EDUCATION TODAY: LEARN AND GROW WITH PURPOSE
A Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions® Virtual Event.
Join Us During Adult Learners Week from June 15-17.
How do you want to grow in your career? What’s next for your education? No matter what you’re striving for, finding the right path is essential for your success. And today, it’s not just what you’re learning, but how you’re learning. Join us for a session (or more!) during our virtual event from June 15 – 17 to explore the value of education, determine how to reach your goals, and get the inspiration you need to ignite your education journey and drive personal growth and professional change.
Our team of education and college finance experts and network school partners will host live sessions on a variety of topics including collaborating in virtual environments, leading with confidence, promoting inclusivity, finding scholarships, and so much more.
Here's what a past attendee had to say:
“These sessions were very personal and engaging. Great presentations!”
– Tina G.
Education opens the door to opportunities — register for any (or all!) of the expert-led webinars to find out how education can change your life.
Webinars on Tuesday, June 15
Funding Your Education Beyond Tuition Assistance: Scholarships
When: June 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET
Presenter: Michelle Clifton, Bright Horizons
Description: Are you considering applying for scholarships to help offset education costs that your education assistance benefit doesn’t cover? This webinar will provide you with the tools and resources you need to get started, including:
- How to start your search and refine your options to narrow down the best results
- The impact of outside assistance — such as scholarships and grants — on top of your education assistance benefit
- Where to look for scholarships
Servant Leadership in a Digital Age
When: June 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Dr. Santarvis Brown, eCornell
Description: Whether you’re leading a team or you’re a leader of self, leadership continues to be a critical skill in the age of technology. In this presentation, learn how to lead with the goal of serving others. Join Dr. Santarvis Brown of eCornell as he shares stories and discusses the key attributes of servant leadership — such as trust and humility — and how to lead according to your organization’s mission and goals.
Evaluating the Quality of Online Learning Programs
When: June 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Oregon State University Ecampus
Description: Online learning is incredibly valuable for adult learners, but it shouldn’t be viewed as a one-size-fits-all model. This panel session will illuminate decision criteria that can help you select an online program that meets your unique needs. Find out what to look for regarding asynchronous versus synchronous learning, online student support services, attributes of a quality online classroom experience, costs and available financial support, and other criteria that will help you choose the right online learning experience.
Webinars on Wednesday, June 16
Promoting Inclusivity Through the Power of Mentorship
When: June 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET
Presenter: Bay Path University
Description: As we seek to be more inclusive and equitable in the workplace, it is imperative that we consider barriers and biases, and expand the avenues that can lead to success. Mentorship and networking opportunities must be readily available, especially to those who feel underrepresented. This webinar will cover career-related services that can help nurture paths toward inclusivity and equity for professional growth.
Collaboration: 10 Tips That Will Have You Knocking Down Virtual Cubicles
When: June 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Bellevue University
Description: Collaboration is so much more than just conversing. It's about gathering input, discussing options, and reaching consensus on what’s best for team outcomes. Collaboration is a skill that can help us all work together more effectively — especially now. Join us for this presentation packed with tips, tricks, and information geared to help you and your team cope with changes in our work environments.
Speaking With Authority and Confidence
When: June 16, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Brandman University
Description: Giving a polished, well-prepared, and persuasive message can help you connect with your audience and achieve your strategic goals and objectives. Whether you’re an executive presenting priorities, a manager conveying key initiatives, or you’re collaborating on a project with your peers, the ability to present information, perspectives, and priorities is imperative. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to generate interest beyond facts and statistics using personal stories and experiences that yield connection.
Webinars on Thursday, June 17
Understanding Minority Serving Institutions — A Conversation
When: June 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.ET
Presenters: Marybeth Gasman, PhD Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions and Levon T. Esters, PhD Purdue University
Description: Interested in learning more about Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) — such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) or Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)? Join us to hear how MSIs foster learning, engage students, and contribute to the community by closing educational achievement gaps. Plus, learn the benefits to learners who choose an MSI. Bring your questions and share your thoughts during this interactive discussion!
Data Analytics for Humans
When: June 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Fairfield University
Description: What is data? What is analytics? Why do they matter? Learn the fundamentals behind data-driven decision-making, the best kept secret of analytics, and how to recognize and mitigate our natural human decision-making biases, both in individual and group settings.
Manage Through Change: Lead Your Team With Confidence
When: June 17, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: DeVry University
Description: Leading through transition can be difficult. Learn skills that can help you motivate, support, and move your team forward while managing the business challenges of change. Key topics include the type of transitions teams may face in the workplace, steps for breaking through barriers to understanding and accepting change, and how to lead through the phases of change with positivity and confidence.
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