Presentation Elegance: Increasing Confidence and Skill (Advanced)
Presented by Dr. Laura Lipton
- Laura Lipton
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.
Includes AM refreshments & lunch each day
1) Attend “Facilitating Adult Learning: Skills & Strategies” training
2) Bring books obtained from previous training: “Leading Groups” and “Groups at Work”
Wed, April 10 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PMBlue Mountain Room
Thu, April 11 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PMBlue Mountain Room