If you have any questions about the line-up of learning events below, please feel free to call the office at 403-742-6700. All events are held at the Stettler Learning Centre, 5221-46 St., unless otherwise stated. Any Register Now button will take you to our general registration page. Courses all have a minimum participant number that must be reached in order to run. Don’t miss out! Register early.
Being an Executor
If you have been appointed as someone’s executor, or if you are considering who to appoint, come to this informative evening. An executor is responsible for settling an estate according to the deceased’s wishes. With so many tasks to complete and so many people and organizations to deal with, settling an estate can be a complicated undertaking. Brenda Anderson will give an overview of the roles and responsibilities of an executor.
Wednesday, March 21 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register by March 14
Emergency First Aid
Want to get certified but scared of the reading-heavy materials and written exam? This is the course for you! Take your Emergency First Aid (including for child/infants) in a fun, hands-on setting that uses simple language and activities. The option to do your exam orally will be provided.
Friday, April 6 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Register by March 29
What are you saying without knowing it? What is Body Language? How are your thoughts, intentions, or feelings being expressed even when you are not speaking? In this workshop, Barb Rangen will give you an overview of how we communicate with our gestures, facial expressions and, posture. She will provide some hints and tips to make body language work for you.
Thursday, April 19 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Register by April 12
Strategies to Relieve Stress & Anxiety
Most people experience stress and anxiety from time to time. However, if stress and anxiety begin interfering with your daily life, it may indicate a more serious issue. Mary Dawn Eggleton with Suicide Information and Education Services will briefly discuss strategies to manage stress and anxiety at a healthy level. This workshop is subsidized thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club of Stettler.
Planning and conducting effective board meetings is a skill worth learning. In this brief workshop, Shari Hanson with Alberta Culture and Tourism will share tips and tools for ensuring your board meetings are strategic and effective. AGM’s are more involved but certain aspects of them will be addressed.
Personal Directives and Guardianship
All Albertans, 18 years of age or older, should have a personal directive. Did you know that you should choose someone you trust to make decisions about your personal matters, if, in the future, you lose your ability to do so because of illness or injury? You can write a personal directive in your home. We will show you how easy it is! Guardianship and Trusteeship and their relation to personal directives will be discussed.
Thursday, May 10 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register by May 3
SafeCheck® Food Safety Certification
This online course allows participants to learn about food safety and prepares learners for the certification exam. Approximately 6 hours to complete the course within 30 days of registration.
Cost includes supervised exam and use of computer lab for course if needed. SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety is a government recognized food safety certification course.
Do you have computer or tech questions? Our Digital Drop-In is just what you need. We offer help with:
Form-filling, job applications
Operating your own device such as laptops, iPads and mobile phones – just bring it in!
Editing of documents like resumes
Developing your comfort and skill with computers
Thursdays: March 22, April 19, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Stettler Learning Centre, 5221-46 St.
This is a FREE service.
As the name suggests, drop-ins are welcome, but registrations are appreciated. Call 403-742-6700 or visit us at Stettler Learning Centre for more information and to register.
Basic Facilitation Skills for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations
Offered by professional facilitators from Alberta Culture and Tourism, Community Development team in partnership with community hosts, Stettler Regional Board of Trade & Community Development. The three day workshop provides hands-on experiential learning and accessible instruction in the art of group facilitation. This is a practical workshop that provides learning through instruction, discussion, small and large group work, practice, feedback and modeling by training facilitators. Workshop outcomes include:
- Participants understand the basic concepts, approaches, techniques, tools and application of facilitation
- Participants demonstrate knowledge and practice skills in facilitation and receive constructive feedback
- Participants feel more confident and competent in facilitation and identify opportunities to do so in their work
Are you a member, a volunteer or a staff representative for a not-for-profit or government organization? In your role with your organization, do you need to plan and lead facilitated group discussions? Would you like your organization’s group meetings and working session to be carried out in a more “facilitative way”? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, your organization needs to have someone skilled in the art and science of facilitation!
Tuesday, June 26, Wednesday, June 27 & Thursday, June 28
Canalta Hotel, 6020 50 Ave, Stettler, AB
Registration Deadline is June 11, 2018
$150 (includes GST)
Cost includes workshop materials, Facilitation at a Glance book, instruction, refreshments and lunches during the workshop. Please bring your own reusable beverage bottle/mug.
For detailed information regarding this workshop and to register, phone or email Stettler Regional Board of Trade & Community Development:
Click below to complete short registration form. Credit card payment instructions will follow submission of registration form.