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(Sept. 21) NWPPA announced Libby Calnon of Hood River Electric & Internet Co-op (Ore.) as this year’s winner of the Champion of Communic...
2023 NESC Updates
October 11, 2022The 2023 National Electrical Safety Code will be released Aug. 1, 2022, and becomes effective Jan. 1, 2023. With many proposed changes and additions to the NESC—most directly affecting distribution systems—learning these changes is imperative for personnel responsible for the safe design, construction, and operations of an electric utility system. This one-day course will focus only on the changes to the NESC and will assume that participants have a working knowledge of the NESC. The changes will be addressed in terms of possibly required changes to design standards and work rules for electric utilities, with focus on distribution applications.
Conflict Resolution Skills for Leaders
October 19 - 20, 2022This two-day workshop equips you with the mindsets and skills to handle inevitable, everyday people problems you experience throughout your work. A core goal is to help you develop a more comfortable relationship with discord, particularly among employees. You’ll learn to unearth and handle the concerns of people in conflict to help them develop lasting solutions. Emphasis will be placed on collaboration and effective communication skills that build, rather than damage, important working relationships.
S.T.A.R.T.™ (Supervisor Training in Accountability and Recognition Techniques)
November 2, 2022The S.T.A.R.T.™ (Supervisor Training in Accountability and Recognition Techniques) program is designed for supervisors and managers working with the front line. It will arm your team with leadership skills to create safety culture excellence. S.T.A.R.T. utilizes an engaging storyline and timeless message to explain why safety accountability works, how a positive safety culture impacts the bottom line, and what supervisors can do to inspire strong performance.
Leadership Skills: Understanding SLII Leadership Styles
October 19–20, 2022This course is one of the three courses needed to earn a Leadership Skills Series Certificate. The SLII Experience foundation lies in teaching leaders to diagnose the needs of an individual or a team, and then to use the appropriate leadership style to respond to the needs of the person. It is recognized as both a business language and a framework for employee development that transcends cultural, linguistic, and geographical boundaries. You will stretch your comfort zone and participate in challenging activities that require you to demonstrate your familiarity with SLII content. The course will also teach you how to integrate material into your own personal leadership style.
Upcoming NWPPA Conferences
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Women in Public Power
February 8–9, 2023—Location TBD