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Participation in past conferences, 1994 - 2014

Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conferences have been held in Chicago since May 1994, hosted by the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC), which was formed by a small group of volunteers in 1993.In spring 2015 a group from Indiana…See More
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Daniel Bassill left a comment for Howard Saffold
"Hi Howard. Welcome to the Tutor/Mentor Connection on Ning. Browse the site, especially the groups that focus on visualization and network analysis. Use your blog to show how these ideas could be applied by your organization to help youth tutoring,…"
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"Welcome to the Tutor/Mentor Connection on Ning. Browse the site, especially the groups that focus on visualization and network analysis. Use your blog to show how these ideas could be applied by your organization to help youth tutoring, mentoring…"
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Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Bassill's group T/MC use of GIS maps
"On October 15, 2015 Chicago Tribune Columnist Dawn Turner posted story about potential of interactive maps, featuring my work as an example. Read…"
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View library of illustrated essays on Scribd.com and Slideshare

Since the mid 1990s I've tried to visualize my ideas and strategies using PowerPoint and other drawing tools. I've been uploading these to slide share and other platforms for past few years. Here's one example.Problem-Solving Strategy-Explanation and Overview by…See More
Sep 29, 2015
Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Bassill's group Social Network Analysis Project with Tutor/Mentor Connection
" This graphic is from an article I posted today, titled "Mapping Social Media Networks - NodeXL Tutorial"  In the article I post links you can follow, to this map, and to articles that help you make sense of what the map is showing."
Sep 6, 2015
Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Articles to read about Social Network Analysis in the group Social Network Analysis Project with Tutor/Mentor Connection
"Learn about the Social Media Research Foundation and NODEXL, an open source tool for mapping social networks. Here are three links. Video http://bit.ly/1FGWq07 ; Slides http://bit.ly/1GV8ZHY ; Request map http://bit.ly/1J7waPY ;"
Sep 4, 2015
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"New study about mentoring in Kenya. Click here."
Sep 2, 2015

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About Me:
I've led a volunteer-based tutor/mentor program for more than 30 years. I created the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC in 2011 to share ideas, innovate and help tutor/mentor programs grow in Chicago and other cities. I use my blog and the http://www.tutormentorexchange.net web site to share what I and others know so that more and better tutor/mentor programs can grow in Chicago and other major cities.
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http://www.tutormentorexchange.net
What do you hope to learn, or share, on this forum?
My goal is to inspire members to use the ideas we share in their own daily actions so that we increase the reach and frequency of messages that mobilize volunteers and donors to support volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in Chicago and other cities where there are high concentrations of poverty.

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View library of illustrated essays on Scribd.com and Slideshare

Since the mid 1990s I've tried to visualize my ideas and strategies using PowerPoint and other drawing tools. I've been uploading these to slide share and other platforms for past few years. Here's one example.…

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Posted on September 29, 2015 at 5:30pm

Use Concept Maps to Visualize Strategies and Show Networks

This is one of many concept maps I've created to visualize the commitment I and other leaders need to make to help youth in all high poverty neighborhoods of a city get the support systems they need to more successfully move through school and into careers.  While you can click through the nodes on this map, to other maps, I created this library of concept maps, to show the wide variety that…

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Posted on May 24, 2015 at 12:06pm

Experimenting with webinars. Join me on April 21, 2015

I'm hosting a webinar focused on volunteer recruitment for tutor/mkentor programs at 2pm EST on April 21.  You can sign up…

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Posted on April 19, 2015 at 8:03pm

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2015

I hope all who visit this forum or who have joined it since 2007 will enjoy this holiday season and have peace, happiness, health and prosperity in 2015.

While there's not a lot of activity on this site, I keep adding new blog articles to the tutor/mentor blog and mapping for justice blog. The other blogs I point to on the home page are…

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Posted on December 23, 2014 at 10:53am

Use web library to support the growth of your tutor/mentor efforts

This graphic is what you see when you visit the Tutor/Mentor Connection web library, which I've been building for more than 20 years (and on the Internet since 1998).  

The library is organized into categories, just like any other library. You can find research showing where and why volunteer based tutor/mentor programs…

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Posted on June 21, 2014 at 10:36am

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At 8:51pm on August 23, 2015, Travis Centers said…

Hi, Daniel. 

Thank you for the response! You do not need to worry about me, I'll play nice in the sandbox. I was invited by a friend of mine to join, so I am checking it out. I would love to grab coffee in the loop sometimes. Email me at travis@donorpath.org, and we'll find a time to connect. 

Best, 

Travis 

At 8:10pm on January 26, 2015, Maxine Williams said…

Hey Dan

I don't know if you remember me.  I spoke at the June 2013 conference and have attended earlier conferences.  I told you I would consider volunteering after I retired.  Can you use some help getting the next conference together?    Maxine

At 3:02pm on July 30, 2014, Ronda Howard said…

Daniel,

Today I shared information with two start-up organizations about your websites

and how it is the best resources for a new business.  We plan on working  together on your website.

Kind Regards

Ronda (BFJP)

 

At 5:25pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel,

Thank you for sharing this information.  I will be reviewing it.  Look forward to chatting down the road.

Kind regards,

Scott

At 5:24pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel, one of the reasons I was attracted to a conversation with you is that you had already posted the graphic on Mentoring Kids to Careers.  Thanks for sharing the link again.

Scott

At 2:48pm on February 9, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Thanks for your note.  Could we chat sometime next Wednesday over the phone?  Kind regards, S

At 10:43am on November 22, 2013, Jay Rosenbloom said…

Daniel,

    Thank you for your help. We are a new group, having trouble finding volunteers. I will follow your advice and see what happen. If there is anything I can do to assist you, please let me know.

Thanks,

Jay

At 4:27pm on October 6, 2013, Adebayo Tayo Kehinde said…

Please daniel what help can u render to help develop my skill as a mentor

At 12:14pm on August 19, 2013, Barbara A Williams said…

Follow up on website: it is done but I am awaiting for http://www.heismyrockmissionary.org to point to

http://www.barbaraprivatedutynurse.com to kick in.  I spoke with register.com to remove their banner off of my website so they are in the process of doing so.  They ask that I wait at least 24 hours for heismyrockmissionary.com to point to my original site.

At 2:09pm on August 18, 2013, Barbara A Williams said…

Yes. I am almost done updating my website, and It should be done by tomorrow.

 
 
 

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