Emerging Leaders Workshop 2019

  • Friday, April 12, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Rio Vista Community Center - 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd. Peoria, AZ 85381
  • 24


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Must be logged into current APRA account in order to access this registration type
  • Those with an active APRA Student Membership
  • Please email a copy of your current student ID to admin@azpra.org with "ELW Workshop- Student" in the subject line to obtain the registration code.

Emerging Leaders Workshop

Who: Young Professionals (entry to mid-level parks and recreation professionals) and students

What: Leadership, networking, and professional development educational opportunity 

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Rio Vista Community Center

8866 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ 85381


8:00 - 8:15 Check In/Coffee

8:15 - 9:30 am Session 1: Manager vs Leader by Steve Richardson

9:40 - 10:55 am Session 2:  Professional Panel Style Discussion 

10:55 am - 12 pm Lunch  (On your own)

12:00 - 1:15 pm Session 3: Dynamic Leaders by Kristie Riester

1:30 - 2:45 pm Session 4: Extraordinary Dialogue at Work: Stop Talking and Improve Your Career by Nicole Lance

2:45 - 3:00 pm Wrap up/Evals

3:00 - 6:00 pm  Social - 

The Social on 83rd - (FREE appetizers - limited supply)

8350 W. Paradise Ln. Peoria AZ 85382

Session Descriptions and Speakers

Manager vs. Leader by Steve Richardson

This session takes a deep look at the difference between what it means to be a manager as opposed to being a leader. We will discuss strategies to be an effective leader and approaches to get the best out of your team in a positive manner.

Dynamic Leaders - Kristie Riester, KR Dynamic Solutions

During this session we'll explore what makes effective leaders. You'll discover your leadership style and how you can apply that knowledge to become a dynamic leader that gets results. Knowing your strengths, areas for improvement and hot buttons can help you effectively communicate and lead your team with confidence.

Nicole Lance, Lance Strategies 

Extraordinary Dialogue at Work: Stop Talking and Improve Your Career
There are two things that get in the way of productive dialogue and good relationships at work: our mouths and our brains. This session focuses on our proprietary Principles of Human Understanding that will fundamentally change how you communicate and methodology that equips attendees with the tools to "Transform Dangerous Discourse into Extraordinary Dialogue". Come learn how to amplify your career by transforming how you communicate!

Program approved for .4 CEU's

Deadline to register: Wednesday, April 10

Join us immediately following for the West Side Social -

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