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Friday, September 25 • 8:30am - 9:20am
Connection is Key: Peer Mentoring for Secondary

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During this presentation you will learn how to start a student peer mentorship program and share ideas for those of us who already have peer mentoring at your schools to increase independence for our DAPE students. Anyone teaching at any level (and college students) are welcome to join us to see how we connect to build courageous and contageous character through peer mentoring. Be the spark your school district needs to begin or build on something awesome! Come and hear about the peer mentoring program that has taken off at Buffalo High School called "Bison Connection." For us its even more than recreation, leisure and community, its changing and building up the culture and character of Buffalo High School.


Jen Heebink

Jen Heebink is a proud University of Wisconsin River Falls grad who is in her 9th year (as of 2017-18) teaching full time DAPE in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District at the secondary level. Jen was the 2013 MNDAPE Young Professionals Award winner who is passionate about giving... Read More →

Friday September 25, 2015 8:30am - 9:20am CDT
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