PREPaRE Workshop 1 (Crisis Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Focus: Pre-College & College
Cost: $60 (NAEOP Member); $110 (Non-NAEOP Member)
*This fee includes the cost of the materials that each participant will receive as part of the training. Lunch is not included.
This workshop will highlight the importance of current research and applicable strategies that can be utilized to promote school safety and crisis preparedness. Specifically, this session will provide an overview regarding the importance of school safety and crisis teams. In our discussions, we will define the roles and responsibilities of serving on such teams, and will also emphasize how comprehensive school safety planning can assist in creating a healthier school climate through the balance of physical and psychological safety.
Dr. Joseph Engler is a nationally certified school psychologist and serves as an Associate Professor and Director of Gonzaga University’s School Psychology Program. Dr. Engler received his Ph.D. from The University of South Dakota and B.A. from Minot State University. Prior to his appointment at Gonzaga University, Dr. Engler has several years of practical experience as a school psychologist as well as several years of experience in higher education. Dr. Engler is a certified trainer of PREPaRE Workshops 1 and 2 through the National Association of School Psychologists and has presented this material on several occasions to school-based professionals and staff.
Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) 2.0
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free (NAEOP Member); $100 (Non-NAEOP Member)
*This workshop will include a no host networking lunch.
This workshop is designed for those who have previously completed a regional, state, or chapter Emerging Leaders program and/or have served in a leadership capacity and are now looking for opportunities to serve at the regional level. Attendees will hear from current experts about topics such as how to manage budgets, plan effective conferences, and understand governing documents. Particular focus will be placed on how to develop your own personal leadership philosophy and strategize a long term vision. There will be networking opportunities with current and past leaders who have played a critical role in helping NAEOP develop into the thriving community it is today.
Dr. Sari Byerly currently serves as the Executive Director for the TRIO Access and Opportunity Programs at Idaho State University. Since she began her work with TRIO programs in 2002, Dr. Byerly has worked with programs at three universities, as well as completed her Masters in Social Psychology and Doctorate in Educational Administration and Leadership. Dr. Byerly has been honored to serve her state and regional associations in many capacities, including NAEOP (formerly NASP) Government Relations/Communications Chair and Past President of the Idaho Association of TRIO Professionals. Having served as Co-Chair of the NAEOP Emerging Leaders Institute for several years, Dr. Byerly has extensive experience developing leaders with in the TRIO community.
I Am TRIO: Developing Your Professional Brand
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Focus: TRIO Alumni (including current TRIO professionals)
*This event will take place at the McMenamins Kennedy School in Portland. Attendees who travel in to Portland the day prior to this pre-conference workshop will be responsible for securing their own accommodations. However, we have reserved a small (10) hotel room block at the Kennedy School for those who would like to stay on-site. The block is available until September 13 or it sells out, whichever is first. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at (503) 249-3983 and referring to the NAEOP Alumni Forum block. Please note that the room rates are subject to change without notice, as the School is not directly responsible for setting its prices. Transportation will be provided from Portland to Eugene for 2018 NAEOP Conference attendees.
For many alumni, their TRIO story is a fundamental part of their professional identity. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to develop their professional brand. Attendees will discover the important role their TRIO experience plays in how they present themselves to potential future employers, seek out professional development opportunities, etc. Lunch will be provided, giving attendees an opportunity to network with others who are navigating the professional world.
Leadership Through Effective TRIO Advocacy
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Focus: Pre-College & College
Cost: $25 (NAEOP Member); $75 (Non-NAEOP Member)
*Lunch is not included.
Advocacy is an integral part of the work we do as TRIO professionals. It happens at all levels, from our target schools to Capitol Hill. This half-day workshop will combine the why and how of successful TRIO advocacy. Attendees will learn best practices for fostering relationships with key individuals, which can create invaluable opportunities for their program(s) and students. The workshop will include ideas on how to develop promotional materials that highlight your program(s) effectiveness.