There are four roles to play in each meeting: facilitator and three presenters. Presenter #1 is responsible for setting the theme and date/time of each 2-hour meeting. Presenters #2 and #3 can join that session if their research falls within that general theme or if they have a timely topic they would like to discuss. All presenters may prepare an informal or formal talk on a topic of their choice. This can be based on a research topic (e.g., teacher training, religious literacy) or a general topic of interest (e.g., publishing, job searches).
It is recommended that Presenter #1 choose between one of following three times to host the 2-hour meeting. Please note that a majority of members live in the Eastern time zone, however, many others reside on the West Coast of the United States and in Europe.
We ask that all members choose at least one time where they will facilitate a video meeting. Here are the proposed action items to consider when playing the role of a facilitator for the collaborative: