NEW Session Information

Social Media 101: Making the Most of your Community’s Online Identity
Communicating with our community has been permanently transformed by social networking and social media platforms. With today’s mobile technology, millions are communicating via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Nextdoor, just to name a few. Each of these platforms reaches different audiences and can deliver a range of benefits. In this basic course, participants will learn how local governments are using these tools to reach and engage their communities. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about some of the newest platforms, 3rd party apps, and analytics.

Career Planning: How to Prepare for that Next job, Promotion, or Project
Learn what you need to be doing now to prepare yourself for the next job, promotion or project. Learn how getting the next job requires a strategy, basic interview skills, and building a good, professional reputation.

Basic Meeting Facilitation

Whether you facilitate staff meetings, town hall discussions or any other type of meeting, this hands-on, experiential training will provide you with the skills necessary to run an effective meeting. Participants will learn how to develop agendas, work with diverse groups, manage disruptive behavior, and other basic meeting management techniques with an opportunity to learn from one another and use real life examples of challenging meetings.

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