support staff

VP of MEMBERSHIP

  • ✦ Increase membership and retention of members
  • ✦ Work with VP of Communications and Digital Content Managers to promote and grow chapter membership
  • ✦ Attend local Walden Events (such as graduations and doctoral residencies) to represent and promote the chapter
  • ✦ Maintain accurate and up-to-date member records
  • ✦ Send reminder/anniversary emails to respective members as necessary
  • ✦ Receive and process online membership applications according to established protocols
  • ✦ Submit new and continuing chapter members to digital content manager for inclusion in the newsletters

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CONTENT EDITORS (1 hr per week)

  • ✦ Writing blog posts and marketing copy to promote the chapter and journal
  • ✦ Proofreading, re-structuring, and editing submitted articles
  • ✦ Updating the journal’s website and social media pages with new content

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER (15 - 20 hrs/mo)

  • ✦ Work directly with VP of Communications and content editors in writing content for blog posts, newsletters, websites, and social media
  • ✦ Compose, arrange, and submit the monthly newsletter with VP of Communications from Mail Chimp for distribution
  • ✦ Monitor content and events from members, Walden Student Affairs, PDK Kappan, PDK Intl. website, and sister organizations for inclusion
  • ✦ Recruit current members for Member Spotlight for website and newsletters
  • ✦ Other duties as assigned

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ADVISORS (less than 6 hrs/mo):

  • ✦ Remains aware of the mission, vision, goals, and history of the chapter
  • ✦ Participate in all applicable elections and voting opportunities of both PDK International and this Chapter
  • ✦ Completes and signs the Statement of Review
  • ✦ Attend officer meetings
  • ✦ Assist with decision-making and development of the chapter
  • ✦ Serve as liaisons between the Chapter and the external organization, or
  • ✦ Serve as liaisons between PDK International and the Chapter officers, or
  • ✦ Serve as liaisons between the Chapter Officers and Chapter members
  • ✦ Performs such other duties as the Chapter may require

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Committees

VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING COMMITTEE 

We are recruiting current members to serve on as committee members to help orchestrate and accomplish the 2019 Virtual Professional Development Fairs and monthly webinars.  The fairs consist of 6 one-hour webinars on one Saturday in the Fall and Spring.  Monthly webinars may be longer.

  • ✦ Work directly with Webinar Hosts to schedule dates and times for fair workshops and monthly webinars
  • ✦ Recruit professionals from K12 and higher education schools to present on topics relevant to preschool through 12th grade
  • ✦ Work directly with the VP of Communications and Digital Content Manager to provide pertinent information for marketing and promotion
  • ✦ Work directly with presenters to complete branding of their workshop/webinar presentations
  • ✦ Complete certificates of presentation to give to presenters upon completing their workshop/webinar
  • ✦ Complete certificates and email to attendees at the end of the webinar/workshop
  • ✦ Email satisfaction survey to attendees within 24 hours after the webinar/workshop ends
  • ✦ Other duties as needed

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PROPOSAL REVIEWERS 

We are recruiting current members to serve as proposal reviewers for professional development webinars, fair workshops, and JEPSC articles.

  • ✦ Complete a review of proposals for topic track(s) within your area of expertise
  • ✦ Select a designated number of proposals to recommend for inclusion in the fair/monthly webinar series
  • ✦ Work directly with assigned team members to collaborate on proposal selection
  • ✦ Present selected proposals with all comments to Professional Development Planning Committee
  • ✦ Review and select previously submitted proposals from the archives to fill open spots
  • ✦ When no live presentation is available, select a recorded webinar from the list and submit for consideration
  • ✦ Other duties as needed

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WEBINAR HOSTS (8 - 10 hrs/yr)

We are currently seeking active members to host live professional development webinars and workshops.  Time commitment is between 8 - 10 hours per year.

  • ✦ Host at least one monthly webinars per quarter (at least 3 per year)
  • ✦ Host at least two professional development fair workshops per season (at least 4 per year)
  • ✦ Launch satisfaction survey to batch at the end of the workshop/webinar

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