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Supervisors Workshop

This workshop gives supervisors a chance to step back from meetings on the run in order to evaluate themselves as supervisors and develop a plan that meets the needs of their organization and the organizers they supervise.

7/11/2012 to 7/13/2012
When: JULY 11 -13, 2012
Where: Divinity School of the Pacific - Easton Hall
2451 Ridge Road
Berkeley, California  94709
United States

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Supervision is the most consistent form of training most organizers receive, but only if their supervisors have a plan, follow it, and know how to challenge organizers to realize their potential.
 
The goal of good supervision is to build strong organizations, win concrete issues, and develop the next generation of the movement.
 
This workshop gives supervisors a chance to step back from meetings on the run in order to evaluate themselves as supervisors and develop a plan that meets the needs of their organization and the organizers they supervise.
 
This session is limited to 20 people whose main responsibility is the day-to-day supervision of organizers.
 
Sessions include:
·        Understanding different organizational models and the need to be clear with your staff about exactly what they are building
·        Using the Midwest Academy strategy chart as an ongoing method of setting organizers’ priorities and monitoring progress
·        Motivating, mentoring and nurturing organizers who are at different stages in their careers
·        Developing techniques for long distance supervision
·        Learning nitty-gritty supervisory skills such as hiring/firing, discipline and evaluations
 
Leave with a concrete plan for staff development as well as your own plan for maintaining balance and sanity as a supervisor.
 

California Supervisors Workshop

JULY 11 -13, 2012

Location:
Divinity School of the Pacific - Easton Hall 2451 Ridge Road 
Berkeley, CA 94709
 
Cost:
Single room Tusday arrival: $1050
Single room Wednesday arrival: $950
Commuter: $750 includes tuition, lunch and dinner.  
Final payment is due: June 29th

Who should apply? You must be currently supervising organizers who are conducting issue campaigns. Applicants may be from local, state, or national organizations, and as always, the Midwest Academy encourages participation from a variety of organizing networks and models.

Times: 
Registration is between 12:30PM and 1:30PM on Wednesday. The training will begin promptly at 1:30PM. We finish at 1:00PM before lunch on Friday. Participants who have not previous been through a Midwest Academy training session must attend a supplemental workshop on using the Midwest Academy Strategy Chart, from 9:00am – 12:30pm on Wednesday, July 11th.
 
If you have any questions about this training please contact Tony at the Midwest Academy, 312 427-2304, x303
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