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Summer 2017 Workshops

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.

June

Administrative and Educational Support Outcomes: Reporting Results, Taking Action, and Improving Services
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment
Wednesday, June 7 
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.            
JCK 460
Avery 365

Survival Sign Language  CPE
Ms. Amalie Wheat, Interpreter Coordinator, Office of Disability Services
6 Wednesday Sessions:
June 7 - July 12 
Noon - 1 p.m.                    
JCK 460

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, June 9                                     
8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Endzone Complex

Health and Wellness Brunch and Learn Series: Relational Communication and Wellness   NEW
An educational series (bring your healthy breakfast) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
Dr. Tricia Burke, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Wednesday, June 14
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Blood Drive
Friday, June 16
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Supporting Transgender/Non-binary Students on Campus
Ms. Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst, VPSA Office, Alliance LGBTQIA Staff and Faculty Organization
Wednesday, June 21
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Texas State Retirement Plans 101
Ms. Heather Steed, Benefits Manager, Human Resources           
Thursday, June 22
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
or                    
Friday, June 23
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Allies Training   CPE
Alliance LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Organization: Mr. Joshua Love, Outreach, Assessment and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services; and Ms. Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst, VPSA Office
Tuesday, June 27
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Health and Wellness Lunch and Learn Series: HIIT and Cross Fit: Do’s, Don’ts, Precautions and Alternatives  NEW
An educational series (bring your healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics
Mr. Kyle Patek, Lecturer, Human Performance Lab Director, Total Wellness Personal Training Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Performance
Thursday, June 29                                           
Noon – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

DIY (Do It Yourself) Security   CPE
Representatives from the Information Security Office
Thursday, June 29
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

July

For the Record: What You Really Need to Know About Records Management
Ms. Kris Toma, University Archivist and Records Manager, Information Technology
Thursday, July 6
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365
Or
Friday, July 7
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, July 14
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Endzone Complex

The Revised Performance Management System  NEW
Ms Tammy Coyle, Employee Relations, Human Resources
Tuesday, July 18
10:30 a.m. – noon
JCK 460
Avery 365

Hiring International Employees
Coordinated by the Payroll and Tax Compliance Office with presentations by the following—International Office: Mr. Jon Ahlberg, Associate Director, and Jonathan Tyner, Coordinator; Payroll and Tax Compliance Office: Ms. Debbie Jones, Director; Ms. Sally Moss, Payroll Services Assistant; and Ms. Carmelita Mendoza, Accountant III; and Human Resources: Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager
Wednesday, July 19
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.         
JCK 460
Avery 365

Health and Wellness Brunch and Learn Series:  Office Ergonomics: How to Work Better and Feel Better  NEW
An educational series (bring your healthy breakfast) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics
Dr. Janet Bezner, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Thursday, July 20
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity®  CPE
Dr. Janet Bezner, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Certified Facilitator with FranklinCovey®
Tuesday, July 25         
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
JCK 460

Health and Wellness Lunch and Learn Series:  More on Supplements NEW
An educational series (bring your healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics
School of Family & Consumer Science:  Dr. Sylvia Crixell, Professor; and Ms. Lindsey Rambo, Graduate Research Assistant
Wednesday, July 26
Noon – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Friday, July 28
1 - 5 p.m.       
Pecos Building, Room 206

August

Travel Policies and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant III, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Wednesday, August 2
1 – 5 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Health and Wellness Lunch and Learn Series:  Holistic Brain Health  NEW
An educational series (bring your healthy lunch) that is offered as part of the Texas State Employee Wellness Program, covering a variety of health and wellness topics
Department of Physical Therapy: Dr. Janet Bezner, Associate Professor; and Dr. Jennifer Hale, Clinical Assistant Professor
Thursday, August 3
Noon – 1 p.m.
JCK 460
Avery 365

Securing Confidential Information   CPE
Representatives from the Information Security Office
Wednesday, August 9
3 - 4:30 p.m.    
JCK 460
Avery 365
Or
Thursday, August 10
8:30 - 10 a.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Welcome II—NEW II
Friday, August 11
8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Endzone Complex

All About Employment - CANCELED
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department
Thursday, August 17
8:30 – noon
JCK 460
Avery 365

Allies Training   CPE
Alliance LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Organization: Mr. Mark Provence, Program Staff, Counseling Center; and Mr. Joshua Love, Outreach, Assessment and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services
Tuesday, August 22
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.         
JCK 460
Avery 365

Blood Drive
Thursday, August 31
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
JCK 1100