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Spring 2014 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

 
 SPRING

 

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.

 


 
Dr. Clare Duffy, Psychologist, Counseling Center              
Wednesday, January 15
1:30 - 3 p.m.  
JCK 460

Providing Legendary Customer Service   CPE
Dr. Richard Cheatham, Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Friday, January 17
8 a.m.-noon
JCK 1100
OR
AVERY 351

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                                                                                  
Tuesday, January 21
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
or
Wednesday, January 22
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460
OR
AVERY 351 (January 22nd only)

Texas State Blood Drive
Wednesday, January 22
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Ms. Naomi Valdez, Student Development Specialist I, VPSA; and Student and Foster Care Alumna
Thursday, January 23
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

Interpreting Nutrition Labels and Navigating the Grocery Store   NEW
Ms. Alicia Westfall, RD, LD-Lead Clinical Dietician, Central Texas Medical Center; coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Thursday, January 30
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100
OR
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director, Professional Development, Human Resources
2-Day Course:
Friday, January  31 and
Wednesday, February 5
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JCK 460

FEBRUARY
 
Survival Spanish, Beginner   CPE
Mr. Seth Worley, Spanish Language Instructor
8 Monday - Wednesday Sessions:
February 3 - February 26
Noon - 1 p.m.
JCK 880

All About Employment
  
NEW
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources
Monday, February 3
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
or
Tuesday, February 4
9 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

Ms. LaTonya Henry, Assistant Director, Career Services
Thursday, February 6
3 – 4:30 p.m.
or
Friday, February 7
8:30 – 10 a.m.
JCK 623

Financial Education Series: ERS—Retiree Insurance Program  NEW
Ms. Lisa Cazacu, Communications and Research, Employees Retirement System of Texas;
hosted by Human Resources
Tuesday, February 11
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
JCK 1100
 
Friday, February 14
7:45 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

Improving Family Communications--To Get What You Want   NEW
Ms. Crystal Moore, LCSW, CEAP, Bobcat Balance Account Representative; coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Thursday, February 20
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100

FI Master Data
FI Master Data Center Staff: Mr. Eduardo Plaza, Team Lead and Systems Analyst; Ms. Jackie Price, Accounting Clerk II; Ms. Marketa Willis, Accounting Clerk II; and Mr. James Webb, Director of Accounting
Friday, February 21
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

Teambuilding   CPE
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director, Professional Development
2-Day Course:
Friday, February 28 and
Wednesday, March 5
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
JCK 460
 

MARCH

7 Habits of Highly Effective People®   CPE
Dr. Barbara Sanders, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Five half days on Tuesdays:
March 18, March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15
1 - 5 p.m.
JCK 460

QPR—Suicide Prevention Training   CPE
Ms. Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, LPC-S, LCDC, Certified QPR Instructor and Assistant Director of Educational Programming and Outreach and Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center
Wednesday,  March 19
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

Texas State Blood Drive
Thursday, March 20
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Introducing iCAT: Connecting Student Activity and Achievement
  NEW           
Presented by Members of the iCAT Team
Thursday, March 20
10:30 - noon
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Friday, March 21
7:45 a.m. – noon
JCK 460

Allies Training  CPE
Alliance LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Organization   
Monday,  March 24
1 - 5 p.m.
JCK 1100

Travel Policy and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant III, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Wednesday, March 26
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
or
Thursday, March 27
9 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

Pre-Award Services Available to the University Community
Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Staff: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director and Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director
Thursday, March 27
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

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, Career Advisor, Career Services; and Mr. Corey Benson, Coordinator of LGBTQIA and Veteran Programs, Student Diversity and Inclusion
Monday, March 31
1 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 460

 
APRIL

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


Getting Comfortable with Effective Public Speaking  
Department of Communication Studies:  Dr. Marian L. Houser, Associate Professor; Ms. Kristen LeBlanc Farris, Lecturer; and Graduate Assistant Trainers
Friday, April 4
8:00 a.m. - noon
JCK 1100

Marketing Matters: What’s New 
University Marketing: Ms. Diana Harrell, Director and TBN, Web Designer; and Mr. Bryan Miller, Director, Athletics Marketing and Promotions
Wednesday, April 9
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
or
Thursday, April 10
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II--NEO II
Friday, April 11
7:45 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

How to Find the Data You Need
Ms. Kate Amorella Proff, Research Analyst, Office of Institutional Research
Monday, April 14
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
or
Tuesday, April 15
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 623

Post-Award Services Available to the University Community

Office of Sponsored Programs Staff: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director and Ms. Kay Beauchamp, Associate Director
Tuesday, April 15
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JCK 420

Gift Acceptance/Purpose at Texas State
Ms. Carla Bottorf, Director of Donor Services; Mr. Keith Lauderdale, Financial Manager/Accountant, Development Foundation; Ms. Valerie Van Vlack, Treasurer; Ms. Kimberly Garrett, Assistant Director of Donor Services; and Ms. Stephanie Lopez, Assistant Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Wednesday, April 16
10 a.m. - noon
JCK 460

Managing @TXSTATE
Coordinated by Human Resources with presentations from various offices
2-Day Course on Thursday:
April 17 and April 24
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily
JCK 460

Sponsored Programs Contracts, Subcontracts and Subrecipient Monitoring Workshop   NEW
Office of Sponsored Programs: Mr. W. Scott Erwin, Director and Ms. Joanne Palmer, Contract Specialist
Monday, April 21
1:30 - 3:30 p.m
or
Tuesday, April 22
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
JCK 420


Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Thursday, April 24
1 - 5 p.m.
PECO 205
 
Designing Surveys for Quality Improvement or Outcomes Assessment
Institutional Research Office: Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst and Mr. Richard Batey, Research Analyst
Friday, April 25
9 a.m. - noon                                                        
JCK 460
OR
AVERY 351

Managing Generation Differences and Cultural Communication   NEW   CPE
Facilitated through Fred Pryor Seminars/Career Track, sponsored by the Equity and Access Committee
Tuesday, April 29
8:30 a.m. - noon
or
1 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 1100
 
For the Record: What You Really Need to Know About Records Management
Ms. Kris Toma, University Archivist and Records Manager, Information Technology
Wednesday, April 30
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
or
Thursday, May 1
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
JCK 460
 
 
The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity®   Restricted Registration   CPE
Dr. Timothy P. Mottet, Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication, Certified Facilitator with Franklin Covey
Friday, May 2
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JCK 460
Job Classification Training
Mr. Jeff Lund, Manager, Compensation and Employee Relations, Human Resources
Tuesday, May 6
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II--NEO II
Friday, May 9
7:45 a.m. - 12 noon
JCK 460 
 
Teambuilding    CPE
Ms. Meg Grant, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center and Ms. Marsha Moore, Director, Professional Development, Human Resources
2-Day Course:
Thursday, May 15 and
Tuesday, May 20
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JCK 460

Staff Performance Appraisal Training--Supervisors and Employees
Mr. Jeff Lund, Manager, Compensation and Employee Relations, Human Resources
Wednesday, May 21
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460