Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST
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University Club of MSU
3435 Forest Rd
Lansing, MI 48909

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Michelle Rittenhouse
Michigan Head Start Association

The Michigan Head Start Association invites you to be a member of the
Human Resources Learning Community

Thursday, April 19, 2018 
(Last of 3 meetings for the 2017-2018 series)

As part of the Human Resources Learning community, we are providing you the opportunity to meet three times annually for peer to peer professional development and networking as well as to share resources. The intended audience is Human Resource team members and specialists.

"Coaching to Develop and Retain Top Talent"


Organizations are struggling with turnover and finding good candidates in this tight labor market. So, human resources professional must look to all facets of their HR programs - including supervisor and manager development - to overcome these challenges. Please welcome Jodi Wehling, owner/managing consultant for People Matters, an HR consulting firm in the Lansing area, as she explains how improving the coaching skills of supervisors can support both employee development and employee retention. This session will also describe the skills and competencies needed for effective coaching.

“Performance Reviews and Professional Development Plans:                      Ensuring the Best Chance for Success”

Join the Michigan Head Start Association’s Human Resources Learning Community as we review the best in Performance Reviews and Professional Development plans. With the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) requiring performance reviews for all staff who have direct contact with children and Head Start Performance Standards requiring Professional Development Plans annually, Ibrahim Skenderovic, Head Start for Kent County’s Human Resources Associate Director, leads a timely and important training to share strategies for helping your Head Start team meet organizational goals and needs.  Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and gain new insights. Bring copies of your staff Performance Reviews and Professional Development plans!

The registration rate below is set up to allow one individual to register for the third meeting of the three-meeting series.
Member Rate: $125.00
Non-Member Rate: $150.00
Morning coffee and lunch is included with each meeting.

Parking Information: Free outdoor parking is available adjacent to the University Club of MSU.

Overnight Information Candlewood Inn and Suites is attached to the University Club of MSU and can provide a conference rate. Please let them know you are attending a conference at the University Club of MSU. 

Tentative Schedule:
10:00am - 10:15am   Welcome & Introductions
10:15am - 12:00pm    Speaker    
12:00pm - 1:00pm     Lunch
1:00pm - 3:30pm       Group Workshop

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