first Tutor/Mentor Conference was held in May 1994. A conference
has been held every six months since then.
The conference and
other services of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC helps make k-12
programs available to youth and volunteers in more places.
The goal of the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, and the
Tutor/Mentor Connection, is to help make high-quality
volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs available in more of the
high poverty neighborhoods of Chicago and other big cities and
that volunteers who become involved in tutor/mentor programs
have a life-changing impact as a result of many years of
involvement, and growing levels of leadership. This
is a vision launched in 1993 by one leader operating a single
tutor/mentor program in Chicago.
spring and fall Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking
Conferences have been held in Chicago since May 1994. These
testimonial from past participants and share ideas from
different panel discussions.
article was written following the first conference in May 1994.
page you can see articles that have been written since then
as a result of conferences and other events organized by the
"What a great day Friday was
at the Tutor/Mentor Conference in Chicago! This is either my 3rd
or 4th one and I learn something new every time that enhances my
programming and benefits my young people!"
videos and comments from others who have attended past
conferences are part of an on-going effort to connect people
from many different sectors who work together to support the
growth of volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in many places.
Read about this Network Building effort,
result of the bi-annual conferences and T/MC web site strategies
thousands of people are connected who might not have met each
other. If you do a
Google search for Tutor/Mentor, you see that T/MC web sites
show up many times on the first page, making the ideas we share
and links we point to available to millions of people.
you've been part of a past conference, or have been a volunteer
or youth in a tutor/mentor program that has participated
in past conferences, consider becoming a
40th CONFERENCE SPONSOR at one of the levels shown below.
While the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC is not a 501_c_3 non
profit your support is essential to providing this event now and
in future years.
A list of 40th Conference
Supporters will be hosted on the Tutor/Mentor Conference web
site for an entire year. Be the first to put your name on