Leading and Managing Emphasizing "Soft Skills"
Presented by Bruce Miles, Big River Consulting Group
A critical asset for leaders and one that has been documented as a key predictor of success are traits that fall under the heading of "Soft Skills". Current leadership and coaching best practice actually documents a lack of soft skills as a career derailer.
This session will deliver training on some essential sub topics for Community Education leaders, including:
Balancing ownership of leadership responsibilities with consensus building
Organizing and issue diagnosis leading to success and reducing conflict
Using multiple levels of coaching with employees of varying experience and abilities
Actual cases will be presented with an emphasis on the reduction of conflict with difficult and resistant employees. Examples of all research results, assessment tools and management strategies will be handed ...
How to Develop and Write Your Youth Development Plans
Presented by Amy Skare, Youth Programs Supervisor, Stillwater Com. Ed., and Michelle Kamenov, MDE
Just how do you develop and write your youth development plans? What is the process? Is there a template? It's time to get together and develop how this gets done the right way.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
Location: Minnesota Department of Ed., Conference Center A, CC-13
1500 Highway 36, Roseville, MN
$55 (includes 3 CEUs)
Community Education Finance and Financial Management –Maintaining Integrity and Viability
Presented by Bob Meyer, MCEA Executive Director & C.E. Director in Chisago Lakes
CE finance and financial management is becoming increasingly complex. CE Directors, Coordinators and Managers and Supervisors are coping with numerous challenges, including changes in funding formulas, continuous balancing of multiple revenue sources, generating new revenues and protecting existing revenues in CE.
Three separate financial management sessions are being offered with a follow up clinic for technical assistance concluding the last session. These workshops will include various materials, examples and useful tools and information.
Click here to register for one, two or all three workshops (sorry - no discounts for attending all 3)
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MCEA Leadership Days
Feb. 20 & 21, 2020
Daring Leadership: Taking Smart Risks in 2020
Successful organizations take risks. Strengthen your team’s ability to take smart risks and solve problems by creating a culture of belonging, inclusivity, and diverse perspectives in your organization. We will use the tools set forth by research professor Brené Brown in her book, Dare to Lead. A Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator will illustrate the collection of four skill sets that are necessary to cultivate courage, commitment and shared purpose, strive for excellence, empathy and self-compassion and to make valuable contributions and take smart risks.
Cultures thrive when all stakeholders are engaged and active in working together. Human-Centered Design is another innovative problem solving tool that is grounded in empathy and ...