Welcome to GACRAO's Virtual Mid-Year Workshop Agenda


8:30 A.M. - 8:55 A.M.             Welcome and Mid-Year Workshop Overview 

Tanisha Johnson, GACRAO Member at Large IV: Professional and Membership Development 

9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.             Customer Service Sessions 

Session Title- Customer or School Counselor: Serving Others and Ourselves 

Session Presenters- Javier Fransisco, Rachel Horn, and Jillian Bolak, Georgia College and State University 

9:50 A.M. – 10:35 A.M.               Diversity & Inclusion Sessions 

Session Title- Creating and Maintaining a Culture of C.A.R.E.

Session Presenter- Tonya Parker, Wesleyan College 

Session Title- Cultural Awareness in College Admission and Recruitment

Session Presenter- Leri Argueta, Georgia Tech 

10:40 A.M. – 11:25 A.M.                   Mental Health Sessions 

Session Title- Focusing on Self-Care While Working in College Admissions

Session Presenter- Jennifer Shaughnessy, GARN

Session Title- College Admissions and Mental Health: Tales from the Front Lines

Session Presenter- Jodi Hester, Woodward Academy 

11:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.                    Professional Development Sessions 

Session Title- Off Balance 

Session Presenter- Luke Ellis, Georgia Southwestern University 

Session Title- Growing Professionally Through Professional Organizations 

Session Presenters- Jillian Bolak, Georgia College and University, Kevin Dodson, University of Tennessee, and Kayla Walker, Wesleyan College 

12:20 P.M.  – 12:30 P.M.                   Closing Remarks 

Caleb Rogers, Georgia Southern University 

Tanisha Johnson, Wesleyan College