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Fall 2014 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.

Fall Leaf

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

SEPTEMBER

Students in Crisis: Connecting Students to the Resources to Cope with College 
Panel presentations facilitated by Mr. Terence Parker, Assistant Director, Retention Management and Planning
Wednesday, September 3
10:30 a.m. – noon
JCK 1100

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, Professor, Department of Sociology; Ms. Naomi Valdez, Student Development Specialist I, VPSA; and FACES Student and Foster Care Alumna
Thursday, September 4
10 a.m. – noon
JCK 460 and AVERY 367

Effective Faculty Hiring     NEW
Ms. Gilda Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer and Director, Equity and Access; Dr. Cynthia Opheim, Associate Provost; and Ms. Cindy Waggoner, Budget Analyst, Office of the Provost
Friday, September 5
8:30 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

Outcomes Assessment Series     NEW
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment; Dr. Beth Wuest, Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness; and Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research

Creating an Outcomes Assessment Plan
Monday, September 8
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Or
Tuesday, September 9
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Developing Assessment Methods & Measures
Monday, September 15
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and Avery 365
Or
Tuesday, September 16
 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Implementing Assessment Plans
Monday, September 22
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Or
Tuesday, September 23
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460 and Avery 365

Financial Education Series:  The Five Fundamentals of Successful Money Management     NEW
Ms. Stacy Smith, Director of Advisor Development
Wednesday, September 10
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
JCK 1100

Providing Legendary Customer Service
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Retired Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Thursday, September 11
8 a.m. – noon
JCK 1100

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, September 12
8 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

Pre-Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Staff: Ms. W. Scott Erwin, Director; Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director; and Proposal Coordinators:  Ms. Kara Ulibarri, Ms. Raquel Rust and Ms. Jacque Miles
Tuesday, September 16
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420--MOVED TO 460

Know Your Numbers     NEW
Dr. Brent Sanderlin, DO, Family Medicine, Live Oak Health Partners and Ms. Patricia R. Garcia, PS Field Account Manager/ERS State of Texas, United Healthcare; coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Wednesday, September 17
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
Thursday, September 18
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or
Friday, September 19--CANCELED
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Sponsored Programs Contract Management
Office of Sponsored Programs: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director and Ms. Joanne Palmer. Contract Specialist
Tuesday, September 23
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

College Mental Health: Understanding and Helping Your Students in Distress
Dr. Clare Duffy, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, September 24
1:30 – 4 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

Teambuilding
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center; and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director of Professional Development, Human Resources
Friday, September 26 and Friday, October 3
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Research Cash Advances - CANCELLED
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President for Research and Federal Relations and Mr. James Webb, Director of Accounting
Tuesday, September 30
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and
AVERY 365


OCTOBER

2012-2017 University Plan Progress and Update     NEW
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment; Dr. Beth Wuest, Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
Wednesday, October 1
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or
Thursday, October 2
8:30 – 10 a.m
JCK 460

Texas State Blood Drive
Thursday, October 2
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
JCK 1100

Employee Wellness Fair     NEW
Tuesday, October 7
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
LBJSC Ballroom

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 Accountants:  Ms. Gail May, Ms. Michele Castro and Ms. Theresa Barnhart
Tuesday, October 7
1:30-–3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

KC’s PropStart Overview     NEW
Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Staff: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director, and Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director; and Proposal Coordinators: Ms. Kara Ulibarri, Ms. Raquel Rust and Ms. Jacque Miles
Wednesday, October 8
JCK 460 and Avery 365
Or
Monday, December 1
1:30-–3:30 p.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, October 10         
8 a.m. – noon  
JCK 460

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Friday, October 10                                                         
1 – 5 p.m.                          
Pecos Building, Room 206

QPR—Suicide Prevention Training
Ms. Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, Certified QPR Instructor and Assistant Director of Educational Programming & Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center
Tuesday, October 14    
2 – 4:30 p.m.    
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

Sponsored Programs Special Topics    
Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Staff: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director; Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director; Ms. Joanne Palmer, Contract Specialist; and Ms. Marivel Alvarez, Special Projects Accountant
Wednesday, October 15
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460

Managing @TXSTATE
Coordinated by Human Resources with presentations from various offices
Two-Day Course:
Thursdays, October 16 and October 23
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Credit Card Acceptance at Texas State
Ms. Cynthia Castillo, Manager of Cash Operations, Student Business Services Office
Tuesday, October 21
10:30 a.m. – noon                          
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

Intercultural Communication Tips for Faculty and Staff
Ms. Julie Rodriguez, Coordinator, International Office
Tuesday, October 21
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or
Wednesday, October 22 
8:30 – 10 a.m.
JCK 460

Utilizing Existing Data for Assessment     NEW
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Wednesday, October 29
3 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or                            
Thursday, October 30
8:30 – 10 a.m.
JCK 460

All About Employment
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources
Thursday, Oct. 30
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or                         
Friday, October 31
9 a.m. – noon
JCK 460


NOVEMBER

DIY (Do it Yourself) Security
Information Security Analysts with the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology: Mr. Frank Williams and Mr. Kyle Colson                       
Monday, November 3
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365
Or          
Tuesday, November 4
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Financial Education Series: Preparing Your Savings for Retirement     NEW
Mr. Michael Doner, Workplace Planning and Guidance Consultant
Tuesday, November 4
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
JCK 1100

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, November 6                                              
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.              
JCK 1100


Facilitation Skills Training
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director of Professional Development, Human Resources
Friday, November 7, and Wednesday, November 12
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily      
JCK 460


Travel Policy and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant III, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Monday, November 10
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and Avery 365
Or
Tuesday, November 11
9 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, November 14    
8 a.m. – noon  
JCK 460

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Monday, November 17
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Or                                                                           
Tuesday, November 18
9 a.m. – noon
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

How to Find the Data You Need
Ms. Kate Amorella Proff, Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Tuesday, November 18
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Or
Wednesday, November 19
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 623                                                                  

Supporting Trans* Students on Campus     NEW
Mr. Corey Benson, Coordinator of LGBTQIA and Veteran Programs, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, November 19
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.                                                
JCK 1100

Staff Performance Appraisal Training—Supervisors and Employees
Mr. Jeff Lund, Manager, Compensation and Employee Relations, Human Resources
Monday, December 8
3 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

DECEMBER

Allies Training
Alliance LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Organization
Tuesday, December 2
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

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/Center for Children & Families; Mr. Ross Wood, Assistant Director, Career Services; and Mr. Corey Benson, Coordinator of LGBTQIA and Veteran Programs, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion
Thursday, December 4
1:30 - 4 p.m.
JCK 1100

SAP Chart of Accounts    NEW
Accounting Office:  Financial Reporting and Analysis
Tuesday, December 9  
10 a.m. – noon
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, December 12    
8 a.m. – noon  
JCK 460

Staff Performance Appraisal Training--Supervisors and Employees
Monday, December 8
3 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460 and AVERY 365

Job Classification Training
Mr. Jeff Lund, Manager, Compensation and Employee Relations, Human Resources
Tuesday, December 16
10:30 a.m. – noon                                            
JCK 460 and AVERY 365