Training Team Meeting Recap – 1st February 2024

This meeting followed this meeting agenda in GitHub. You can see conversations from the meeting in this Slack Log. (If you don’t have a SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at account, you can set one up.)

Introductions and Welcome

There were 16 attendees: @bsanevans, @sierratr, @courtneypk, @lada7042, @piyopiyofox, @west7, @ardianimaya, @huzaifaalmesbah, @digitalchild (async), @devmuhib (async), @amitpatelmd (async), @cnormandigital (async), @quitevisible (async), @mebo (async), @eboxnet (async), @askdesign (async).

We’ve had some new people join the channel recently.
@saqib59@linuxplus@proloybhaduri@thiarara@hasanfardous,@jmuiruri@magork@missywilliamsdigital, @narolainfotech.

Welcome! Please post in the #training channel or reach out to a team member to help you with contributing. Resources to check out our onboarding program, and our Guide Program.


Meeting Note Takers

  • February 8 – @zunaid321
  • February 15 – need volunteer
  • February 22 – need volunteer

We’re looking for volunteers to take notes each week through the rest of February. Would anyone like to volunteer for the team? Please post in the #training channel

Looking for feedback

Looking for volunteers

  • Who would like to facilitate an Online Workshop this year? Come and apply to facilitate. Or if you have any questions about Online Workshops, feel free to reach out to a Faculty member.
  • Call for Mentors and Mentees for the project-wide Mentorship program – Closes on February 7th 2024.
  • Faculty reviewers requested to look at and audit the Handbook pages. Feedback received so far can we viewed and updated in the GitHub project.
  • Looking for Contributor Spotlight authors – Share your availability in thread
  • Looking for any faculty members interested in running the Guide Program – Share your interest in thread

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

Attendees:  @digitalchild@psykro@devmuhib, @mebo

  • @digitalchild hosted his first Dev Squad Triage session last week.
  • Reviewed PR – #2172 (Add script to count unique learners in Sensei)
  • No issues waiting to be triaged
  • Closed #832 [Related Course: Create a Custom BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Theme #1] How Classic and Block Themes Are Developed – Lesson Plan
  • Closed After fixing – #850 [Course Exercise] Creating Template Parts: Headers and Footers

If you’re interested in participating, come visit the #meta-learn Slack channel at 7:00 UTC. You’ll find the time shown in your local timezone on the Training Team’s meeting calendar.

Other News

Come and Contribute

Content ready for review

Feedback awaiting validation

Topics awaiting vetting

Good first issues for developers

Validated feedback awaiting fix

Project Updates

Learning Pathways – Share progress regarding the project in thread

2024 goal planning sessions – Team Reps will be publishing an outline of the team’s goals soon.

  • Once the goals are published, we’ll be looking for folks to lead the different projects through the year. Keep your eyes out for the post coming soon.

Faculty Updates

Faculty members were asked to review and answer the following questions

  • What have you been working on and how has it been going?
  • Anything you’ve accomplished since the last meeting?
  • Do you have any blockers?
  • Can other Faculty or Training Team members help you in some way?

Open Discussions

  • Item submitted by @devmuhib was discussed – @bsanevans asked if anyone have comments about how best to move this forward?
  • @courtneypk shared an update with everyone. Starting next week, she will be shifting her focus back to the #community-team and just be less present in Training Team spaces. Folks thanked her for her contributions so far and wished her a great year ahead.

You can see all meetings scheduled on this meeting calendar. If you are new to the Training Team, then come walk through our onboarding program to get to know the team and how we work. And if you have questions, feel free to reach out in the #training Slack channel at any time.

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