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Fall 2013 Workshops

 

Our on-line brochure documenting the fall 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

 
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Note the NEW designation by the 10 new workshops offered this semester. Courses designated with CPE could qualify for the CPA Continuing Professional Education Program.

 


 

SEPTEMBER

Overview of Research Cash Advances and Payments to Human SubjectsNEW
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President for Research and Federal Relations and Mr. James Webb, Director of Accounting
Tuesday, September 10
2:30-4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

From Foster Care to College Student:  Helping Support Foster Care Alumni Succeed at Texas State
Dr. Christine Norton, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work; Dr. Toni Watt, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Ms. Naomi Valdez, Student Development Specialist I, VPSA; and Ms. Courtney Jones, MSW Student and Foster Care Aluma
Thursday, September 12
10 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, September 13
7:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
JCK 460

Providing Legendary Customer Service--CPE
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Tuesday, September 17
8 a.m.-noon
JCK 1100

Students in Crisis: How You Can Help Students to Cope—NEW
Panel presentation facilitated by Mr. Terence Parker, Assistant Director, Retention Management and Planning
Wednesday, September 18
10:30 a.m.-noon
JCK 1100
AND
Avery 351

Beyond Stress: Creating a “State of Ease” for Daily Living
Ms. Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, Assistant Director of Educational Programming & Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center, coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Thursday, September 19
2:30-4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

Fall Allies Training--CPE
Alliance LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Organization
Tuesday, September 24
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

College Mental Health: Understanding and Helping Your Students in Distress
Ms. Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, Assistant Director of Education Programming & Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center
Tuesday, September 24
2:30-4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

Financial Education Series—NEW
Hosted by Human Resources
Wednesday, September 25
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
JCK 1100
AND
Avery 351

Training for Research Administration AssistantsNEW—RESTRICTED REGISTRATION
Pilot training program offered to pre-determined group of departmental research assistants
Every other Wednesday:
September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20, December 4, and December 11
1-5 p.m.
JCK 460

Facilitation Skills Training--CANCELED
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director, Professional Development
Friday, September 27
AND
Wednesday, October 2
8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
JCK 460

OCTOBER

Employee Wellness FairNEW
Tuesday, October 1
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
LBJSC Ballroom

FI Master Data
FI Master Data Staff: Mr. Eduardo Plaza, Team Lead and Systems Analyst; Ms. Jackie Price, Accounting Clerk II; and Ms. Marketa Willis, Accounting Clerk II
Friday, October 4
10 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Travel Policies and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant II, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Monday, October 7
1:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, October 8
9 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Improve Cholesterol through Healthy Eating and ExerciseNEW
Presenters from CTMC and Live Oak Health Partners, coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Wednesday, October 9
9-11:30 a.m.
JCK 460
AND
Avery 351

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, October 11
7:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
JCK 460

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Friday, October 11
1-5 p.m.
Pecos Building, Room 206

Managing@TXSTATE
Coordinated by Human Resources with presentations from various offices
2 Day Course:
Thursday, October 17
AND
Thursday, October 24
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Texas State University System Office of General Counsel Legal Presentation for University AdministratorsNEW
FY'14 legal presentation by the Office of General Counsel of the Texas State University System Office, coordinated by Dr. Fernando Gomez, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
Friday, October 18
10 a.m.-noon
JCK 1100

For the Record: What You Really Need to Know About Records Management
Ms. Kris Toma, University Archivist and Records Manager, Information Technology
Monday, October 21
2:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, October 22
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

QPR—Suicide Prevention Training--CPE
Ms. Blanca-Sanchez Navarro, Certified QPR Instructor and Assistant Director of Educational Programming & Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center
Tuesday, October 22
2:30-4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

Things to Consider Before You Hit Send or Hang-Up—Creating a Positive Presence through E-mail and Phone Communication
Ms. Michele Frazier, Telecommunications Coordinator, Client Services and Ms. Jen LaGrange, Technical Training Analyst, IT Assistance Center
Monday, October 28
1:30-3:30 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, October 29
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Texas State Blood Drive
Tuesday, October 29
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Teambuilding—CPE--CANCELED
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director, Professional Development
Wednesday, October 30
AND
Friday, November 1
8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Credit Card Acceptance at Texas State
Ms. Cynthia Castillo, Manager of Cash Operations, Student Business Services Office
Thursday, October 31
10:30 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

NOVEMBER

How to Find the Data You Need
Office of Institutional Research: Mr. Joe Meyer, Director and Dr. Marc Turner, Research Analyst
Monday, November 4
2:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, November 5
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 623

Hiring International Employees
Coordinated by Payroll and Tax Compliance with presentations by the following: International Office: Mr. Jon Ahlberg, Ms. Lisa Damron; Payroll and Tax Compliance: Ms. Sally Moss; and Human Resources: Ms. LynnAnn Brewer
Wednesday, November 6
8:30-11 a.m.
JCK 460

Memory Loss and Dementia: The Glass Is Half Full, Not Half EmptyNEW
Dr. Ron Devere, MD, FAAN, Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Austin, Texas, coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Thursday, November 7
10 a.m.-noon
JCK 460
AND
Avery 351

The Trevor Project's CARE Training

Thursday, November 7
3 - 5 p.m.
UAC Room 275

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, November 8
7:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
JCK 460

Transition from Combat to Classroom:  Helping Student Veterans Succeed at Texas State
Ms. Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, Assistant Director of Educational Programming & Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; Dr. Katherine Selber, Professor, School of Social Work; Mr. Ross Wood, Career Advisor, Career Services, and Mr. Corey Benson, Coordinator of LGBTQIA and Veteran Programs, Student Diversity and Inclusion
Tuesday, November 12
8:30-11 a.m.
JCK 1100

Campus Response to Violent Individuals--CPE
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Tuesday, November 12
1:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Wednesday, November 13
9 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Securing Confidential Information--CPE
Ms. Lori McElroy, Information Security Officer, Office of the Vice President for Information Technology
Wednesday, November 13
2:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Thursday, November 14
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity—NEW  CPE
Launch of nationally recognized management program to Academic Affairs administrators by Dr. Timothy P.  Mottet, Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication, Certified Facilitator with FranklinCovey
Friday, November 15
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
JCK 460

Financial Education Series — Estate Planning - Putting Your House in Order - NEW
Hosted by Human Resources
Tuesday, November 19
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
JCK 1100
AND
Avery 351

In Limbo: Dilemmas Faced by Undocumented Students
Ms. Michelle Sotolongo, Academic Advisor I, University College
Friday, November 22
10:30 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

DECEMBER

Staff Performance Appraisal Training—Supervisors and Employees
Mr. Jeff Lund, Compensation Manager, Human Resources
Tuesday, December 3
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

DIY (Do It Yourself) Security--CPE
Information Security Analysts with the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology: Mr. Rick Myers and Mr. Frank Williams
Thursday, December 5
2:30-4:30 p.m.
OR
Friday, December 6
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 623

Job Classification Training
Mr. Jeff Lund, Compensation Manager, Human Resources
Tuesday, December 10
10:30 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Jobs4Cats:  Effective Position Posting Techniques
Ms. LaTonya Henry, Assistant Director, Career Services
Tuesday, December 10
3-4:30 p.m.
OR
Wednesday, December 11
8:30-10 a.m.
JCK 623

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, December 13
7:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
JCK 460