UPCOMING LUNCHBOX SPEAKERS' SERIES & WEBCAST (free – no registration required)
MAY 20, 2009 - ONTARIO'S SECONDARY SCHOOL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT DIPLOMA REQUIREMENT (description below)*
This is our final speaker's panel of the 2008-2009 year.
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS (registration required)
May 29TH, 2009: EFFECTIVE CHANGE MANAGEMENT IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS (full-day workshop - description below)**
June 19: COLLABORATION THROUGH CO-LOCATION; STRATEGIES FOR SHARING RESOURCES
*LUNCHBOX SPEAKERS' SERIES
May 20th - ONTARIO'S SECONDARY SCHOOL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT DIPLOMA REQUIREMENT
When: Wednesday, May 20, 2009, noon - 1:30 pm.
Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto ,252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Room 12-199
1) Robin Shepherd (Education Officer, Ministry of Education)
Will discuss why 40-hours of community involvement became a graduation requirement in 1999, the general expectations of the 40-hours, and the evolving responses of staff, parents and students over the last 10 years.
2) Jane Hennig (Executive Director, Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area)Will speak about the positive and negative impact the Community Involvement Program has had on 160 community organizations in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.
3) Mark Baetz (Professor of Business/Associate Director, Laurier Centre for Community Service-Learning)
Will discuss research which investigates the effects of mandating community service in high school on subsequent civic engagement.
4) Barbara Harrison (PhD student in Education, Brock University)
Will consider some unintended consequences of, and recommendations for the Community Involvement Program, from the perspective of key stakeholders.
Bring your lunch and a mug – coffee, tea and water will be provided.For more information, contact Lisa White at email@example.com, or visit our website at http://socialeconomy.utoronto.ca
This event will also be webcast live on the Internet. Please see our website for detailed instructions.
**2008-2009 WORKSHOP SERIES: March Workshop
EFFECTIVE CHANGE MANAGEMENT IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS (full-day workshop) Kunle Akingbola, University of Toronto
Join us in this workshop to:
* Develop Change Vision Learn about effective change models
* Anticipate and prepare for resistance and build momentum for change
DATE: Friday, May 29, 2009 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
COST: $140 + GST; Each additional participant from the same organization will receive a $15 discount, as will those who register for more than one workshop. Student rate available. Refreshments, tea and coffee served, but lunch not included.
TO REGISTER: http://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/workshops.php or contact Lisa White at firstname.lastname@example.org , 416-978-0022
LOCATION: Social Economy Centre of the University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St.W. (5th floor), Toronto, ON M5S 1V6, (St. George Subway Station)
*Other workshops coming up:June 19: COLLABORATION THROUGH CO-LOCATION; STRATEGIES FOR SHARING RESOURCES
For more information, go tohttp://sec.oise.utoronto.ca/english/workshops.php