8 Management & Leadership/Teacher Prep Management and Leadership Certificate for New Managers Are you new to the role of manager?  This program will give new managers the skills needed to shift from an individual contributor to a well-respected manager and achieve team success. With role play and case studies, you will discover how to adjust use your unique skills and management style for this new challenge.  Note:  Participants may enroll in any or all modules listed below. Participants must complete all 6 classes for a certificate of completion.   Instructor Bio: Dr. Marcie Zaharee brings 20 years of experience in academia, Department of Defense, and industry to Middlesex Community College. Marcie joined MITRE in 2005 as an Associate Department Head for Information Management and Practice where she worked to advance knowledge management in MITRE, championing efforts to support staff collaboration, knowledge sharing, and strengthening MITRE’s knowledge base.   She is now the Ideation and Innovation Manager within the Office of Corporate Technology responsible for the process and infrastructure of MITRE’s innovation program.   Marcie holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Business Management and Education. Performance Management Performance management is a process for establishing a shared understanding between employees and managers. Learn how a six-step model can be used to create a performance and development partnership, and how to conduct timely performance discussions that result in mutual understanding and agreement of key accomplishments and areas for continued improvement. (2.5 hours) $49 4/12 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 823 30 16560 HH 111 Critical & Creative Thinking This module combines two types of thinking – critical thinking and creative thinking. Though the two are not interchangeable, they are strongly linked, bringing complementary dimensions to thinking and learning. Develop stronger critical and creative thinking skills to generate and evaluate knowledge, clarify concepts and ideas, seek possibilities, consider alternatives and solve problems. (2.5 hours) $49 4/19 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 824 30 16574 HH 111 Demonstrating a High Performance Work-Style Group Ideation/Innovation Learn how to develop core competencies of the high performance work style using the RESEPCT model –Recognition, Empowerment, Supportive Feedback, Partnering, Expectations, Consideration, and Trust. These competencies are taught in a dynamic and interactive classroom setting that features selfassessments and case scenarios. (2.5 hours) $49 3/29 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 820 30 16557 HH 111 The Leader as a Team Builder A step by step approach to help your team generate and select successful ideas! This workshop demonstrates the IDEO process and uses a series of interactive exercises to help individuals advance their brainstorming skills, formulate group ideas, and select promising ideas to take to senior management. The intended target audience include both individuals and teams who are looking for an organized approach to generate ideas for new product development or process improvements. (2.5 hours) $49 4/26 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 849 30 19098 HH 111 Learn pragmatic skills to strengthen team performance through the identification of elements of effective and ineffective teams; developing team goals; encouraging member participation; increasing motivation, decision-making, risk-taking; managing conflict on the team; and effective communication. (2.5 hours) $49 4/05 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 822 30 16559 HH 111 Leading During Times of Change Understand the dynamics of change and its effect on productivity as well as the basic skills needed to manage change productively. Topics include the various types of change organizations go through, natural reactions to change, strategies for leading through times of change, and understanding your temperament type in dealing with conflict. (2.5 hours) $49 5/03 6:00pm - 8:30pm R B ZAHAREE CAR 825 30 16575 HH 111 Teacher Course Preparation Are you interested in becoming a teacher, but quickly change your mind every time you visit DESE’s website? Whether you are new to teaching, considering a career change, hoping to become a teacher or even licensed in another state, this workshop is for you. Get a better understanding of the license process, and strategically develop a long term plan, that will save you both time and money. This workshop is taught by Lisa Lanteigne, HR Licensing Specialist in the Lawrence Public Schools. (1.5 hours) Cost $35 *Note: Employees of Lawrence Public Schools should contact Lisa Lanteigne directly in the Human Resources office for information and guidance on licensing. 2/21 6:30pm - 8:00pm W L LANTEIGNE CAR 877 80 19128 LC 103 SOS…Teacher Licensing (made easy) in the State of Massachusetts As students who have received services on IEP’s and 504 plans enter the post-secondary arena, the need for clarity and information on the process for this successful transition is needed. Workshop attendees will gain an understanding of the difference between services and accommodations for students from K-12 to college/post-secondary settings and how best to prepare their students for success through fostering independence, metacognition and self-advocacy skills. This course is designed for those working in the public school system. Presenter: Susan Woods, retired Associate Dean of Student Support Services at Middlesex Community College. Along with overseeing an innovative, nationally recognized alternative program model for students with significant learning challenges, The Transition Program, Susan has managed the college’s Disability Support Services supporting students with documented disabilities. (2 hours) $35 4/10 6:00pm - 8:00pm T B WOODS CAR 892 30 19247 HH 213 Preparing & Supporting Students with Disabilities Community Education and Career Training www.middlesex.mass.edu/careertraining • 1-800-818-3434.