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1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
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The Marquette University Career Services Center is pleased to host a Strengths Educator for Higher Education training. This training is open to any faculty, staff, and administrator who is interested in learning more about strengths-based development and how to incorporate a strengths-based education into the work we do with students. If you are unfamiliar with the strengthsfinder, learn more here.

Registration is required. Register today! Payment will be collected via Departmental Transfer.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: AMU 227
Cost: $175 per person
Includes: All materials and assessment

Lunch: Forty-five minute lunch break; attendees are encouraged to stay on campus and eat in
Marquette Place which will be open for business.

CSS 100HE: Strengths Educator for Higher Education
This course prepares educators to develop and demonstrate an understanding of the psychology and principles of strengths-based education. They will explore their talents -- their unique and recurring patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior -- and learn how they contribute to their teaching style and approach to student development.

Educators will review Gallup's research on engagement and discuss ways that strengths-based development can drive engagement among students, staff and faculty and create an environment that supports high wellbeing. They will develop strategies to implement a strengths-based approach on campus and work toward maximizing individual talents to create the greatest potential for individual achievement.

Educators will:

  1. Explore the strengths philosophy and learn how this approach drives the engagement of students, staff and faculty
  2. Understand how a focus on strengths relates to student success
  3. Discover and explore their own strengths
  4. Build a strengths vocabulary
  5. Gain insights in applying strengths in daily life
  6. Gain strengths-based development activities that can be shared with others

Registration is required. Register today! Payment will be collected via Departmental Transfer.

Contact laura.kestner@marquette.edu with questions.




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