Learn effective meeting skills at UMaine Extension workshop

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Sea Grant announce that a five-session workshop for people seeking to build effective meeting skills begins Jan. 4, at Sanford City Hall, 919 Main St., Sanford.

The remaining sessions are scheduled for Jan. 18; Feb. 1 and 15; and March 1 (snow dates are March 8 and 15). Each session runs 1–5 p.m.

“Building Skills for Effective Meetings and Group Work” features experiential, hands-on learning to help groups make decisions, solve problems, manage time, meet goals and resolve conflicts. Participants will give and receive feedback with peers in a safe environment.

For 20 years, instructor Kristen Grant has created programs that build individual skills and group capacities. She provides interactive, educational programs and works extensively in team settings.

The $125 fee includes instruction, a resource notebook and refreshments. Enrollment is limited to 15; register online by Dec. 22. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 324.2814; or contact Grant at 646.1555, ext.115; kngrant@maine.edu.