The most effective groups use processes to guide their work, and a clear process sets the direction toward the group’s goals. So many times, we are on committees or in
The most effective groups use processes to guide their work, and a clear process sets the direction toward the group’s goals. So many times, we are on committees or in meetings but don’t know what is supposed to happen or how to fully participate. This webinar will introduce you to some basic principles and processes that groups can use for effective decision-making.
- Participants will learn about 6 processes, including Goal Setting and Reaching Agreement, that effective groups use in their work.
- Participants will be able to identify ways a group can gather and use accurate information for decision-making.
- Participant will learn about resources for creating an action plan.
Presenter: Jan Serak is the Director of Serak Consulting Services, LLC, where she contracts with nonprofit organizations to provide Board training, interim nonprofit management, curriculum development, and other services. Prior to her retirement, she was the founder and CEO of WI FACETS. She was a founder and the Parent Partner of the WI Special Education Mediation System. Jan has served on many Boards, including National PLACE, Autism Society of America; Autism Society of SE WI and Autism Society of WI; the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE). She also served on the WI State Superintendent’s Council on Exceptional Education, WI Governor’s Read to Lead Task Force, OSEP State Advisory Panel, Quality Education Coalition, and the National Center for Deaf-Blindness Advisory Board. Jan received her M.A. in Educational Psychology and Dispute Resolution from Marquette University. She is the parent of two adult sons, one of whom has autism.
(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm