The WD&E BLAZES workshop — Tuesday, Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — is for employees who are interested in volunteering for the BLAZES program. Attendees will learn about hands-on science activities conducted with students during their BLAZES visit. Register online online on or before Monday, Oct. 24.
The training helps increase awareness of and preparation for possible incidences of workplace violence. The Oct. 13 class runs from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. The Oct. 25 class runs from 11 a.m. to noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>
Institutional Assurance & Integrity is offering an online Suspect/ Counterfeit Item (S/CI) Awareness Course (BLI2007) that addresses items that are routinely found to be suspect and/or counterfeit, Lab policy regarding S/CIs, and ways ot prevent receipt of S/CIs. Go here to take the course and receive training credit. For more information, go to the Lab’s Quality Assurance website.
Workforce Development & Education’s BLAZES program, the Lab’s onsite-workshop for Bay Area fifth grade classes, is resuming soon. Volunteers are sought to conduct hands on activities Mondays to Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Review the BLAZES Volunteer Calendar and sign up for the date(s) you are available to volunteer.
This two-part workshop is aimed at active UC staff who are several years out from retiring. The series will help participants design a plan for post “full-time work” life using interactive self-assessments to help develop their own personal ‘next chapters’. The workshop takes place Oct. 14 and 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. in 150 University Hall on campus. Send e-mail here to register.
On Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m., WD&E will host a workshop for employees interested in volunteering for the BLAZES program. Attendees will learn or get a refresher on the hands-on science activities conducted with the students during their BLAZES visit. Lunch will be provided. Register before Thursday, Sept. 29.
The IT Division is offering training opportunities in “Intro/Advanced Arduino” on Sept. 23 and “Python as a Second Language” on Sept. 26. More>
The Workforce Development & Education office is hosting a “Science Outreach in the Classroom” workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m, for Lab employees who are interested in volunteering to conduct science outreach in a classroom or school setting. Lunch will be provided. Register online by Thursday, Sept. 22.
The two-hour session is ideal for researchers and others who may need to speak to the news media or the public. Former CBS News producer, and current Lab Communications manager, Jon Weiner will lead this free class from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 30. Contact Weiner for more information or to sign up. More>
To help increase awareness of and preparation for possible incidences of workplace violence, Protective Services’ Al Benitez will offer active shooter training in the Building 50 Auditorium. Participants should be aware that the subject matter is sensitive. Consult training course LBL-0010 for more information on active shooter and other emergencies.