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Instructors

Kassia Dellabough

Kassia Dellabough has over thirty years of teaching experience ranging from Montessori pre-school to teaching as artist-in-residence in elementary and high school settings. She has been teaching at the university level for over 20 years and currently holds a Senior Instructor position at the University of Oregon. She teaches a wide array of subjects ranging from Applied Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box to Presentation Skills and Portfolio Development. She currently teaches a general education Art and Human Values course both face-to-face and on-line. She was one of the pioneer faculty to teach on-line at the university in 1997 and serves as mentor for faculty across campus for on-line teaching. 
Dellabough has worked as a career counselor with pre-service teachers on career preparation and developed a long-standing annual Career Explorations event focused on linking student teachers with school administrators for mentoring and career guidance.  She has assisted students with the preparation of teaching portfolios for the national standards. She is a Qualified Meyers-Briggs Assessment Administrator, has a Neurolinguistic Practitioner Certification, and is a Global Career Development Facilitator certified by the GCDF Council for Credentialing & Education. Dellabough has written on the subject of generational learning styles, does speaking all over the United States and Canada on the subject, and is LERN’s lead presenter for a four day intensive training institute for professionals on the subject.  She is currently completing her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. Her dissertation focus is on how an undergraduate arts curriculum facilitates cultural proficiency. She considers generational differences as one important facet of diversity.

Sally Klauss

 
Sally Klauss, MBA, CPCC, has an extensive background in management, employee training and development, total quality management and business management. She is also a leadership coach specializing in management development. Klauss is a popular online instructor teaching several other courses as well. 

William A. Draves

William A. Draves, CAE,  is a chief executive officer of his organization, a Certified Association Executive, leader in his field, and acclaimed futurist.
 
In 2000 he and his colleague, Julie Coates, laid out nine shifts that would happen by 2020, in their book Nine Shift: Work, life and education in the 21st Century.
The BBC flew their global business reporter from China to their home to interview them for a half-hour program that aired worldwide to millions.
 
Draves has been in management and leadership positions in a variety of work and volunteer situations.  He has taught online for over twenty years, including teaching at the graduate level. With a particular interest in mentoring young people, he teaches a variety of leadership courses.
 
He has been interviewed by Wired.com, The New York Times, NPR, NBC Nightly News, Washington Post, Virtual University News, Chronicle of Higher Education and other national media.  Draves has spoken around the world, including Japan, Russia, Australia, Germany, Slovenia, Mexico, England and throughout Canada and the U.S. His TED talk has been heard by thousands.

Course schedule

Management Boot Camp

  • Sep 3 – 28


Managing Generations in the Workplace

  • Aug 5 – 30
  • Nov 4 – 29


Collaborative Management

  • Jul 1 – 26
  • Oct 7 – Nov 1