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AAIDD Virtual Professional Development Opportunities:
Exclusively for AAIDD Members

 
Offered at no cost to AAIDD members only. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. 

We suggest registering early because these will fill up fast. We will do our best to maintain a waiting list, and ask those whose schedules change to let us know so the seat can be filled from the waiting list. 

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Crucial Conversations - monthly 45-minute small-group dialogues with AAIDD thought leaders on emerging issues and responses from the field.

  • Attendance is limited to 15 AAIDD members
  • The format is a brief presentation from the host followed by discussion with participants ("conversation" is in the name!)
  • Are not recorded to encourage frank discussion
  • Are designed to provide access to emerging knowledge and effective responses

"A deep dive into what's happening now and what's working."


Upcoming Crucial Conversations

TBD

Mentorship in a Minute - monthly 30-minute talks with AAIDD members across the career spectrum on professional or career development issues that they’ve learned “the hard way” so you don’t have to.

  • Attendance is limited to AAIDD members
  • The format is a brief presentation by the host followed by discussion
  • Are not recorded to encourage frank discussion
  • Are designed to provide access to information that will help participants succeed

"This is peer mentorship at its best: colleagues mentoring and being mentored on career-related topics."


Upcoming Mentorship in a Minute


Navigating a Career Change Into Academia

July 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Host: Heather J. Williamson, DrPh, MBA, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University

Description:
 Dr. Williamson shares what she wishes she knew before making the transition into academia, and discusses how to prepare for and adjust to that transition.


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