VISTA Leader Webinars

Upcoming Leader Webinars

Designing Effective Surveys

Thurs., Jan. 14, 2021
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Making good decisions requires good information. And gathering good information requires asking clear, focused, and unbiased questions. Surveys can be used for a wide variety of purposes and audiences, from understanding the training interests of your VISTA members to learning more about the needs of the community.

This session focuses on creating simple surveys using a logical order for well-written questions designed to achieve your purpose.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Clarify the purpose of your survey and identify information you want to gather

  • Describe elements of effective questions and response types

  • Describe considerations for survey structure and data collection


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On-Demand Leader Webinars

Click on the title of each webinar listed below to view a recorded video of that webinar, or to access a PDF version of the webinar.

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Navigating Working Relationships with Site Supervisors
Learn how to establish a process for working effectively with site supervisors and identity techniques for creating a customized approach for each site. (Recorded 10/8/2020)

Training Your VISTAs Remotely
Examine four cornerstones of effective online training, review options for engaging activities, and find ways to reinforce learning after the training. (Recorded 9/10/2020)

Assessing Professional Development Needs
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Resilient Leadership
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Building and Supporting Remote Teams (Recorded 6/25/2020)

VISTA Leader Roles in Member Recruitment (Recorded 4/22/2020)

Maintaining Member Motivation (Recorded 1/22/20200)

Coaching for Performance and Potential (Recorded 9/16/19)

Mindfulness as A Leadership Practice (Recorded 7/13/18)

Designing and Conducting Effective Member Site Visits (Recorded 6/8/18)

Communicating with Confidence (Recorded 5/18/18)

Time Management (Recorded 4/27/18)

Empathy as a Powerful Leadership Tool (Recorded 3/16/18)

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership (Recorded 2/16/18)

Enhancing Project Performance (Recorded 12/15/17)

Motivating Your Members (Recorded 10/13/17)

Building Leadership Resilience (Recorded 8/22/17)

Leader's Approach to Stress Management (Recorded 8/18/17)

Leading Positive Change (Recorded 5/12/17)