Continuing Education Events

Global and Cross Cultural Effectiveness
Mar 7, 2019 | 8 a.m.
Many individuals now routinely work with colleagues, customers and partners in other countries, and the need to understand and successfully communicate across cultures extends to people who do not travel to, or live in, other countries. In global organizations, cross cultural communication skills are not an add-on, they become part...

Practical Techniques for Conflict Resolution
Mar 28, 2019 | 9 a.m.
This course will focus on practice with constructive approaches to conflict interaction, including the practice of Nonviolent (Compassionate) Communication, methods for constructive interaction developed by The Harvard Negotiation Project, and Conflict Mediation. This is a blended training that meets face-to-face twice: first on March 28 and then on May 2....

Coaching and Providing Feedback
Apr 3, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Discover the distinction between coaching and feedback, and learn how to identify the most effective ways to provide developmental feedback. Focus on establishing employee performance expectations, setting performance goals, and measuring performance. This is a blended course that meets face-to-face three times: Wednesday, April 3 from 1-4pm Tuesday, April 16 from 9am-12pm Tuesday,...

Lego Robotics
Jun 17, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.
Robotics and computers are for more than just games! Middle-schoolers can use them to solve fun, interesting challenges. Explore the design process and solve puzzles including maneuvering a robot through a maze, using teamwork and a LEGO MINDSTORM EV3. No experience required, just your thinking skills and patience. Ages 10-14

App Attack!
Jun 24, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will...

App, iO: Make Your First App!
Jun 24, 2019 | 1 p.m.
The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your...

Minecraft Designers
Jul 8, 2019 | 9 a.m.
If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks,...

ROBLOX Makers
Jul 8, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.  Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website...

Minecraft Designers
Jul 15, 2019 | 1 p.m.
If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks,...

ROBLOX Makers
Jul 15, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.  Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website...

eSports Apprentice
Jul 22, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game...

eSports Apprentice
Jul 22, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game...

Environmental Explorers
Jul 29, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Embark on outdoor adventures as UW Parkside educators guide your child to holistically learn about the natural world. With a mix of in and out of laboratory experiences, we encourage middle schoolers who have a passion to be outside to investigate their surroundings. With activities based on geology, ecology, microscope...

Youth Mindfulness
Aug 5, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Students learn better stress management skills, improved awareness, and discover how to focus on their surroundings. This is a fun forward camp filled with activities and crafts and ways for kids to harness the power of creativity and calm. Ages 5-10

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