Coming in 2011-2012 ... - Creating Welcome for Youth!
Emilie M, transportation coordinator for Camp Fire USA, leads a session titled "Off-Site Adventures: Traveling With Youth." Most classes were held in more intimate classroom setting, allowing for interaction between students and instructors.
East Side Network Cafe offers workshops throughout the school year as well, often targeting the experienced youth worker or program manager. In the winter of 2010, a two-part workshop on youth and poverty drew participants even during two of the worst snow-storms of the year. First, Trudee Able-Peterson of TAPonStreetWorks led ... Building on this conceptual framework, part two brought the St Paul Public Schools Title I Homeless Program staff to the table to share practical experience, tips and resources. Read more ...
David Wilmes of St Paul Youth Services led a series in February of 2011 titled "Engaging Challenging and Oppositional Youth." In this 10-hour training, 35 participants learned to see the gifts of survival-based youth, and to interact differently with youth in the unique urban setting.
Summer Youth Institute
In 2011, the East Side Network Cafe, in partnership with the Leap Forward Collaborative for Youth, Metropolitan State University, and the McKnight Foundation, trained nearly 200 youth-workers for their work in St Paul summer programs. Teen and young adult staff, as well as experienced workers and supervisors, gathered at Metro State for a variety of classes taught by practicing youth professionals.
- Youth and Racism - East Side Circulator Tour - Training and Evaluating Youth Development Staff - School Partners Panel: Effective Strategies for Non-Profits Working with Schools - Financial Literacy for Teens - Engaging Challenging and Oppositional Kids SERIES! - Fun and Games with a Purpose -Reflection on Out-of-School Time Learning - Training Staff for Quality Youth Programs