Urban Mentoring Conference

Posted by on April 20, 2009

You are cordially invited to
The Urban Mentoring Conference
On April 24th

Where: Villanova University, East Lounge in Dougherty Hall (located on main campus across from the Connelly Center)

When:  April 24th from 3:30-5:30pm

The Conference will feature talks given by current student mentors working in public Philadelphia high schools including Strawberry Mansion.

Featured Speakers Include:
– Jamie Meeker, a sophomore at Villanova University and secondary education major will discuss the topic of absence in urban education and her mentoring experience

– Colleen Knill, a sophomore secondary education major also at Villanova University will discuss her paper “Learning and Unlearning”

– And key note speaker, Zanny Alter, a senior at Bryn Mawr College will discuss her experience as a mentor and senior thesis regarding urban education

If you have further questions regarding the conference please contact Kathleen Dempsey at Kathleen.dempsey@villanova.edu

[ed note: many of these students and speakers are a part of the PHENND-School District Senior Projects Initiative]

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