Events

Events

  • YouthWorks Network Spring Meeting

    When:  April 5, 2017
    Time:  10-3
    Location:  Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    The YouthWorks Network Spring 2017 meeting gives YW program staff from around the state the chance to exchange promising practices with colleagues; strategize solutions to common challenges; and share resource developed in learning communities in preparation for summer programs.

    For more information or to register, contact Anne Berrigan at aberrigan@commcorp.org.

  • Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund Advisory Committee

    This meeting is for members of the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund Advisory Committee and Interested Parties.

    Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund Advisory Committee meeting
    April 11, 2017
    10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
    @Commonwealth Corporation
    2 Oliver Street, 5
    th floor
    Boston, 02109

    We will post information soon regarding RSVPs.

  • Intensive A: Encouraging Youth Voice and Building Community through Training

    In this day-long workshop, we will explore techniques to empower students to participate more in discussions and encourage all voices to find a space to be heard.  We will define and discuss the culture of active inclusion and offer strategies to expand the potential for community in your workshops. 

    We will explore how to address these topics through the Standard strand of Signal Success as well as the newly revised and expanded Advanced and Leadership strands of Signal Success.

    Fall River: April 25
    Lowell: April 27
    Springfield : May 9

    Please contact Anne Berrigan (aberrigan@commcorp.org) for more information about Signal Success or about registration for these sessions.

     

  • Signal Success Fundamentals

    This day-long workshop provides opportunities to learn about the core skills, topics, assessment tools, and instructional practices that form the foundation of the Signal Success curriculum.  Participants will have the opportunity to participate in model activities, and develop strategies to improve their own planning and facilitation skills. The training will also provide a context for understanding how Signal Success fits into the overall logic model of YouthWorks programming and an exploration of curriculum and program upgrades. 

    Worcester: April 26

    Please contact Anne Berrigan (aberrigan@commcorp.org) for more information about Signal Success or about registration for these sessions.

     

  • Intensive B: Supporting Strong Executive Functioning Skills in Training and at Work

    This day-long workshop focuses on exploring executive functioning skills and understanding how to use the Signal Success curriculum, YouthWorks placements and additional strategies to best develop and support these skills in youth and young adults.  Participants will explore resources intended to help youth and young adults learn to plan, prioritize, organize, initiate and follow tasks through to completion.  The workshop will also address topics like self-monitoring, flexible thinking and controlling emotions and impulses, as well as how these factors can contribute to greater effectiveness in work and learning environments.  Part of the session will include time for strategic planning of how best to support executive functioning skills in individual programs by leveraging effective adult modeling, program design choices, the job placement, training, and additional program opportunities. 

    Boston: April 28
    Worcester: May 5

    Please contact Anne Berrigan (aberrigan@commcorp.org) for more information about Signal Success or about registration for these sessions.