Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Mindset For Supervisor
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Michele Newhard
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
In this class you will develop an understanding of who you are as a supervisor by exploring the strengths you bring to the role. In addition, you will build your knowledge of team dynamics, looking at how the team functions and how to enhance performance,and finally, you will explore how your team contributes to this mission of the institution. We recommend you take this class first if you are doing the Supervisor Development Certification, as this provides an overview of the certification program. This foundation course provides an introduction to the four key themes of the Supervisor Training Program: Self-discovery Interpersonal skills Team effectiveness Systems thinking
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Mindset for Supervisors is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program and is part of the required training for all supervisors. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Inclusive Excellence Part 1
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Ria Vigil
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
3 Hours
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Supervisors play a key role in creating an inclusive work environment. These classes provide an understanding of diversity and inclusion at Colorado State and examine the impact that unconscious bias may play in the workplace. As supervisors we set the tone and culture of our office, because of this we have the opportunity to create inclusive environments for all employees to succeed,regardless of background. The purpose of this session is to: • Identify the need to diversify and create inclusion in our working environments • Learn foundational principles of diversity and inclusion in general and at CSU • Understand and explore key definitions and concepts • Create opportunities for personal identity exploration
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Inclusive Excellence is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class. It is recommended that you take Part 1 and then Part 2.

Tuesday, January 9th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Supporting Students, Colleagues, and Families Who are Undocumented
Presenters:
John Henderson,Connie Jaime-Lujan,Elias Quinonez
Category:
Diversity
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Students and colleagues (and their family members) who are undocumented are invaluable members of our Ram Family. This interactive session will provide participants with historical and present day information re: the broader socio-political situation, personal stories of strength and courage, and information re: what CSU (and you specifically) can do to be supportive. This four-hour training will cover the following: •The political, historical and social context of how state and federal policies have impacted college access and retention •Important terminology •Student stories highlighting challenges and successes of CSU students who are undocumented •Resources CSU has implemented to assist students and colleagues (and their families) who are undocumented •Best practices for supporting CSU students and colleagues (and their families) who are undocumented throughout the college and career pipeline
Goals and Target Audience:
Targeted audience: CSU staff, faculty, administrators and broader community members. Goals: •Raise awareness re: the complexity of the situation CSU students and colleagues (and their families) – who are undocumented – experience •Develop knowledge re: ways you can be supportive of students, colleagues and their families who are undocumented •Become aware of resources that are available on and off campus – to support students, colleagues, and their families who are undocumented •Develop awareness re: the strengths and courage of students, colleagues and their families who are undocumented and how systemic, historical systems of privilege and oppression continue to be very present when working to understand this complex topic

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Inclusive Excellence Part 2
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Ria Vigil
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
3 Hours
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Unconscious/Implicit Bias and Stereotyping Unconscious or implicit bias impacts us all. Supervisors play a key role in creating an inclusive work environment. These classes provide an understanding of diversity and inclusion at Colorado State and examine the impact that unconscious bias may play in the workplace. Through this interactive session, we will examine: • How to identify our own unconscious bias • Recognize ways bias impacts those we supervise, teach, and work with • Discuss strategies to stop bias and stereotypes when they are used
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Inclusive Excellence is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class. It is recommended that you take Part 1 and then Part 2.

Wednesday, January 10th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Rules of the Road
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Erik Hokanson,Jennifer Mayhew
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
This course highlights the various aspects of the Public employee/employer relationship, including equal opportunity employment laws, reasonable accommodation, leave management, confidentiality guidelines, and employee rights and protections. CSU employment policies, procedures and practices will also be discussed. Upon completion, course participants should be able to evaluate organization policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to law. Learning Outcomes: • Define relevant employment laws and fair organizational practices. • Identify employee rights and protections. • Evaluate organizational policy for compliance. • Assess management decisions to assure they are not contrary to law or CSU policies.
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Rules of the Road is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class.