2017-18 CAC Orientation
August 22-25
COMM 316 Building – Western Washington University

Monday August 21: CAR POOLS ARRIVE FROM EAST AND SOUTH OF WA

  • Check in Spokane and Olympia/Tacoma
    •  6:00pm – 9:00pm
    • Sign in, parking codes, car paperwork

Tuesday August 22: TEAM BUILDING DAY
BREAKFAST: 9:00 – 10:00 am in CF 316
9:00 -10:15

  • Seattle Cohort: AM Check in at Residence Hall
    • Sign in, parking codes, car paperwork

10:30-11:30

  • Welcome
  • Introduce the Program and Goals of the Program
  • Members introducing themselves
    • PGP, Campus, 3 words
  • Go over agenda
  • Community Agreements to build Safe Space Dialogue

11:30-12:30pm

  • Catered Lunch in CF 316

12:30 – 3:00pm

  • Education and Social Justice Guest Speaker – Veronica Velez

3:00 – 3:30pm

  • Q+A w/ Veronica Velez
  • Leave to Lake Padden

3:30 – 5:00pm

  • Team Building Activities

5:00 – 6:00pm

  • BBQ Dinner @ Lake Padden

 

Wednesday August 23: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT + ACTIVITIES DAY
BREAKFAST + SIGN IN: 8:00 – 8:45 in CF 316
8:45 – 10:00 am

  • College Story – Personal Share [Break into triads]
    • Who planted the seed of college for you?
    • Are you a 1st Generation college student?
    • Was it a priority or assumed for you to attend college?
    • What were your struggles/challenges getting into college and navigating throughout college?
  •  What does it meant to be an AmeriCorps Member?
    • Show Flowchart
  • Read Member Contract Individually
    • Go over Civil Rights Policy
  • Prohibited Activities Exercise

10:00 – 12:00pm

  • College Access Corps Components
    • Go over all 6 components + Intervention Spread Sheet
  • Assessment, Keeping track of hours (6 folders)
    • Pre and Post Surveys
    • Tally Sheet + Retrospective Tally Sheets
  • Midyear and Final Progress Report

12:00 – 1:00pm

  • Catered Lunch in CF 316

1:00 – 3:00pm - Classroom Management

  • CF 314 (Group A) Serving 5-7 Graders – TBD
  • CF 316 (Group B) Serving 8-12 Graders – Dr. Angela Harwood

3:30 – 5:00pm – Christina Winstead, Washington Student Achievement Council

  • Resources to support College Access Programs (Local trainings, FAFSA, College Applications, First Generation Students, Scholarships, SATs, Personal Statements, etc.)

6:00pm:

  • Dinner at Boundary Bay Brewery

 

Thursday August 24: EDUCATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
BREAKFAST + SIGN IN: 8:00 – 8:45am in CF 316
8:45 - 10:00am

  • Recruiting & Supporting Coaches and Volunteers
    • Resources how to recruit, train and support coaches
    • What can coaches do
    • Resources how to recruit volunteers
    • National Days of Service

10:00 – 11:00am

  • Title 9 Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

11:00 – 12:00pm

  • AmeriCorps Panel – Program Impact, Sharing Experiences and Stories
    • Returners: Tito, Andrew, Maggie, Brian

12:00 – 1:00pm

  • Catered Lunch in CF 316

1:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Guest Speaker: Privilege and Microaggressions – Heather Davidson

3:00 – 5:00pm

  • Guest Speaker: Socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds – Maria Timmons Flores

5:00 – 7:00 pm

  • Pizza Dinner from Pizza Time in Fairhaven Stack 8
  • Social Justice Education Film and Discussion
    • Precious Knowledge Film

Friday August 25: LAST DAY + COLLEGE ACCESS CURRICULUM
8:00– 8:30am

  • Check out of the Residence Halls
    • Return Keys
    • Sign in
  • Pass out Gear

8:30 – 9:00am

  • BREAKFAST in CF 316
  • Pass out Gear

9:00 – 10:00am

  • OnCorps account and how to log hours into OnCorps
    • 20% training, 20% professional development, 10% fundraising
  • Sustainability Binder  
  • SSWA/ Promoting Impacts/ WACC 

10:00 – 11:00am

  • Benefits of being a CAC member
    • Hand out Snap Benefits
    • Living Stipend
    • Education Award
    • Loans + Loan forbearance
    • Health Insurance
    • Child Care
    • Etc.
  • Early Release + Exiting

11:00 – 12:00pm

  • Evaluation and Reflection
  • Closing – 3 words
  • Pictures

 

Questions? Contact Jenny Ly at jenny.ly@wwu.edu or 360-650-7312