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The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project


1/19/21: Managing Minutes for Productive People

This webinar features guest presenters Dr. Anne Ryan and Sara Brown from STRIVE WorldWIDE. The webinar is centered on time management. It will discuss how to pinpoint causes of procrastination and time wasters, how to build your priorities and goals, and how to change your behaviors to meet those goals. This webinar will be highly interactive so we welcome regular use of the questions box to respond to the presenters.

Dr. Anne Ryan is the Online Program Director for STRIVE WorldWIDE, an online program designed to teach independent living skills to individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism. Anne’s background prior to joining STRIVE is in higher education, serving as an Academic Dean and Campus President. Anne has a master’s degree in Higher Education with a focus on online teaching and learning, and a doctorate in Academic Leadership. Anne’s academic research has focused on providing access to higher education in underserved populations. Anne lives in Kennebunk, ME with her husband Brian, son Oli, and dog, Stan.

Sara Brown is the Training Coordinator for PSL Services/STRIVE and Instructor for STRIVE WorldWIDE and TOPS, STRIVE’s transitional program for high school students. Sara has worked with PSL/STRIVE since 2004 in residential and community support, program management, and curriculum design (and lots of ridiculous and fun projects). Sara enjoys building relationships with participants and furthering inclusion through education. Sara studied sociology at the University of Southern Maine and is Ed Tech III certified in the state of Maine.

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(No slides are available for this webinar, please watch the recorded webinar to experience the content)