Upcoming training and learning opportunities


Workshop: Culturally Responsive Practice

Tuesday, March 5 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This workshop identify key aspects of building a workplace culture where all individuals feel welcome to bring their full selves to the workplace. The goal of the workshop is to develop the skills and techniques to engage diverse stakeholders from an anti-oppressive lens. The workshop will also explore the ways we voluntarily and involuntarily display identity, power and privilege.

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Workshop: Building a Culture of Feedback

Monday, March 18  | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Clear communication is crucial to effective employee engagement, performance and satisfaction, but we aren't always good at it! This workshop will identify what effective feedback is, how to give and receive it, and will equip users to have discussions with subordinates, peers and others when sharing meaningful information

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Workshop: Group Facilitation and Presentation Skills 

Thursday, April 4| 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Strategic facilitation and management of groups requires leaders to carefully plan ahead, think on their feet, modify activities based on the group needs. In this session, educators explore what is means to facilitate (versus teaching, listening, counseling, etc.), discuss behavior challenges that interfere with managing group of teens and adults, and practice using various facilitation modalities. Participants will take part in hands-on activities, be given a list of strategies that will support their facilitating approach, and leave with action plans to use in their own classrooms.

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Workshop: Coaching and Goal Setting

Monday, April 15 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Being clear about expectations is one thing, but providing the right support is a skillset in itself! This workshop will provide contextual information related to coaching, identifying the components of coaching, how to work toward improvement and how to effectively create specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goals.

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Workshop: Social Emotional Learning at Work: How to use SEL in the Workplace

Thursday, May 14 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

This workshop is designed for participants who have some knowledge of SEL and wish to learn more about tapping into Emotional Intelligence in the workplace. In this session, we will highlight the key features of EI, how to improve your own skills and how to share EI practices with your team. Participants will examine how to adapt SEL principles into any stage of their career. Through reflection, mock planning and group work, this class will give attendees opportunities to engage with the content and problem solve challenges.

 

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Workshop: Cultural Competency and Implicate Bias

Thursday, May 23 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Working in diverse workspaces can lead to individuals’ personal bias’ and influence creating potential conflict. It can also lead to subtle racial and gender inequalities and tension. In this workshop, we’ll examine what implicate bias is, how to identify it in the workplace, and strategies that both leadership and general staff members can use to increase cultural competency.