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Webinar Wednesday

Ready to shake up your Wednesdays? The KY LTAP will be offering interactive webinars, completely free of cost. Each webinar will be worth one professional development hour, and will be recorded for training purposes. 

So what are you waiting for? Grab your coffee and join the discussion!

All webinars are held in Eastern Standard Time.


Upcoming Webinar Wednesdays


Register for all twelve HERE so you don’t miss any.


FEBRUARY 8

9:00am - 10:00am

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MUTCD Updates

Join us to hear about the new MUTCD updates.


MARCH 8

9:00am - 10:00am

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Using PowerPoint Effectively

Join us to learn all the tips and tricks to creating an effective and marketable PowerPoint.

What would a presentation be without PowerPoint?  These days, we are so accustomed to using PowerPoint as a visual presentation aid but how can you be sure all that time you've spent carefully designing your presentation is having the impact you would like?  This webinar reviews how to best use PowerPoint effectively so that it enhances your presentation, not detracts from it.

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Speaker: Carolyn Miller is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor's of Science in History, from Pennsylvania State University with a Master's in Human Resources and Employment Relations, and East Carolina University with a post-graduate certificate in Community College Instruction. She is the human resources and risk management director for Chatham County, North Carolina and is the principal instructor in their comprehensive in-house training curriculum on leadership, management, and supervision.  She also works with the North Carolina State University Local Transportation Assistance Program, instructing courses in supervision, leadership and managing conflict.


APRIL 12

9:00am - 10:00am

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KEPSC Basics

Join us to learn about more about KEPSC stormwater plans, inspectors, and much more.


MAY 10

9:00am - 10:00am

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Customer Service

Join us to learn about best practices for providing customer service.

When the customer isn’t right. What do your employees mean to you?

Sometimes the most important thing you can do is take care of your people. Business does not always take care of the right people. Come listen to some helpful insight on what makes the best Customer Service!

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Speaker: Dwight C. Newton is doing the best he can, as a husband, dad, son and brother. Dwight worked for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for 14 years and developed and conducted various training and leadership programs while employed there. He has been a trainer for 32 years and conducts both technical and professional development training. Dwight wants to show participants ways to have less stress, more enjoyment and not take any day for granted. He writes, reads, and listens to music. 


JUNE 14

9:00am - 10:00am

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Special Work Zone Projects

Join us to learn about cases for special work zone projects.

WZ Setup, Removal and Managing the Jobsite for Local Agencies 

Managing the jobsite during road construction can be a challenge for the entire department. Everyone involved in the project needs to understand the work zone plan and how to remain safe on the job. In this session you will learn about best practices when setting up the work zone, working in it, and taking it down.

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Speaker: Todd Morrison is a Technology Transfer Engineer with the Technology Transfer Program, Kentucky Transportation Center.  He has taught over 700 workshops and trained over 21000 individuals. He retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after serving in the Divisions of Construction, Maintenance and Traffic.  At the Cabinet, he worked with environmental, work zone, construction and maintenance concerns as an Environmental Coordinator, Maintenance/Traffic Engineer, and as a Branch Manager for Operations.  Recently, Todd served for two years as Kentucky’s Safety Circuit Rider helping local agencies identify low-cost improvements to reduce crashes.  Todd is a Certified Public Manager and an ATSSA certified Traffic Control Supervisor, Flagging Instructor, and Traffic Control Design Specialist. 


JULY 12

9:00am - 10:00am

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Dealing with Burnout

Burnout can be difficult and hard to overcome. Join us to learn tips and tricks to deal with burnout.

Professional burnout can happen to anyone in any profession and often sneaks up on us without warning.  In a world of the Great Resignation, quiet quitting and compassion fatigue, it all the more imperative that we recognize and combat burnout in the workplace.  This webinar will cover signs of burnout and strategies to help you help those around you.

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Speaker: Carolyn Miller is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor's of Science in History, from Pennsylvania State University with a Master's in Human Resources and Employment Relations, and East Carolina University with a post-graduate certificate in Community College Instruction. She is the human resources and risk management director for Chatham County, North Carolina and is the principal instructor in their comprehensive in-house training curriculum on leadership, management, and supervision.  She also works with the North Carolina State University Local Transportation Assistance Program, instructing courses in supervision, leadership and managing conflict.

 

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Chainsaw Safety

11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for Chainsaw Safety tips.

Chainsaws are widely used throughout the world. They’re used in wide variety of industries such as commercial, residential, arborist, road maintenance, property maintenance, ground operations, and bucket truck operations. Chainsaws can be very useful, but it important to remember they can also be very dangerous. Every year, numerous chainsaw operators and bystanders are seriously injured and killed due to chainsaw accidents. A large majority of these statistics could have been prevented by learning and practicing proper chainsaw safety. During this presentation, we will discuss chainsaw maintenance procedures, how to select and properly use personal protective equipment, and how to safely operate the chainsaw to reduce the risk of injury. 

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Speaker: Christopher Scamahorne is a U.S. Air Force Veteran dedicated to helping create safer work environments. In 2008 he achieved an Associate of Applied Science in Vehicle Maintenance from the Community College of the Air Force. He continued with his education by completing a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University in 2010 and then achieved a Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health with a concentration in Environmental Management in 2013. Chris has over 25 years of experience operating and performing maintenance on heavy and small equipment. He has also acquired a multitude of certifications for construction and heavy equipment. He currently serves as the Safety & Equipment Training Manager for the Louisville Metropolitan Government Public Works Department.


AUGUST 9

9:00am - 10:00am

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Signs 101

Join us as we learn the basics of signs, in terms of what the MUTCD says, standard regulations, and do's and don'ts.


SEPTEMBER 13

9:00am - 10:00am

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Building your Social Media

Join us as we discuss best practices for building your social media presence.


OCTOBER 11

9:00am - 10:00am

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Preparing for Winter Weather

Join us as we cover your snow checklist in preparing for winter weather.


NOVEMBER 8

9:00am - 10:00am

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Leadership Strategies

Join us as we hear best practices for emerging leaders.

Do a quick Google search on leadership and you will get over 2 million results in under a second.  For someone looking to improve their leadership skills, where do they start?  This webinar will highlight some major leadership theories with emphasis on practical application.

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Speaker: Carolyn Miller is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor's of Science in History, from Pennsylvania State University with a Master's in Human Resources and Employment Relations, and East Carolina University with a post-graduate certificate in Community College Instruction. She is the human resources and risk management director for Chatham County, North Carolina and is the principal instructor in their comprehensive in-house training curriculum on leadership, management, and supervision.  She also works with the North Carolina State University Local Transportation Assistance Program, instructing courses in supervision, leadership and managing conflict.

 

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Chainsaw Safety

11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for Chainsaw Safety tips.

Chainsaws are widely used throughout the world. They’re used in wide variety of industries such as commercial, residential, arborist, road maintenance, property maintenance, ground operations, and bucket truck operations. Chainsaws can be very useful, but it important to remember they can also be very dangerous. Every year, numerous chainsaw operators and bystanders are seriously injured and killed due to chainsaw accidents. A large majority of these statistics could have been prevented by learning and practicing proper chainsaw safety. During this presentation, we will discuss chainsaw maintenance procedures, how to select and properly use personal protective equipment, and how to safely operate the chainsaw to reduce the risk of injury. 

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Speaker: Christopher Scamahorne is a U.S. Air Force Veteran dedicated to helping create safer work environments. In 2008 he achieved an Associate of Applied Science in Vehicle Maintenance from the Community College of the Air Force. He continued with his education by completing a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University in 2010 and then achieved a Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health with a concentration in Environmental Management in 2013. Chris has over 25 years of experience operating and performing maintenance on heavy and small equipment. He has also acquired a multitude of certifications for construction and heavy equipment. He currently serves as the Safety & Equipment Training Manager for the Louisville Metropolitan Government Public Works Department.


DECEMBER 13

9:00am - 10:00am

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Liability

Join us as we hear cases studies and explore the basics of liability.


We have started uploading our past Webinar Wednesdays through our YouTube channel. The videos are for information purposes only and does not constitute a training class or certificate. The viewer is solely responsible for the use of the information/equipment shown in the videos and insuring that all proper Federal, State, Local, and company rules regarding safety are followed.

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