Class Schedule

                               Note: Classes are 2nd Tuesday night of each month from 5:30 to 8:30 PM
                      (This schedule is  subject to change if a presenter or a location has a conflict come up that we need to adjust for)
Session # Location WLI Facilitator Class Title & Topics Class Itinerary
Session 1
• 9/11/2018
•  5:30-8:30pm
Homes Murphy 2727 Grand Prarire Pky Waukee, IA Terry Snyder Introduction to the Class
• 5:30-6:00 Social time, Drinks & Appetizers
• 6:00-6:15 Ice Breaker activity
• 6:15-6:30 Mayor Peard – Welcome
• 6:30-7:00 Terry Snyder – Class Overview and Class Expectations
• 7:00-8:00 Non-Profit Organizations will be on hand to talk about their needs as an idea for a class project
• 8:00-8:30 Wrap up and action plans for next meeting
1. Meet and Greet
a. Get to know your classmates
b. Obtain list of names and e-mail addresses
2. Class Expectations (Terry Snyder)
a. Sign class commitment form
i. Must attend and actively participate in class
ii. Complete the extra activities required
3. Class Project Overview and Timeline
a. Class should make plans to meet prior to the October class to narrow down the Class Project choices to at least the top 3 ideas to vote on at the October 9th class.
i. Also need to decide how to communicate online with each other (e-mail, Google docs, etc…)
b. Introduction of Non-Profit Organizations – each will give a 5 min talk on their current needs
i. YMCA, Waukee Christian Services, Drews Crews, Waukee Betterment (Jim Miller),           City of Waukee
4. DiSC Profile Survey for the November class
a. Brief overview of what a DiSC Profile is
b. Will be coming to you via e-mail
c. Need to complete before the November 13th class
Session 2
• 10/9/2018
• 5:30-8:30pm
Waukee Innovation & Learning Center/APEX Waukee School System Presentation 5:30-6:30 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:30-7:00 WILC Center/APEX Program Overview
7:00-8:00  Waukee Consolidated School System Presentation
• Cindy McDonald – WCS Superintendent
o Overview of the Waukee School System
o Recent growth, boundaries, new high school, etc…
o Future plans
8:00-8:30 Wrap up and action plans for next meeting
Session 3
• 11/13/18
• 5:30 – 9:00pm
(Note: later end time due to DiSC Profile discussion & workshop)
Waukee Community Center DiSC® Profile Presentation
DiSC® is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork, leadership, sales, and communication.
5:30-6:00 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:00-7:30 DiSC Profile Presentation
• Ann Wright – Iowa State Lecturer of Management & DiSC Facilitator
7:30-9:00 DiSC Profile Workshop & Engagement Activities
Session 4
• 12/11/2018
• 5:30-8:30pm
Waukee Public Safety Building Rick Kyser Introduction to Leadership 5:30-6:00 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:00-8:00 Leadership Presentations
• Clint Robinson – Waukee Fire Department Chief
• John Quinn – Waukee Chief of Police
8:00-8:30 Tour of the Police and Fire Departments
Session 5
• 1/8/2019
• 5:30-8:30pm
Waukee City Hall A peek into the inner workings of the Waukee City Government 5:30-6:00 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:00-8:00 Understanding Waukee City Government
• Mayor Bill Peard
• City Administrator Tim Moerman
8:00-8:30 Wrap up and action plans for next meeting
Session 6
• 2/12/2019
• 5:30-8:30pm
Waukee Public Works Waukee Planning & Economic Development 5:30-6:00 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:00-7:00 Public Works Department Presentation “How do we take care of our town today and also plan for the future?
7:00-8:00 Economic Development Presentation “How do we attract a business to Waukee”
• Dan Dutcher – Waukee Community & Economic Development Director
• Brad Deets – Development Services Director                                                                                • Rudy Koester-Public Works Director, will give a tour of the building if time allows.          8:00-8:30 Wrap up and action plans for next meeting
Session 7
• 3/12/2019
• 5:30-8:30pm
YMCA Community Room Leadership Conduct 5:30-6:30 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:30-8:00 Scott Raecker – Executive Director of Character Counts in Iowa
• Character Counts
8:00-8:30 Wrap up and action plans for next meeting
Session 8
• 4/9/2019
• 5:30-8:30pm
TBD Community Roundable                             “How to get involved” 5:30-6:00 Dinner & Discussion of Project Ideas
6:00-7:00 Class members will each give a 3-5 minute recap of what they personally got out of attending this program
7:00-8:00 Waukee area organizations will be on-hand to help us learn about their organization and the volunteer opportunities that are available to us
YMCA, Chamber of Commerce, Waukee Christian Services, Waukee Festivals, Waukee Historical Society, Waukee Library Board, Waukee Schools, Rotary, City of Waukee Appointments, Waukee Betterment, Drews Crews
8:00-8:30 Wrap up and information about graduation
• 4/23/2019
• 5:30-8:30pm
TBD GRADUATION! 5:30 Social time
6:15 Dinner
7:00 Key Note Speaker
8:00 Presentation of Certificates
8:15 Awards
8:30 Class Picture