Facilitating quality and engaging learning experiences for adult learners is an art, science, and craft. The Facilitators’ Forum is designed to meet the needs of facilitators, consultants, coordinators, coaches, learning leaders and other professionals who work with adult learners. Participants may register for one or both days of the Forum.
*additional $75 for Insights® Discovery materials
August 27, 2020
9:00 am–12:00 pm
INSIGHTS® DISCOVERY – Presented by Eric Sagenes
Insights® Discovery is a powerful tool to enhance relationships and increase emotional intelligence. By equipping participants with an understanding of their own personal profile, they will have insight into their work style preferences and the impact that has on leadership.
• Gain an understanding of Insights® Discovery as a tool for understanding and adapting.
• Recognize perceptions and preferences as the foundation of belief and actions.
• Learn to better collaborate with and meet the needs of other professionals.
A WORKSHOP ON WORKSHOPS – Presented by Lia Gervino
Build your capacity and confidence to design and deliver professional learning.
• Learn about the conditions and practices for effective adult learning.
• Explore brain-friendly teaching strategies.
• Understand the 4C’s model of workshop design.
• Learn key facilitation skills for high participation and engagement.
FACILITATION: How To Effectively Coach, Lead and Engage Adults In Group Settings – Presented by Jennifer Abrams
We have a credential to teach students and our subjects yet we don’t have a credential in how to talk effectively to adults, lead workshops or facilitate small inquiry groups. This workshop will take a look at the skill set that goes along with this role in building collaborative and professional learning cultures.
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW TO:
• Increase one’s credibility in the role as facilitator
• Understand adult learning theory and how that plays out in meeting/workshop design
• Use non-verbal language to create an approachable or credible stance depending on the needs of the situation
• Listen effectively so others feel heard
• Ask questions others want to answer
• Provide effective feedback in challenging moments