YAC 2018-19 Calendar

Youth Advisory Council is a youth program at Chandler Center for the Arts for teens

All sessions take place on Wednesdays from 5 – 8pm on the following dates – dinner will be provided.

13 Sessions

Session 1 – Welcome & Introductions - September 19, 2018 – Chandler Center for the Arts – YAC Dungeon

Session Outcomes: Understanding of Performing Arts Center. Tour of CCA & Meet the Staff. Define personal expectations.

Session 2 – Celebrating the Arts - September 26, 2018 - at Vision Gallery

Session Outcomes: Being able to define art and what is considered art. Understanding Service Learning. Understand what makes a not-for-profit organization. Why the Arts? - Panel

Session 3 – Money, Money, Money - October 24, 2018 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Awareness of personal finances. Mad City Money presented by First Credit Union.

Session 4 – Build-A-Project! - November 7, 2018 – YAC Dungeon

Session Outcomes: Understanding Committee Structures & Parliamentary Procedures. Create YAC fundraiser.

Session 5 – Follow the Leader - November 14, 2018 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Understand and define personal leadership style. YAC Fundraiser Committee Time.

Session 6 – What’s the Buzz? - November 28, 2018 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Understand the basic components of public relations and marketing. YAC Fundraiser Committee Time.

Session 7– Project Time - January 9, 2019 – YAC Dungeon

Session Outcomes: Work on Fundraiser final organization. YAC Fundraiser Committee Time.

Session 8 – I have a Dream! - January 16, 2019 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Define personal goals. Guest Speaker.

Session 9   Keep it Legal! - January 30, 2019 – Chandler Police Department

Session Outcomes: Knowledge of legal issues teens should be aware of in today’s society.

Session 10 – Success! - February 6, 2019 – Location TBD

Session Outcomes: Resume writing, interviewing skills and etiquette.

Session 11 – Round Table Discussion with Board - February 20, 2019 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Provide structured feedback to governing Board.

Session 12 – Passing the Baton! – March 6, 2019 - YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall

Session Outcomes: Leave something better than you found it just because you were there.Passing the Baton & Graduation

Session 13 – TBD January – February – YAC Fundraiser

Session Outcomes: Experience first hand implementation of project.