Thursday, 29 &

Friday, 30

ETC Conference 2021
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Welcome to

our ETC Conference!

ETC Conference 2021

You will not want to miss out on being a part of our amazing ETC virtual conference.

Aside from learning new recruitment techniques, hearing from the experts and creating new friendships, you will also have the opportunity to win FREE trip points to qualify for Maui, gift cards, spa days, surf lessons in Maui and much much more!

The first 100 people to register will receive a t-shirt, a flower lei, a notebook, a beach ball, a water bottle, a pin, and two stickers.

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Qualify for our ETC

MAUI trip!

ETC Conference 2021

ETC Trip 2021 / November 4 – 9

Only 8 placements needed to qualify!

Attendees List

Adriane Arnold
Alexandra Botts
Ali Brousseau
Alix Nathan
Amber Grant
Amy Wilch
Amy Krueger
Ana Cabrera
Andrea Gal
Angela Sharp
AnnMarie Clapp
Brenda Ferland
Bill Sharp
Caitlin Duncan
Carla Fleming
Carole Wexstaff
Cassie Marez
Charity Miller
Chelsea Swift
Chelsea Green
Cherie Connor
Chriss Minnick
Colleen Arreguin
Crystal Buchaluk
Danette Penrod
Daniela Valencia
Deb Marshall
Diane Wendroff
Donna Brown-Talbot
Emily Isaac
Eric Braughton
Erica Flora
Erika Duran
Faith Duncan
Gia Allen
Glenna Tooman
Hannah Crouch
Heather Dunlop
Heidi Pruess
Holly Keller
Jacquelyn Holcomb
Jennifer Brown
Jessica Houghton
Jessica Gutierrez
Jessica Schuman
Jocelyn Oswald
Kate Kyung-Oh
Kayla Rickett
Kelli Cousineau
Kelly Freeman
Kelsey Brigham
Kelsey Smith
Keonte’ Edmonds
Kirsten Boone
Kori Simelaro
Krista Williams
Kristal Trujillo
Kristie Halander
Kristy Fry
LeAnne Olney
Lindsey Vanparys
Lindsey Mccellon
Lissa Koffler
Lori Reid
Maria Payan
Mariel Olivas
Marissa Reisner
Marla Peters
Mary Van Hoy
Mary Francess Acott
Maureen Govea
Megan Kanvik
Melissa Lees
Melody Mcmahon
Michaela Ricciardi
Michele Avila
Michelle Haveman
Mindi Flippen
Mykensie Mleynek
Naiomi hewitt
Nicole Nittle
Nicole Baumann
Nikki Ticzon
Norma Streeting
Patricia Suiter
Paula Pond
Rebeka Ferguson
Rheadina Foster
Rhiannon Brown
Robin Stone
Sandy Hardin
Sarah Westergard
Sawyer Gibbons
Sheri Quiros
Silvia Phillips
Stefan Telford
Stephanie Elsaesser
Susan Ellenwood
Susan Plouff
Tamika Julian
Tashena Lafleur
Taylene Lozier
Taylor Badillo
Teresa Thompson
Theresa Carver
Toni Thomas
Tori Tavenner
Whitney Valdez
Zara Colazio

Virtual Daycare

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Day 1


Thursday , April 29

Pacific Standard Time

ETC Conference 2021
12:00 pm - 12:55 pm PST
Welcome & State of the Union

Alix Nathan, CEO & Brenda Ferland, Field Director

Break - 12:55 pm - 1:00 pm PST

1:00 pm - 1:55 pm PST
Social Media Recruitment

Jessica Gutierrez, Field Manager, Gia Allen, Senior Field Manager, & Christina Minnick, Assistant Field Manager

Break - 1:55 pm - 2:00 pm PST

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST
Teambuilding Game (GUESS WHO)

Beka Ferguson, Recruitment Specialist & Colleen Arreguin, Admin Assistant

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm PST
Testimonials: ETC Students


Break - 2:50 pm - 3:00 pm PST

3:00 pm - 3:25 pm PST
Breakout Session 1

Choose 1

Break - 3:25 pm - 3:30 pm PST

3:30 pm - 3:55 pm PST
Breakout Session 2

Choose 1

Closing Remarks

Day 2


Friday , April 30​

Pacific Standard Time

ETC Conference 2021
8:00 am - 8:15 am PST

Brenda Ferland, Field Director

8:15 am - 9:00 am PST
Community Recruitment

Kristie Halander, Regional Manager, Michele Avila, Senior Field Manager, & Glenna Tooman, Assistant Field Manager

9:00 am - 9:30 am PST
Guest Student

Milena Chenais, ETC student from France, Class of 2019-2020

Break - 9:30 am- 9:40 am PST

9:40 am - 10:05 am PST
Overcoming Objections

Stephanie Elsaesser, Regional Manager & Michele Avila, Senior Field Manager

10:05 am - 10:20 am PST
LC Testimonials


10:20 am - 10:45 am PST
Breakout Session 3

Choose 1

Break - 10:45 am- 10:50 am PST

10:50 am - 11:15 am PST
Breakout Session 4

Choose 1

Lunch - Regional Meetings - 11:15 am - 12:30 pm PST

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm PST
Insight into ETC’s Sending Organizations


12:45 pm - 1:15 pm PST
Student Support & Cultural Education

Silvia Phillips, Student Support Manager

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm PST
HF Testimonials


Break - 1:30 pm- 1:35 pm PST

1:35 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Teresa Thompson, Senior Field Manager & Sheri Quiros, Regional Manager

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST
LC Panel

Break - 2:30 pm- 2:40 pm PST

2:40 pm - 3:05 pm PST
Breakout Session 5

Choose 1

Break - 3:05 pm- 3:10 pm PST

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm PST
Breakout Session 6

Choose 1

3:30 pm - 3:55 pm PST
Takeaways, Games & Closing

Colleen Arreguin, Admin Assistant & Jocelyn Oswald, Program Manager

Break - 3:55 pm- 4:00 pm PST

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST
Happy Hour

Colleen Arreguin, Admin Assistant, Gia Allen, Senior Field Manager & Jocelyn Oswald, Program Manager

Breakout Selections

  • Creating Action Plans
  • Small group practice overcoming objections
  • Small group recruitment/practice
  • Student Support/Mediation/Disciplinary process
  • Sharepoint/Website resources
  • Lead Management

Team Videos

ETC Conference 2021
Meet our Field Director, Brenda Ferland, our Recruitment Specialist, Beka Ferguson, our Regional Manager, Cassie Marez, & our Senior Field Manager, Teresa Thompson!
Meet our Regional Manager, Kristie Halander, our Senior Field Manager, Michele Avila, our Field Manager, Mindi Flippen, & our Student Support Manager, Silvia Phillips!
Meet our CEO, Alix Nathan, our Regional Manager, Stephanie Elsaesser, our Senior Field Manager, Gia Allen, & our Program Manager, Jocelyn Oswald!
Meet our Training Manager, Kirsten Boone, our Assistant Field Manager, Chelsea Green, our Program Assistant, Chelsea Swift, & our Assistant Field Manager, Christina Minnick!​