Graduate Call Archive

Graduate Call Archives

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, July 25, 2021

Topic: Air Travel – Guidelines and Policies

Please note the audio for this call was so large that it had to be split into two parts due to website upload constraints.

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, April 25, 2021

Topic: Meet Your 2021-2022 Guiding Eyes Graduate Council members and Officers

Council members in attendance:

Liz Bottner, Victoria Keatting, Andrea Conner, Nicole Yarmolkevich, Deborah Groeber, Rick Ross, Leslie Hamric, Deirdre Maxwell, Cindy LaBon, and Jywanza Maye

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, January 31, 2021

Topic: It Takes A Village Part Two: Six graduates address questions from participating Puppy Raisers

Panelists – Graduate Council Members:
Andrea Conner and Gretzky, second guide dog
Liz Bottner and Ocala, fourth guide dog/first running guide dog
Nicole Yarmolkevich and Pat, third guide dog
Deborah Groeber and Iris, sixth guide dog/first running guide dog
Abby Edwards and Kathy, first guide dog
Rick Ross and Leon, first guide dog

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, October 25, 2020

Topic: It Takes A Village: Four Puppy Raisers Share Their Insights On Puppy Raising.

Panelists:
Samantha Epstein, Finger Lakes Region
Holly McGuire, Virginia Beach – Prince William Region
Paula Weronski, Erie County Region
Tara Schatz, Southwestern Vermont Regional Coordinator – Southwest Vermont Region

Guiding Eyes Graduate Call – Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Topic:  An overview of class and field training protocols.

Presenter:  Mike Goehring, Regional Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (RGDMI) – Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Guiding Eyes Graduate Call – Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Topic:  Reworking guide dogs after errors and how to approach and work around obstacles

Presenter:  Andrea Martine, Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) – Specialized Training Department, Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Guiding Eyes Graduate Call – Saturday, May 23, 2020

Topic: Using the Clicker as a Training Tool

Presenter: Caryn Fellows, Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) – Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, April 26, 2020

Topic: Meet Your 2020-2021 Guiding Eyes Graduate Council

Guiding Eyes Graduate Quarterly Call – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Topic: Misconceptions and Myths – Relates to calling the school for help with training, behavior and/or retirement

Presenter:  Mike Goehring, Regional Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (RGDMI) Guiding Eyes for the Blind