Entries by Jessica Delaney

IAP2 Virtual Academy!

Coming Soon! IAP2 Planning for Effective Public Participation – Virtual Training We are happy to announce we are delivering the IAP2 Planning for Effective Public Participation course as a Virtual Academy. This is course is based on the 20-hour in-person Planning course – now delivered online! It’s new territory, and we are very excited to be […]

Be Kind, Be Calm, Be Safe… and stay connected

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications Dr. Bonnie Henry has been a clear leader during these challenging times. She has delivered information clearly, with empathy and in a way that has made, at least me, feel like there is leadership during this time of crisis. The same can be said for Minister Dix (but […]

Engagement Techniques for You and Your Family During COVID-19

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications During “normal” times, I would be looking at a busy training calendar and preparing to deliver the IAP2 courses (planning and techniques). As I looked through the manuals recently examining how we might be able to deliver some of the IAP2 Foundations online, I was struck by a […]

During Normal Times…

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications If we were not in the COVID-19 period and life were “normal”, I would be flying out early this morning for Vancouver and working this weekend at a number of different events: a corporate retreat, open house and stakeholder meetings. This weekend planned during “normal” times was always […]

Making a Schedule and Managing the Minutes

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications Today is the first day of virtual school for my little ones. They will receive three hours of instruction a day with additional supports. I am completely awestruck by the willingness and energy their teachers and school administrators are putting into this new frontier. Three hours of day […]