you would like to have the opportunity and privilege of facilitating a workshop at this year’s DAIS conference, now
is the time to sign up! All of the workshops to be facilitated are listed below. I will try to assign everyone to a workshop(s) of their choice.
The deadline for signing up for facilitating workshops HAS BEEN EXTENDED
TO Friday, April 5, 2013. You can also sign up on the DAIS website...Go
to ‘2013 Facilitator workshop selection form’. The facilitator assignments should be announced around Tuesday,
***Remember that in order to facilitate at the conference, you must attend required facilitator training, regardless
of your prior experience! Facilitator training sessions are listed
and available for sign up on the DAIS web site...Go to '2013 Facilitator Training schedule'. You must sign up to attend at least one session.
I look forward to the best DAIS conference in our 14 year history!
will be assigned to no more than two conference workshops. Affinity Group facilitation is separate from the
two workshop limit.
*Chivalry is dead, but you’re still kind of cute* What is ‘dating’ in our generation? Do relationships and fidelity matter?
*Dare to cross the line* What is being PC and its advantages/disadvantages? Where do we draw the line?
*‘Edumacated’ Americans?* Is American education
failing us or are we failing America? Why are we not still on top?
* Gangsta and a Gentleman…Lady and a Tramp * Can you be both at the
do ___. I’m religious!”* How does your religion influence your behavior? Can you be true to yourself and true to your beliefs?
* I’m a big kid now!* Age = Intelligence…Maturity?
How do different generations treat/judge each other?
* I’m ___American!* What does it mean to be an American? Is the USA a melting pot or a salad bowl?
* InstaFamous * How far will you go for social media followers or friends?
* Inter(Intra)__ dating: Fill in your __.* The
remix of who to date. Is it just today’s trend or does it still carry a stigma? Who decides?
*“Oooh, she’s bad! Oooh, he’s some skin!”* What
does it mean to be sexy? How do specific gender roles affect what is seen as being sexy?
*“Show me what you got!”* IMPROV! –
Get ready to use your imagination and creativity on the spot!
* The game of LIFE *
Does your family’s socio-economic means determine who you are? Does it affect who you will become?
*The modern (wo)man* What does
it mean to be a man or woman in our generation?
*“This is not your word it’s my word!”* Who is allowed to use certain terminology? Is it possible to change the meaning of words by ‘reclaiming’
* What’s the key
to the closet?* Why are people hesitant to come
out? Is it necessary for people to come out?
*“Who shot ya?”* Is the right to “bear arms” an outdated
principle? Self-protection or empowerment? Who is really safe?
* Why can’t we be friends? * Can
religion & sexuality co-exist? Is sexuality taboo or natural?
pretty smart for a ___.”* Is
your intelligence and/or how people’s perception of you determined by how you self-identify?
*Affinity Groups* We need at least 30 people to sign up to facilitate
the affinity groups, based on Race. What is race? How do you self-identify based on race? How do others perceive
you, etc.? Discussion and exercises will include other social identifiers as they relate to or are affected by race. This
will be a very interesting and engaging affinity group workshop!