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Spring 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.

Jan

Feb

March

April

May

January

Allies Training   CPE
Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization: Mr. Joshua Love, Outreach, Assessment and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services; and Ms. Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst, VPSA Office
Wednesday, January 11
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

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

College Mental Health I: Understanding and Helping Your Students in Distress
Dr. Clare Duffy, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling Center
Thursday, January 19
2 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

All About Employment
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department
Friday, January 20
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Texas State Blood Drive                       
Thursday, January 19
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.                                      
JCK 1100

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
Friday, January 20
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Surveys 101 Series
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Part I: Developing a Survey for Quality Improvement
Monday, January 23
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365
OR
Tuesday, January 24
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Pre-Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Staff:  Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director; Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director; and Proposal Coordinators: Ms. Kara Ulibarri, Ms. Raquel Rust and Ms. Jacque Miles
Tuesday, January 24
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

Reconciling Departmental Accounts
Ms. Debra Foster, Accountant IV, Accounting Office
Friday, January 27
10:30 a.m. - noon        
JCK 460
Avery 365

Survival Spanish
Mr. Seth Worley, Spanish Language Instructor
Monday and Wednesday:
January 30 through February 22
Noon - 1 p.m.                                       
JCK 880

February

Responding to Emergencies on Campus: Standard Response Protocol
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Thursday, February 2
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
OR
Friday, February 3
8:30 – 11:30 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
Friday, February 3
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Texas State Retirement Plans 101 NEW
Coordinated by the Benefits Office of Human Resources          
Tuesday, February 7
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 1100

In Limbo: Dilemmas Faced by Undocumented Students
Mr. Jesse Silva, Assistant Director, Student Diversity & Inclusion; and Ms. Michelle Sotolongo, Student Development Specialist, Honors College
Wednesday, February 8
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Teacher Certification Advising
Office of Educator Preparation:  Dr. Jodie Flint, Lecturer and Ms. Stephanie Long, Certification Officer
Thursday, February 9
 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

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

Gift Acceptance/Purpose at Texas State
Mr. Keith Lauderdale, Financial Manager/Accountant, Development Foundation; Ms. Valarie Van Vlack, Treasurer; Ms. Kimberly Garrett, Assoc. Director, Endowment Services; and Ms. Stephanie Lopez, Assistant Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Tuesday, February 14
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Providing Legendary Customer Service   CPE
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor Emeritus of Department of Communication Studies
Wednesday, February 15
8 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100

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
Friday, February 17
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Securing Confidential Information    CPE
Information Security Analysts in Information Security Office
Monday, February 20
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365
OR
Tuesday, February 21
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Post Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Sponsored Programs Post Award Staff: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director; Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director; and Ms. Gail May, Accountant
Tuesday, February 21
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

Transition from Service to School: Helping Student Veterans Succeed at Texas State
Mr. Burel Ford, Coordinator for Veterans Programs, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion; Mr. Bernard Ramsey, Psychologist, Counseling Center; Dr. Katherine Selber, Professor, School of Social Work/Center for Children & Families; Mr. Jesse Silva, Assistant Director, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion; and Mr. Ross Wood, Career Counselor, Career Services
Wednesday, February 22
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Wednesday, February 22
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
OR
Thursday, February 23
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460                                               

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Friday, February 24
12 - 4 p.m.       
Pecos Building, Room 206

March

Managing Change   NEW
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor Emeritus of Department of Communication Studies
Wednesday, March 1
8 am. - Noon
JCK 1100

College Mental Health, Part II: I Want to Help, But How?
Dr. Clare Duffy, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, March 1
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Supporting Transgender/Non-binary Students on Campus   CPE
Ms. Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst, VPSA Office, Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization
Thursday, March 2
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

College Alcohol and Drug Trends: What is my Role in Prevention?  NEW
Ms. Julie Eckert, Assistant Director, Student Health Center; and Dr. Dawn Robarts, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health and Human Performance
Friday, March 3
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460
Avery 365

Credit Card Acceptance at Texas State
Ms. Kim Stringham, Merchant Services and Ecommerce Specialist, Student Business Services
Monday, March 6
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

IN(ability): Disability Does Not Mean Inability
Ms. Lori Gonzalez, Student Development Specialist II, Office of Disability Services
Tuesday, March 7
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Travel Policy and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant III, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Wednesday, March 8
1 – 5 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

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

Surveys 101 Series
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Part II: Writing Effective Survey Questions for Quality Improvement
Tuesday, March 21
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

7 Habits of Highly Effective People   CPE

Dr. Janet Bezner, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Certified Facilitator with FranklinCovey®
Five afternoons on Tuesday:
March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18
1 – 5 p.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, March 22
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Facilitation Skills Training    CPE
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director of Professional Development, Human Resources
Friday, March 24 and
Wednesday, March 29
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Delve into the Data: Resources for Texas State Institutional Data  NEW
Dr. G. Marc Turner, Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Wednesday, March 29
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 623
OR
Thursday, March 30                             
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 623

Professional Learning Opportunities for Staff through Graduate Education  NEW
Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology:  Dr. Clarena Larrotta, Associate Professor, and Dr. Michael O’Malley, Chair and Professor
Thursday, March 30
12 – 1:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

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
Friday, March 31
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

April

Texas State Blood Drive
Tuesday, April 4
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Financial Planning and Retirement Fair
Hosted by Human Resources with multiple sessions on financial education and employee benefits
Wednesday, April 5
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
LBJSC Ballroom

Scholarship Process and Endowment Compliance at Texas State
Ms. Stephanie Lopez, Assistant Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships and Ms. Kimberly Garrett, Associate Director Endowment Services
Wednesday, April 5
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, April 7
8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Endzone Complex

Allies Training   CPE
Dr. Markus Provence, Program Staff, Counseling Center, Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization
Monday, April 10
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Getting Started with Marketing  NEW
Ms. Kelly King-Green, Associate Director, Office of University Marketing
Wednesday, April 12
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365
OR
Thursday, April 13
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Mobile and Smart Device Security
Information Security Analysts in Information Security Office
Monday, April 17
2:30 - 4:30 pm.
JCK 460
Avery 365
OR
Tuesday, April 18
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460                                   

Managing@TXSTATE
Coordinated by Human Resources with presentations from various offices
2-Day Course on Thursday:
April 20 and April 27
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily                                                                    
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, April 19
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity®   CPE
Dr. Barbara Sanders, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Certified Facilitator with FranklinCovey®
Friday, April 28
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
JCK 460

May

SAP Chart of Accounts—Establishing New Accounts
Ms. Angela Brandenberger, Assistant Director, General Accounting Office
Tuesday, May 2
3 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Texas State Retirement Plans 101
Coordinated by the Benefits Office of Human Resources          
Wednesday, May 3
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Manage Conflict and Confrontation  NEW   CPE
Fred Pryor Seminars
Thursday, May 4
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
OR
1 – 4:30 p.m.
Flowers 230       

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
Friday, May 5
12 – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

All About Employment
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department
Tuesday, May 9
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Social Media at Texas State
Office of University Marketing
Tuesday, May 9
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

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

Teambuilding   CPE
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director of Professional Development, Human Resources
Tuesday, May 16 and
Tuesday, May 23
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
JCK 460