By Todd Woodward on 2020-09-26 17:21 in Educational Outreach

Joomla Educational Outreach

Conversation update and sync - Meeting Notes
September 26, 2020 - 16:00 UTC

In attendance: AK Shehu, Chris Keen, Todd Woodward, Shirielle “SD” Williams


Apologies: Laura Gordon

Absent: Daniel Dubois, Brian Mitchell, Brian Ronnow, Elisa Foltyn, Holger Kremers, Robbie Adair, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahal, Marco Dings, Daniel Dubois


Invited Guests: Ruchika Nagarkar, Benjamin Trenkle


The meeting focused on understanding the proposed Joomla Student Club with guests Ruchika Nagarkar and Benjamin Trenkle.

Topics Discussed

  1. Joomla Community Magazine (JCM) 

    •  AK will submit for October edition 

  2. Joomla Student Club

    • Campus Clubs with Joomla Advocates trained by JEO to mentor on-campus student volunteers

    • Encourage student volunteers

    • One path could be to teach Joomla Coding Standards for developers, other paths should be offered as well

    • An onboarding process needs as well as ongoing support  and retention of volunteers

    • Purposeful stretch goals to achieve milestones for example to complete a milestone, present at a JoomlaDay event

    • Collaboration needed between Volunteer Engagement Team (VET), JEO, etc

Action Items 

  • Todd: Share document compilation of the mission feedback from the group

  • Chris: Work with Benjamin and Ruchika to further outline the idea so that JEO and provide feedback on how they can help

Next Meeting: 

  • Working Group Mission Statement 

  • Review the rough outline for the Joomla Student Club and discuss how can help 

Working Group Meeting

Friday, October 23, 2020 at 16:00 UTC via Google Meet. 

Invite will be sent to team distribution and posted in Glip.


Add items to the Agenda Document  by Wednesday, October 21st.