ACTORS & FACTORS
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Nichelle Shaskus / Tricia Moore
ORGANIZATION: OAN / EnvisionEdPlus
AUDIENCE: New Administrators (less than 2 years), Seasoned Administrators (more than 2 years), New Staff (less than 2 years), Seasoned Staff (more than 2 years), Volunteers and Support Staff
TARGET AGE GROUPS: N/A
OHIO APPROVAL STATUS: Ohio Approved
SESSION 1 : 11:00AM – 12:30PM
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: How about a new twist on sustainability? In this game-like interactive session participants will role play various community players in a competition to establish sustainability for their Afterschool program. Along the way players will practice active listening, effective communication, and advocacy skills as effective strategies to build partnerships and program sustainability. Come prepared to have fun and win some prizes!
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Nichelle Shaskus
Nichelle Harris, Director of the Ohio Afterschool Network, has been a passionate leader in the field of school age child care, Afterschool and Summer Learning for over 25 years. In the past she has worked for numerous youth serving community-based organizations and held a variety of positions, from camp counselor to volunteer youth sports coach to Director of Youth and Family Programming. In her current role as the OAN Director, Nichelle connects people across the state of Ohio, shares her expertise on topics affecting the field and helps advise on national trends and best practices. Nichelle was a past White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow and NAA Emotional Intelligence Fellow and chairs several national leadership committees for the field. She holds an Education degree from the Ohio State University.