Supervisory Skills and Situational Leadership Workshop
Dec 6, 2019, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Description: This workshop is based on the situational leadership model that addresses when and how to use four different leadership styles: directing, coaching, supporting and delegating.
Who should attend: Anyone who would like to gain leadership skills, whether you are already a supervisor or not. This workshop is free for SCRLC committee members.
Presenter: Kirby Edmonds is the managing partner of TFC Associates, a human relations training and consulting firm based in Ithaca, New York. Kirby is a management consultant, mediator and trainer with experience in the areas of team-building, supervisory issues, building and valuing diversity in the workplace, cultural competence as well as managing conflict and stress in the work environment. He has several years experience working on diversity in corporate, higher education and public school environments. He has been a consultant to public-private partnerships throughout the country, a mediator and trainer of mediators for over 30 years.
He has helped design and facilitate dialogues for racial understanding, healing and reconciliation, "Talking Circles on Race and Racism" for the Multicultural Resource Center in Ithaca, and trained over 35 volunteer Talking Circles facilitators.
He is also a Senior Fellow and Program Coordinator for Dorothy Cotton Institute, a project of the Center for Transformative Action. In that capacity he is managing and delivering programs on human rights education to public school educators and community youth workers developing programs on civic engagement and working as network manager for the Building Bridges Initiative, a county-wide project with the vision of a "socially just, ecologically sound local economy that works for everyone".