Most of Mentoring in a World of Change.” The keynote speaker for the conference will be Dr. Lois Zachary, president of Leadership Development Services, LLC. Dr. Lois Zachary is also the author of The Mentor’s Guide (2000), Creating a Mentoring Culture: The Organization’s Guide (2005), and the forthcoming The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You (2009). This year we are especially interested in In addition to higher education school settings, research that examines the competencies people we are seeking submissions addressing mentoring in need—and can develop—to be successful mentors K-12 educational environments. This includes but is not and protégées. limited to: v public and private schools Abstracts should address what it takes v after-school programs individually, relationally and organizationally for v community centers administrators, teachers, employees, mentors, v learning centers mentees—people in all roles and organizational v home schooling networks levels—working together to make mentoring and We are interested in efforts which not only encourage its benefits to organizational life successful. Please student, class, and school success but promote college submit: attendance as well. v papers v posters Abstracts will be reviewed, and accepted v round-table discussions papers will be affirmed by invitation by August 31, 2009; complete papers will be due by September We seek input from organizations, 30, 2009. Accepted presenters will be able to attend corporations, public agencies, and educational the conference at a reduced price. We look forward institutions—anywhere people work and learn to this opportunity for interaction together. and engagement with mentoring researchers and practitioners. Please submit a 150- 250 word abstract by July 31, 2009, using the Abstract Submission page: http://mentor.unm.edu/conference.html For more information regarding not only the conference but the UNM Mentoring Institute as well, check out our website at: http://mentor.unm.edu Conference convened in partnership with the International Mentoring Association http://www.unm.edu/~titlevm/ www.mentoring-association.org and UNM Title V Educational Initiatives.