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2017 Vermont Mentoring Symposium

Organized by Mobius and the Program Leadership Council, the 2017 Mentoring Symposium is an opportunity for mentoring program professionals throughout Vermont to come together to collaborate, share, and learn from one another. The symposium will featured workshops, time to collaborate with one another, a mentor/mentee panel, and remarks by Rebecca Holcombe, Vermont Secretary of Education. The event will be held at the State Complex in Waterbury, VT.

The cost for this year’s event is $30, which includes a light breakfast and lunch. Sign up here to register for the Symposium! (registration is open through Friday, April 28)

Symposium Schedule

9:15-9:45 Registration

9:45-10:00 Welcome

10:00-11:00 Group Kickoff Activity

11:00-11:30 Guest Speaker

11:30-12:30 Lunch & Networking

12:30-1:30 Session 1

  • Getting Off on the Right Foot: Building a Successful Board
  • How to Work with Parents
  • Trauma-Informed Mentoring

1:40-2:40 Session 2

  • Importance of Match Support
  • Youth Behavioral Issues / Difficult Situations with Youth
  • Grant Research & Proposal Writing

2:55-3:55 Mentor & Mentee Panel & Remarks by Secretary Holcombe

3:55-4:00 Closing Remarks