Approaching Higher Officials
According to FERPA, a school official includes a teacher, school principal, president, chancellor, board member, trustee, registrar, counselor, admissions officer, attorney, accountant, human resources professional, information systems specialist, and support or clerical personnel. These are all individuals who can help you address issues in your school, but it can be intimidating to make the first contact. Collected here are some dos and don’ts for approaching your school officials.
Facilitating Effective Meetings
Need some tips on holding your next meeting? We have some ideas to make your meeting a success.
ATTENTION LEADERS! Are you looking for different ways to create a “chill” atmosphere for your next meeting? NYLC has 8 different ways for you to *break the ice* to build community and establish connections! Do you have an amazing icebreaker not mentioned on this list?! Let us know and contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
Tips for Self-Care
Looking for different methods of self-care? Check out what the National Youth Leadership Council’s Youth Advisory Council Members and NYLC Staff do to make sure to take care of themselves to be able to do social change work effectively. Connor, a member of NYLC’s YAC, says it best, “Selfcare is paramount in order to sustain the leader in us.”