BranchOut!'s Annual Training Program 


Welcome All BranchOut! Students

Welcome, all students to this year's BranchOut! Summer program!


On Saturday, June 20th, 2020, at 3-6 pm, we will be holding a training session for all mentors. We will discuss instruction, rules, and expectations for all summer options, including tutoring, the community role models project, the research project, BranchOut! Innovator, etc. Additionally, we are honored to have a few guest speakers attend and talk about their experiences and advice.

The speakers include: 

-Mr. Edward Osborne: Edward Osborne was born and raised in England. His family emigrated to U.S. when he was a middle-schooler.  He's a thirteen-year veteran Social Studies teacher and the current Social Studies Department Chair in FCPS. He earned a master’s degree in Education from the University of Virginia. Additionally, he is the current co-Chair and Mason District School Board appointee on the Minority Student Achievement Oversight Committee.

- Ms. Miao Cao: Miao Cao is the Principal for C. M. & Associates, a transformation coaching company in career and leadership development. She leveraged over two decades of global and multicultural business experience across management consulting, investment banking, venture capital/private equity, and executive search. She holds an MBA from Stanford University and trained for executive coaching at Columbia University and CTI.

Our training session will be held on Zoom, with a Youtube link live streaming. More information will be given out via email. We look forward to seeing our 150 members and BranchOut! supporters there! 

Below is the flyer and schedule for our training event:

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