Recap for Training Team meeting May 4, 2021

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The agenda for the meeting can be found here.

Attendance: @chaion07@ashiquzzaman, @courane01@alexstine, @onealtr, @evarlese , @paaljoachim, @thisisyeasin

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  1. The Learn Working Group will begin merging the meetings into the training team meetings. Merging Learn Working Group into Training Team meetings
    @erica and @Hugh Lashbrooke have done a great deal around the workshops and the functionality of Learn. As part of flowing with where and when the people are present, and based upon feedback, it makes sense to consolidate the number of meetings. Look for agenda items around workshops and functionality to begin making their way into the Training Team meeting agendas soon.
  2. @courane01 has shared a High-Level Roadmap to Learn WordPress post. The post is dabbling with a way to map out what to learn in what order for new developers or new to WP.  Any kind of feedback is appreciated in the P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at post.
  3. @erica appended a comment to the Contributor Ladder –  This is a segue into the user roles on Learn as well.
  4. The additional proposals in news – user roles – @erica has a doc in a draft state to help clarify what and why we need the unique roles on Learn. The training team had a discussion about what is needed as well for auditing content, and where #docs may overlap.  @courane01 will publish the proposal next week.

    Scope of Training Team – @andreamiddleton (she/her)@Hauwa Abashiya@erica@Hugh Lashbrooke, and @courane01 have been discussing creating a proposal to expand the scope and hope to open a discussion on the blog this week. Andrea will help draft that. Essentially when the Training Team formed, the goal was to create lesson plans.  A series of lesson plans would then be considered a workshop (think of a half or full single-day meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area.). Learn has evolved from that original vision, and Training Team does help with scoping areas beyond lesson plans. The training team is in discussion on the mission statement of the Training Team, and what the team can grow into.

Current work in progress

  1. Lessons in the process: (These need to incorporate the lesson plan template, and bump the content into the lesson plan walkthrough)
    1. Setting up a local WordPress Development Environment for Core
    2. Testing a Trac ticket or a Github PR
    3. Trial run on a lesson plan and workshop about overcoming Imposter Syndrome by @lepittenger as part of Web Dev Studios 5FTF to be included in the speaker series.
  2. Lessons ready to be drafted
    1. Use browser dev tools to anonymized info
    2. What other teams have found
    3. How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x
    4. Using a browser inspector
    5. What to do when you forget your password

A few of these @courane01 will take on as they are self-serving for onboarding folks to training/release-comms/docs teams.  @Lu has begun some work on the creating a blog post. If anyone would like to especially get started creating a lesson plan, Forgetting Your Password would be a great one to pick up

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