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Emerging Leaders and Program Administration [clear filter]
Saturday, February 29


The Art of Mentoring
Why mentor? How does one give and receive meaningful and constructive feedback? How do you grow a gangly group of new employees into a power house team of working professionals? In this interactive research-based session, we will unpack the difference between leadership and management, explore the impact of positive and negative mentoring and exchange real-world strategies for staff development. This session is designed for those supervising teams of young professionals.

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Elizabeth Rich

Associate Director, Salt Lake City Corp.
Elizabeth Rich has been working in afterschool programs for twenty years and is currently an Associate Director for the Division of Youth & Family for Salt Lake City Corporation. She runs the YouthCity afterschool and summer programs. Liz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 1083


Let's Break It Down: Strategies for Building a Strong Team Culture
What is organizational culture? What does it look like? In this session, attendees will have opportunities to break down their current work environments, learn the qualities of a collaborative culture, and then find ways to implement newly learned strategies through interactive group discussion. Whether you are a group leader, site coordinator, or administrator, you all play an important role in building and maintaining a strong, positive, and cohesive afterschool team.

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Angel Gomez

Out-of-School Time Specialist, Utah Afterschool Network
As UAN’s personal office DJ, Angel Gomez has been known to shake his feet and groove to the beat from the comfort of his standing desk. Originally from West Los Angeles, he dabbled in the saxophone in his early years and developed an affinity for all things music, but since moving... Read More →
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Erica Andino

Out-of-School Time Specialist, Utah Afterschool Network
Hailing from Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York; Erica is a proud Nuyorican who enjoys things that take her back to her roots. She grew up in the foster care system during her teen years but has proven her resilience by dedicating 11 years of her life to working with afterschool youth... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 1025