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Get Onboard in Chicago, IL, at COE's 38th Annual Conference!

Hit the Ground RunningCouncil for Opportunity in Education's Orientation and Professional Development Program for College Access and Success Professionals

New to college access and success? Or, do you need a refresher? COE's Onboarding Orientation and Professional Development is designed to bring you quickly up to speed with three modes of learning. First, a one-on-one conversation to identify pressing program and professional development needs. Second, attend a full-day on-site, in-person workshop to connect to leader experts from other programs. Finally, get access to online learning modules to enable a review of the history, resources, regulations and effective strategies to do the job competently and successfully. The online learning can begin immediately.

COE Point of Contact — Dr. Nicole Norfles, (202) 347-7430 or (nicole.norfles@coenet.us).

September 8, 2019 — Chicago, IL
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive • Chicago, IL • 60601-3764
REGISTRATION DEADLINE • (August 16, 2019)
RESERVATIONS(312) 565-1234RESERVATIONS (WWW)(https://book.passkey.com/event/49824745/owner/2135/home)
GROUP ROOM RATE$234.00 (plus state & local taxes)

Step 1One on One Consultation. When a person registers for the Orientation and Professional Development, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) will schedule a meeting with the employee to gauge specific needs.

Step 2In-Person Training. The person will choose an on-site training to attend. This one day event will provide the framework needed for the position.

Step 3Online Modules / Two Week Courses. COE offers over 15 relevant courses to ensure success in one position. Participants have 1.5 years to choose and complete courses. Again, the online learning can begin immediately after registration.

Online Modules previously offered include: Professional Ethics in an Access and Success Program; Getting Recognition for the Work You Do; Using Student Tracking Data to Improve Your Program; Getting Family Involvement in Your Programs; Examining Bridging Programs; Career Counseling; and Admissions and College Match.

Pricing Members Non-Members
Phone Consult + On-Site Training + 3- Online 10-Day Courses $800 $1,500
Phone Consult + On-Site Training + 5- Online 10-Day Courses $1,100 $1,900

Online Courses

Below is the online course scheduled. Sign up today by completing this form Document is available for download (.pdf) and sending to (pdconsultant@coenet.org) (remember, you must be a paid participant of the Onboarding package). For questions please e-mail (pdconsultant@coenet.org) or (nicole.norfles@coenet.org).

(May 13-22, 2019) Managing Your Workload to Meet Your Program Objectives. This workshop will investigate effective strategies that projects can utilize to manage staff workloads and talents to meet project objectives. Workshop participants will discuss models for staff workloads including Management by Objectives and case management structures. The group will also discuss use of staff strengths to form a complementary team. Workshop participants will gain best practice methods by participating in a case study activity, sharing their projects with other TRIO professionals.