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Wed, Jan 24

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Webinar

Workshop Wednesday: Building and Maintaining a Successful Boosters Program with Betsy Graves

Workshop Wednesday: Building and Maintaining a Successful Boosters Program with Betsy Graves
Workshop Wednesday: Building and Maintaining a Successful Boosters Program with Betsy Graves

Time & Location

Jan 24, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Webinar

About the event

Description: This workshop will dive into the logistics of creating a booster program, innovative practices and programming for maintaining a collaborative and successful program. Topics will include but are not limited to legal steps to start a program, officer and committee dynamics, fundraising, event planning, guest artist relationships, enrichment opportunities and student and family buy-in. This workshop will serve as a discussion as well so please bring your questions!

Presenter Bio: Betsy Graves began her teaching career at Broughton High School in January 2013 as the Director of Dance. Betsy graduated from Meredith College in 2012 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Dance Education with a K-12 Licensure. Betsy was the first Meredith College student to have her choreography selected for the American College Dance Festival Gala. Betsy is the teacher for all levels of dance at Broughton along with the Dance Team Coach and NHS Dance advisor. Outside of dance, she serves as the Fine Arts Department Chair, BHS Senior Events Coordinator, Queen of Hearts Chair, Pantry Coordinator, and the Musical Choreographer. Betsy serves on the teacher retention committee, leadership team and sunshine committee. Outside of Broughton High School, Betsy Graves is a member of NCDEO and NDEO, serves on the IDEA committee for NDEO, has served on the Board of Wake Ed Partnership, and NCASA and is a WCPSS curriculum writer. Betsy has presented for Arts programs across the state on virtual learning, editing, building a program and recruitment and travels as a guest choreographer.  She spends her summers in New York City and Los Angeles studying at studios such as Broadway Dance Center, Alvin Ailey, and Edge Performing Center. Ms. Betsy Graves was named the 2017-2018 Wake County Teacher of the Year, 2016-2017 Broughton High School Teacher of the Year, a 2017 WRAL Teacher of the week, and 2018-2019 National Magnet Regional Teacher of the Year. In 2021, BHS dance was named best dance studio of the decade in Raleigh by Broadway World. In 2023, she was named the Broughton High School Jenrette Teaching Excellence Award.

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