Chair Academy Sponsored Virtual Professional Development Sessions

March 26, 2020

 

 

Working remotely is on the rise.

 

If you are new to remote work, we are here to make the change easier for you. Learn how to manage your team effectively when working remotely by attending our Chair Academy sponsored virtual professional development sessions starting tomorrow, March 26th 2020. 

 

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Topic: The Power of Hope: Increasing Student Success

 

By: Scott Geddis

 

Date: Thursday March 26, 2020, 10:00 AM (MST) 

 

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

The Power of Hope: Increasing Student Success

 

Hope is the belief that the tomorrow will be better than today and that you have the power to make that so. In the book Making Hope Happen: Create the Future you want for Yourself and Others, Shane Lopez shares his meta-analyses of hope research and concludes that, with other conditions being equal, hope leads to a 12% gain in academic performance, 14% gain in workplace outcomes and a 10% gain in happiness.This Webinar will help you explore how you can increase hope in the lives of your students, your colleagues and yourself. This webinar was previously presented as part of the NISOD Annual Virtual Conference.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

  • Review of the definition and impact of Hope in teaching.

  • Discuss three core competencies of hope: goals, agency and pathways.

  • Explore methods to measure hope and hopeful thinking.

  • Collect specific in and out of the classroom activities designed to develop hopeful thinking in students.

    If you are interested in helping students be more successful by increasing HOPE this is the webinar for you!

 

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Topic: How to Lead and Manage Adaptively and with Agility in a Season of Disruption

 

By: Dr. Jeffrey Yergler

 

Date:

 

Part 1- Thursday, March 26th, 10:30-11:30 AM (PDT)

Part 2- Wednesday, April 1st, 10:30-11:30 AM (PDT)

 

Link to attend : https://zoom.us/j/848300165

 

Dr. Jeffrey Yergler is on the faculty of Golden Gate University where he serves as professor of management and chair of the undergraduate management department teaching management, organizational behavior, and strategic leadership. He also teaches in the graduate psychology department focusing on leadership, management, and cross-cultural influences in the mental health field and within industrial organizational psychology.

 

Dial by your location:

+1 253 215 8782 US

+1 301 715 8592 US

 

Meeting ID: 848 300 165

 

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aY9i1seuK

 

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Topic: Leadership and the Yogi Mindset

 

By: Dr. Bernadette Montoya

 

Date: Friday, March 27th, 11 AM (MT)

 

Link to attend : https://zoom.us/j/847027035

 

Dr. Bernadette Montoya is an accomplished educator with an exemplary career in public and higher education. Dr. Montoya has an extensive leadership background and an exceptional record of accomplishments. She has led campus and system-wide initiatives, integrated programs to support a holistic approach to student services and has been involved in transformative changes at institutional, state and national levels.

 

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Topic: Applying Your CliftonStrengths in Times of Crisis

 

By: Scott Geddis

 

Date: Thursday April 2, 2020, 9:00 AM MST 

 

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

Applying Your CliftonStrengths in Times of Crisis

 

You have taken your CliftonStrengths Assessment and have your “top 5”. You may have attended a Strengths Workshop helping you better understand the assessment and your results. But now how can you apply your talents, as described in your CliftonStrengths Report, to real life situations. The world is in crisis right now. How can you best utilize your strengths to reduce stress, to manage your new world and to support others during these trying times.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

  • Review the CliftonStrengths assessment and your results.

  • Explore how your individual themes of talent can support you during times of crisis.

  • Discuss ways you can help others reach their potential through use of their strengths.

  • Discover ways you can create strengths-based collaboration to impact your team, your work, your family and your relationships.

    If you would like to explore how you can better apply your CliftonStrengths Themes of Talent to your day to day life, this is the webinar for you!

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Topic: Productive Conflict: Difficult Conversations

 

By: Scott Geddis

 

Date:

Part 1 Thursday April 2, 2020 11:00AM

Part 2 Thursday April 9, 2020 11:00AM

 

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

Productive Conflict: Difficult Conversations

 

Conflict and disagreement are necessary parts of successful teams and relationships however, the conflict must be productive. Productive conflict requires skills and practice. This Webinar will help you explore skills and tools necessary for productive conflict to be effective in both interpersonal and organizational settings. The material discussed in this webinar is based on three paradigms: Crucial Conversations and Interest Based Problem Solving, and Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

 

Part 1

 

  • Discuss the definition and advantages of productive conflict.

  • Explore skills and techniques necessary to participate effectively in conflict situations by having effective difficult conversations.

Part 2

 

Develop a script, using the Crucial Conversations format to host a specific difficult conversation that:

  • You have been avoiding

  • You know will be uncomfortable

  • that you feel will “not be worth it”

 

If you are interested in increasing your self-awareness around conflict behaviors, learning ways to effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict through hosting difficult conversations and designing a specific script to host a difficult conversation this webinar is for you!

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Topic: Managing and Engaging Remote Workers and Teams

 

By: Scott Geddis

 

Date: Tuesday April 7, 2020 9:00 AM MST 

 

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

Managing and Engaging Remote Workers and Teams​

 

Are you managing people and teams who are working remotely? What new issues does this new virtual reality bring to your world? This webinar will provide an opportunity to explore ways you can build engagement, create a sense of trust, compassion, stability and hope, and support wellbeing in those you lead.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

  • Discuss ways to manage remote workers.

  • Explore ways to build trust and engage your remote workers.

  • Create ways to keep remote workers wellbeing high.

  • Learn ways to address the loneliness and isolation felt by remote workers.

  • Explore how to lead teams working remotely

 Are you managing people and teams who are working remotely and want to explore and share some tips about how to be more effective for them and for the students they serve? Then this is the webinar for you. Join us and hear proven ways to lead remotely and share best practices with other managers facing the same situation.

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