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Phuture Phoenix Role Models



Become a Role Model!  Scroll to the bottom of the page to sign up for a training session.

2020 8th Grade Campus Visit Days are April 6th, 24th, 29th, and May 1st from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Spring 2020 trainings are posted below for the Spring 2020 campus visits.

Role Model Training Dates:

 
Training dates:

Wednesday, March 25               2:15 pm
Wednesday, March 25               4:00 pm
Thursday, March 26                   5:00 pm
Friday, March 27                        12:00 noon
 

All training dates are held in Wood Hall 302.  The Add Deadline for credit is March 29, 2020.

You must attend one training.

At the trainings, you will learn more about the Phuture Phoenix program, how to receive credit for your participation, and have questions answered. Attending the training does not automatically commit you to the campus visit day. Come and find out more!

If you have any questions, contact Phuture Phoenix at phuturephoenix@uwgb.edu.


Role Model Benefits

  • Volunteer with children
  • Volunteer in the school system
  • Get a free T-shirt and a free lunch
  • Feel good about making a difference in a young person's life
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and fellow UWGB students
  • Promote and increase awareness about going to college
  • Earn elective credits

Responsibilities

As a Phuture Phoenix role model, you will have several responsibilities, all of which are outlined in the Phuture Phoenix Role Model Training Sessions.

Fall Semester:
  • Attend one of our training sessions regarding the field trip experience
  • Visit your assigned elementary school after the field trip
  • Serve as a “tour guide” for two days
  • Make at least 3 contacts with your assigned students
  • Be a positive role model for 5th graders
Spring Semester:
  • Enroll in EDUC 209 (section 0001 for tutoring in schools and being a role model, section 0002 for being a role model only)
  • Mentor/tutor in a local middle school or high school
  • Serve as a "tour guide" for four (4) half-days (8:30 am to 12:30 pm)
  • Be a positive role model for middle and high school students
Staying in contact with your students

You are partnered with another UWGB student and as a team you can contact your fifth grade students. Contacts include cards, emails, letters and visits to the school. No matter what you say, you will make their day! Ask them how school is going and tell them about your experiences. Ask them about hobbies and share some information about yourself. You don't have to disclose personal information. Just let them know you care!

Become a Role Model! 

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