Work-life Workshops and Related Events
The FSAP Work-Life program invites you to attend our workshops on various Work-Life topics. For additional information or to register for a session please contact our office at 303-492-3020 or email Yee.Chan@colorado.edu
Summer2014 Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Work Life Workshops
Topic: EnergySmart Program
Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 (English)
Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 (Spanish)
Location: UMC 425
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
*Light lunch will be provided by Elevations Credit Union.Light lunch will be provided by Elevations Credit Union.
Program Overview: Attention Boulder County homeowners, first-time homebuyers, future homeowners and landlords. If you’re thinking of replacing your furnace or A/C unit, adding insulation, or your home is uncomfortable, come learn about Boulder EnergySmart. Benefit from expert assistance on energy efficiency projects for your home. Information will be provided on simple do-it-yourself projects up to projects that involve paid consultation and expert changes/upgrades. Information will also be provided on the EnergySmart-Elevations partnership to provide low-interest loans for efficiency changes to your home. Don’t live in Boulder? General information and referrals will be provided on other local Front Range homeowner/homebuyer home efficiency programs. For more information, www.energysmartyes.com
Margaret M. Rogers is LEED building certified through CSU. She is employed as the Community Action Lead by Populus, LLC the company awarded EnergySmart contracts for Boulder County, Denver Energy Challenge, and Xcel Energy Advising Service. She holds a graduate degree from DU and an undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University. Her own renovated home was the first LEED Gold certified "gut-rehab" in Colorado. In 2012, Margaret was honored as an Eco-Hero by the Boulder County Business Report.
Paola Alonso. From Puebla, Mexico. I spent most of my life in Mexico, attended college at Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla and obtained my bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering. I have lived in different countries in Europe: England, Greece and Bulgaria. I learned my second language while working as a care giver in England. I have a big interest in renewable energies and building science. In 2013, I earned my M.S. in Energy Systems in Greece.I work in Boulder as an Energy Advisor and focus on residential energy efficiency.
Topic: Finding Quality Child Care in Boulder County
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Location: UMC 425
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Program Overview: Staff from the City of Boulder, Child Care Subsidy and Referral (CCSR) Program will share information on how to find and access quality child care in Boulder County. This program is part of the Qualistar Colorado statewide network of Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies in Colorado. Representatives from Qualistar Colorado will be in attendance to offer additional support and expertise. This workshop will focus on why quality child care matters and what it looks like. Presenters will describe the process for learning about child care options, reviewing licensing files, and will offer resources to evaluate the quality of care. Child care is expensive in Boulder County. Information will be provided about the price of care and child care financial assistance.
Child Care Referral Specialist Debbie Heppler has over 33 years in the early childhood education field. Debbie has cared for children in the capacity of a licensed home child care provider, center director, and teacher. In her capacity of child care referral specialist, Debbie has helped hundreds of families each year to find quality child care in Boulder County that best meets their needs.
Judy Fry is Program Manager of the Child Care Subsidy and Referral Program and has provided child care resource and referral services with the City of Boulder for 23 years. Judy was a licensed home child care provider for 5 years. As manager of the comprehensive referral database, she has knowledge of the issues, trends, and challenges for families seeking to find child care in Boulder County.