Free Coaching Workshops at Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College
Sabrina C Sullivan, (808) 455-0318
Acad Coaching Advisor, Student Services
Posted: Jun 8, 2015

Leeward Community College will host a series of free coaching workshops on Wednesday, June 10th in GT-105 (Ka’ala Room).  Workshops include an introduction to coaching (informative session), coaching for calm, and effective communication using basic coaching techniques.  This workshop will be facilitated by team members of the Ho’a Coaching Program (UHCC Student Success Coaches). 

The workshops will provide new skills for those who work in education, workforce development and service-oriented organizations.  Participants will gain a better understanding of the mindsets of students/clients and learn to improve communications using that knowledge.

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor’s Community College and Career Training grant and Leeward Community College, these workshops are free of charge.

To sign up, please contact Sabrina Sullivan by email or phone, (808) 455-0318.

Workshop Details

Participants can choose to sign up for all sessions or for specific sessions.

9:00am – 9:30 am - Introduction to Student Coaching – Information Session

This workshop will provide an overview of how UHCC Ho’a Coaching team came to be, what is academic coaching, the elements and structure of coaching, and topics used as focal points of communication between students and the coach. Participants will gain an idea on how to incorporate coaching in different student services settings.

9:40am – 11:30 am  - Effective Communication Using Basic Coaching Techniques

This workshop will provide an overview to basic coaching and share methods to improve communication in the classrooms or working with students/peers one-on-one. Participants will gain a better understanding of effective communication using techniques such as active listening and open-ended questions. Participants will gain skills through role play and interactive activities.

1:00pm – 2:30 pm - Coaching for Calm - Workshop

Using Mindset Coaching techniques this workshop offers an understanding and hands on experience of “stress” and how our brain, body, and mind are affected. Learn how feeling optimistic, hopeful, and confident about our ability to surmount challenges in our lives increases our overall health, vitality and ability to learn. Discover the Relaxation Response and other techniques to use for yourself and in classroom.