Presentation on theme: "Day in the Life Fall 2010. What is Day In The Life? A program associated with UVA Community Relations that recruits UVA students to help local youth establish."— Presentation transcript:
Day in the Life Fall 2010
What is Day In The Life? A program associated with UVA Community Relations that recruits UVA students to help local youth establish and build respect for education to promote academic excellence.
Tutoring – Semester based – At least one hour a week, based on your schedule – Can be completed Mon thru Fri Mentoring opportunities are available. For more information please contact, a Day In The Life Coordinator.
Why DITL? Makes a difference in a child’s life! Fulfills outreach requirement for class! Gain job skills that will benefit you in any career: – Responsibility – Teamwork – Communication skills – Listening skills – Professionalism – Positive thinking
The Truth Is… … the results of your involvement in DITL will ripple across time and generations. It may not be obvious at the time, but you will probably, say or do something which will influence a child’s life
Curry School: Site Coordinators Lisa Allen: Liaison for Professor Plaskon & Prof. Wilson Natalie Arevalo: Liaison for Prof. Covert, Prof. Lovette & Prof. Gaffney
Semester Sign-ups Held in front of Professor Bob Covert’s Office in the Curry School of Education (Ruffner Hall) Room 280 – Thursday & Friday, September 2 nd & 3 rd – From 9AM until 4PM – ***Be on time – ***Bring your schedule
Inclement Weather Any school closings will be listed on the Charlottesville City School website: – – School closing hot line, – Hours can be made up the following week – *Contact your site supervisor
Networking Options Facebook Car Pooling – Make friends in your classes or at your site Bus system or Cycling Walking – Winter weather, recommended at you walk in pairs rather than alone. Be vigilant.
Sign in at your Sites Each site has a binder located either at the front desk or with your site supervisor. DO NOT FORGET TO SIGN IN!!! If you do not sign in, you will not get credit for you time at each site. You must sign in weekly. Any questions, ask your site supervisor.
Orientations at your site Orientations will be offered at each of your site at specified dates & times. ONE formal orientation will be offered at the beginning of each semester. – Late orientations will be offered at the discretion of your site supervisor, if any. READ your Day in the Life Booklet – Your lifeline to a successful experience – Contact your site supervisor
DITL Staff Danny Wilmer, Supervisor, DITL Jeff Kirkland, Team Leader Retha Wright, Grants Writer Daniel Kirkland, Site Coordinator Marcia Johnson, Site Coordinator Lilly Arevalo, Site Coordinator Natalie Arevalo, Site Coordinator Lisa Allen, Site Coordinator Chris Johnson, Site Coordinator Makeda Trotman, Site Coordinator Darryl Wood, Site Coordinator
Any Questions? Its okay if you do not have any questions at this time… Lilly Arevalo at or call her at Thanks for your time