The Hiatt Center Institute: 2017-18 Upper School workshops

Students may attend any workshop that interests them. If a student attends six or more workshops throughout the year, they will be awarded a Hiatt Center Institute Certificate of Completion. All Upper School workshops are held during community meeting time or on Mondays from 8 to 9 a.m.

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Workshop #1 – Beaver: Involvement, Engagement, Leadership

Hear from a panel of Beaver club leaders
Monday, September 11, 2017 and Thursday, September 13
Facilitated by: Beaver leaders


Workshop #2 – Facilitating Meetings

Learn how to facilitate meetings and conversations while creating a safe, welcoming space for others
Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Facilitated by: Joe Christy, Liz Latour, and students in collaboration with their summer programs


Workshop #3 –Leadership 101: What do Successful Leaders Have in Common?

Complete an “emotional intelligence” assessment, and learn how this trait – which research says is the most common among top prolific leaders – can affect your leadership style.
Friday, October 13, 2017, 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. and Monday, October 16 8-9 a.m.
Facilitated by: Liz Latour and Michelle Wildes


Workshop #4 –Hiatt / Student Engagement Workshops

Ms. Latour and Mr. Christy co-host these events which are often led by students. They are open to all students, staff, and faculty. These gatherings provide an opportunity for participants to affirm identity, share thoughts and experiences, listen to different perspectives, and build community.
Friday, November 3, Friday, February 16, Friday, March 9, Friday, April 20,  Friday, May 25, 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Facilitated by: Liz Latour, Joe Christy, and students


Workshop #5 –A Resume Reflecting the Best You

Plan ahead for summer jobs and volunteer positions that require a resume.
Monday, January 29 8-9 a.m. and Friday, February 2, 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Facilitated by: Hiatt Center Staff + Beaver’s College Counselors


Workshop #7 –Brand Yo’ Self

Find out how to use social media effectively to create your portfolio and build your personal brand.
Date: Monday, February 5, 8-9 a.m.
Facilitated by: Lisa Trask and Bianca Weiland


Workshop #8 – Plan for Sucess: A Club Leader Workshop

Create a strategic plan for your Club while working on your Club application.
Date: TBD
Facilitated by: Liz Latour, Michelle Wildes, and 12th grade students


Workshop #9 – Hiatt Summer Fellowship Training

Make an impact on your community this summer.
Date: TBD
Facilitated by: Liz Skinner and Michelle Wildes
**This workshop is required for all Hiatt Summer Fellows.


Questions? Email The Hiatt Center.

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