April 2, 2013 Meeting of Staff Development and Training Advisory Committee

Time and Location of Meeting

April 2, 20131:30 pm - 3:00 pm 428 Library

Agenda Details


Agenda not yet available.

Minutes Details


Paula Carns,   Cindy Kelly, Kim Matherly, Lucy Moynihan, Susan Schnuer, Beth Woodard, Cherie Weible, Zoe Revell


  1. Agenda was reviewed  and the LAMP update was eliminated because Cindy Ingold is not here.
  2. Retreat
  • Review notes to this point.  Both Paula Carns and Sue Searing sent summaries for their sections (information and technology and health and wellness)  Julia will take a look at summarizing all the sections.
  1. Civility week with CPL –had limited attendance on April 9.
  2.  Wellness activities (Zoe Revell)
  • Pedometer challenge—April.  Zoe reported that we have 30 teams and she is updating the pedometer webpage.  Lucy is going to host a bird watching walk, and we will try to find someone to do an Art and Architecture walk as well.  (See Inside Illinois for ideas)
    •       Community and Campus day of service—Zoe, Sue Searing and Lynn Wiley have been working on this.
    •        Money Smart week sessions  — April 23 and 25
      • CPR workshop update—now charging for books and certificate—will try for the first week of June.
      • Blood drives.  No dates yet, but will try for Summer 2.
      • Carle blood pressure checks and carpal tunnel awareness sessions.  Still working on the contract.
  1.    Website review—It was suggested that we ask specific questions by email.
  2. Orientation checklist and follow up.
  • Cindy and Beth are working on scheduling follow up with those who’ve been hired in last 6 months of so….tentative date April 4 from 10 to 12 in 314.

7.   Supervisory training

  • Cindy presenting workshops:
    • Job description writing training—working on rescheduling.
    • STI final discussion is this coming Thursday

This group has also asked for follow-up discussion times.

  • Monthly discussions/Brainstorm topics for review:
  • DiSC—Cindy will cover at the February 28th discussion
  • Goals, Roles, Rules
    •        2 more sessions have been contracted with Shirley Stelbrink
      • One suggestion was “crucial conversations” – Shirley will send a draft of what she would cover in this
      • Other suggestions:  Team building, strategies for building teams in your units.  Working with newer generations
  1. Other training ideas;
    1. One time per year, reminder about Lynda on the blog
    2. Box session on March 20th was well attended.  Follow up session on reading day on best practices for electronic filing has been suggested.

Next meeting;  Tuesday, May 7 , 1:30-3 pm in 428 Library