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OPENING REMARKS

Dr. Evon W. Walters
Campus President

Allegheny Campus and Homewood Brushton Center
Community College of Allegheny County

WORKSHOP/PRESENTOR(S)  

Fathers WORKSHOP #1: Raising Middle & High School Sons

Presenter: Mr. Theo Turner; Director, Center for Multicultural

Student Leadership and Engagement

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Sons WORKSHOP #1: Me and My Dads “Relationship”

Presenter: Jordan Smith, Youth Coach: Small Seeds Development, Inc.

Topic of Discussion:  Objectives, Goals and Dreams

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Fathers WORKSHOP #2: The Early Stages of Raising Sons

Presenter: Mr. Nate Brown. Chief Executive Officer 5A Elite

Sons WORKSHOP #2: Me and My Dads “Dream Map”

Presenter: Francis Picciotto, Youth Coach: Small Seeds Development, Inc.

Topic of Discussion: Friends, Relationships, Family & Education

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Fathers WORKSHOP #3: Raising Leadership in Sons

Presenter: Dr. Jim Earle, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business University of Pittsburgh

Sons WORKSHOP #3: Me and My Dads “Life & Leadership”

Presenter: Harvey Cole, Youth Coach: Small Seeds Development, Inc.

Topic of Discussion: Team Building, Sports, Recreation & Fitness.

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Father & Son KEYNOTE: Raising a “Championship Mindset”

Mr. Tony Mitchell, Owner

Athletes Fitness Inc. 

Fathers and Sons Conference

CONFERENCE SUMMARY

The 1st Annual F.A.S.T. (Fathers and Sons Teaming Together) Conference is scheduled for July 14, 2018 to be held at the Community College of Allegheny County - Boyce Campus (595 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146-1396). The conference will yield shared opportunities and a collective platform for Fathers and their Sons to attend workshops/training's and gain information in the following domains: Education, Health & Wellness, Self-Empowerment, Setting Goals & Intentions, Effective Parenting and Giving Back. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

  • Fathers Preparing their Sons for Successful Transitions.
  • Fathers Fostering an Achievement Orientation Together.
  • Fathers Tackling Puberty with their Sons.
  • Fathers Creating Opportunities and Narrowing the Gap Together.
  • Historical Social and Emotional Learning and its Impact on Achievement.

These workshops are designed for fathers raising sons between the ages of 10-18 who are seeking the support, insight and strategies needed in their pursuit toward raising their sons. Fathers will learn together while developing specific techniques of shared reasoning as they participate in two workshop sessions and a keynote. The sons will also learn the natural process of their shared development, principles, and practices alongside their fathers. At the end of the conference Fathers and Son’s will learn about:  

  • Developing the unique relationship between a father and his son through        challenging adventurous social and educational activities both indoor and outdoor in support of preserving shared memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
  • Developing engagements and practices that nurture excellence in adult and youth relationships.
  • Employing practical strategies designed to encourage fathers and their sons to reach their leadership, social, emotional and historical potential.

 

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 

9:30am             Registration/Continental Breakfast (Provided)                                              

10:00am          Introduction (Fathers & Sons Teaming Together) = Auditorium

10:05am          Transition

10:10am          Fathers/Workshop Break Out Session (1) = Auditorium   

            Sons/Workshop Break Out Session (1) = Classroom

11:55am          BREAK

12:00am          Fathers /Workshop Break Out Session (2) = Auditorium    

            Sons/Workshop Break Out Session (2) = Classroom                                                                                           

12:45pm          LUNCH (Provided)

1:30pm            Fathers/Workshop Break Out Session (3) = Auditorium   

Sons/Workshop Break Out Session (3) = Gymnasium

2:15pm            BREAK

2:30pm            Keynote Speaker (Fathers & Sons Teaming Together) = Auditorium

3:15 pm:          Transition / Closing Remarks

3:30 pm           Adjournment