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Professional Development

Chinese Language & Culture in CDA

The University of Idaho currently has two full-time faculty providing Mandarin language and culture classes to the Coeur d’Alene area. In addition, starting in January of 2019 they will partner with community organizations in Coeur d'Alene and Post Falls to provide more opportunities for youth to learn about Chinese Language and Culture.

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What is College Good for?

Amazing article from the Atlantic Magazine ...

"Lest I be misinterpreted, I emphatically affirm that education confers some marketable skills, namely literacy and numeracy. Nonetheless, I believe that signaling accounts for at least half of college’s financial reward, and probably more."

Read the article here:

FREE Soft Skills Training offered by North Idaho College, in partnership with Idaho Dept of Labor

FREE Soft Skills Training at North Idaho College ...

NIC, in partnership with Idaho Department of Labor, is offering FREE Soft Skills Training to serve youth, the unemployed, and incumbent workers. The curriculum, the Workplace Excellence Series, consists of ten, flexible modules designed to help people understand and deliver what employers demand today. Each module teaches the employer’s perspective, practical skills, and the “bottom line” on a key topic so participants can increase their company and career success. The modules can be used as stand-alone topics or a series.

Visit NIC's Career Services Page for more info
(The Workplace Excellence Series flyer is under "Quick Links" in the right column.)

Nonprofit Leadership Program Fall Classes Announced

Sept. 10    Brand Matters
Sept. 10    Marketing on a Nonprofit Budget
Sept. 27    How to Connect, Activate, and Keep Volunteers Part 1
Oct. 10    How to Connect, Activate, and Keep Volunteers Part 2
Oct. 11    Leadership Challenge: Accepting Those We Don’t Know Through Inclusiveness
Oct. 18    Addressing Prejudice and Intolerance as a Community Leader
Nov. 1    Ethics and the Law Part 1
Nov. 8    Ethics and the Law Part 2
Nov. 11    Organizational Intelligence: Optimize Decision Making
Nov. 11    Organizational Effectiveness: Strategies for Creating Organizational Success

Nov. 15    Effective Social Media: Techniques Made Easy

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