Customized coaching is available for individuals or teams to address workplace or career challenges or opportunities. Dr. Jerman holds certifications in change management, integrated strategic planning, and diversity, equity, and inclusion standards of professional practice, along with her doctorate in educational leadership and management. All of these are leveraged to help you meet your needs. As a trained accreditation evaluator, she can also help you prepare for re-affirmation and substantive changes.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Primer– In order to have authentic and civil conversations, we need to have a common knowledge baseline. This primer in DEI provides basic information about the terms and why DEI is important for an organization’s DNA.
Courageous Conversations: African-American Women and their Experiences in Higher Ed– Courageous Conversations is designed as a series for which any marginalized group can be the focus. It is conducted in a fishbowl structure. The key is having panelists who are brave enough to be vulnerable.
Why Access Matters– Sometimes in the day-to-day business of operations, we forget why we do the work and who we serve. In this workshop, we revisit the vision of Dallas Herring and underscore why access matters even more today.
Let Your Why Lead Your What– Based on Simon Sinek’s book “Start with Why“, this presentation encourages participants to understand their “why” before launching into the “what” and the “how”.
Preparing for Your Next Opportunity– Having heard from many entry-level and mid-level professionals about what they need to do to move up, this presentation gives practical suggestions for actions to take today to position oneself for advancement.
Leadership as Enabling– There are many ideas of what leadership is. This training takes the premise that leadership should be used to enable others to grow and become greater contributors to the team. This workshop can be tailored to many audiences.
Make Your Meetings Matter– Depending on how they are constructed, meetings can either be a giant “time suck” or productive use of staff time. You want the latter. This training gives the learners tips and tricks for meetings that rock.
The Complaining Stops Today– Imagine a work environment where there is no complaining. Based on the book “No Complaining Rule“, we discover what it would take to implement the rule in our workplace and for it to really work.
Why SWOT When You Can SOAR-SWOT is a standard in strategic planning. SOAR is based in appreciative inquiry and permits the team to lead from their dreams and aspirations instead of external threats.
The Role of Student Affairs in the Community College– The presentation was designed as a training tool for front-line staff or others who may not have an educational background in student affairs to understand the historical context for the work and its importance in a student’s success in college.
The Role of Student Affairs and the Urgency of Now– This course is a continuation of “The Role of Student Affairs in the Community College” and engages participants to explore future trends in student affairs and suggests a structure for developing priorities.
Can’t We All Just Get Along: Working with IT– Information Technology departments sometimes get an unfair reputation for being difficult to work with. This workshop provides strategies for IT and other service areas to work together toward the common goal of student success.