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As part of the Human Resources Learning community, we are providing you the opportunity to meet three times annually for peer to peer professional development and networking as well as to share resources. The intended audience is Human Resource team members and specialists.

"Coaching to Develop and Retain Top Talent"
Organizations are struggling with turnover and finding good candidates in this tight labor market. So, human resources professional must look to all facets of their HR programs - including supervisor and manager development - to overcome these challenges. Please welcome Jodi Wehling, owner/managing consultant for People Matters, an HR consulting firm in the Lansing area, as she explains how improving the coaching skills of supervisors can support both employee development and employee retention. This session will also describe the skills and competencies needed for effective coaching.

“Performance Reviews and Professional Development Plans: Ensuring the Best Chance for Success”
Join the Michigan Head Start Association’s Human Resources Learning Community as we review the best in Performance Reviews and Professional Development plans. With the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) requiring performance reviews for all staff who have direct contact with children and Head Start Performance Standards requiring Professional Development Plans annually, Ibrahim Skenderovic, Head Start for Kent County’s Human Resources Associate Director, leads a timely and important training to share strategies for helping your Head Start team meet organizational goals and needs. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and gain new insights. Bring copies of your staff Performance Reviews and Professional Development plans!