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WASPA Virtual Academy for New HR Administrators and Support Staff
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Category: WASPA Virtual HR Academy

WASPA Virtual Academy for New HR Administrators and Support Staff

In your first or second year of HR?  Join us for this academy geared toward new(er) HR administrators and support staff. Learn HR basics and tips and tricks of the trade from veteran HR Directors and attorneys. 

WASPA’s Academy for New HR Administrators and Support Staff consists of four half-day webinars offering a variety of essential topics. That’s 16 hours of critical training to ensure you start the year with a solid foundation. Each of the four webinars will end with a 30 minute interactive session to answer your burning questions and offer additional tips.


Any school administrators or administrative support personnel involved in HR duties – posting vacancies and recruiting talent, processing new hire paperwork, maintaining personnel records, payroll and compensation, conducting benefits enrollment, managing employee performance, training and development, employee relations, managing FMLA and other employee leaves of absence, or developing HR policies, procedures and handbooks.

The HR Academy will include topics listed below, panel discussions with mentors and the opportunity to ask questions.

  • HR Basics for New-to-School HR

  • First 100 Days in HR - Tips for New to School HR

  • HR Year - Checklist/Deadlines/Important Dates

  • DPI Licensing

  • Personnel Files & Records Retention 

  • Recruitment and WECAN - Tips for Use and Data Metrics

  • Wisconsin State Statutes that Impact HR

  • Volunteers and Conducting Background Checks

  • Managing Employee Leave - Absenteeism/FMLA/ADA/WC 

  • Conditional Offers/Contracts/Letters of Assignment/Contract Renewal Statutes

  • Benefits Administration - Communication and Compliance:  Open Enrollment, Total Comp &
    Benefits Statements, Mandatory Notices, ACA, COBRA, FMLA, Unemployment 

  • Navigating Difficult Personnel Challenges

  • Performance Management:  Evaluations and Performance Improvement Plans

  • Hiring and Interview Basics - Avoid the Pitfalls

  • Q & A for HR Panel of Experts


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Contact: [email protected]