Timeline & Events

It is essential for participants to attend all of the program’s learning activities. Below is a list of the important program events and project timelines:

Day 1 Workshop

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Full Day
Location: TEF III, Rm 610
Summary: Focus on building self-awareness as a leader and bringing forward your personal strengths.

Day 2 Workshop

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Full Day
Location: TEF III, Rm 610
Summary: Focus on personal learning goals and exploring leadership concepts and frameworks, and complete project selection.

Project Meet and Scope Event

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: TBD
Summary: Providing a space for bringing strengths and learning objectives into community partner planning.

Day 3 Workshop

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Full Day
Location: TEF III, Rm 610
Summary: Focus on building successful teams, understanding group dynamics and project management.

Project Planning

Dates: November 2017 to February 2018 (approx. 20-35 hours self-organized)
Summary: Participants collaborate with student leaders and community partners to plan their Reading Week project.

Studio Sessions

Dates: Choose one of Thursday, November 30 or Friday, December 1, 2017
Location: TBD
Summary: Focus on the practicalities of the project and learning from fellow CLP participants.

Day 4 Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Full Day
Location: TEF III, Rm 610
Summary: Focus on how being an educator is part of being a leader and the role and impact of working in community.

Reading Week Project Kick-off Event

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: TBD
Summary: Projects begin with CLP participants meeting their UBC student teams at this kick-off event.

On-site Project Orientation

Date: 1-2 hours at agreed upon day/time before Reading Week
Location: Project site
Summary: An orientation to help the UBC student teams get acquainted with the community partner.

Reading Week Project Delivery

Date: 2-3 days between February 19 to 23, 2018
Location: Project site
Summary: All elements come together in the delivery of the planned three-day project.

Project Wrap-Up Activities

Dates: Late February and March, 2018
Summary: Submit details of “as delivered projects” (amendment to project plans) and lessons learned to UBC.

Program Wrap-Up and Reflection

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Location: TEF III, Rm 610
Summary: Focus on reflection from the experience and making connections professionally and at work.

Approximate total time commitment: 80-100 hours (approximately 13-17 hours per month).


If you have questions about the program, please email Stephanie Thorpe.