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Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community - Call for Proposals Deadline May 15

May 15, 2017 12:15 AM
May 15, 2017 6:30 PM
University of New Mexico, Student Union Building
Albuquerque, NM 87106

The Mentoring Institute at UNM is pleased to announce its 10th Annual Mentoring Conference. We invite faculty, staff, and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to participate in this five-day event. Together, we will develop dynamic conversations and networking opportunities through hands-on workshops, individual/panel presentations, and plenary sessions. We aim to foster engagement among scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.

CONFERENCE DATES: Monday - Friday, October 23 - 27, 2017.

This year’s conference theme is A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community: Developmental Networks for Innovation, Achievement, and Transformation. We seek to facilitate discourse on the effectiveness of developmental networks, and the importance of mentoring and coaching relationships for community building.  


We are particularly keen to receive proposals that are: (a) Informative and relevant to the field of developmental relationships; (b) Supported by theory and research; and (c) Demonstrate ideas that are applicable to the conference theme. The term 'developmental relationships' includes, but is not limited to mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship.