Presentation Elegance: Increasing Confidence and Skill (Advanced)

Presented by Dr. Laura Lipton

Presenters

  • Laura Lipton

Description

This training is open ONLY to participants who have previously attended the “Facilitating Adult Learning: Skills & Strategies” training with Laura Lipton.

STRUCTURING MEETING SUCCESS

Develop clear guidelines for shaping the physical and social environment, clarifying

decision-making roles, and employing meeting standards to keep groups on task, on process,

and on time. Learn templates and tools for facilitating a variety of meeting types.

DESIGNING GROUP WORK

Develop and apply templates for planning and assessing outcomes for the groups that you facilitate.

Learn how to help groups clarify outcomes for products, performances, and decisions.

EXPANDING THE FACILITATOR’S TOOLKIT

Increase your confidence when dealing with difficult topics and difficult groups. Enhance your

verbal and nonverbal skills for focusing groups and increasing group member willingness to

engage in productive dialogue, focused discussions, and effective decision making.

Learn to apply a pattern of pausing, paraphrasing, and inquiring to respond to and

influence the thinking and behaviors of group members.

ANTICIPATING, MONITORING, AND RECOVERING

Develop skills for simultaneously monitoring content, process, and group development. Learn how to increase your acuity for group process and recover

personal and group member focus if things go astray.


ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Laura Lipton is Co-Director of MiraVia, LLC. She is an international consultant whose writing, research and seminars focus on effective and innovative instructional practices and on building professional and organizational capacities for enhanced learning. Laura engages with schools and school districts, designing and conducting workshops on learning-focused instruction, literacy development and strategies to support beginning teachers. She facilitates organizational adaptivity and learning through training and development in data-driven dialogue, group development, action research, and learning-focused collaborations. Laura is author and co-author of numerous publications related to organizational and professional development, learning-focused schools and literacy development.

Event Notes

Includes AM refreshments & lunch each day

PREREQUISITES:

1) Attend “Facilitating Adult Learning: Skills & Strategies” training

2) Bring books obtained from previous training: “Leading Groups” and “Groups at Work”

Download the Workshop Flyer Here

Location

Educational Service District 123
3924 W. Court Street Pasco WA 99301

Dates

  • Wed, April 10 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Blue Mountain Room
  • Thu, April 11 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Blue Mountain Room

Registration

Event # 84691

Price
$450.00
Registered
3 / 90
Registration Ends
Friday Apr 5, 2019 3:00 PM