Serving on Groups – Tools & Tips (Parts 4 & 5)

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Serving on Groups – Tools & Tips (Parts 4 & 5)

19oct12:00 pm1:00 pmServing on Groups – Tools & Tips (Parts 4 & 5)More Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

Are you a member of a committee or council that needs to be more efficient? What makes a committee or council effective? How can group dynamics improve? This workshop will go over helpful tools, tips and strategies groups use to be more internally and externally successful.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify 6 Tools groups can use to run more efficient and effective meetings.
  • Participants will learn about specific strategies for improving group dynamics.
  • Participants will learn ways to improve two-way communication and the importance of culturally responsive practices.

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.

Time

(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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