The Leadership Journey Series: Building Skills
Option B - Series 1 & 2 (6 Trainings + 6 Communities of Practice)
The Building Skills cohort is designed for new directors, assistant directors, program coordinators, and other emerging leaders who have been in their role for fewer than 5 years. Cohorts will begin in April 2017 and run through November 2017. A mandatory orientation will be held for participants on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Southdale Library in Edina.
Option B (Series 1 & 2) combines 6 two-hour trainings (12 MNCPD-approved hours) and 6 one-hour COPs (6 RBPD hours). Each meeting date will include a meeting and a COP. This cohort will meet:
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Court West Building
2610 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN 55114
Meeting Dates & Topics:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - Welcome to Leadership! training & COP
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Navigating the Social Systems of Early Childhood training & COP
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - The "Who, What, Why & How" of Program Evaluation training & COP
Thursday, July 20, 2017 (all day event held at Normandale Community College) - Summer Leadership Institute (not included in the Leadership Journey Series, but another great leadership professional development opportunity that you can receive a $20 discount to as a Leadership Journey Series participant)
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - HR 101: Selecting the "Right Fit" Candidate to Join Your Team training & COP
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - The Cycle of Professional Development training & COP
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - Team-Building: It's More Than Fun and Games! training & COP
Space is limited; spots will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration closes February 24th.