Our Dine-A-Rounds are a time for networking with other conference attendees on a variety of topics. Dine-A-Rounds are informal lunches at a local restaurant that provide an opportunity for networking, stimulating conversation, and peer learning. Each Dine-A-Round will focus on a specific topic. The meal host will lead the conversations. Participants must sign up ahead of time to participate. Each group will have a maximum of 12 participants.
Host: Barb Lake, Bright Futures Neosho | Location: TBD
This group will discuss all topics related to meeting student needs. Question that will be answered are as follows: What is appropriate to put on Facebook? What can you share? What can't you share? How do you handle release of student information? How do you work with your partners to meet student needs?
Host: Melissa Winston, Bright Futures Joplin | Location: TBD
Do you have unanswered questions about the nuts and bolts of operating Bright Futures in your local community? If so, this is the group for you. Some questions that will be answered follow: Do you have Bylaws or Standing Rules? How do you replace advisory board members? How do you handle your finances? How are officers elected? Who is responsible for what?
Host: Nancy Mango, Bright Futures Frederick County | Location: TBD
This group will discuss weekend food backpack programs. Question that will be answered are as follows: What do you include in your weekend backpacks? How do you fund it? How do you know which kids need weekend backpacks? How do you handle negative comments?