Webinar: Youth Voice and Leadership

Posted by on February 23, 2009

NYLC Announces an Online Professional Development Series

This spring, NYLC offers an easy and cost-effective alternative to tight professional development budgets and travel restrictions: four online webinars for educators and service-learning practitioners.

Webinars are a combination of online seminars and dialogue delivered through your computer and telephone. No fancy equipment is needed to participate. Prior to the webinar, each paid participant will receive a link to the webinar along with a call-in number and security code. On the scheduled date, simply log on and join the conversation. Questions can be posted prior to, during, or immediately after the call.

Each presentation will be offered twice on the day of the event and can be purchased through NYLC’s online bookstore for $29. When you register online, choose the session that best fits into your schedule. Participate in one or all of the sessions.

Session I: 9:00 a.m. (PT), 10:00 a.m. (MT), 11:00 a.m. (CT), 12:00 noon (ET)

Session II: 1:00 p.m. (PT), 2:00 p.m. (MT), 3:00 p.m. (CT), 4:00 p.m. (ET)

For more information, call the NYLC RSVP line at 651-999-7368 or email us at rsvp@nylc.org

Register now for the March webinar:


Youth Voice and Leadership
March 4, 2009

Session I
Session II

Schools and community organizations can reap huge benefits by tapping the creative, enthusiastic, and insightful ideas of young people. This webinar will explore the benefits of engaging and youth people on leadership teams. The session will include methods for training and preparing young people to assume leadership roles, and examples of how youth have affected boards and advisory committees, policy and legislative initiatives, and community planning and development. Young people currently active on Youth Advisory Boards will share examples of how to set up a youth advisory board and the benefits of participation.

Moderator: Rick Nelson

Presenters: Sarah Ullmer, NYLC Youth Initiatives Manager; Julia Sewell, Advisor to NYLC’s Youth Advisory Council and the America’s Promise Youth Partnership Team; Matthew Maloney, Director of State Farm Youth Advisory Board, State Farm Public Affairs; Andrew Campbell, Youth Coordinator, America’s Promise Alliance.

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