- AAUW Ohio Orbit, Spring 2015 issue, with news of Leadership Workshop 2015
- Public Policy Resources for Branch Programming 2015-16
- Legislative Update: Ohio General Assembly, May 2015
- AAUW Ohio Board of Directors Policy Book: This book is designed to describe duties and responsibilities of officers, chairs, and members of committees; clarify state/branch relationships to prevent inconsistency and improve administration efficiency.
- Policy Book for Branches: The excerpted section of the new AAUW Ohio Policy Book just for branches
- Finance Officers’ Presentation from Convention: Several branch finance officers asked that the counterparts presentation be posted online. The slides are available here in PDF format on the HHL website. You can also find the page from the Programs and Events menu dropdown titled “AAUW Ohio Speaks to Heights-Hillcrest-Lyndhurst.” At convention, the presenters outlined several methods to pay dues to national and Ohio, including by paper or online, and demonstrated the Member Services Database and the Membership Payment Program. National staff members Tremayne Parquet and Jennifer Barton were there and fielded questions. Use the posted slides for review or to look ahead to another presentation planned for the August Leadership Conference. The final slide shows contact information for presenters Patricia Williams, Melissa Marino, Christine Siebeneck, and Nancy Stellhorn.
Resources from Leadership Workshop 2015: Do Your Job Better! Click on the link at left to download resources from this event.
Come and learn how to do your AAUW job better — at Leadership Workshop 2015. We’ll pair you up with your counterparts at the state and branch levels to share best practices, along with resources available from National AAUW.
You’ll have the opportunity to attend two counterpart sessions — one in the morning and one in the afternoon. You’ll also meet with the entire group to learn leadership skills at an afternoon session.
And attendance at this event by one or more members of your branch is a requirement for earning your Starz Award at next year’s Awards Banquet!
Event: Leadership Workshop 2015: Do Your Job Better! Branch Counterpart Focus Day
Date: Saturday, Aug. 8
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Roush Hall at Otterbein University, 1 South Grove St., Westerville, OH 43081. Get directions.
Cost: $30 per person. Includes a light breakfast and a boxed gluten-free vegetarian lunch.
Theme: Do Your Job Better! Branch Counterpart Focus Day with special sessions for branch leaders — presidents and vice presidents of programming, finance, public policy, membership, communications and leadership.
Resources: We will have WIFI access. Bring your tablet or laptop to use during our sessions.
Registration: Register online. When you complete and submit the registration form available at this link, you will be given the option of paying via PayPal or sending a check to Kaylee Pavel, AAUW Ohio administrator. Further instructions are available via the online registration form.
Questions? If you have questions about the registration process, please contact Kaylee Pavel, AAUW Ohio administrator, at email@example.com
8:30-9 a.m.: Coffee and Convos. Light breakfast treats available.
9-9:15 a.m.: Welcome and introductions.
9:15-10:15: Keynote speaker Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D Kent) on Equal Pay. She has been a strong advocate on women’s issues at the Ohio Statehouse and is planning to introduce an equal pay bill.
10:30-11:30 a.m.: Counterpart Session 1: Select an option
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Boxed lunch: gluten-free and vegetarian. Northeast District attendees will meet with district coordinator Marilyn Kornawski during this time.
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Counterpart Session 2: Select an option
1:45-2:45 p.m.: Whole Group Leadership Session: Designing Engaging Meetings
2:45-3 p.m.: Closing
Parking: Parking decals are not required during the summertime, and you may park in any parking lot on campus with one exception: Please do not park in the Cowan Hall parking lot located at the corner of College Avenue and S. Grove Street. This lot is reserved for perspective Otterbein students and their families and patrons of Otterbein Summer Theater, many of whom are elderly.
Counterpart sessions will include the following areas and topics:
- Public Policy: AAUW Ohio focus, identifying key issues
- Membership: Recruiting and retaining members, member diversity and inclusion
- Communications: Using technology, building a brand, and dealing with the media
- Programs: Program variety, programming on a budget, mission-based programming
- Finance: Using the Member Services Database (MSD), submitting reports
- Leadership: Using the Member Services Database (MSD), filing requirements, branch goals, leadership succession
Download the resources
Resources from Leadership Workshop 2015 will be posted on this page after the event.
Learn how to do your AAUW job better at Leadership Workshop 2015. Get the details and register online today! http://t.co/IpArNxMgr7
— AAUW Ohio (@AAUWOhio) July 24, 2015
The Tech Savvy Conference held at Stark State College on April 25 in conjunction with the Alcoa Foundation attracted more than 100 girls.
Tech Savvy is a daylong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference, by AAUW, designed to attract girls in sixth through ninth grade to these fields and to inform families about STEM education and careers.
— AAUW (@AAUW) April 27, 2015
— AAUW Ohio (@AAUWOhio) April 30, 2015
Then download the full program for the two-day event, which is hosted by Central District Branches of AAUW Ohio. And if you are tweeting about the weekend’s events, please use the hashtag #aauwohconv15.
Here are some of the events on the schedule:
Friday, May 1, 2015: 5:30 – 10 p.m.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Early Registration, Conference Room 3 and Cocktails and Convos in the Atrium: Dress from the year of your branch’s charter.
6:30 – 8 p.m. – Executive Board Dinner & Meeting, Conference Room 3
8:00 – 10 p.m. Convention Book Discussion, Conference Room 4: Overwhelmed Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time by Brigid Schulte. Holly Norton, facilitator, AAUW Ohio
Saturday, May 2, 2015: 8 a.m – 4:15 p.m., plus evening events beginning at 5:30 p.m.
8-11 a.m. – Registration, Salon 3/4
9:15 a.m. – Welcome, Salon 3/4
5:30-6:30 p.m. – Social Hour and Silent Auction, Atrium
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Awards Banquet, Salon 3/4
9:30 p.m. – President’s Reception, President’s Suite
Sunday, May 3, 2015: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
8-11 a.m. – Registration and Credentialing, Salon 3/4
9 a.m. – Opening Session, Salon 3/4
3 p.m. – Adjournment
Links to more:
— Christine Siebeneck (@aauwchristine) April 23, 2015
AAUW of Ohio President Christine Siebeneck is in Washington, D.C. today to meet with staffers for state senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to advocate for a strong ESEA reauthorization, a move that is supported by AAUW.
Here’s the tweet she posted this morning:
— Christine Siebeneck (@aauwchristine) April 23, 2015
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) was originally passed as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson administration’s War on Poverty campaign. According to the Educationpost website, its original goal and its goal today is “to improve educational equity for students from lower-income families by providing federal funds to school districts serving poor students.”
It is time to pay your AAUW Ohio dues of $11 for the year. Please send your dues check, made out to AAUW Ohio, to Melissa Marino, AAUW of Ohio Finance Registrar, 376 Gallery Drive, Marysville, Ohio 43040 by July 1. If you have questions, contact Melissa by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can renew your AAUW National, Student Affiliate, or College/University Partner Membership online. Annual National dues are $49 for National members and $17 for Student Affiliates. If you are a Student Affiliate member, you can become an AAUW Ohio member at no additional cost.
To renew your branch membership, contact your local branch or see if your branch is participating in a pilot program that allows you to pay your branch dues online. Branch membership dues are established by each branch. Find your AAUW Ohio branch.