Cloud Coach

Student Resources

Washburn High School & Cargill

Mr. Byrd, Ms. Murphy-Olsen, & Mr. Rist

Think forward. Act now.

Thank you for being a part of the Cloud Coach program!  Learn more about the Cloud Coach program by watching the video to the right.

During the Cloud Coach program you will be able to:

  • think about your future and possible career paths after high school
  • set achievable short-term goals
  • discuss strategies for overcoming obstacles

 

In the Cloud Coach program, you will be paired with a mentor.  You and your mentor will send a message weekly and discuss you interests and hobbies, current goals, and future aspirations.  Learn more about the role of your mentor by watching the video to the right!

 

Now that you know more about the Cloud Coach program, let’s get started!  Click on the “Program Kickoff” tab below!

What is Cloud Coach?

What is a Mentor?

Let’s get started!

1. Look in your school email for a message from Cloud Coach called “Cloud Coach Student Pre-Survey”.  Complete this pre-survey.

2. Understand your role in the Cloud Coach program.  Read through the Student Guide and watch the Student Guide Video.  When you are done watching the What is Cloud Coach Video and Student Guide Video, take this required quiz.

3. Watch the Program Kickoff Video to the right!  After watching the video, complete this optional quiz to be entered to win a prize pack.

4. Watch this video or look at this document to learn more about how you can win a Prize Pack during the Cloud Coach program!

Kickoff Video

Your mentor works at Cargill.  “Call us optimistic. We believe the world eats better when we eat together. Starting from a single grain elevator in Iowa, our passion has always been to bring producers and consumers of food closer to one another.

Learn more about Cargill by watching the video to the right!

Additional Resources

All About Cargill

The first four weeks of the program focus on thinking forward.  You and your mentor will get to know each other and begin thinking about what you would like to do after high school.

 

Now that you’ve completed all of your program kickoff activities and learned more about Cargill, it’s time to start writing messages!

You will wait to receive your mentor’s first message.  When your mentor sends their message, it will be sent to your school email account.  When opening the email, you will be able to read your mentor’s message and click a link to go to the online portal.  The online portal is a safe and secure way for BestPrep to monitor the messages.  You will write your reply message into the box titled “Message” and click “Submit” at the bottom of the page!

Click the many links below for extra support as you write your message each week to your mentor!

Think Forward

The Virtual Cloud Summit is a live virtual event that lasts one hour.  During this Virtual Cloud Summit, you will hear from a company speaker, watch a virtual company tour, participate in engaging activities, and “meet” your mentor!

Wednesday, February 24th from 10AM-11AM

  • Virtual Cloud Summit Agenda
  • Virtual Cloud Summit Tips for the Student Mentor Meetings
  • My Top Strengths Document for the Student Mentor Meetings

Join Us at the Virtual Cloud Summit!

The last four weeks of the Cloud Coach program focuses on acting now!  You and your mentor will discuss what actions you can take now in order to take active steps towards reaching your future dreams!

Click the many links below for extra support as you write your message each week to your mentor!

Week 5: Example Message & Writing Tutorial

Week 6: Example Message & Writing Tutorial

Week 7: Example Message & Writing Tutorial

Week 8: Read your mentor’s message and complete the post-survey. Both can be found in your school email account.

Act Now

Check out the many additional resources below!

cargill cloud summit