Professional Development Essentials Series - Two Part Series
Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND
ALL TRAININGS in the series and
complete assignments in between trainings.
By registering for
this training, you are committing to all training session dates.
Walking in Purpose-
Cultural Vibration in OST- Part 2
Do you know what
your purpose is in the out-of-school time space? Would you like to be more
comfortable trying new things and finding your vision for life? When we know
our purpose and values, we can create a culture in our afterschool programs of
high expectations and positive community, that will support youth to be their
In this training
series participants will discuss the importance of understanding where
they come from in terms of culture and values. Participants will discover where
they are going in terms of direction and vision through guided exercises that
examine destiny and attitude. Participants will engage in activities to
practice techniques that build a positive environment for youth by
modeling how to follow their purpose and values.
Walking in Purpose
Analyze where they
come from in terms of culture and values through guided exercises
and vision through guided exercises
Design a plan to
help youth discover and follow their purpose
Cultural Vibration in OST
- Define culture as
it relates to the out-of-school time program space.
- List three ways to
improve the culture of the out-of-school environment.
- Apply specific
techniques to support positive behavior in your program.
Core Knowledge Area
- Interaction with Children/Youth:
5.B: Respect and
Honor Cultural and Human Diversity – Level 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Core Knowledge Area
– Professional Development and Leadership:
Reflective Practices and Critical Perspectives on Personal Performance,
including Goal Setting – Entry Level
positively and maturely to constructive criticism
Primary QIS Scales
Item 1: Staff
supports at least some contributions or accomplishments of youth by
acknowledging what they have said or done with specific, non-evaluative
Item 3: Staff is
almost always actively involved with youth