Before the Workshop

Action items to prepare for the workshop

Two weeks before

  • Identify scope of workshop
    • What is your goal?
    • What specific project will this workshop cover?
  • Identify workshop participants
    • Select a diverse group of community members who are willing to work together. Where possible, they should represent as many aspects of the project as possible.
    • Suggestion: This workshop works best online with no more than 12 participants, assuming 3 breakout groups of no more than 4 people.
  • Identify workshop facilitators
  • Invite members to the workshop
  • Create calendar invites for Attendees, including links to a copy of the facilitator deck
    • Suggestion: ensure copy is emailed and also in the invite agenda. Not all participants will use the same collaboration tools.
    • Suggested Copy: Meeting Invite

Three Days Before

  • Create copies of Worksheets for each breakout session

Pre-workshop Facilitator Prep

  • Meet with notetaker to review workshop cadence and discuss roles