As part of NCDD 2023 - the 9th National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation which officially runs from October 13th-15th, we are thrilled to offer a variety of pre-conference sessions on Thursday, October 12th!
We’ve launched our pre-conference event page with our first couple of opportunities, and more are coming in the next week or so. Right now you can sign up for two sessions:
Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
This will be a small group, interactive workshop designed to certify collaborative discussion coaches. This training is part of the Collaborative Discussion Project (CDP), a 3-part initiative created by educators and dialogue and deliberation practitioners. The CDP includes:
What does a Collaborative Discussion Coach Training include?
Who should register? Anyone interested in being certified to offer an Interactivity Foundation Certificate in Collaborative Discussion. This role may be particularly interesting to educators, student affairs staff, librarians, community leaders, student leaders, teaching assistants and/or Ph.D. candidates, or professional development managers.
Questions or want to propose a cohort training? Email CDP Director, Shannon Wheatley Hartman at email@example.com & Join our newsletter!
Shannon Wheatley Hartman, VP of Interactivity Foundation & Director of the Collaborative Discussion Project
Lori Britt, Director, JMU Institute for Constructive Advocacy and Dialogue and Development Team, Collaborative Discussion Project
Ritu Thomas, Assistant Director of the Collaborative Discussion Project
Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (lunch included)
Cost: Registration fees will be waived this year in celebration of the return of the NCDD conference.
This session, specifically designed for newcomers to the conference, will provide an overall introduction to NCDD and to many of the key concepts, organizations, and challenges related to the field. The session will be led by Martin Carcasson, NCDD Board member and Director of Colorado State University’s Center for Public Deliberation.
Martin Carcasson, Director, Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University
Hours: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
To Register: Email Martín at firstname.lastname@example.org to let him know you’ll be attending the Bootcamp.