Join us for a Leadership Development Series Seminar

We’re excited to announce new upcoming Leadership Development Series seminars, beginning in October 2021 and running through Spring 2022.
Michelle Song Michelle Song
Associate Volunteer Development Manager
September 29, 2021

The Mountaineers is committed to leading innovation in outdoor education. A key component of this commitment is investing in our volunteer leaders, the heart and soul of our vibrant organization.

The Mountaineers is excited to announce new Leadership Development Series seminars to provide high-quality, continuing education opportunities for our volunteer leaders. Seminars will be offered on a wide variety of topics. They will be held both online and throughout the geographic locations of our branches from October 2021 to April 2022. 

Keep an eye on our upcoming events to know what’s coming-up this fall through spring. Recordings will be made available for all online seminars. 

Please check back, as seminars will continue to be added throughout the year.

October 2021

Near-Misses Are Telling You Something - Are You Listening?

Steve Smith | October 13 | Online 

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It's not about you, it's about them: Leadership in guiding, education, and life

Liz Riggs Meder | October 27 | Online

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Breaking the Halo: Empowering Students in Outdoor Education

Katja Hurt | October 28 | Online

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November 2021

Keys to Success for Effective Instruction

Joe and Michelle Harper Kowalczyk | November 4 | Online

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Interactive & Responsive Facilitation Series 

Tracy Rekart | November 16 & 18 | Online

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December 2021

Giving Structured Feedback Series

Tracy Rekart | December 9, 14, & 16 | Online

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January 2022

Exploring & Navigating Conflict Series

Tracy Rekart | January 6, 11, & 13 | Online

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These Are Not “Soft Skills”! Facilitating Emotional Safety: A Foundational Risk Management Skill

Steve Smith | January 12 | Online

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Developing Critical Decision-Making Skills

Katja Hurt| January 20 | Online

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February 2022

Keys to Success for Effective Instruction

Joe and Michelle Harper Kowalczyk | February 3 | Online

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Breaking the Halo: Empowering Students in Outdoor Education 

Katja Hurt | February 17 | Online

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Self-Assessment: A Teaching Style to Foster Dialogue and Enhance Learning

Steve Smith | February 23 | Online

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March 2022

These Are Not “Soft Skills”! Facilitating Emotional Safety: A Foundational Risk Management Skill

Steve Smith | March 16 | Online

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Developing Critical Decision-Making Skills

Katja Hurt| March 17 | Online

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April 2022

It's not about you, it's about them: Leadership in guiding, education, and life

Liz Riggs Meder| April 6 | Online

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Self-Assessment: A Teaching Style to Foster Dialogue and Enhance Learning

Steve Smith| April 13 | Online

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Call for presenters! 

We are always seeking  professionals who can present on some aspect of leadership, either technical in nature or focused on "soft skills" involved with managing a group, for our Leadership Development Series! 

Have an idea for a presentation topic or a possible presenter? Please contact Michelle Song