Thanks to all conference attendees for a great day!
Resource Links are listed below in the corresponding workshop description.
8AM: Breakfast and Registration begins
8:30AM-9:45AM: Keynote by Adora Svitak “Authentic Youth Engagement”
Our keynote speaker, Adora Svitak, began as a prolific short story writer and blogger at age seven and is now (at age 17) a published author of three books, an internationally acclaimed speaker, and an advocate for causes that include literacy, youth empowerment, and feminism. Click here to watch her TED talk from 2010, “What Adults Can Learn From Kids.” You can also read more about Adora by visiting her website at www.adorasvitak.com.
Click here to read more about Adora.
9:50AM-11:05AM: Session One
Not Your High School Cafeteria: 10 Lessons From a Youth Driven Space (John Weiss and Will Ross)
Structure and Clear Limits (Melanie Claxton)
Intro to Active Participatory Approach, part one (Tiara Whitfield)
Quality Campaign Orientation (Stephanie Bechel)
Creating Positive Environments (Mila Yochum)
11:10AM-12:25PM: Session Two
Youth Voice, part one (Melanie Claxton)
Online Portfolios and Career Planning (Jackie Foor and Mary Kay Babyak)
Intro to Active Participatory Approach, part two (Tiara Whitfield)
Evoking Youth Voice to Positively Impact Their Health and Wellness (Lauren Chanadet)
12:30PM-1:10PM: Lunch & Networking
1:15PM-2:30PM: Session Three
Youth Voice, part two (Melanie Claxton)
Vocational Rehabilitation and the Process of Transition from High School (Sarah Vogel and Brett Glavey)
No Worksheet Zone: Taking the Activity Off the Page (Lenora Felder)
Motivate by Listening: A Simple Idea to Keep Your Team Engaged (Aaron Romans)