Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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8764 Manchester Road
Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63144

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Staff Selection, Professional Development and Collaborative Leadership:

The Foundation of Team Building

About the Workshop:
Team Building

This workshop focuses on developing criteria for staff selection and supervision, incorporating staff development plans into the program and implementing activities that create a collaborative department.

Strategies that can be used to create effective teamwork among staff and secure and sustain departmental success will be reviewed.

Participants will learn:

  • methods to recruit, develop, and assist staff
  • methods to recognize and overcome burn-out
  • methods to develop and recognize staff members

About the Presenter:
Trent Ball

Trent Ball currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Retention at Southeast Missouri State University and provides leadership and management of the Academic Support  Centers (ASCs). Mr. Ball is the current Board Chair for the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE). The Council is a national advocacy association dedicated to furthering the expansion of college opportunities for low-income, first-generation students, veterans, and students with disabilities throughout the United States. Currently, Mr. Ball serves on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri’s Education and Employment Council, the UNCF, Inc. St. Louis Leadership Advisory Council, The Board of Directors for Gene Slay’s Girls and Boys Club and as the TRIO and other Educational Opportunity Programs Representative to the CAS Standards Board of Directors.  Mr. Ball is working with St. Louis Graduates and the St. Louis Regional Chamber on their newly funded Lumina Foundation projects. Mr. Ball has written successful grants for state and federal programs as well as non-profit and community based organizations.  He has presented numerous programs at the local, state, regional and national level, is a senior consultant and co-owner/operator of LEAD Consulting and Training and has 20 years of professional experience working in Higher Education.