Higher Ed: Managing Your Workforce and Managing Yourself While Working at Home

Friday, June 19, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Dr. Lori Baker-Schena, MBA, EdD; Claudia Montoya-Andrews, M.Ed., Head of Learning and Development, Orange Coast College; and Erin Strider, Senior Project Manager, ATD

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Hosted By: ATD Higher Education and 4CSD

Who Should Attend: College and University talent/professional development practitioners and leaders
This webinar is being hosted for the higher ed audience, however, we welcome anyone who’d like to join us for this very relevant topic!

As you know by now, working from home presents a unique set of challenges. Not only do we need to effectively manage others from a distance, but we also find ourselves personally striving to be more productive and organized. In this informative, uplifting webcast, Dr. Lori Baker-Schena shares key communication and organization tools for motiving your staff while keeping yourself inspired and at the top of your game.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this webcast, participants will be able to:

• Describe communication tactics to increase employee productivity and satisfaction working from home.
• Develop strategies to enhance connection among staff members working from home.
• Apply work-at-home strategies to maximize personal organization and efficiency.


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Dr. Lori Baker-Schena, MBA, EdD
Dr. Lori Baker-Schena, MBA, EdD

Dr. Lori Baker-Schena, MBA, EdD, is a leadership consultant and professional speaker who works with individuals, academic institutions, professional organizations, small businesses, and large corporations to strengthen their management and team-building skills. Her goal is to help clients achieve high levels of excellence and productivity by reclaiming passion and expertise in their industries.

Dr. Baker-Schena brings to her clients 35 years as a healthcare public relations and marketing consultant and 25 years as a tenured university professor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) teaching public relations and journalism. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master of business administration from CSUN and a doctorate in organizational leadership from University of La Verne.

Claudia Montoya-Andrews, M.Ed.
Claudia Montoya-Andrews, M.Ed.

Head of Learning and Development, Orange Coast College

Claudia Montoya-Andrews, M.Ed., is an Instructional Designer and a Higher Education Leader at a California Community College. Besides loving spending quality time with family and playing at the beach and mountains, Claudia enjoys being creative at work. She revels in being a part of the employee experience by creating conditions for employees to be their best.

Claudia has spent the past six years in higher education and is currently responsible for professional development strategy, employee rewards, and talent development for faculty and staff.

Claudia is a proud California Community College graduate. She also earned a Human Development Degree from California State University, Fullerton, and in 2020 a master's degree in Learning Design and Technology from the University of Southern California. Claudia can be reached at www.claudiamontoya.com. 

Erin Strider
Erin Strider

Senior Project Manager, ATD

Erin Strider is a senior project manager for ATD communications and awards as well as the higher education community. She coordinates special events and programming at ATD’s annual International Conference and Exposition for these groups and manages various projects supporting communications, ATD's awards programs, students in talent development-related programs, faculty who teach talent development-related courses, and talent development professionals working within a college or university setting. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology from The Ohio State University and has experience in association education, program/project management, conference planning, and operational logistics.