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Let’s Talk Informational Sessions

“Let’s Talk” is an ongoing series of FREE, weekly 60-minute informational sessions on a wide variety of topics of interest to Boise State University staff and faculty.

Free Workshop


  • November 27, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Facilitator: Taylor Kennemore, Management Assistant

Are you using Trello now, but would like to take it to the next level? Join this discussion forum to learn advanced tips and tricks and discuss as a group ideas for managing projects and workflows better.

**Bio: Taylor uses Trello every day to maximize her organization and productivity. She also enjoys thinking up new ways Trello can be used to streamline processes and increase collaboration in her own office.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • November 29, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitators: Deana Brown & Elizabeth Ramsey

Have you ever thought, “I don’t belong here” or “I feel like a fraud”? Well, you DO belong here, and you AREN’T a fraud! You were just experiencing impostor syndrome. Join us for an active session where we explore how to recognize impostor syndrome, and strategies to succeed in spite of it.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • December 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Facilitator: Ashley Holden, Administrative Assistant

Trello is a free online project management and personal productivity tool that can create order for the most complicated and demanding workflows. Trello is the perfect tool to create a dynamic and effective to-do list. As a project management tool, Trello could be the collaboration solution your department needs to increase communication and efficiency.

**Bio: Since Ashley discovered Trello, it has become one of her keys to workplace success! There is always a new way to use Trello, not just for work, and Ashley enjoys playing around to see what she can come up with!

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • December 6, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Krista Lane

Working with Individuals Surrounding Behavioral/Mental Health Concerns – This training will focus on identification of Individuals who may struggle with behavioral/mental health concerns and ways to assist them. The training will also help to identify warning signs of common behavioral/mental health illness/issues, with best approaches to supporting the individual, when to make a referral, and the importance of self-care. Scenarios will be used to help learn how and when to set appropriate boundaries.
Participants will learn:

  • to recognize warning signs in common behavioral/mental health areas
  • when and how to refer for professional help
  • the importance of boundaries
  • To understand the importance of self-care when working with individuals with behavioral/mental health concerns.

**Krista J Lane, LCPC Krista is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Krista earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho in Recreation and Tourism Management and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Northwest Nazarene University in 2008. Krista has worked with diverse populations both in the private sector and in the criminal justice system. She has worked in the mental health field for the past 5 years providing counseling to juveniles who sexually offended and victims, individuals with severe mental health issues, families, children, adolescents, and adults.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • December 13, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitators: Health Educators and Advance Care Planning Facilitators Holly Levin and Lauren Baines
Often times we think of advance care planning as something for older populations, but it is for all adults, including those that are healthy. It involves thinking and talking about future healthcare decisions if you had a sudden event like a car accident or an illness that left you unable to make your own decisions. We will use a nationally recognized program to guide our session.

*BIO: Facilitator, Holly Levin Title: Health Educator Department: University Health Service. Holly earned a masters degree in public health from The Ohio State University in 2013 . She previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Health Promotion from Morehead State University in 2011. Holly is a Cooper Institute trained Health Coach, as well as a Certified Health Education Specialist. Holly joined University Health Services in 2013, and focuses mainly on coordinating both the employee wellness program and the Peer Health Education program. She enjoys creating opportunities on campus for people to engage in their own health and well being. In her free time, Holly loves to walk her dog, hike new trails, bake, and spend time with her family and friends.

Location

Venue:  

Address:
Student Union Building, 1700 University Drive, Boise, ID - Idaho, 83725

Free Workshop


  • December 15, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Facilitator: Taylor Kennemore, Management Assistant

Trello is a free online project management and personal productivity tool that can create order for the most complicated and demanding workflows. Trello is the perfect tool to create a dynamic and effective to-do list. As a project management tool, Trello could be the collaboration solution your department needs to increase communication and efficiency.

**Bio: Taylor uses Trello every day to maximize her organization and productivity. She also enjoys thinking up new ways Trello can be used to streamline processes and increase collaboration in her own office.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • December 18, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Facilitator: Ashley Holden, Administrative Assistant

Are you using Trello now, but would like to take it to the next level? Join this discussion forum to learn advanced tips and tricks and discuss as a group ideas for managing projects and workflows better.

**Bio: Since Ashley discovered Trello, it has become one of her keys to workplace success! There is always a new way to use Trello, not just for work, and Ashley enjoys playing around to see what she can come up with!

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • February 21, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: ​Dr. Cheryl Oestreicher and Jim Duran

Bronco History
Interested in the history of the university? The University Archives is here to help! After a multi-media look back at the history of the school, from its start as a junior college to its inclusion as a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged Institution, University Archives staff will demonstrate how to research historical people, events, departments, organizations, buildings, and milestones. After this session, you will know how to find and use historical images and information for your department to use for events, anniversaries, social media, or other opportunities.

**BIO: ​Dr. Cheryl Oestreicher is Head of Special Collections and Archives and Associate Professor. She is responsible for documenting and preserving Boise State’s history, as well as archives of local people and organizations. She works with groups and departments across campus to collect and preserve materials. She is also available for presentations and events related to Boise State history.

**BIO Jim Duran is a Digital Archivist at Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, where for the past 10 years he has built digital collections of historical significance to Boise State University, the City of Boise and Southwest Idaho. He earned a Master of Arts in History from Boise State University, his thesis is titled “Building the Modern World: Morrison-Knudsen Construction Company.” He also has a Masters Science in Library Science and a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • February 28, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Brian Martin
Do you need to create some engaging video presentations for your work, but you don’t know where to begin? If so, then this session is designed especially for you! You will learn best practices for recording audio and video using technology found right in your pocket—your very own smartphone! You will also discover tools that can help you edit and share your videos, and you will find out about resources available at Boise State that can help you when creating videos. When you leave this session, you will have the tools and the confidence you need to start impressing others with your video-making skills!

*BIO: Brian Martin is an Instructional Design Consultant with the IDEA Shop (Instructional Design and Educational Assessment) at Boise State University. He’s been on campus for three years now and has been helping faculty find innovative ways to integrate technology into their classes. His main interests include video and multimedia production, virtual and augmented reality, and e-Portfolios, but he is more than happy to work with you on any instructional design challenge that you may have. You can contact Brian at bdmartin@boisestate.edu.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • March 7, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Kim Camacho
What are the warning signs of burnout? How can it be prevented or healed? Discuss self-care practices that will help prevent burnout in your workplace and personal life.

*BIO: Kim Camacho is passionate about social justice and hopes to facilitate social change for individuals, groups, and larger systems. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Boise State University and is excited to return to the campus as a professional staff member. Kim has experience working with individuals in crisis, connecting individuals to resources, and creating a safe space for individuals to access needed services. She offers confidential support services to students experiencing crises such as sexual assault or dating violence. She facilitates a variety of workshops for campus community members. In her free time, Kim enjoys traveling with her family and exploring all of the excellent restaurants Boise has to offer. Kim uses she/her pronouns.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact

Free Workshop


  • April 4, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Facilitators: Tammy Schmidt and Leif Nelson
What is the key to having more effective training, engaged participants, and knowing your training has made the impact you want it to make? Join us to learn how to harness the power of needs assessment in designing your next training.

*BIO: As a member of the OIT Communications team, Tammy Schmidt is enjoying her second career in higher education as the training and accessibility specialist. Working with cross-campus partners, she supports and facilitates the advocacy of a universal design approach in the design and development of accessible content and processes for the University. She is a founding partner for the Employee Learning Collective. Tammy has 29 years of combined training, project and program management experience working in R&D, HR, and IT for Hewlett Packard. She is a Boise State University alumni with a BA in Business Management and an MS in Instructional Design and Performance Technology.
In Tammy’s off hours she enjoys quilting, gardening, reading, cooking, and traveling in their trailer.

Please note: this is a 90 minute Let’s Talk

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (208) 426-2417

Address:
2225 W UNIVERSITY DR., CAPITOL VILLAGE #103, Boise, Idaho, 83725, United States

Description:
The Employee Learning & Development Classroom is located at 2225 W UNIVERSITY DR. CAPITOL VILLAGE #103 If you need help finding the classroom, please contact