Throughout a week-long orientation on campus, advisors decorate their floors, instructors prepare their classrooms, and all EXPLO staff partake in interactive training to learn effective communication, practice hands-on lesson strategies,and engage in working as a community.
[QUOTE] Safe Space, Brave Space
A safe space allows us to feel comfortable. A brave space allows us to be courageous.
-Angela, diversity trainer, in presentation to staff members about building community
After a week of training, organizing activities, and preparing the campus for Arrival Day, the EXPLO at Wheaton staff has built the foundation for an engaging and close-knit EXPLO community. Now all we need is for the students to come join the fun!