Professional Development

Members are encouraged to regularly log in to this section of GPOP’s website. You’ll find links embedded below for a number of associations, conferences and resource materials.

Let us know of additional resources and sites you think your peers may find relevant.

 


CONFERENCES & PD OPPORTUNITIES

Note: Due to COVID-19, many associations have created virtual or hybrid offerings. 

March
National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education (NAPAHE)
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) CAPstone conference

April
Association for Governing Boards (AGB) Workshop for Board Professionals
Association for Governing Boards (AGB) National Conference on Trusteeship
CICan: GPOP Conference
Colleges & Institutes Canada (CICan) Annual Conference

May
IAAP Canadian Education Conference (CEC)

July
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Summit


ASSOCIATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Associations

Publications, Resources


MINUTES

Minute Taking Courses for Consideration
GPOP member Jenny Forestell (New Brunswick Community College) reached out to her GPOP colleagues and asked for ideas and suggestions on minute-taking courses. Her research is shared here for the benefit of all.

  1. Grand Prairie Regional College (GPRC): a one day Effective Minute Taking course through continuing education program
  2. Eli Mina, who has a Minute Taking Online Tutorial; which includes a copy of his book Mina’s Guide to Minute Taking
  3. Minute Taking Made Easy by Rhonda Scharf – options include Online Training (4-5 hours)
  4. Shelagh Donnelly offers a number of webinars and presentations related to meetings and minutes; Less is More: Elevating Your Minutes, Systems and Strategies for Supporting Multiple Committees, Best Practices for Virtual and Hybrid Meetings, and more. 

BOOKS, PUBLICATIONS and ELECTRONIC MEDIA


WEBINARS and ON-CAMPUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Former GPOP Board Chair Shelagh Donnelly now delivers training internationally, and happily makes herself available for training onsite at GPOP members’ campuses. Shelagh also delivers webinars on  meetings and minutes, best practices for virtual and hybrid meetings, and strategies for successfully supporting multiple committees. Her training expertise extends to governance,  project management, risk management, cybersecurity, negotiating skills, choosing resilience over perfection, and more. Click here for more information about Shelagh and her presentation topics. You can find her Exceptional EA website here, and Shelagh routinely updates her Eventbrite page with information on upcoming webinars, which are priced beginning at $60US. 


 

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