The 2021 Employee Development Day, Pathway to Excellence: Develop U, will be held virtually the week(s) of May 10th and May 17th. This free event for all NAU employees is intended to offer resources, ideas, connections, and opportunities for development.
We are hopeful that you will consider facilitating a workshop. We want to attract workshops which address various topics that help us grow in our personal and professional lives. Feel free to use our program ideas (see below) or submit your own idea.
We ask that each presenter offer their session twice, once each week, preferably during the same day and time slot. In the proposal form is a link to the schedule where you can choose your date and time to present for both the week of May 10th and the 17th.
Submit proposals online through Friday, April 16th at 5pm. 2021 Proposal Form
Pathway to Excellence: Develop U is intended to remind us that being lifelong learners is essential in developing the whole self that shows up to work every day.
Specific questions about the program call may be directed to NAU HR Training at email@example.com.
Feel free to use these topics as starting points – or submit your own ideas.
o Any current trends and issues in higher education in areas of service to students, particularly in regards to COVID – changes in housing, changes in study habits, etc.
o Managing a multi-generational workforce
o Service Excellence
o Setting Boundaries
o Responding to change and transition
o Health and wellness
Group exercise class, Information on eating healthy
o Financial management
o Planning for the future
o Mentoring or being mentored
o Managing stress
o Cultural conversations
o Accessibility; university design; awareness of meeting special needs
o Resiliency and care of self
o Volunteerism and leadership opportunities