Youth Advisory Council 2015 Graduates

13 Sessions

All sessions take place on Wednesdays from 5 – 8pm on the following dates – dinner will be provided

September 21

October 19
November 2,16
December 7

January 11,18
February 1,8,15
March  1 & TBD

  • Session 1 - September 21, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Understanding of Performing Arts Center
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Tour of CCA & Vision Gallery & Meet the Staff
  • Session 2 - October 19, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Being able to define art and what is considered art.
    • Understanding Service Learning.
    • Celebrating the Arts
    • Why the Arts? - Panel
  • Session 3 –November 2, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Understand what makes a not-for-profit organization different. An awareness of personal finances and the impact on society.
    • Not-for-profit 101
    • Money, Money, Money!
  • Session 4 – November 16, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Understanding Committee Structures & Parliamentary Procedures. Small group project building experience.
    • Build-A-Project
  • Session 5 -November 30, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Understand Leadership Styles. Define personal leadership style.
    • Follow the Leader!
    • Project Time
  • Session 6 - December 7, 2016
    Session Outcomes: Understand the basic components of public relations and marketing.
    • What’s the buzz!
    • Guest Speaker – PR & Marketing
    • Project Time
  • Session 7 – January 11, 2017
    Session Outcomes: Knowledge of legal issues teens should be aware of in today’s society.
    • Keep it Legal!
    • Guest Speaker - Contemporary Social & Legal Issues
    • Project Time
  • Session 8 - January 18, 2017
    Session Outcomes: Define personal goals.
    • I have a Dream!
    • Guest Speaker – Goal Setting
    • Project Time
  • Session 9 – February 1, 2017
    Session Outcomes: Resume writing and interviewing skills
    • 5:00pm – Success!
    • Guest Speaker - Etiquette
    • Project Time
  • Session 10 – February 8, 2017
    Project Time
  • Session 11 – February 15, 2017
    Session Outcomes: Provide structured feedback to governing Board.
    • Debrief on Fundraiser
    • Round Table Discussion with Board
  • Session 12 – TBD
    Session Outcomes: Leave something better than you found it just because you were there.
    • Passing the Baton & Graduation
  • Session 13 - TBD
    Session Outcomes: Experience first hand implementation of project.