Adam Fletcher Workshops

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Adam Fletcher offers highly engaging, hands-on and practical workshops for people of all ages. Adam’s participants include youth, youth workers, nonprofit directors, government staff, elected officials, parents, counselors, education leaders and others. Adam COMES TO YOU and your organization, community or event to facilitate workshops, provide training, teach classes and more. For details about bringing Adam to your community, conference, class or camp, including costs, availability and booking, contact us.


Workshops

Following are details about Adam Fletcher’s workshops. Each can be customized to meet your requirements, including outcomes, description and characteristics of each workshops. For details, contact Adam Fletcher.

Workshop 1. Intro to Youth Engagement

An introduction to Adam Fletcher’s powerful youth engagement models including youth/adult partnerships, youth voice and more, and a great place for participants who are new to youth engagement. Adam’s interactive workshop highlights theory and action designed to build knowledge, skills, confidence and creativity for anyone invested in youth engagement.

Workshop 2. Advanced Youth Engagement

No matter who you are, where you are or who you are serving, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to be a successful youth engagement practitioner. This highly interactive workshop builds confidence and creativity among participants who want to become masterful youth engagement practitioners. Following Adam’s “Intro to Youth Engagement” workshop, “Advanced Youth Engagement” will give you insights, activities and resources to facilitate activities that engage youth as never before. Expanding on The Practice of Youth Engagement, this workshop is action- and outcome-focused.

Workshop 3. Building Youth-Led Programs

Facilitating effective youth development requires new thinking focused on our planet’s bigger picture. Youth-led programs puts the hearts and minds of youth into the community, positioning them to find solutions that are both innovative and resourceful. This training provides participants with invaluable frameworks for powerful activities and positive outcomes.

Workshop 4. Youth Engagement Train-the-Trainer

Participants in this workshop will learn through train-the-trainer lessons designed to teach how to facilitate essential skills and knowledge for youth engagement. In addition to receiving a training guide, participants will experience lessons, facilitate lessons, evaluate themselves and others, and learn how to modify, adapt and implement youth engagement training in their settings. 

Workshop 5. Cooperative Games for Social Change: “Playa for Life” Certification

Discover the art of facilitating cooperative games for social change. This intensive workshop is highly experiential, teaching the art of facilitation, providing a variety of activities and approaches for using them, and exploring the deeper issues in becoming a “Playa for Life.” Focused on giving participants the confidence and skills to facilitate learning experiences, the activities used in this workshop can be used to change the world. Looking at ways to safety within a group, ways to have meaningful, helpful games with youth and adults, and ways to improve self-confidence and facilitation skills, participants also receive many other tools and ideas to become an industry leading facilitators of cooperative games for social change.

Workshop 6. Youth Voice in Action

This workshop engages participants squarely in the struggle to engage youth voice in positive, powerful ways to overcome oppression, challenge injustice and promote democratic society. Participants will expand their knowledge, develop their skills and deepen their abilities to seed, build, promote and advocate for youth voice throughout nonprofits, schools, families, communities, government and beyond.

Workshop 7. Facilitating the Firestarter Youth Empowerment Curriculum

This is an intensive, hands-on and motivating workshop designed to empower youth empowerment advocates, and give participants the knowledge and skills to do the same for others. This workshop includes theory, activities, evaluations and planning opportunities for participants, as well as the tools to complete activities. 

Workshop 8. Facing Adultism

Focused on applied learning, this workshop teaches youth, youth workers, educators and others about the reality of adultism today. Participants learn to identify adultism, determine its effects in a given setting and on youth in general, and explore different ways to mitigate, embrace, eliminate or lessen those outcomes. Emphasizing intersectionality, this workshop also connects adultism with all kinds of oppressions.

Workshop 9. Intro to Meaningful Student Involvement

Explores Adam Fletcher’s internationally recognized Frameworks for Meaningful Student Involvement. This workshop teaches participants how to create powerful, purposeful approaches to engaging students as partners in schools.

Workshop 10. Advanced Meaningful Student Involvement

A concrete series of exercises focused on integrating students as partners throughout education. Action planning, learning rubrics, evaluation activities, and student-adult partnerships will be explored in classroom teaching, school improvement, and throughout the education system.

Workshop 11. Intro to Student Voice

Participants learn that student voice is any expression of learners focused on learning or schools. This training develops participants’ understanding what student voice can do in school, including classrooms and school improvement activities.

Workshop 12. More than Student Voice

This workshop helps educators and students understand that schools can become locations for passionate, effective action by all learners in all subject areas. Focused on practical tools to influence teaching and learning, this workshop provides the skills educators need to transform teaching in the 21st century.

Workshop 13. Advanced Student Leadership Training

This workshop emphasizes applied leadership throughout schools. Participants to work together to engage students beyond planning dances by exploring how to engage traditional and nontraditional student leaders in solving serious problems in their schools and transform student engagement for all learners.

Workshop 14. Successful Student Involvement in Decision-Making

Highlights the roles of student voice in schools. Participants examine their organization’s culture and structure, identifying a multitude of ways to successfully involve students. This workshop focuses on implementing, evaluating, and sustaining student involvement.

Workshop 15. Learning About Learning

Designed to teach students about learning, the school system, and school improvement. Topics covered include Evaluating Your Education, Intro to School Reform, Building Community in Schools, Learning through Service to Schools, and Student-led Organizing to Improve Schools.

Workshop 16. Students as Partners in School Improvement

Engages participants in learning about engaging students as education researchers, planners, decision-makers, evaluators, teachers, and advocates. Practical opportunities are explored, and participants create plans including implementation and evaluation.

Workshop 17. Engaging Nontraditional Student Leaders

Designed for educators who want to reach the quiet, inconvenient, or disregarded student leaders in their schools. This workshop focuses on developing new perspectives of their abilities. It provides concrete examples, and establishes clear opportunities in each educator’s setting for action.

Workshop 18. Changing Community Climate

Focused on engaging all youth as leaders, this workshop teaches youth workers how to establish group expectations, self-monitoring, and clear avenues to ensure student investment and ownership in climate-building activities.

Workshop 7. Facilitating the Firestarter Youth Empowerment Curriculum

This is an intensive, hands-on and motivating workshop designed to empower youth empowerment advocates, and give participants the knowledge and skills to do the same for others. This workshop includes theory, activities, evaluations and planning opportunities for participants, as well as the tools to complete activities. 

Workshop 19. Facilitating the SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum

Designed to help educators and advocates build the movement for student voice throughout education, this curriculum includes 29 hands-on lesson plans, a facilitator guide, worksheets and more! Learn the basics, facilitate activities and plan implementation for this pragmatic, powerful program.

Workshop 20. Facilitating the Parent-Youth Engagement Curriculum

This is a train-the-trainer workshop focused on implementing the Freechild Institute curriculum developed with support from a superior court in Washington State. Providing practical guidance and useful lesson plans, this workshop includes basic information, tools and more for facilitators.

Workshop 21. Take Care of Your Self

Adam facilitates a kind, engaging workshop focused on deep, effective and meaningful learning about self-care. Participants discover personal power, explore intrinsic motivation and name supportive activities while we plan for sustainable personal action into the future.

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Adam COMES TO YOU to facilitate workshops, provide training, teach classes and more. For details about bringing Adam to your community, conference, class or camp, including costs, availability and booking, contact us.


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