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Check & Connect Mentor Training is a 2-day in-depth, competency-based training designed to provide Check & Connect mentors with the information, competencies, and skills needed to be an effective Check & Connect mentor at their local site.
Participants will learn about and understand—
See more information on the Check & Connect Mentor Training Agenda.
This training is designed for those assigned the role of Check & Connect mentor as well as those interested in Check & Connect mentoring principles and practices. Check & Connect site coordinators and administrators are also encouraged to attend.
The training will take place at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave, St. Paul MN 55108. Complimentary parking will be provided (registered participants will receive parking details via email). Participants are responsible for their own lodging and travel arrangements. The Continuing Education and Conference Center is approximately 11 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport.
Lodging options near the conference center (in Roseville, a neighboring city) include the following (there is no special room rate at these locations and we encourage you to inquire about their shuttle services):
It is essential for training participants to be present from start to finish on each day of the training. Please plan your travel accordingly. Dress is casual.
The fee for this 2-day training is $625/participant, or $595 if registering before the early bird deadline.
The following are included with this fee:
Costs of travel, lodging, and additional meals are not covered by the training fee.
Early bird deadline ($595 rate): April 19
Registration deadline ($625 rate): May 29
No refunds are provided after the registration deadline. If canceling before the registration deadline a $100 administrative fee will be deducted from your refund. Note that if you are not able to attend, you may substitute another person without incurring the administrative fee by editing your registration here online or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-434-0010.
We reserve the right to cancel this event if we do not meet our minimum of 20 registered participants by the registrataion deadline in which case a full refund will be provided. We will notify any registered participants via email or phone within 2 business days following the registration deadline if this event is cancelled.
Schools and organizations may request on-site training to prepare local staff to implement each component of Check & Connect. One great plus to having our staff come to you is that you also receive pre- and post-training consultation to determine your specific needs (in preparation for the training) and to assist with implementation (follow-up). The cost is determined based on number of participants.