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A Mentoring Perspective

  • Wed, February 12, 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Southwest Research Thomas Baker Slick Memorial Library, Building 84 , 6220 Culebra Rd. San Antonio, TX 78238
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A Mentoring Perspective

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 11am-Networking/Lunch
Location: Southwest Research Institute
               Thomas Baker Slick Memorial Library, Building 84
               6220 Culebra Rd, San Antonio, TX 78238

Parking: Free on campus
              Map (Helps you find the main campus entrance and the
                       Thomas Baker Slick Memorial Library, Building 84)


This is a case study of an approach that provides a framework for the development of mentoring relationships. Because of diverse ideas of what mentoring is and the aversion of many to add another expectation and responsibility to their task list, many are unwilling to take on the title "mentor". However, when presented with the fact that most mentoring occurs informally and is a normal part of many interactions we have with others, mentoring can be seen as much less of a burden.

Those seeking mentors often do not know where to find willing candidates, especially those outside their supervisory chain or immediate work area. How does a person find a mentor?

Come learn about one approach that is showing great promise!

In the Monthly Learning Meeting you will learn how to:

  • Identify solutions to obstacles that hamper mentoring
  • Adapt an approach to increase mentoring in your organization      


Jenifer Wheeler,

Ms. Wheeler is a highly qualified learning professional with over 25 years of technical and managerial experience, including instructional design, learning research, training evaluation, test and survey development, and program management. Her background includes training systems development in a wide range of functional areas. She has formal training in human performance, testing and survey development, and training evaluation. Ms. Wheeler holds a BS in Psychology and an MS in Organizational/Industrial Psychology.

Susan Gayle,

Ms. Gale has 39+ years of experience in management, leadership, and corporate training and development, and seven years teaching in the public school system. She is certified to facilitate programs in the areas of leadership, management, supervision and team work. She has evaluated, developed, customized and implemented curriculum for courses and training programs for a variety of organizations. She has experience functioning as project manager for many department initiatives. Ms. Gale holds a BS in Education, MS in Industrial Education, and Ph.D. (ABD) in Educational Human Resource Development.

Tony Bowie,

Mr. Bowie has 25+ years of experience in leadership, management, training, computer, and human resources disciplines. He is experienced in the development and delivery of online and web-based training. He has developed classroom instructional aids, performed training analyses, developed courses for stand-up instruction, taught live courses, and analyzed feedback in support of a variety of clients in Government and industry. He is also an experienced project manager having a number of efforts to his credit and is trained in mediation, internal investigations and staff recruitment. Mr. Bowie holds a BS in Occupational Education and an MBA. He additionally holds CPLP and PMP credentials.

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