EdRecruit 5.0: Recruiting for Diversity
Event Date: Friday, February 19
Time: 12:30 – 3:00 PM EST
Hiring is the entry-way to your organization’s workforce. As such, the process should be well-planned and strategically constructed so that your efforts to attract, understand and select diverse candidates are maximized. This workshop will de-mystify what it means to hire for diversity and will provide participants with a better understanding of relevant research, theory and hands-on tools that can support them in building a strong selection process.
After participating in the webinar, you will be able to:
- Define terms related to diversity and inclusion
- Appreciate the benefits of hiring for diversity
- Understand how bias can manifest in the hiring process
- Identify tools to deepen diversity in your candidate pools
- Know how to plan for reduced bias in selection practices
Participants will receive our eBook, which will include checklists, resources and tools to support you in your diversity hiring efforts.
Who should attend: Staff with responsibility for hiring and those who sit on hiring committees in a school board setting including human resource staff, principals and vice principals.
1 to 3 people – $199 per person
4 to 9 people – $159 per person (20% discount per person)
10+ people – $99 per person (50% discount per person)
Recordings will be available if participants miss the live webinar.
Janet is passionate about enhancing student success and believes that constructing outstanding employee recruitment, selection and retention processes is critical. Janet's 30-year career in the education sector has positioned her well to support human resource leadership practices. She taught in Ontario and BC before moving into school administration. She has worked as a senior leader in a large, urban school district and at the provincial level in British Columbia. In 2008, Janet was one of the original founders of Make a Future ― a provincial initiative focused on enhancing recruitment and retention of employees in the British Columbia education sector. She has led large recruitment drives, supported Boards of Education in senior executive search processes, and has worked in negotiations and labour relations.
In addition to her M.Ed. in Adult Education, Janet completed the mediation program at the Negotiation Institute at Harvard Law School. She holds a certificate in Organizational Development from Queen’s IRC and has completed the Certificate in Conflict Resolution coursework from the Justice Institute of BC. She is currently completing the Certificate in Organizational Coaching at the University of British Columbia.