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From: Kathleen McLaughlin <>
Subject: [APG] TG-L
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 13:14:26 -0800 (PST)
So, what is TG-L?
--- Christy Fillerup <>
> I'm not really sure if an APG Mentoring list would
> hurt the TG-L, but they
> would seem to serve the same purpose. Whhat changes
> would you make in
> creating an APG Mentoring list, and are they changes
> we could make to the
> already existing TG-L?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dee Dee King"
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [APG] APG Digest, Vol 3, Issue 160
> > Elissa Scalise Powell said:
> > I think Dee Dee's point was that the TG-L is
> acting as a mentorship email
> > group by definition of its purpose. This should
> have been thought of much
> > sooner as in "Duh, (hit self on forehead)."
> > ----
> > Well that message was posted at 2 am; the point
> seemed clear then. :-)
> > The mini-mentorship concept has been clear to me
> since Elizabeth's first
> > response on that list, followed by other
> "seasoned" genealogists joining.
> > The list was no longer folks with limited
> experience asking and answering
> > each other's questions. As you put it, Elissa, a
> > Yes, Ma'am. We talk about how to implement a
> mentorship program, but get
> > bogged down in the how, where, who, etc. An APG
> Mentorship List would be
> > a good start. Email is our most used
> communication tool. Why not use it
> > to start a mentorship party?
> > Elissa, your request for personal definitions of
> the mentor process is
> > right on. With the exception of perhaps Craig,
> who is always exceptional
> > :-), how many actual relationships start with -
> I want to be your mentor
> > or will you be my mentor? Anyone sign a m/m
> contract lately? :-) Everyone
> > says that the mentor - mentee relationships
> develop over time - but they
> > have to have an incubator. I think TG-L is an
> unofficial incubator. It
> > would not be hard to create an official incubator.
> My question was would
> > an official incubator negatively effect the TG-L,
> or would the official
> > incubator be slowed because TG-L is already so
> effective. TG-L has its
> > own autonomy.
> > Anyway, just some thoughts.
> > Dee
> > .
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