Kiwanis Education

Thank you for visiting the Capital District Kiwanis Education page. Our team is dedicated to making sure you have all the materials and answers you need as a Leader and Member of the Kiwanis organization. Below you will find resources & educational opportunities that our team has pulled together for you and your club.

It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere – Capital District Education Series

It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere is a monthly educational series to keep Capital District Kiwanians up-to-date on our most ‘talked about’ issues. The series is held via Zoom on the last Thursday of each month (barring holidays). We welcome your participation!

TopicPresenter(s)Video LinkDocument Link
Youth Protection & You (Oct ’20)Josh HiscockLinkLink
KI Risk Management for COVID-19 (Nov ’20)April GasslerLinkLink
Teenager of the Year Program (Dec ’20)Judy PantelidesLinkLink
KI Amplify (Jan ’21)Lynsy WikelLinkLink
Capital District Foundation
(Feb ’21)
Michael DasovichLinkLink
eCommerce – PayPal & Stripe Payment Processing (Mar ’21)Courtney Walton
Jeffrey Wolff
Ways to Effectively Support Your SLP Clubs In the Year Ahead (Apr ’21)Donna Riley
Jennifer Hiscock
Rebecca Ni
Kiwanis Social Media Strategies – Facebook (May ’21)Rogena Woods MitchellLinkLink
ACE Tools (July ’21)Rhonda VrellLinkLink
**Capital District Education Session (August ’21)**Krista Latchaw & The Education TeamRegister Below to receive linkLink
A Focus on Membership (Sept ’21)John MorrisLinkLink

Please use this form to register and receive the link to the 2021 – 2022 Capital District Education session.

October 2021 TopicLet’s Play, Inclusive Play Spaces

Meeting ID: 831 9287 6667
Passcode: 981551

All 2021 – 2022 Leaders and Members are invited to join us at the 5 O’clock Somewhere session in October to discuss inclusive play spaces & playgrounds. Come on and bring your drink!! It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere.


Our team is available for you all year long throughout your Kiwanis journey. Click HERE to contact us if you need help – any time!! We will respond as soon as possible. A full list of Educators is below.

Education Resources

The team has put together a list of helpful Education and General resources

CLE ResourcesLink
Kiwanis 101: Organization OverviewLink
Club President Resources
—- Leadership Guide: President Section
Club Secretary Resources
—- Leadership Guide: Secretary Section
Club Treasurer Resources
—- Leadership Guide: Treasurer Section
Membership Committee Resources
—- Leadership Guide: Membership Committee Section
Full Leadership GuideLink
Board of Directors InfoLink
Leadership / Position Information (Quick Reference Guide)Link
General ResourcesLink
Kiwanis Connect (Member/Secretary Dashboard) Link
Monthly Report User GuideLink
Background Check PolicyLink
Youth Protection GuidelinesLink
Kiwanis StatisticsLink
Capital District YouTube Channel (Educational Videos)Link

Capital District Education Team

Use your resources!! Contact the following Capital District Certified Educators for questions regarding any aspect of Club Leadership Education (CLE) or the materials on this page. Thank you SO much to our wonderful Education Team.

RegionEducator Name (Click on Name to Email)
Chesapeake BayJohn Hassman
Josh Hiscock
Krista Latchaw
Robin Marks
John McMillan
Heart of VirginiaDennis Baugh
Eric Lamb
Avanti Yamamoto
Mason DixonDon Dudey
National CapitalBrian Bell
David Lurie
Carolyn Richar
Jeffrey Wolff
Southeast VirginiaBrenda Garrett
Ron McCallum
Dave Rothberg
Judy Pantelides
Nancy Simonelli
Stephanie Welke
Southwest VirginiaCatherine Cummins
Jeff Dotson
Jerry Jones
John Montgomery
Jon Rife

If you are interested in becoming a Certified Educator, please contact Krista Latchaw to join the team.

Capital District Mentor Program