Program for the 2017 PDI

Tuesday, January 10th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Conscious Bravery: A Women's Leadership Workshop
Presenters:
Alexis Kanda-Olmstead
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2017
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
Full Day
Room:
382 LSC
Description:
The patriarchal legacy within which women must learn to navigate as leaders calls for a new type of action. "Conscious bravery" is a way to recognize and differentiate between real versus imagined fears so we can make informed choices that honor our unique identities. During our time together we will explore: -Why women are needed now more than ever to lead -Our own internalized beliefs about women and leadership -Ways that women can thrive as leaders and whole people at work -Strategies to move forward consciously and bravely after the workshop. This session is focused on the experiences of women staff and faculty. For men who wish to learn more, please contact the speaker directly.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals for the workshop include: -Contributing to the campus-wide dialogue about women's leadership; -Equipping women with the knowledge needed to explore leadership in their lives and work. Targeted audience: Women staff and faculty

Wednesday, January 11th

2:15 PM

Session Title:
"So now what? A way to put the Principles of Community and Bullying Policy to work”
Presenters:
Barbara Wallner
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Start Time:
2:15 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
382 LSC
Description:
Principles of Community and Bullying Policy are competency-based guidelines as to how each member of the CSU community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another through inclusion, integrity, respect, service, and social justice.
Goals and Target Audience:
To raise awareness of competency-based teaching, learning, and assessment as well as what IS considered bullying and what each and every one of us can do about it. Research shows that raising awareness can make a statistically significant difference! I will also provide articles that may further help you in dealing with actions and behaviors of others.

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Container Gardening Made Easy--You Got This!
Presenters:
Alison O'Connor,Carol O'Meara
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
2017
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
382 LSC
Description:
Join Carol O'Meara and Alison O'Connor from CSU Extension to learn how you can easily grow flowers and vegetables in containers. They will cover design, plant selection, care and culture. The class will leave participants with ideas to implement for the 2017 gardening season.
Goals and Target Audience:
Gardeners of all abilities will benefit from this class. Open to anyone with an interest in gardening.
Session Resources:

2:15 PM

Session Title:
How to Create Useful Applicant Screening Tools for the CSU Search Process
Presenters:
Rebecca McCarty
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
2017
Start Time:
2:15 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
382 LSC
Description:
Looking for some examples of a rating/screening tool for applicants in the search process? Come to this session to learn about how to construct useful screening tools and find out about the best practices for screening mechanisms for the CSU search process.
Goals and Target Audience:
Partners in the CSU Search Process - committee members, search chairs, support staff

3:30 PM

Session Title:
Working Part Time in a Full Time World: Models and Strategies for Success
Presenters:
Marjorie Moss, Academic Success Coordinator,Heather James, Academic Success Coordinator
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
2017
Start Time:
3:30 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
382 LSC
Description:
Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is something many administrative professionals struggle with on a regular basis. This challenge is particularly prominent in positions characterized by high student contact, such as academic advising, career services, student life, and student support services. Presented by two part-time Academic Success Coordinators in the College of Liberal Arts, this session features tips on how to approach your supervisor with a proposal for part time work. Ways to modify this approach for application to various types of administrative work will also be covered. Diverse part-time models will be presented (50/50 split, 70% time, 80% time, etc.), as well as examples of how to maximize productivity while working reduced hours. Session will also include an interactive activity and opportunities for Q & A.
Goals and Target Audience:
Targeted Audience: The targeted audience is administrative professionals working in a variety of student affairs positions, including academic advising, career services, student life, and student support services. Goals: Provide information about how to utilize proactive strategies in discussing work/life balance with supervisors Present examples of successful proposals for part time work in administrative professional positions Share successful models of various part time work arrangements and provide suggestions for modifying these models for application to different administrative positions Create opportunities for administrative professionals to engage in discussions with colleagues regarding work/life balance and flexible work arrangements