CULTURE & CORE VALUES

11:30AM – 12:30PM
Welcome Lunch
Meet, Greet & Mingle

12:30PM – 1:00PM
Official Off-Site Opening
Welcome, Logistics, Norms Statement of Purpose

1:00PM – 3:00PM
Introducing Mornings with Rocky
Rocky Garza, our resident “People Expert” and guest facilitator, will be in attendance with us all week to connect us as individuals to our organization’s work, mission and vision.

3:00PM – 3:15PM
Break
Light refreshments will be available.

3:15PM – 4:15PM
Diversity and Inclusion Work
We will take a deeper look into the world of Diversity and Inclusion and how it affects our team and learners.

4:15PM – 5:15PM
Organizational Survey Results
Generation’s amazing culture club will facilitate a discussion that examines our organizational health survey results.

5:15PM – 5:30PM
Day 1 Closing & Reflection
Reflect on the day’s activities and complete the daily off-site evaluation survey.

After Hours
Team Dinner & Generation Birthday Party
Together we will enjoy great food and fun. We will celebrate the 5th Birthday of our amazing organization. Honoring 5 years of service to youth, young adults, and our ReGeneration participants. Bring your party shoes!

PROGRAMS & OPERATIONS

7:45AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Full breakfast will be served.

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Opening Reflections & Morning Energizers
Get excited about the day! Generation team members will participate in a fun energizer to set the tone for the day’s agenda.

9:00AM – 10:30AM
Mornings with Rocky
Rocky Garza’s daily work will connect us as individuals to our organization’s work, mission and vision.

10:30AM – 10:45AM
Break
Coffee & tea will be available.

10:45AM – 11:15AM
Generation Sweepstakes Announcement
Members of the Generation Communications & Marketing team will share important information regarding an awesome organization-wide opportunity.

11:15AM – 12:00PM
Generation US 2019 Strategy Plan – Part 1
The next 3 years of Generation USA – where are we going, why, and how are we going to get there.

12:00PM – 12:30PM
GenData Overview
Generation US is excited to introduce the newest version of our data collection system, GenData v3 (Salesforce). All of Generation will receive an introductory look at this new and improved data collection platform.

12:30PM – 1:25PM
Lunch
Lunch will be served in the hotel’s restaurant.

1:25PM – 1:30PM
Transition to GenData Training
Staff will be directed to appropriate break out space.

1:30PM – 3:00PM
GenData v3 Roll Out
Break Out Group 1: Program Coordinators, Program Managers, Partnership Engagement Manager, Program Leads & Mentors
Break Out Group 2: Instructors & Instructional Coaches
Operations PS: Members of the Generation US Operations Team will connect for a working session.
Non-Program Staff should feel free to join the GenData training as an observer or schedule a meeting within your department or utilize the time to take a work block.

3:00PM – 3:15PM
Break & Energizer
Light refreshments will be served.

3:15PM – 5:15PM
Finance & Operations Overview
Let’s go further in Finance together. Welcome to the finance evolution. The US finance team will recap the past year’s progress, look at our current status and provide future operations updates.

5:15PM – 5:30PM
Day 2 Closing & Reflection
Reflect on the day’s activities and complete the daily off-site evaluation survey.

After hours optional team building activities available.

PROGRAMS & OPERATIONS

7:45AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Full breakfast will be served.

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Opening Reflections & Morning Energizers
Recap yesterday’s learnings and get excited about the day’s agenda. Team members will participate in a fun energizer.

9:00AM – 10:30AM
Mornings with Rocky
Rocky Garza’s daily work will connect us as individuals to our organization’s work, mission and vision.

10:30AM – 10:45AM
Break
Coffee & tea will be available

10:45AM – 12:30AM
Generation US 2019 Strategy Plan – Part 2
Go further together – I’d love to, but how!

12:30PM – 1:20PM
Lunch
Lunch will be served in the hotel’s restaurant.

1:30PM – 3:30PM
Break Out Sessions
1:30 – 2:30: Continuation of GenData v3 training for Program Coordinators, Program Managers, Partnership Engagement Manager, Program Leads & Mentors
1:30 – 3:00: All Generation US Instructors will connect with Akil Kennedy & the Generation US Instructional Coaches to share in instructor-specific learnings
2:30 – 3:30: All Generation managers, anyone who manages staff (i.e. you have direct reports) please join this sessions with our Generation US Finance Team. We are discussing managerial expectations, responsibilities and timeline.
2:30 – 3:30: All Generation Mentors and Career Coaches will connect with Victor Reece to share specific mentor learnings.
National Team Members and/or Non-Program Staff should feel free to join any workshop that is in sessions or coordinate a meeting on your own or use the time as a work block.

3:30PM – 3:45 PM
Break
Refreshments will be served.

3:45PM – 4:15 PM
BD Sessions – How to Pitch Generation
The Generation US Business Development team will share tips and strategies to successfully pitch our amazing program to relevant business and community partners using a personal story perspective.

4:15PM – 5:15PM
Recruitment
Recruiting well involved clear roles, careful planning, and effective pitch techniques. In this session, participants will choose 1 of 4 recruiting topics to explore in small groups before coming back together to review and give feedback on a process city teams can use to effectively drive recruiting efforts.

5:15PM – 5:30 PM
Day 3 Closing & Reflection
Reflect on the day’s activity and complete the daily off-site evaluation survey.

After hours free night – coordinate group outings on your own if you like.

GOALS

7:45AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Full breakfast will be served.

8:30AM – 9:30AM
Opening Reflections & Morning Energizers
Recap yesterday’s learnings and get excited about the day’s agenda. Team members will participate in a fun energizer.

9:30AM – 10:30AM
Generation US 2019 Strategy Plan – Part 3
Let’s plan 2020! Using the strategic plan to guide my team and my individual goals for 2020.

10:30AM – 11:30AM
Team & Individual Goals
Collectively we will complete our goals for 2020.

11:30AM – 12:15PM
Light Lunch
Meal will be provided.

12:15PM – 1:15PM
Sean’s Closing Activity