2019 Post-Conference Resources

24th Annual Conference

 

From "Ah-Ha!" to Action

With 38 content leaders and nearly 900 poll votes over four days of technical sessions, Innovation in Certification 2019 left attendees with scores of Ah-Ha! Moments. Download session slides, poll results, and handouts below to get started on your personal action plan.

 

Conference Day 1 – Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Defining & Defending Certification
Denise Roosendaal, CAE – Institute for Credentialing Excellence

Slides • Poll Results • Handout: Value of Certification Whitepaper [password required] 

An Action Plan to Enhance Operator Credential Portability
Steven Garner, PMP – California-Nevada Section, AWWA

Slides • Poll Results

Beating the Workforce Woes
George Haynes II – Florida Gateway College

John Rowe, PhD – Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State
Dan DeMoss – California Rural Water Association
Paul Spina – New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Nancy Horan – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Chad Weikel – American Water Works Association

Peter Brooks, MPP, MBA waterTALENT

Slides

Tech Tools for the Certification Process
Kalpna Solanki, Heather Reynolds, & Stephanie Hall – British Columbia Environmental Operators Certification Program
Heather Richards – PSI Services Inc.
Nancy Horan
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Kate Cook LaunchIT

Megan Baker, CAE – ABC

Slides

Conference Day 2 – Thursday, January 10, 2019

No One Told You Life Was Gonna Be This Way: Achieving Course Approval Across State Lines
Kip Duchon, PE & Tracy Boehmer, PE – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jill Wallitschek – University of Illinois.

Slides

A Look into the Water Sector’s Policy Future
Adam Carpenter, MS – American Water Works Association

Slides

More than a Trivia Question: Enhancing Operators’ Regulatory Literacy
Jeff Oxenford, MSE – Rural Community Assistance Partnership
Tanushree Courlas, PE Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Nancy Horan – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Kim Parker – Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Brian Bennon – Inter Tribal Council of Arizona

Slides • Poll Results

Influencing Exam Outcomes
Mary Howell – Backflow Management Inc.
Alan Cranford, MS, PO – Murfreesboro Water Resource Department
Molly Price, MEERM, CPM & Meredith Buttler – South Carolina Environmental Certification Board
Andrew Falcone, PhD – PSI Services Inc.

Slides • Poll Results

Data Forensics for Test Security
Rory McCorkle, PhD, MBA, CAE, SPHR, PMP, NPDP – PSI Services Inc.

Slides

Conference Day 3 – Friday, January 11, 2019

Making it Stick! Engagement Strategies for Active Learning
Pam Murawski, MEd – Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State

Slides

Using SDWIS Data to Target Training and Technical Assistance
Kevin Kundert – Rural Community Assistance Partnership

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The State to State Domino Effect – The Water Loss Movement
Steve Cavanaugh, PE – Cavanaugh

Slides • Poll Results

Lessons in Workforce Development
George Haynes II – Florida Gateway College

Slides • Poll Results

An Evaluation of System and Facility Classification Needs
David Kurz, PE – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Andrew Falcone, PhD – PSI Services Inc.
Paul Bishop, CAE; LeAnna Risso, PO; & Andrew Houlihan, CET – ABC

Slides

 

Thank You, 2019 Sponsors!

 

     

     
 
                     
                     
 
                     

         
 
                     

                 
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