Schedule and Subjects for Fall Class 2018

(updated 7/5/18 subject to change)

August 17-18, 2018
Weekend One, Greensboro
Orientation
Self-Assessments, Behaviors and Motivators

August 24-25, 2018
Weekend Two, Greensboro
Strategy
Messaging
How to Write a Press Release/Bio
Public Speaking
Social Media

September 7-8, 2018
Weekend Three, Greensboro
City vs. County Government,
How to Write a District Analysis
Polling

September 14-15, 2018
Weekend Four, Raleigh
Liberal and Conservative Minds
Media Buying
How to Prepare a Campaign Budget and Timeline
Fundraising

September 28-29, 2018
Weekend Five, Greensboro
Working with the Media
Radio Interviews
Improvisation

October 5-6, 2018
Weekend Six, Greensboro
21st Century Diversity and Politics
Diversity Panel
Coalition Building

October 19-20, 2018
Weekend Seven, Greensboro
Ethics
History of Debate and Debate Assignments
Municipal Budget/Finance

October 26-27, 2018
Weekend Eight, Raleigh
Judicial Branch of NC Government
Campaign Finance
Lobbying/PAC’s  
How to Write a TV Commercial Script
Ethics

November 9-10, 2018
Weekend Nine, Raleigh
Colorful World of NC Politics
Life of a Bill in the General Assembly
NC Politics: Past, Present, and Future
Individual Board Report Interviews

November 16-17, 2018
Weekend Ten, Raleigh
Debates
Board Report – Anchors
On-site Candidate Ads/Interviews

November 30 – December 1, 2018
Weekend Eleven, Greensboro
Graduation Weekend

Schedule and Subjects for Spring Class 2019

January 18-19, 2019
Weekend One, Greensboro
Orientation and Self-Assessments, Behaviors and Motivators

January 25-26, 2019
Weekend Two, Greensboro
Strategy, Messaging, , How to Write a Press Release and Bio,
Coalition Building, Social Media

February 8-9, 2019
Weekend Three, Greensboro
City vs. County Government, Public Speaking,
How to Write a District Analysis

February 15-16, 2019
Weekend Four, Raleigh
Media Buying, How to Prepare a Campaign Budget and Timeline,
Fundraising, Liberal and Conservative Minds Presentation

March 1-2, 2019
Weekend Five, Greensboro
Working with the Media, Radio Interviews, Improvisation

March 8-9, 2019
Weekend Six, Greensboro
21st Century Diversity and Politics, Diversity Panel, Independents, Political Culture, and Structural Reform

March 22-23, 2019
Weekend Seven, Greensboro
Ethics, History of Debate/Debate Forum Assignments, Municipal Budgets/Finance, Polling

April 5-6, 2019
Weekend Eight, Raleigh
Debate Forums,
Lobbying/PACS, How to Write a TV Commercial Script,
Fundraising Exercise/Work Session

April 12-13, 2019
Weekend Nine, Raleigh
Judicial Branch of NC Government, Campaign Finance, NC Politics – Past, Present, and Future, Campaign Management, Individual Board
Report Interviews

April 26-27, 2019
Weekend Ten, Raleigh
Colorful World of NC Politics, Board Report – Anchors, On-Site Candidate Ads/Interviews

May 3-4, 2019
Weekend Eleven, Greensboro
Life of a Bill in the General Assembly/Graduation Weekend