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Upcoming educational and training opportunities.

Call for Submissions – Case Studies of Civic Engagement in the First Year of College

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition and The New York Times invite the submission of case studies forCivic Engagement in the First Year of College, a new volume in The First-Year Experience Monograph Series. This publication will describe programs and courses that develop students’ civic literacy and engagement and will offer strategies for designing, implementing, and assessing such initiatives. (continue)

2-Day Appreciative Inquiry Seminar in NYC in November

Renowned instructors Loretta Donovan and Bernard Mohr will be leading a seminar called “Innovations in Business through a Positive Lens: Concepts & Practices in Appreciative Inquiry” On NOvember 9 and 10 at Columbia University Teacher’s College in New York City.  The Training is $995, and you can register here. (continue)

Institute on the Common Good and Civic Canopy Hosting Public Deliberation Training

The Institute on the Common Good at Regis University and the Colorado Civic Canopy are pleased to host a two day Public Deliberation Workshop September 22nd and 23rd, 2006. The workshop will equip new moderators with the skills and materials necessary to introduce deliberative public forums to their neighbors, groups, organizations, or community. The workshop will introduce and extensively explore the deliberative process used by the National Issues Forum (NIF), a nonpartisan, nationwide network of locally sponsored public forums for the consideration of public policy […] (continue)

Fall Workshop Lineup from Brooklyn NVC

Brooklyn Non-Violent Communication (NVC) has announced several workshops this fall at both introductory and advanced levels. Topics include “Peace: made easy,” “Enjoying difficult people” and “Getting your point across when others don’t want to listen.” Brooklyn NVC is also offering its Foundations One and Two courses in the principles and practice of Non Violent Communication. For information about the date, location and cost of each program, click on the link below. Or visit Brooklyn NVC’s website for information and to register: www.brooklynnvc.org. (continue)

Naropa University Authentic Leadership Certificate Program Starting this August

Launched in 1999, Naropa’s Authentic Leadership program is a transformative leadership course that integrates ancient wisdom with effective, modern approaches to management. The format encourages deep, personal learning in an environment that makes it possible to assimilate ideas and concepts at an accelerated pace. Online instruction makes it possible to share ideas and participate in group learning from anywhere in the world. Through the Authentic Leadership Certificate Program, participants can learn to discover unique solutions to challenges and opportunities. The next program is from August […] (continue)

Perspectives Group to Offer IAP2 Certificate Course in Alexandria, VA

The Perspectives Group has just announced two 2006 training dates for their 5-day Public Partcipation course. This training is designed for professionals working in the fields of community development, nonprofit and government public services, and public understanding and outreach. It is also designed for industry communications and public affairs or public relations, advocacy and lobbying organizations, private and government groups, and any individual/organization required to deal with the public about complex or potentially contentious issues. Upon completion of the full week of training, participants will […] (continue)

Deep Democracy Workshop Coming Up in Halifax and Boston

Envison Halifax is sponsoring the workshop “Deep Democracy: Unleashing the Potential of Groups” with Myrna Lewis and Sera Thompson. This four-day intensive training will give you the basic skills for an unusual and extremely helpful way of understanding and working with decision-making and the resolution of underlying issues. Deep Democracy is based on the work of revolutionary physicist/psychologist Arnold Mindel and was originally developed in South Africa, to work with business in the transition out of Apartheid. The cost of the course is $850, space […] (continue)

Berkana Institute Organizing Southern Africa Learning Journey

The Berkana Institute invites participants for a Learning Journey to South Africa and Zimbabwe that will open your eyes, minds and hearts to essential learning about the leadership that is emerging in one of our planet’s most vibrant places. On this journey, participants will meet and learn with extraordinary pioneering leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, and at Zimbabwe’s Kufunda Learning Village. The Learning Journey will also spend time learning from the wildlife of Africa whose grace and beauty and interdependent relationships are an inspiration. Marianne […] (continue)

Shambhala Institute Announces Art of Hosting and Convening Workshop

The Shambhala Institute has just announced an upcoming workshop: The Art of Hosting and Convening Meaningful Conversations with Toke Moeller, Monika Nissen, and Sera Thompson. This workshop explores the art of convening the conversations most important to our communities, families and organizations. You will learn a variety of methods and practices for engaging in conversations that matter which create wise action and clear outcomes. The workshop will take place in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia – August 14-16, 2006. For more information, contact tim@oftheshire.org. (continue)

Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., of St. Albans, VT, has just announced a training that will enable professional facilitators to deliver a powerful planning and evaluation tool, called You Get What You Measure® to their own clients. In development for over ten years, You Get What You Measure® recognizes the importance of values in group work, incorporates systems thinking, and creates a culture of group learning. It explores in detail the connections between goals, indicators, measures, and the assumptions about how or whether specific actions will […] (continue)

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