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    • Friday, January 24, 2020
    • 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM
    • The Pyramid Club - 52nd Floor, 1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Register

    Healthcare has gradually begun the evolution from treating sick people to keeping people well. With this important shift, healthcare professionals must retool for the future.

    This program will discuss the current societal landscape, including health behaviors of millennials, and how these changes in the industry will affect jobseekers.

    Event registration includes:
    - Light breakfast
    A morning of networking and engaging dialogue with fellow career professionals from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area


    A
    bout the Speaker:
    Michele Szkolnicki, RN, FACHE, CMPE
    Chief Operating Officer
    Crozer-Keystone Health Access Network
     

    Michele Szkolnicki is an accomplished Healthcare Executive with more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience that spans for-profit, not-for-profit, private equity, and academic settings in hospital, ambulatory and medical practice environments in both adult and pediatric medicine. Michele’s leadership style is differentiated by her exceptional talent management and mentorship and by her ability to inspire and motivate executives, teams and individuals around a shared vision. 

    Michele is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Crozer Keystone Health Access Network. Prior to joining Crozer, she worked for Tenet Healthcare - Philadelphia in COO and CEO roles, and held several healthcare leadership roles including: Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services for a cancer center in Philadelphia, Chief Operating Officer for Drexel University Physicians, and several Director roles with the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She launched her career with roles in clinical research and direct patient care.

    Her education includes a Bachelor in Nursing degree from Neumann College and a Master in Education degree from St. Joseph’s University. Michele serves on several advisory committees, including the Strayer University Pennsylvania Education Program Advisory Board and the Neumann University Development Committee of the Board of Trustees. Michele is board-certified as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), and is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) with the Medical Group Management Association.  Michele has served as a volunteer faculty member with Drexel University’s Executive Leadership in Academic medicine (ELAM) for the past 6 years and was named one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2011 Healthcare Innovation Awards recipients, receiving the Nurse Administrator of the Year award.

    Michele recently launched a blog: healthleaderlab.com; a site for healthcare leadership to exchange and discuss ideas with the goal of enriching all involved in the conversation.

    Michele was born, raised, and currently lives in Southeastern Pennsylvania with her husband of 31 years, 2 daughters and a son. 

    • Saturday, January 25, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Temple University - Ambler Campus, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

    PACDA partner, Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia, cordially invites PACDA Charter Members to attend the: 

    January 2020 Workshop
    Today's Trends in Digital Learning and Experiences Getting Started with Prototyping


    L&D Philly wants to prep you to hit the ground running and give you the tools and knowledge to help your team and organization jump ahead this year. In part 1, participants will look at current trends and practical ways to apply them, and part 2 will explore and play with prototyping learning experiences using Marvel app and diving deeper with Adobe XD.

    Part One - Trends in Learning Today : Where Should I Focus and What Should I Apply

    Join L&D Philly for this in-depth look at what tools, design, and technologies we should be focused on in learning today and what's just around the corner. We'll dissect what technology will be enhancing learning and what we need to get excited about and start planning how to integrate into our solutions. What can we learn from the buzz and new tools appearing in the consumer and corporate environments, and how can we take advantage of them to help our users learn. This fun session will give you dozens of ideas and reboot your brain for fresh perspectives on how to enhance your learning today.

    Part Two - Getting Started with Prototyping: Turning Ideas into Reality

    Whether you are creating a new project, developing an app, or simply launching a new responsive course, prototyping can help you better understand what’s working and what needs to be changed. In this session, you will explore the latest strategies in prototyping. You will learn about specific tools, techniques, and workflows that will help you kick off any project the right way. You will discuss how to communicate a concept, beginning with low-fidelity prototypes, gather user feedback, and translate this into high-fidelity prototypes before you start development. You will leave this session with tools to turn your concepts into reality!

    For more information and to register, visit: 
    https://www.ldphilly.com/event-3684461

    • Saturday, February 08, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Drexel University - LeBow College of Business, 3220 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    PACDA partner, Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia, cordially invites PACDA Charter Members to attend the: 

    February 2020 Workshop
    What Is Scenario-Based Training? or, How I Learned to Love Improv . . .

    Join L&D Philly and Creative Corporate Training for a morning of FUN!!! Creative Corporate Training employs an innovative, scenario-based approach to team-building, customer service and workplace culture enhancement. We use structured improvisations we design specifically for each client, which embody issues or themes the client wants their team to examine. Unlike other improv-based training programs, we do not make you role play! We do the acting, and you do the problem solving. Come and find out why we believe creativity = productivity, and leave with some skills you can use with your training and your teams!

    Facilitator: Benjamin Lloyd
    Creative innovator in the fields of improvisation, performance, communication & team building. After a 25 year career as a professional actor, I am now a leader in the arts and culture community in the Philadelphia region creating a new paradigm for the American performing artist through my company Bright Invention.

    Bright Invention uses improvisation to empower individuals and organizations to unlock their potential. We are committed to entrepreneurial self-sufficiency, proving our value by solving problems, transforming lives, and delighting audiences. We are:

    The Improvisation Ensemble. The creative center of the organization, practicing improvisation, performing, teaching and staffing all our programs.

    Creative Corporate Training employs an innovative, scenario-based approach to team-building, customer service and workplace culture enhancement. We use structured improvisations we design specifically for each client, which embody issues or themes the client wants their team to examine.

    Ability In Action. Dynamic engagement with people with disabilities, using creative dramatics and structured improv to build emotional intelligence, confidence and creative problem solving.

    For more information and to register, visit: 
    https://www.ldphilly.com/event-3684487

    • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

    PACDA Partner, Meet the Author at the Pyramid Club, cordially invites PACDA Members for a discussion with Mindie Barnett.

    Event Details:
    Meet the Author is delighted that Mindie Barnett, is joining us on February 13th to discuss her book Intermission: How Fervor, Friendships and Faith Took Me to The Second Act.

    In this funny and inspiring memoir of change and growth, publicist Mindie Barnett shares the secrets to keeping the faith and managing to thrive while starting your own second act.  

    After finding the courage to leave her perfect-on-paper marriage, Mindie Barnett shifted the spotlight to herself. An expert at helping her clients pivot and put their best foot forward, it was now time to focus on her own second act. She committed herself to opening her heart and mind and bringing uplifting experiences into her life—even as it turned upside down. From tap lessons at her daughter’s dance school to a mid-life Bat Mitzvah ceremony, from running a half-marathon to seeking help from beyond the grave, from traditional talk therapy to consulting the angels, her journey covered all the bases as she juggled owning a business, the kids’ new schedules, and dating all over again in the age of texts and Tinder.

    Sometimes, the show must stop before it can go on. In Intermission, Mindie provides an inspirational guide to kick-starting your life that will resonate with women everywhere facing big life changes. 

    For more details and registration, visit:
    Meet the Author at the Pyramid Club 

    Note: Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, host of Meet the Author, offers PACDA members and their guests 50% off the ticket price. To secure your discount, use the PACDA promo code found in the Member Resources when your registered for the event.

    • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

    Join PACDA Partner, Meet the Author at the Pyramid Club, on Thursday, March 12th at 6pm for a Career Panel featuring Adrian Turner, Curtis Jenkins, and PACDA Charter Member, Ford Myers!

    For more details and registration, visit:
    Meet the Author at the Pyramid Club 

    Note: Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, host of Meet the Author, offers PACDA members and their guests 50% off the ticket price. To secure your discount, use the PACDA promo code found in the Member Resources when your registered for the event.

    • Friday, March 13, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Delaware County Community College - Academic Bldg, 901 S. Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063
    Register

    Join us for PACDA's first state-wide event!


    Learn more about PACDA's First Annual Symposium!


    Can't make it in person? No problem!
    Symposium 2020 morning sessions will be available via LiveStream.
    We want all Pennsylvania career practitioners and educators to participate in this important discussion for our profession. We'll be simulcasting the Keynote Address and Jobs of the Future Panel sessions to ensure PACDA remains accessible to members across the state! 

    Want to save on Symposium Registration?
    Join PACDA first to enjoy Member Symposium pricing and gain a full-year of professional development opportunities, member benefits, discounts and more!

    Join PACDA Today!

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE
    The Symposium registration deadline is: Wednesday, March 4, 2020. 
    Walk-in registration will not be available.

    CANCELLATION POLICY
    Attendees may cancel registration for a full refund using the registration portal through February 24, 2020.
    Starting February 25th, no refunds will be given. 
    Ticket is transferable through March 9, 2020. To transfer, please contact Symposium@thePACDA.org with name, title, organization and email of your substitute.

    • Monday, June 29, 2020
    • Thursday, July 02, 2020
    • Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

    Details and registration available at: 
    http://www.ncdaconference.org/


    PACDA Members:
    If you are planning to attend, please complete this short, 3-question poll to let us know if you are interested in a Pennsylvania career professionals get-together.


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