Time Management for Community Educators
Beat Workload Overload. Be More Effective. Achieve More. The course teaches you to work efficiently and use your time wisely. Learn to set goals and identify tasks, prioritize and schedule your time, develop and maintain focus, and motivate yourself to achieve the most important things. Share your own experiences and best practices. Explore tools that will help you become more productive.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Edina Community Center
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Reimagined Cultural Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Training
Presented by Joanne K. Reeck
MCEA believes purposeful engagement is the role of Community Education to ensure awareness and accessibility to quality opportunities and resources that are inclusive of the needs of All community members. MCEA should be a leader in understanding, communicating and promoting diversity in community education programs and community engagement.
Joanne K. Reeck is a consultant with” United For Change.” Ms. Reeck will share and discuss intercultural conflict styles and communication which moves departments and individuals to better understand their role in equity trainings and operations.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
St. Anthony Community Center
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
$55 - 3 CEU’s
Human Resources Essentials -
More Effective Employee Selection and Onboarding
Presented by Dr. Bruce Miles, Big River Group
Resumes and standard interviews are the most unreliable , yet most often used sources of data regarding applicants. This workshop will present and detail a more effective search system that brings new order and elements to searches by using tools and strategies from executive searches in private business. Participants in this session will be guided through a clear and consistent set of steps that reduces search time, allows for more reliable ranking and selection of candidates, uses more accurate interviewing techniques, and promotes a better match between the district’s needs and the eventual finalist. Handouts and worksheets will be available.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Problem Solving and Thinking on Your Feet
Presented by Dawn Huber
Problem solving for any community educator, no matter your position, is a critical skill. Employers want people who can use creativity, reasoning and past experiences to identify and solve problems effectively. Inexperienced problem solvers tend to jump right in to a solution stage of problem solving without taking proper time to fully understand the problem. In turn, unpreparedness may cause more problems. The key is to discover the real problem (often multiple) up front and then come up with successful solutions. The task of thinking on your feet is a learned skill and is invaluable in times of issues and concerns. Join us to get at all of this and more
Thursday, February 22, 2018