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NMRC and Your Program Explained: September 30th NMRC Deadline

There is one big question going around the MPM office this week, “How is it the middle of August already?!”. As your program thinks about the rest of 2016, keep in mind that all requests for the 2016 National Mentoring … Continue reading

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State of Mentoring Survey: Help MPM Record!

  The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is in the middle of collecting The State of Mentoring in Minnesota survey results. If you have not signed up for the survey please do so on MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership which … Continue reading

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Youth Day at the Capitol- March 29th, 2016

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 was Youth Day at the Capitol (YDAC) , an event organized for young people to engage with policy in Minnesota. #YDAC16 took place at the Wilder Center and over 225 participants. After a kick off rally … Continue reading

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Farewell, but not Goodbye!

In one of the last books Peter Benson wrote, Parent, Teacher, Mentor, Friend… How Every Adult Can Change Kids Lives Peter quoted the German Theologian, Martin Luther, who observed, “Indeed, for what purpose do we older folks exist, other than … Continue reading

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A Farewell from Nicki Patnaude

“Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.”  – Garrison Keillor Time sure has a way of flying past us.  I know it sounds terribly cliché, but it really does feel like I just started my AmeriCorps Promise Fellow … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: Exit Interviews with Mentees

Findings from the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP) process offer MPM new information about challenges mentoring program staff face as they balance the pursuit of quality with managing the day-to-day functions of their program. From data gathered through QMAP assessments of Minnesota … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: The Issue of Evaluation

Findings from MPM’s Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP®) process have provided MPM with new insights into issues mentoring programs face as they work to advance quality in their programs while also managing the day-to-day management of mentoring initiatives.  From data … Continue reading

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