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Hooray for Yesterday's Tutor/Mentor Institute Conference!

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Yesterday's day-long Tutor/Mentor conference was a great event. 18 great workshops, a hundred great attendees, a great keynote speaker, fine conference organization, and a good Panera lunch. Here's the full group with dedicated conference organizer Dan Bassill at the podium:


I especially enjoyed connecting with seven participants from St. Joseph's Youth Services on the West Side Chicago neighborhood of Austin, where I've have worked for years with The Austin Voice newspapers. Three cheers to Austin for send a contingent that was perhaps the largest group at the conference. Guys, here's the picture I promised:

Participants at the Illinois Mentoring Partnership workshop presented by Cheryl Howard Neal

And here's Cheryl Howard Neal (top left of photo) presenting to the full group:

Dan Bassill urged conference participants to spend time after the conference looking at images of maps to be found by searching Google (and Google images) for the words "tutor ment…