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2020 Leadership Conference


October 16, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Join us for the 8th Annual SHRM of Greater St. Louis Leadership Conference! This year we are going virtual! Register now to attend the region's premier Human Resources professional development conference for an opportunity to enhance your HR practitioner skills. Attendees will be able to earn up to 13.5 hours of SHRM and HRCI recertification credit between the live virtual event and on-demand viewing.

Opening Keynote
"First, you need to enlighten people to the various voices in their community. Need to honor voices and value what people bring to the table based on their background. During a world of change, Dr. Art McCoy sets the stage to Ride the Wave of Change." Dr. Art McCoy

The Society of Human Resources Management Greater St. Louis Chapter is proud present Dr. Art McCoy as our 2020 keynote speaker.

Art McCoy, Ph.D., is an inspiring champion of children, and nationally recognized educator. At age 19, he began his career as a math teacher in the Rockwood School District after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, reportedly as the youngest certified teacher in the State of Missouri. After obtaining a master's degree, he was appointed Vice-Principal in the City of St. Charles School District at 22. In 2002, after receiving a Doctor of Philosophy in Education, he was named as Pattonville K-12 Gifted Director. In 2010, Dr. McCoy became the youngest superintendent of over 2,000 students in Missouri at age 33 and the first minority superintendent of Ferguson, Missouri. In 2016, he became Superintendent in Jennings School District. Under his leadership, the classes of 2017 and 2018 achieved 100% graduation and career and college placement as featured on Fox and CNN. Read more...

Educational Sessions for Everyone! Topics Include:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Choosing Courage in Difficult & Uncertain Seasons
  • If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
  • Rethinking Diversity
  • Compliance & Going Through an I-9 Audit
  • Give Your Employees C.R.A.P...the Success Formula for Building Employee Loyalty
  • Creating a Culture of Coaching
  • 2020 Election Year Update - Pandemics, Politics & Proposals
  • Managing Time Off Work: 2020 Update
  • The Human Team: So, You Created a Team But People Showed Up!
  • and more...

Read more about our sessions and speakers.

SHRM St. Louis Chapter Members - Included in Membership
Non-Chapter Members - $250
Fees include all conference materials and on-demand access to the sessions after the event.

Want to join SHRM St. Louis or need to renew? Click here to join for only $320 and attend the conference for free!

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