EducationPlus’ Support Staff Academy has two fantastic offerings next month! Both sessions are presented by Laurie Corners, professional organizer at Simplified Living Solutions. Laurie is passionate about helping others through the art of organization. Using her natural talents and abilities, she easily creates systems to make spaces work more efficiently and effectively. Prior to joining Simplified Living Solutions’ team, Laurie worked as a collaborative leader and was recognized for her administrative advocacy, teaching excellence, and consultative experience in the field of Early Childhood Special Education for 15 years. Register online.
Friday, April 25, 2014
8:30 – 11:30 AM
Organizing Your Computer: Electronic Data Management
Are you overwhelmed by the site of your computer desktop? Are you tired of wasting time searching for documents and files on your computer? Do you worry about what you would do if your computer suddenly crashed? Are you overwhelmed by the number of emails in your inbox? Laurie will lead the group in a discussion of how to tackle all of the clutter in your email inbox, on your physical and computer desktop, as well as in your paper and electronic files. She will give you a step-by-step process to not only clear out the clutter, but how to keep it from coming back. Laurie will provide tips on how to establish routines for keeping your computer organized and backed up. There will be opportunities for hands-on practice. If you have a work or personal laptop, please bring it so you can begin the organizational process right now!
12:30 – 3:30 PM
Time Management: Steps to Optimizing Your Productivity
Do you feel like you have a never-ending “to do” list? Are you disappointed at the end of the day when you feel like you have gotten nothing done? Are you ready to take meaningful steps towards maximizing your time at work? Laurie will provide practical information that you can implement at work right away! You will learn how to prioritize your “to do” list and how to create routines that increase your overall productivity. Laurie will work with you to determine when you are at your peak level of productivity during the work day, as well as provide tips on how to tackle the major pitfalls that are sabotaging your efforts towards making the most of the time you have a work. Please gather up any loose paperwork that is lying on your work surface and bring it to the seminar to be used for a hands-on activity.