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Fall 2017 Workshops

Our on-line brochure documenting the spring workshops from the following four entities: Academic Development and Assessment, Instructional Technologies, Professional Development, and Technology Resources.

Professional Development (PD) Workshops:

Professional Development will send out an email announcing open registration for each workshop approximately 3 weeks prior to each workshop date. Registration will close 1 week prior to the workshop date for preparation purposes. To register or cancel for a workshop, sign in to your SAP Portal and click on the Training and Development tab.

Note the NEW designation by the new workshops offered this semester. Courses designated with CPE could qualify for the CPA Continuing Professional Education Program.

Why University Strategic Planning?--Transitioning to the 2017-2023 Planning Cycle   NEW
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment
Tuesday, September 5
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or
Wednesday, September 6
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460

Health and Wellness Lunch-and-Learn Series   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Wednesday, September 6
Noon - 1 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, September 8
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex

Administrative Outcomes Assessment Series: Creating an Outcomes Assessment Plan -CANCELED
This workshop has been canceled. Any new personnel interested in information on outcomes assessment should contact the University Planning and Assessment Office:  
(512) 245-2780

Health and Wellness Lunch-and-Learn Series: Nutrition Guidelines: Feeding Healthy Children   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Tuesday, September 12
Noon – 1 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365                                                 

Pre Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Pre Award Services Staff: Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Director; and Proposal Coordinators Ms. Jacque Miles, Ms. Raquel Rust, Ms. Monica Swift, and Ms. Alex Smith
Thursday, September 14      
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.                                   
JCK 420

IN(ability): Disability Does Not Mean Inability
Mr. Joshua Love, Outreach, Assessment and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services
Friday, September 15
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460/Avery 365

Administrative Outcomes Assessment Series: Developing Assessment Methods/Measures--CANCELED
This workshop has been canceled. Any new personnel interested in information on outcomes assessment should contact the University Planning and Assessment Office:  
(512) 245-2780

Supporting Transgender/Gender Diverse People in Higher Education Settings
Ms. Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst, VPSA Office, Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization
Wednesday, September 20
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.   
JCK 460/Avery 365

From Foster Care to College Student: Helping Support Foster Care Alumni Succeed at Texas State
Dr. Christine Norton, Associate Professor, School of Social Work; Dr. Toni Watt, Professor, Department of Sociology; Mr. Terence Parker, Associate Director, Retention Management and Planning; and FACES Student and Foster Care Alumna (TBD)
Thursday, September 21
10 a.m. – noon
JCK 460/Avery 365

In Limbo: Dilemmas Faced by Undocumented Students    NEW
Mr. Jesse Silva, Assistant Director, Student Diversity & Inclusion; and Ms. Michelle Sotolongo, Student Development Specialist, Honors College
Monday, September 25
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Responding to Emergencies on Campus: Standard Response Protocol Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Tuesday, September 26
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or    
Wednesday, September 27                   
8:30 -11:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Post Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Post Award Services Staff:  Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Interim Director; and Accountants: Ms. Gail May, Mr. Preston Comstock, Ms. Kara Ulibarri, and Mr. Chad Nolte
Tuesday, September 26   
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

Allies Training
Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization: Mr. Joshua Love, Outreach, Assessment and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services; and Mr. Mark Provence, Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, September 27       
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.          
JCK 460/Avery 365

Providing Legendary Customer Service
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor Emeritus of Department of Communication Studies
Friday, September 29
8 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100

Administrative Outcomes Assessment Series: Implementing Assessment Plans--CANCELED
This workshop has been canceled. Any new personnel interested in information on outcomes assessment should contact the University Planning and Assessment Office:  
(512) 245-2780

Teacher Certification Advising
Office of Educator Preparation: Dr. Jodie Flint, Director; Ms. Stephanie Long, Certification Officer
Monday, October 2
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Securing Confidential Information
Information Security Analysts in Information Security Office:  Mr. JD Moore and Mr. Rick Myers 
Wednesday, October 4
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or
Thursday, October 5
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Health and Wellness Lunch-and-Learn Series: Creating a Culture of Health at Texas State: What's In It for You and What's In It for Texas State   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Thursday, October 5    
Noon - 1 p.m.   
JCK 460/Avery 365

QPR—Suicide Prevention Training
Ms. Kate Cotnam, Certified QPR Instructor and Counseling Specialist, Counseling Center
Monday, October 9
2 - 4:30 p.m.   
JCK 460/Avery 365

Wellness Fair    NEW
Wednesday, October 11
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
LBJSC Ballroom                       

Bridging Learning to Life: Helping Students Transition into the Workplace    NEW
University College:  Ms. Catarina Dominguez-Bustos, Grant Specialist; and Ms. April Barnes, Director of PACE Academic Coaching
Thursday, October 12
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, October 13
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex

Credit Card Acceptance at Texas State
Ms. Kim Stringham, Merchant Services & Ecommerce Specialist, Treasurer’s Office
Tuesday, October 17
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Managing Change
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor Emeritus of Department of Communication Studies
Wednesday, October 18
8 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100

College Mental Health, Part I: Understanding and Helping Your Students in Distress
Dr. Clare Duffy, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, October 18
2 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Managing@TXSTATE
Coordinated by Human Resources with presentations from various offices
2-Day Course on Thursdays:
October 19 and October 26     
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily        
JCK 460

A Legal Primer for Texas State Administrators    NEW
Texas State University System Office of General Counsel, coordinated by Dr. Fernando Gomez, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
Friday, October 20   
9 a.m. – noon             
JCK 1100

Getting Started with Focus Groups for Assessment
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment and Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Monday, October 23
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Understanding the University’s Sponsored Program Policies (UPPS, AA-PPS, FSS-PPS, etc.)    NEW 
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Post Award Staff: Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Interim Director; and Accountants: Ms. Gail May, Mr. Preston Comstock, Ms. Kara Ulibarri, and Mr. Chad Nolte
Tuesday, October 24
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.             
JCK 420

Manage Conflict and Confrontation    NEW
Mr. Carl Flowers, Facilitator with Fred Pryor Seminars
Friday, October 27
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Or
1 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Texas State Retirement Plans 101
Ms. Heather Houston, Benefits Manager, Human Resources
Monday, October 30
3 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or
Tuesday, October 31    
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460

7 Habits of Highly Effective People®
Dr. Barbara Sanders, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Certified Facilitator with FranklinCovey
Five Half Days on Tuesdays:
October 31, November 7, November 14, November 21, and November 28
1 - 5 p.m.
JCK 460

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Wednesday, November 1
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Or                                               
Thursday, November 2
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460     

Health and Wellness Brunch-and-Learn Series: Enhancing Wellness: One Dimension at a Time   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Friday, November 3 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  
JCK 460/Avery 365                   

Delve into the Data: Resources for Texas State Institutional Data
Dr. G. Marc Turner, Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Monday, November 6
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Or
Tuesday, November 7
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 623

Texas State Blood Drive                       
Tuesday, November 7                           
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
JCK 1100

Kuali Research Overview
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Pre Award Staff: Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Director; and Proposal Coordinators Ms. Jacque Miles, Ms. Raquel Rust, Ms. Monica Swift, and Ms. Alex Smith
Wednesday, November 8
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.                                     
JCK 460/Avery 365

Transition from Service to Classroom: Helping Student Veterans Succeed at Texas State
Mr. Jesse Silva, Assistant Director, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion; Ms. Nina Toomer, Financial Aid Advisor, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships; Dr. Carl Van Aacken, Lab Coordinator and Tutor Corps Co-Director, Student Learning Assistance Center; and Mr. Ross Wood, Career Advisor, Career Services
Thursday, November 9
9 - 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, November 10
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex

Mobile and Smart Device Security
Information Security Analysts in Information Security Office: Mr. JD Moore and Mr. Rick Myers
Monday, November 13
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or
Tuesday, November 14
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

For the Record: What You Really Need to Know About Records Management
Ms. Kris Toma, University Archivist and Records Manager, Information Technology
Wednesday, November 15
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365
Or
Thursday, November 16
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Travel Policy and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant III, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Thursday, November 16
1 – 5 p.m.        
JCK 460/Avery 365

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Friday, November 17
1 - 5 p.m.         
Pecos Building, Room 206

Health and Wellness Lunch-and-Learn Series: Setting Boundaries: Saying "Yes" to Yourself Sometimes Means Saying "No" to Others   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Wednesday, November 29
Noon - 1 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

College Mental Health, Part II: I Want to Help, But How?
Dr. Clare Duffy, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, November 29
2 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Social Media at Texas State
Office of University Marketing: Ms. Vanessa Villescas, Social Media Coordinator; and Ms. Nicole Hefner, Copy Editor
Thursday, November 30
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

Research Cash Advances
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President for Research and Federal Relations and Ms. Cindi Scheid, Assistant Director of Accounting
Thursday, November 30
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.   
JCK 460/Avery 365

Teambuilding
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director of Professional Development, Human Resources
Tuesday, December 5
and
Tuesday, December 12
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Health and Wellness Lunch-and-Learn Series: Living Well with Diabetes   NEW
An educational series (bring your own healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Wednesday, December 6
Noon - 1 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

SAP Chart of Accounts
Ms. Angela Brandenberger, Assistant Director, General Accounting Office
Wednesday, December 6
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

All About Employment
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources
Thursday, December 7                          
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, December 8
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex

A Deeper Look at Focus Groups: Best Practices and Strategies for Success    NEW
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research; Dr. Jennifer Beck, Director of Retention Management & Planning; and Ms. Lanita Legan, Associate Director of the LBJ Student Center
Wednesday, December 13
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460/Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, January 12
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex