Certified Human Resources Specialist for K-12 Administrators

ARE YOU READY TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP AS A HUMAN RESOURCES LEADER?

REGISTRATION FEE: $2,795

OVERVIEW

MSU School of Human Resources & Labor Relations      Novi Community School District

Knowing the many challenges that face school districts today, Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations and Novi Community School District (NCSD) are teaming up to offer a special educational opportunity to all school districts.

Building on prior success, NCSD and MSU are excited to offer MSU’s Certified HR Specialist program with an emphasis on K-12 topics.

Intended for superintendents, HR administrators, HR staff, and building administrators, this program will expand your HR knowledge base so you can confidently serve as an HR resource for your School and District.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED

  • Drive organizational success through strategic HRM practices
  • Complying with state and federal employment and labor laws, including, but not limited to:
    • Title IX
    • FOIA
    • FERPA
    • FMLA

      Program Note: Discussions about FOIA and FERPA are only covered in the CHRS K-12 program and are not covered in the standard CHRS program.

  • Create a safe and healthy work environment
  • Follow ethical standards of conduct
  • Strategies for recruiting, onboarding, and retaining teachers, substitutes, and paraprofessionals
  • Implement performance management, appraisal methods, and disciplinary methods that increase employee effectiveness
  • Utilize compensation and benefits, including wellness programs, to achieve and maintain a competitive edge
  • Build or expand your professional HR network
  • Participants will receive the leading graduate-level HR textbook, Human Resource Management, by Noe et al, a set of 5 course manuals, and access to an online HR Learning Management System, containing a myriad of additional resources.

 

BUT WHY CERTIFY?

Earning your professional certification from MSU's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, one of the best and most respected programs in the country, demonstrates mastery of content and commitment to the field of human resources management. Mastery of course content will be evaluated via an online examination. Certification is achieved by participating in the entire five days of the workshop and passing the examination.

To earn certification, participants must attend all 10 days of the program and pass the examination.

 

THE CHRS DESIGNATION

Individuals who successfully complete the course, take part in discussions and exercises, and pass the required comprehensive examination will be recognized by Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations as a Certified Human Resources Specialist. They are entitled then to use the designation CHRS after their name.

Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination. They should expect a notification with their certificate via email two- to three-weeks after the completion of the program.

 

RECERTIFICATION CREDIT HOURS

NOTE: Due to the significant disruptions caused by COVID-19, we are temporarily reducing the number of continuing education credits required for recertification to 14 credits. This reduction applies to recertifications that are due in December 2022.

This program has been approved for 34 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) towards the renewal of certificates/licenses issued by the Michigan Department of Education. Learn more about SCECHs at Michigan Department of Education's Educator Services.

This program has also been approved for 32.5 continuing education credit hours towards our Professional Development Program recertification, which will fulfill the two-year credit hour requirement needed for recertification.

 

PROGRAM DATE

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED
To check on availability or join the waitlist for this program, please contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu.

The next offering of this program will be June 2022.

Fridays, September 17 - November 19, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm ET
Live Interactive Program via Zoom

 

REGISTRATION FEE: $2,795

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Program Dates
September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, & 19, 2021

 

All of our classes include strategies to minimize Zoom fatigue and ensure an enjoyable, informative learning experience.

AGENDA

  • Day 1:
    • Introduction to Human Resources Management
    • Key Competencies for HR Professionals
    • Strategic Human Resources Management
    • Communications and Demonstrating Value
  • Days 2:
    • Employment Law
    • Ethics
    • Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • Day 3:
    • Job Analysis and Design
    • Workforce Planning Analytics
    • Recruitment, Sourcing and Selection
  • Day 4:
    • Training and Development
    • Performance Management
    • Employee Retention
    • Compensation and Benefits
  • Day 5:
    • Health, Safety and Security
    • Employee Discipline and Separation
    • Labor Relations

INSTRUCTORS

Angela Hall

Angela T. Hall, JD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the faculties of Florida State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Angela practiced law full-time. Her research interests include employee accountability and employee legal claiming. She has taught a wide variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels including business law, organizational behavior, human resources, leadership, and employee training and development. Angela has also authored learning modules and cases for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Stacy Hickox

Stacy Hickox, JD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. Stacy practiced law in the area of disability law at Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service prior to coming to SHRLR. Ms. Hickox also taught for several years at MSU's law school, including courses in employment law, civil rights, and disability law. Stacy has written a book on the Americans with Disabilities Act and several law review articles on various aspects of employment law. Her current research focuses on the employment of ex-offenders, including potential claims for adverse impact and negligent hiring liability.

Tina M. Riley

Tina M. Riley, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, with a concentration in Communications, and a Master of Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.

Dr. Riley is a results-based educator and executive coach with expertise helping individual leaders, and organizations, achieve their full potential through high-impact communications that build trust and promote inclusion and engagement.

She adopts an engaging and holistic approach to teaching that facilitates learners’ ability to move from theory to practice. Her teaching style makes complex concepts accessible to graduate students and seasoned professionals alike. Dr. Riley teaches academic and professional development classes on a variety of HR and leadership topics including communications, leadership development, managing change, diversity and inclusion, and conducting workplace investigations.

With her passionate and engaging style, Dr. Riley develops and presents customized leadership development programs for both public and private sector organizations, from manufacturing to the Courts. Organizational leaders and HR professionals from across the globe including Bahrain, Cameroon, Canada, Georgia, Nigeria have participated in her workshops.

One or more instructors listed above may be teaching this program.

REGISTRATION POLICY

  • Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the program.

 

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • FOR VIRTUAL (ZOOM) PROGRAMS

    • Cancellation more than three weeks prior to the program start date: full refund.
    • Cancellation two weeks prior to the program start date: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation after program materials have been posted/provided to participants (normally 2 days prior to program start date): no refund.
    • Cancellation fees may be waived if the participant registers and attends the same program within 12 months. Fees may only be waived once.
  • FOR IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

    • Cancellation four weeks prior to program start: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation less than four weeks but at least two weeks prior to program start: 50% cancellation fee.
    • Cancellation less than two weeks prior to program start: no refund.
    • These cancellation fees apply even if the participant wishes to reschedule to a later date for the same program or a different program. Participants may send a substitute from the same organization for the same program and date with prior written notice and avoid the cancellation fee.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of canceled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

  • The leading graduate-level HR textbook, Human Resource Management, by Noe et al.
  • CHRS course manuals.
  • Access to the CHRS Learning Management System, containing a myriad of additional resources.
  • Certification examination.
  • Certificate of completion.

 

DID YOU KNOW...WE CAN COME TO YOU!

  • You can bring this program on-site for your team or virtually through Zoom. It will lay the groundwork for success, provide a common framework and language as well as incorporate your organizational challenges. Contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu to discuss how you can multiply the benefits of MSU programs and save money by bringing this and other programs to you.
Questions?  We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this or any of our training programs. Please contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu.