Professional Development Minutes March 11, 2014
AP Professional Development Committee
March 11th, 2014 Meeting Minutes
Location: 297C DEV
Luke DeMott (group 3)
Kate VanderKolk (group 6)
Maggie McCrystal (Human Resources)
Amy Campbell (group 1)
Brad Gordon (group5)
Takeelia Garrett-Lynn (group 2)
Sienna Mavima (AP committee rep)
Audra Courtade (group 4)
Review of past seminars
Getting to Know your GVSU Better
The program was well reviewed. Individuals were inquiring to have a power point used for distribution to be able to reference the presentation.
Mindful Leadership will be cancelled because of the Teach-In. Beth from HR will send out a notice via email.
Communication Effectiveness for Leadership, April 2nd is still scheduled. This will be the last scheduled event
Kate asked about if individuals could request for a guest to attend awards ceremonies. Maggie replied probably not because then others might ask for guest passes also. Something to pass onto the general committee.
Kate introduced a speaker from Holland, Marietta Ford(?) that is affiliated with Dale Carnegie, as a possible presenter for next year. Maggie stated Fran Pryor, is someone they are currently working with (In the Workplace?)
Maggie stated the programs being considered for Fall 14
- Getting to Know GVSU
- Managing Office Gossip
- Something on Interviewing
- Communication Skills for Women
- Working with International Students
- Mindful Leadership
- Effective Supervision
Amy asked how these are selected. Maggie replied based on assessments and survey feedback as well as trends seen by Sue Sloop.
Amy will not be present for Feb 8th meeting
Kate asked if a May meeting will be necessary.
Forum Scheduled for May 7th. Highly encouraged to attend! Please bring a co-worker
AP luncheon scheduled for April 17th
Amy asked about a common place where these dates are accessible for AP staff. There isn't currently. Luke mentioned work being done on for Syncing calendars on current sites. Maggie suggested to bring it up with the main committee or Jim.
Date: April 8th, 2014,
Location 2243 Kirkhof Center, Allendale
Minutes by Amy Campbell