Northeast Ohio Regional Library System - Event Information
Facilitation Skills Workshop
This workshop is designed to teach the skills necessary to facilitate group interactions to achieve a successful conversation or discussion of a topic. Facilitation skills training will include the four essential functions of high quality facilitation: providing structure, encouraging participation, reflecting the group and moving the group forward.
Develop the skills for effective group facilitation
Encourage participation and get the discussion going
Choose and design the right group process(es) for your session
Marti Peden is the owner and principal of Peden & Associates, a training and consulting company based in Akron, Ohio. For more than 30 years, she has been a trainer, facilitator, speaker and organizational development professional. She specializes in conflict resolution, managing change, strategic planning, team building and positive approaches to life’s challenges.
For over 25 years, Marti has worked with numerous libraries as a speaker, facilitator and strategic planning consultant. She has worked with many of the libraries within the NEO-RLS regional library system as well as facilitating staff days for various public libraries. She presented at the 2013 ALA convention in Chicago, IL and the 2014 PLA convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Marti holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Steubenville and a Master’s of Education Degree from Kent State University. She is an annual presenter for executive leadership programs such as the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and the Executive Education Program at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern
Twinsburg Public Library 10050 Ravenna Rd. Twinsburg, OH 44087 UNITED STATES