Virtual Engagement Strategies virtual workshop

When

2/17/2021

9-11am

Cost

Free

Primary Competency

Communication Skills
Description

Join us for this interactive and hands-on workshop on virtual engagement strategies. Being able to engage people outside of an in-person space can feel challenging. Whether you’re looking to engage with a team of staff working remotely, coalition members who you want to stay connected with outside of meetings, partners spread across a wide geographic distance, or training participants, this workshop will explore practical skills and techniques you can employ for productivity and inclusion.

The workshop format will start with brief overview presentations and demonstrations on the following:

  • Project management and communication tools such as Basecamp, Microsoft Teams, and Slack that keep groups connected and productive outside of meetings.
  • Virtual meeting platform of Zoom – highlighting strategies and features for in-meeting engagement and interaction.
  • Padlet as a tool for in-meeting or between-meeting engagement with groups.

Workshop participants will then have an opportunity to break into smaller groups to practice using the tools and/or discuss with presenters and peers how various tools and strategies might be used to achieve their engagement goals.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify tools to engage teams, training participants, coalition members, or community partners outside of in-person meetings
  2. Use virtual engagement tools to meet their goals
Length of Learning Opportunity
2 hours
Registration Information
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Amy Dillon, M.Ed., Owner, Advancing Dynamic Solutions

Amy is an educator, strategic thinker, and health advocate with nearly 20 years of experience in facilitation, partnership development, and professional learning development. She has held various roles within state and local governments and non-profit organizations, including the Colorado Department of Education and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Amy brings a passionate approach toward improving health, particularly within the context of changing systems and creating equitable environments. She previously worked for Jeffco Public Schools with a focus on creating healthier schools through policy and systems changes, as well as addressing factors that support behavioral health, substance use prevention, healthy eating and physical activity. Amy is currently an Executive Committee Member for Jefferson County Communities that Care and is the Data Workgroup Chair.

Dayna Torrieri, Senior Instructional Designer, Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center

Dayna is an Instructional Designer at Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RMPHTC). She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Middle Level Math and Science Education. Before moving out to Colorado, she taught middle school Math and Science and high school Environmental Science in her home state of Pennsylvania. Dayna is currently completing her Masters in Instructional Design at the University of Colorado Denver.

Geographic Relevance
Colorado

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