2023 Coordinators Conference

September 17-19, 2023

Hotel Murano, Tacoma Washington

The Bold Refresh: Building Back to Support Tomorrow’s Global Leaders


Sunday, September 17, 2023

4:00–8:00: Registration & Informal Mingle

Monday, September 18, 2023

7:45–8:30: Registration
7:30–9:25: Welcome and Introductions from University Programs
9:35–10:35: Concurrent Sessions:
PC Prep
Intercultural Competency Starts at Home: Leveraging Local Community Engagement as Training for International Service
Coverdell Fellows
Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Admissions A Journey of Iteration and Evolution
10:35-10:55: Coffee Break
10:55–12:25: Concurrent Sessions:
PC Prep
Appealing to Underrepresented Candidates for the PC Prep
Coverdell Fellows
Where to find RPCVs and how to engage in meaningful outreach
12:35–1:40: Lunch and Keynote Address
1:50–3:20: Concurrent Sessions:
PC Prep
How to build and leverage an RPCV and PC Prep Alumni network
Coverdell Fellows
Strengthening a Network of Coverdell Fellows: collaborate with colleagues to create strategies for enhanced RPCV engagement
3:20–3:40: Coffee Break
3:40-5:10: PC Prep
Creating a Picture of Bold Refresh: A Value-added Reflective Writing Workshop
3:40–4:40: Coverdell Fellows
DOS for Fellows
5:15–6:00: PC Prep
PC Prep core requirements
4:40-5:30: Coverdell Fellows
Set up for Fellows’ Fair
5:30–7:00: Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Fair

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

7:35–8:00: Registration
8:00–9:00: Peace Corps’ Climate Change Initiative
9:00-9:15: Peace Corps Response and Virtual Service
9:15-9:45: Rotary, Partnering for Peace
9:45-10:05: Coffee Break
Peace Corps Response Information Table/Rotary Information table
10:15–11:45: Concurrent Sessions:
PC Prep
Goldilocks Engagement: Offering "Just the Right Amount"
         Coverdell Fellows
Coverdell Fellows and the Peace Corps Act
11:55–1:10: Lunch and Keynote Address
1:15–1:45: Brand Central Updates
1:45–2:00: Conference Closing