Alan Wiebe

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Alan Wiebe
Mentorship and Outreach Coordinator


  • Education
  • Social Issues
  • Teachers
  • Youth
Areas of Expertise:
  • Issues with At-Risk Youth
  • Mentors for At-Risk Youth
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media

Alan Wiebe is currently the Community Outreach Mentorship Coordinator at The University of Winnipeg. He has worked in many capacities helping to develop programming for “at-risk” youth in Manitoba and has served in the public school system as a regular classroom teacher, alternative program director, and counsellor.

Wiebe — who teaches courses such as Education Today, Issues with At-Risk Children and Youth, and Mentoring At-Risk Youth — has done many presentations on the international stage, including major sessions in Rijeka, Croatia; Jerusalem, Nairobi; and Ulm, Germany.

Wiebe has written and co-edited articles, chapters, and books emphasizing the power of reaching out to vulnerable populations through mentorship, and is lead author of a recent publication entitled Connecting with At-Risk Children and Youth through Mentoring: Ten Elements to Consider. He is also one of the authors of the recently published book entitled Lost Prizes: Identifying and Developing the Talents of Marginalized Populations. He will also be lead author of the forthcoming text, Mentoring for Talent Development in the North American Context.

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Alan Wiebe receives international award

UWinnipeg congratulates  Alan Wiebe, Faculty of Education, who recently received international recognition for his provincial, national, and...

UWinnipeg to Host International Conference

 Renowned Educators Share Strategies to Support At-Risk-Youth WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting an...

Helping Young Offenders Learn To Read And Write

WINNIPEG, MB – In a unique pilot project, the first of its’ kind in Manitoba, four University of Winnipeg student teachers are working...

Talented Profs To Receive Faculty Awards

WINNIPEG, MB – Three University of Winnipeg professors, Alan Wiebe, Donna Young and Jeff Martin, will be honoured with faculty awards for...