Workshops and Short Programs

Does your staff need a leadership boost? Do you need to build capacity in your staff around leadership? Want to teach your staff how to be agents of change for 21st century education? Dr. Sarah provides dynamic, engaging half and full-day workshops for educational, non-profit and other types of learning organizations. She will challenge your staff to “think towards the future” and be better leaders and practitioners.

Check out what people say about Dr. Sarah’s presentations.

11 Workshop Topics and Short Programs

1. Social Media: Content, Community and Capacity-Building. How to Get Connected in the 21st Century

Dr. Sarah’s hot, new workshop. Learn the basics of social media in simple, easy-to-understand terms. Learn how to tap into online communities, develop a social media strategy and build technology capacity in your organization by using social media wisely.

2. “Want to Change the World? Learn Another Language: Leadership Inspired Through Language Learning”

This workshop is based on 6 years of research and 12 years of teaching experience, it shows how learning a language can help us change the world in wildly positive ways.

3. “Leading through Language Learning: Showing our students how to to ‘Be the change’.”

A thought-provoking workshop that engages and inspires language teachers and leadership educators. This talk has been published as a paper as well: http://wp.me/pNAh3-4L

4. “Promoting Language Programs Powerfully”

This talk draws from Dr. Sarah’s book 101 Ways to Market Your Language Program: A practical guide for language schools and programs, which spent 5 weeks on a technical book best seller list, reaching #1 along the way. In this talk she shares low cost and yet powerful ideas to generate interest in your programs and to promote them more effectively at the local, community and even international levels.

5. “Using Social Media to Promote Language Programs”

In this talk Dr. Sarah gives you powerful, proven strategies for using social media for language program promotion and how to stay connected to our core values as teachers without “selling out” while we sell our programs.

6. “Using Social Media to Promote Literacy Programs”

In this talk Dr. Sarah gives you powerful, proven strategies for using social media to help literacy organizations promote the good work they do.

7. “Marketing Your Educational Program 101”

This is basic workshop designed to teach you the basics of effective marketing for educational programs. You’ll leave with a better understanding of what marketing is and how to effectively promote educational programs and services.

8. “Taking Your Educational Marketing to the Next Level”

This is a more advanced workshop for educational leaders, managers and marketers who want more in-depth strategies and tactics.

9. “Learning Leadership in the 21st Century: Leadership as part of professional practice

Are you looking for an engaging and challenging workshop for educators that focuses on what leadership means for them in the 21st century? If so, then Dr. Sarah is the person to help.

10. “How to Build and Use Google Forms”

This program demonstrates, in a step-by-step way how to design and use Google forms to build evaluation forms, registration forms and sign-up sheets.

11. “Using Learner Portfolios as an Effective Assessment Tool”

Learn how to incorporate portfolios in your classroom. Understand how to use portfolios as an effective assessment and evaluation tool. Learn why portfolios, whether they are traditional or electronic, are being embraced by educators across the globe as a 21st century evaluation tool and how you can use them effectively, too.

Participant comments from Dr. Sarah’s workshops include:

“An excellent workshop. Time well spent! Thank you.”
“Great, loved the informality, combined with organization.”
“Sarah, you are an excellent instructor.”

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