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OED #3: Working in Committees

This workshop was not as insightful. I never like meetings and committees. Not to mention, early morning is not my thing. The other workshops were afternoon sessions. Those who know me know I need my sleep, or I check out for the day quite soon. As it is, I usually need a nap to get through the day. Those are the facts of my own documented barriers to education. I know these, but part …

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OED #2: Today was an It’s-A-Small-World Day

Today, I attended the second of ten workshops in equity and diversity. I sat next to a woman who knows the Executive Director of the Will Steger Foundation that I am Webmaster for, with whom I had just met with that morning. On the other side of me sat an Associate Dean. When I got home, I logged into a social media site to see a post from the former Executive Director of …

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OED Workshop #1

Today I attended my first of ten “Equity and Diversity” workshops towards the Equity and Diversity Certificate  at the University of Minnesota. This also serves as a one-credit seminar for my YDL program. There are nine more sessions in the series for a total of 30 hours towards this certificate. The YDL seminar component requires 45 hours of work, so I need approximately 15 hours of work in the form of a journal, reflection …

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Dear David Riviera, Congratulations on your admission to the Youth Development Leadership – MEd program beginning Spring 2015. Registration: To activate your admission it is very important that you register. For instructions on how to register and to see term start dates, click here . Again, our congratulations on your excellent record and on being chosen for admission. I hope that you will accept our offer of admission and if we can do …

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