2022-2023 Partnering for Success Webinar Series

  • Author | Heather Hughes
  • 10/6/2022 5:25 am

Public Entity Partners continues its 2022-2023 Partnering for Success Webinar Series next month. This series is designed to increase your knowledge of current risk management exposures and provide helpful information on topics that are important for public entities.  


Working with Media: November 9, 2022 - 1:00pm CST/2:00pm EST 

Presented by: Robbie Phillips, Vice President, & Sylvia Musgrove, Vice President of Operations, The Corporate Image 

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Join Robbie Phillips and Sylvia Musgrove for a webinar on Working with Media. As representatives of Corporate Image, Robbie and Sylvia draw on their backgrounds as former journalists and current communications professionals to help clients demystify the art of media relations. Listen in as they share guidance on how to field calls, develop trustworthy relationships, and present your organization in a positive light. An open Q&A session will follow. 

CLICK HERE to register for the Working with Media webinar.


Public Records: December 7, 2022 - 1:00pm CST/2:00pm EST 

Presented by: Patrick Morrison, Attorney, Farrar & Bates, LLP 

SESSION DESCRIPTION: This session will cover basic information regarding compliance with the Tennessee Public Records Act (TPRA) and responding to public records requests pursuant to the TPRA. 

CLICK HERE to register for the Public Records webinar.


Engaging Employees through Performance Management: January 25, 2023 - 1:00pm CST/2:00pm EST 

Presented by: Sarah Curtis, Loss Control Training Consultant, Public Entity Partners 

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Effective performance management leads to happier, more engaged employees. Unfortunately, many supervisors find the process of performance evaluation to be challenging. In this webinar, we will break down the performance management process into simple, easy-to-follow steps to help you create an engaged, productive team. 

CLICK HERE to register for the Engaging Employees through Performance Management webinar.


Professional and Proven Hiring Practices: February 22, 2023 - 1:00pm CST/2:00pm EST 

Presented by: John Grubbs, MPS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, UT, Human Resources Consultant, UT Municipal Technical Advisory Service 

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Well-designed and lawful hiring practices are critical for selecting the right person for the job, as well as for reducing your exposure to employment practices liability. 

This session will look at these foundational points in the design of hiring and selection:

·       Objective, impartial judgements of Knowledge, Skill, Ability and Other job-related characteristics (KSAOs)

·       The screen-in processes (background checking, pre-employment drug testing [safety sensitive], and other potential hazards)

·       The critical nature of your personnel policies and practices, and some key laws that affect them 

CLICK HERE to register for the Professional and Proven Hiring Practices webinar.


All webinars are free for PE Partners members. To register or learn more about the webinars, please CLICK HERE. For questions about the series, please contact Heather Hughes, communications & research specialist, at Hhughes@PEPartners.org or by calling 615.371.6006.