Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Youth Advisors Workshop - A New Feature this year!

This half day training is for agency staff with teen programming responsibilities.  We have a special price for this half day however if you have a Wednesday registration you can choose to attend these sessions instead of the conference opening general session.

Join us again with youth on Friday for the Teen Leadership Academy March 11 as part of this conference.  The target audience is agency youth aged 13 and older and their recreation leaders.  We call the recreation leaders Chaperones.

Registration: $50 (These three sessions offer CEUs)
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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Check-in

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Youth Development 101: Our Role

  • Describe a five step leadership training format for facilitating workshops and activities for youth
  • Share and apply youth development principles in youth leadership training, partnerships and programming

Virginia Nonaca Chavez, Trainer, Leadership Concepts, Inc.

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Youth Development: The Teen Brain

  • Discuss example strategies for youth to maximize relationship building tactics
  • Communicate ways to role model for youth decision making and positive relationship building through programming and employment experiences

Virginia Nonaca Chavez, Trainer, Leadership Concepts, Inc.
Cynthia Chew, Youth Coordinator, City of Garden Grove

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
From Mad Men to Admin! Conquering Social Media Marketing (session will be repeated Wednesday afternoon at our general conference)

  • Identify five techniques in social media to keep messaging professional and adhere to your city’s policies
  • Discuss ways to use social media for marketing programs

Toni Nunez, Marketing Graphics Designer, City of Mission Viejo
Tony Sanchez, Trainer, Leadership Concepts, Inc.