Independence Branch Library
6361 Selig Dr.
Independence, OH  44131
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2018 - 2019 YEO, Counselor and Host Family Meeting / Required Training


To: Rotary Youth Exchange Officers, Counselors and first Host Families,

In preparation for the Inbound students' arrival, the District RYE Committee is hosting a MANDATORY Training and Informational Meeting for all YEOs, Counselors and first Host Families.

Date: July 24, 2018

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm


In Person - Independence Branch Library, 6361 Selig Drive • Independence, Ohio 44131, Phone 216.447.0160

Webinar - We will also be offering this session via a live webinar, so if you cannot attend in person, you will be able to join by telephone or computer so you will not miss the information to be discussed. If you choose this option, a link to the webinar will be provided to you prior to the session.

Purpose: This meeting will provide an opportunity for District Committee, Counselors and YEOs to meet in person as a group, share best practices and have questions answered prior to your student's arrival and prior to the Inbound Orientation which will take place August 25 - 26th at the Akron Rotary Camp.

Topics: The topics will include, but are not limited to the following:

**You may have the opportunity to speak with Rebounders who have recently returned from their Exchange! They will share their experiences including their interaction with their Counselor and how their relationship with their Counselor impacted their experience.

**We will discuss the activities that should occur prior to your student's arrival and immediately upon their arrival.

**We will discuss potential issues related to the student's curriculum choices.

**We will provide you with resources and reference material.

**We will present the Schedule of RYE Events.

We are very excited to meet with you and to kick-off this Exchange Year!! Please contact me if you have any questions.

Please respond by Tuesday July 17th using the online form.

Please click the "Submit" button after you have answered the questions on the form. (All the questions have to be answered in order to Submit the Form).

Shelia Hedrick
District Compliance Officer

Email: ryeshliahedrick@gmail.com
Cell: 330-4142501