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Orientation meeting one


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Orientation meeting one

  2. 2. Australian Adventure Learning to be an Ambassador January 8 th , 2010 Summer 2011 H 05365
  3. 3. Please be sure you signed in at the back ~ Please place any health forms in the folders with your name on it Self-introductions Congratulations!!!
  4. 4. Student introduction... Let’s practice our communication skills!!! In a loud voice please include: First and last name School you attend and grade you are in Favorite subject City you live in If you could be anywhere tomorrow, where would it be?
  5. 5. What to look forward to… Cross-cultural awareness Leadership and communication skills New friendships Self-confidence Overview of travel… Average # of delegates 40 Average leader to student ratio 1:10 Delegation manager Travel mostly by motor coach
  6. 6. To provide a fun, educational, interactive experience that involves the parents, bonds the students, and prepares the students for travel.
  7. 7. To understand the origins of the People to People Program, the role of the Student Ambassador, and the value of the cross-cultural exchange To promote global awareness by learning about the countries and peoples the delegation will visit To develop citizenship, Ambassadorial behavior, and communication skills To bond the students as a travel team and prepare them to successfully meet the challenges of world travel
  8. 8. Attend and participate in all meetings Gain needed information, form bonds What if I need to miss one meeting? Be on time and prepared Meetings will start on time Assignment sheet reminder
  9. 9. Uphold Ambassadorial standards at meetings Clothing, behavior Check OnBoard site and email regularly Directions later in meeting Be familiar with Student Ambassador Protocol Found on OnBoard
  10. 10. Builds good relations with other countries Promotes peace Acts in a way that is honorable A goodwill representative of one’s country. Task: Draw images, words, etc. that are characteristics of what a good ambassador is.
  11. 11. High school elective credit for any delegate going into 9 th grade. Automatically enrolled University credit Variety of classes ranging from 1 to 5 credits For more information visit: See handout for more information.
  12. 12. This is a picture of the Sydney Opera House. It has been open since 1973. The Sydney Opera House is the home of Opera Australia, the Sydney Theatre Company, and the Sydney Symphony.
  13. 13. You will see alumni, leaders, and parents share their experiences. What stands out to you in this video? What did you learn that you didn’t know before?
  14. 14. In OnBoard, Students Can:   Contact fellow delegates Learn more about their leaders and read the leader blog Update their personal information Check orientation meeting schedules View travel schedules (airlines and accommodations) Make tuition payments Gain fundraising skills Learn about each destination with interactive study guides Learn how to apply for passports Receive program updates and reminders Download forms Access the People to People Alumni Community Navigating OnBoard
  15. 15. Visit to login to OnBoard Navigating OnBoard Once logged in, you will be able to navigate the various pages within OnBoard.
  16. 16. On the HOME tab, you can find important updates about your upcoming program. Navigating OnBoard
  17. 17. On the ACCOUNT tab, you can: view your payments. view your balance. make a payment. update personal info. change your password. and more. Navigating OnBoard
  18. 18. On the LEARNING CENTER tab, you can: view academic credit info. read destination overviews. view the Explore Before You Go Guides. complete your certification .requirements learn about distance learning courses. Navigating OnBoard
  19. 19. On the COMMUNICATIONCENTER tab, you can: view delegation contacts. read Ambassador Grams . watch videos. view meeting schedules. find forms. and more. Navigating OnBoard
  20. 20. On the FUNDING tab, you can: explore fundraising ideas. explore available student loans. explore available scholarships. Navigating OnBoard
  21. 21. On the TRAVEL CENTER tab, you can: view your travel information. read packing tips. check currency conversions. view your itinerary. order apparel and gear. Navigating OnBoard
  22. 22. Displayed at last meeting Guidelines to come at the end of the meeting
  23. 23. Who is our president? Who is our Secretary of State? What is the name of your mayor? Why should you know about our government?
  24. 24. Civics assignment Help gain knowledge of our country and government
  25. 25. Possible Visit by a local government representative? Who do you know?????
  26. 26. Service Project: Ideas…
  27. 27. Marsupials are mammals that give birth to a live offspring in an early stage of the development process. The offspring, really a helpless embryo, is about the size of a lima bean when it is born. The offspring climbs into a pouch in the mother's belly. Here it nurses until it is ready for independence.
  28. 28. Background of People to People * Brainstorm Who founded P2P? Why was it founded? When was it founded? What is the mission? Handout
  29. 29. Before Dwight D. Eisenhower became president of the United States of America, he was the Allied Commander in Europe during World War II. The memories of warfare would haunt Eisenhower for the rest of his life. During his presidency, the United States and the Soviet Union were waging a Cold War and a nuclear arms race which led to fear, suspicion, and misunderstanding between the two nations. “ I believe the people want peace, indeed, I believe that they want peace so badly that the governments will just have to step aside and let them have it.” Dwight D. Eisenhower in a British Radio Address Learn more about the background of this organization which strives to perpetuate Eisenhower’s mission in an activity with your delegation. Background of People to People: 1956 Mission: Peace through Understanding
  30. 30. Phone tree Checking email/OnBoard Passports Health forms Other questions??
  31. 31. See Assignment Sheet Paperwork Passport copies (3) and Photos (2) Tasks Enter shirt size on OnBoard Enter passport info on OnBoard
  32. 32. Assignments Read “Background Of P2P” handout Quizzes on OnBoard Geography chapter History/Government chapter Chapters 1-5 for Student Ambassador Certification Complete civics assignment Finish up your bio page on our Wiki Website Official visit and service project ideas Think about a topic for the project fair
  33. 33. Saturday, February 5 th 9:30-12:30 Independence Public Lib rary Carpooling Theme: Travel Preparation
  34. 34. Questions about anything? Share Fundraising ideas
  35. 35. Human Knot