Workshop #1 (Full Day Session)
Monday, November 11, 9am-4:30pm

Topic: Intentional and effective leadership learning for introverted and extraverted leaders.

Target Audience: HEP



Presenters:
• Omar Correra – CAMP Director/HEP Associate Director, CSU, Bakersfield
• Joel Jauregui – HEP Teacher, CSU, Bakersfield
• Luis Jauregui – HEP Teacher, CSU, Bakersfield

Session overview:
As a lead of outreach, lead of instruction, coordinator, director, or administrator, every leader’s success is dependent of the success of the individuals they are leading. Similarly, the success of a program is dependent of the success of the people they are serving. During this seminar, participants will have an opportunity to review and discuss, apply, and reflect on the importance of essential leadership characteristics including mindfulness techniques, growth mindset, humility, grit, and continuous formative feedback. We will define and create SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound goals to assist participants meet personal and professional expectations. We will also focus on TEAMS: Trust, Energy, Alliance, Management, and Service. In addition, we will introduce the elements of trust, transparency, and accountability. We will explain the importance of creating a culture of celebration. Lastly, we will review and discuss Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution via Debate, Circles, and Diversity.
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Workshop #2 (Full Day Session)
Monday, November 11, 9am-4:30pm

Topic: Professional and Personal Development to Help Your Team Work More Effectively.

Target Audience: HEP/CAMP

Presenters:
• Ernesto Mejia – Partnership Cultivator & VP, CoolSpeak
• Juan Cangas – Facilitator, CoolSpeak
• Lylian Prado Carrillo – Facilitator, CoolSpeak

Session overview:
Sometimes we need to learn how to better communicate, understand, and support one another but prepackaged professional development does not always allow for those type of conversations to take place. During this interactive session, participants will learn how to improve their team communication in an effort to work more effectively and create a much more welcoming work environment. Via interactive communication activities, challenging dialogues, self-reflection, and personal improvement plans, all session participants will improve their current work environments. Whether your team is in need of a boost or would like to learn how to work better as a whole, this session will empower, motivate, and energize you. You will learn the steps needed to improve your office culture, vibe, happiness, and overall productivity.
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Workshop #3 (Half Day Session)
Monday, November 11, 9am-12:00pm

Topic: HEP/CAMP Grant Writing

Target Audience: HEP/CAMP

Presenters:
• Amas Aduviri – HEP/CAMP Director, Oregon State University
• Andres Muro – Director Community Education Program, El Paso Community College
• Noel Rodriguez – CAMP Director, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Morning Session overview:
The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how to put together a grant application for HEP, CAMP, or any other type of proposal. The presentation will be an interactive power point presentation with opportunities for the audience to ask questions and discuss ideas. The target audience are people who would like to write a grant proposal either because they are renewing their current project; because they are seeking additional funding to supplement their current effort; or because they simply want to learn the process of writing and submitting a grant application. At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will have a very clear sense of what it entails to put together a grant application.
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Workshop #4 (Half Day Session)
Monday, November 11, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Topic: New Director Training

Target Audience: HEP/CAMP

Presenters:
• Michelle Kelly – HEP/CAMP Director, Boise State University
• Miriam Bocchetti – HEP/CAMP PI, Central Washington University

Afternoon Session overview:
The HEP CAMP Association is facilitating a pre-conference workshop designed for new HEP and CAMP directors who have worked three or less years with a project. Experienced project directors will deliver pertinent presentations and facilitate interactive dialogue to assist new directors in developing the knowledge and skills needed to operate a successful HEP or CAMP grant. Content to be covered in this session will include: Eligibility, Recruitment, Budget Management, Information Management, Student Assessment, Advising, Retention, Supportive Services, Curriculum Development, and Staff Development. Please bring us your questions so we can assist you in getting your project off to a strong start. *The HEP CAMP Association is waiving the cost of this pre-conference session for new directors.
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