Appreciative Education in Action Free Webinars

Webinar Date / Time Host
Upcoming Webinars
Past Webinars
Using Appreciative Strategies to Connect with Students Quickly Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2022. Noon – 1 p.m.(Eastern Time) Featuring: Rebecca Weidner, MS, Academic Advisor, Brigham Young University; Emily Emerick, MS, Academic Advisor, Brigham Young University; Rachel Terry, MEd, Academic Counselor, Utah Valley University
Appreciative Academic Intervention Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Featuring: Mike Dial, M.Ed., Associate Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising, University of South Carolina Paige McKeown, MS.Ed., Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Intervention, University of South Carolina
Innovations in Appreciative Education: A Journal of Appreciative Education Special Issue Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022 Noon-1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Featuring: The Journal of Appreciative Education 2021 Special Issue
Appreciative Mentoring Nov. 4, 2021 Noon-1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Featuring:
Annie Kelly, EdD, University of Cincinnati
James Winfield, EdD, Southern New Hampshire University
Amanda Propst Cuevas, PhD, Florida Atlantic University
Bryan Hursh, Florida Atlantic University
A Celebration of Recent Scholarship on Appreciative Education Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 | Noon-1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Featuring: Various Scholars
Stay Centered Amidst The Chaos: Developing a Practice of Resilience Through Appreciative Strategy Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 Noon-1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Sharlene Sookhoo, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Division of Administrative Affairs, FAU
Have You Ever Thought About Pursuing a Doctorate? Thursday, April 1, 2021 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Jenny Bloom, EdD, Florida Atlantic University
Jesse Ford, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
How to Ace your Virtual Advising Appointments Thursday, Mar. 4 - Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Leticia Wilson, Del Mar College
Ben Forche, University of Rio Grande
Tyler Hall, Dalhousie University
Appreciative Advising in the Community College Thursday, February 4, 2021 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time)
The Higher Ed Positive Pivot: Voices from the Field on How Educators are Innovatively Supporting Students in Today's World November 17, 2020 – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Jenny Bloom, Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University
Lindsey Godwin, Ph.D., Champlain College
Johana Rivera, Ed.D., Kingsborough Community College
Appreciative Service Learning Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Erin Konkle, Ph.D.
Program Director, Civic Engagement
Wellesley College
Pete Mather, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair,
Counseling and Higher Education
Ohio University
James Walters, Ed.D.
Director, Catholic Scholars
St. John’s University
Alisha Nelson
Graduate Intern, Alternative Breaks
Nova Southeastern University
Chronic Uncertainty: How To Approach The Future When It Is Anything But Certain Thursday,Oct. 15, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Jenny Bloom, Ed.D. Professor and Program Coordinator, Higher Education Leadership M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University
Appreciative Conversations - Utilizing Appreciative Administration Skills in Supervision and Staff Interactions Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) Mykel Beorchia - Executive Director, Office of University and Exploratory Advising - Utah State University
Appreciative Conversations - How to Become a Mental Health Ally and a More Holistic Advisor in the Process Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Noon – 1 pm (Eastern Time Zone) Bonnie Gasior, Ph.D. - Interim Director, University Honors Program - California State University, Long Beach
Jacqueline Toy - Academic Advisor, University Honors - California State University, Long Beach
Brenda Pulido Villanueva - Academic Advisor, University Honors - California State University, Long Beach
Appreciative Conversations - The Cup of Life: Strategies to Empower & Refuel your Work Wednesday May 13, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) Tyree Vance - Interim Coordinator, African American Student Center - California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Appreciative Conversations - Appreciative Mindfulness Wednesday May 6, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (EDT) Deborah Hendricks - Director, Pre-Health Advising Center & Mindfulness Coach - University of Toledo
Appreciative Conversations - Appreciatively Supporting Peer Leaders Online Thursday, April 30, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. (EDT) Annie Kelly - Loyola University Chicago
Emma Reabold - University of South Carolina
Heather Miller - University of Missouri – Kansas City
Jessie LaChance - Loyola University Chicago
Appreciative Conversations - People Before Process: Using Generative Questions to Create Quality Moments with Teams Through COVID-19 Thursday, April 9, 2020 Noon – 1 pm (EDT) Mykel Beorchia - Director of University Advising - Utah State University
Appreciative Advising in the COVID-19 Era: A Concierge Service for the Future of Online Learning Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Noon – 1 pm (EDT) Robert Freidhoff Interim Associate Vice President for Student Success: Valdosta State University
Appreciative Advising in the COVID-19 Era: How to Optimize Virtual Student Interactions March 18, 2020 - Noon (EDT) Ben Forche - Director of Student Affairs: The Patton College of Education: Ohio University


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