SOAR Workshop Coordinator Guide

A very warm welcome to you from Ann Kullberg and the rest of the SOAR Colored Pencil Workshop Team! We are so thrilled you are here! You've joined a team of  many fabulous local coordinators who not only enjoy the perks of attending workshops for free - but play a vital role in bringing the love of colored pencils to cities from coast to coast.

This page includes everything you'll need to know to understand your responsibilities - and rewards - as a SOAR Workshop Coordinator. Please ready through these pages carefully, and let Ashley know if you have any questions at

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SOAR Workshop - Coordinator Task Timeline


• Choose an appropriate venue. We have a full list of specification required here.

• Field questions from students about local hotel accommodations and restaurants and help gather information for your Local Hub Information page (see bottom of this page for examples).

• Spread the word and recruit students - local marketing is an absolute necessity. We'll provide marketing materials and guidance - you'll be our boots on the ground. Read more about marketing here

During the workshop

• Set up the classroom including camera, TV, product table, water station and workshop packets. Read the complete setup overview here.

• Check in students and introduce the instructor.

• Pass out SOAR giveaways and collect product order forms.

After the workshop

• Ship unused packets and order forms back to the Ann Kullberg office. 

Instructor Information

Workshop Supply Lists SOAR Instructor Bios


Local Hub Information

Click on a SOAR Hub city below to view all current local information including local restaurants, hotel recommendations, workshop meeting addresses and websites and more. These links can and will be shared with students and potential students who want to know more about local accommodations.

If we're working together to setup a new SOAR Hubyou'll be helping us build this page by collection information for your city as part of your Pre-Workshop duties.

CA - Fullerton

CN-ALB - St. Albert

CN-BC - Vancouver

FL - Spring Hill

IA - Cedar Rapids

MI - Midland

MO - Ballwin

MO - Clinton

OH - Akron

OH - Hamilton

OR - Keizer

SC - Lexington

TX - Dallas

VA - Richmond

WA - Auburn

WA - Vancouver

WA - Bothell

WV - Harpers Ferry