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Diving Into Your Development

An Exploration of Personal and Professional Growth

Staff Development Day

Staff Development Day will be hosted on March 15, 2022. Keep expanding your mind with our virtual sessions.

Keynote Speaker - Zuleide Dietzenbach

Zuleide Dietzenbach

Affectionately known as Zu, she is an energetic, passionate, and knowledgeable speaker that will open your mind to what it really takes to change.

She inspires leaders to build trust and to have deeper connections with their employees. She believes that having a sincere interest in people is the best way to motivate, engage and facilitate change.Zu is PROSCI® and Change Management Professional Certified (CCMP™) with extensive experience utilizing Change Management methodologies, tools and discipline to guarantee successful delivery and adoption of business priorities. She loves connecting with people and helping them to smoothly transition.

Zu is currently the Director of Change Management for Mastercard. Before that, she was an independent Consultant and assisted several companies to implement change such as the NFL, Potter Electric, and Bayer. Prior to that, she worked for over 19 years for Monsanto/Bayer holding roles in the areas of Finance, Global Trade and Compliance, Supply Chain, and Change Management. As a Change Manager, she coached leaders on how to lead change and engage employees, as well as, implemented several multi-million dollar global projects.

Student Speaker - Sean Gold

Sean GoldSean Gold is a student at St. Louis Community College and graduating in May 2022.

In 2020, Sean was elected as president of the disability-owned nonprofit organization, Coalition in Truth and Independence. He considers his faith, family, and friends the most important things in his life. Sean’s physical disability is cerebral palsy.

He also has a tracheostomy breathing tube; it has been in place since he was eighteen months old. Even though Sean is nonverbal, that trait does not get in the way of his love of creative writing and storytelling.



Keynote Speaker - Zuleide Dietzenbach

Hart Nelson Presentation

Sean Gold Presentation

Microsoft Excel: Level 200 Training

Take a dive into the intermediate of Excel’s navigation, functions, and custom formulas. This session will explore ways to explore data, create pivot tables and utilize accessibility.

Appreciation in the Workplace

Appreciation in the workplace is more than just a one day event; it is a culture. In this session, languages of appreciation, and how to appreciate effectively.

Beth Abraham, PAS

Whose Report is it, Anyway?

This session will cover Cognos access, IRP website/assets, strategies for finding valuable resources, and demonstrations of using the resources available to STLCC staff.

Institutional Research and Planning, STLCC

Team Collaborations and Smart Goals

Work teams function best when everyone is focused on the same goals and objectives. This session covers setting SMART goals, prioritizing individual and team goals, and collaborating with team members to enhance team results.

Stress, Anxiety, and Resilience During Challenging Times

Uncertain and challenging situations can create heightened responses of stress and anxiety and threaten resiliency.

Carla Mueller, PAS


Moving Forward with Talent: Page Up applicant tracking overview and resources.

HR - Talent Team

Green Zone: Supporting Veteran Employees

How to support Veteran employees Trends from the national data collected on transitioning veterans, and their family members.

George Herrera, District Manager of Veteran Affairs

Foundation 101

STLCC Foundation will provide information on scholarship awards, including the application process, as well as updates about the alumni association, employee giving, and our annual events.

STLCC Foundation Office

10 Steps to Your Success

In this session, you’ll learn how to define success for yourself. You’ll learn about the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to goal setting and how to avoid them. You’ll also learn what to do when things don’t go as planned so you can continue to make progress and reach your goals!

Jaclyn Zubien, Certified Health & Well-Being Coach

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is the state of being that exists at the intersection of Intellect and Emotion. This seminar reviews the components of EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) including Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Empathy, and Motivation Awareness. Participants in this seminar learn how to increase their EQ and develop improved communication at home and at work.

Julie Lawson, PAS

Corequisite Model for Developmental Education

The College is transitioning to an all-corequisite model for developmental education in Fall 2022. This session will explain what that is, why it is important, why everyone at the College needs to know about it, and how to support it.

Elizabeth Perkins, Florissant Valley Campus President, and Julie Fickas, Forest Park Campus President


Staff Development Day will be virtual this Spring, but staff participating in the event will have lunch provided that day! Lunch reservations were due on March 4, 2022. Participants will receive a confirmation the day prior to the event.

If you identified a dietary need and it met an allergy, intolerance, or personal requirement, your name will be listed on your lunch.

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to our Business Services team for assisting with lunch pick up.

Campus Lunch Pick Up
STLCC – BRDG Park Lunchroom
STLCC – Corporate College Room 219
STLCC – Florissant Valley Café Lobby
STLCC – Forest Park Café
STLCC – Meramec Student Center Lobby
STLCC – South County Lunchroom
STLCC – Wildwood Student Commons
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Computer Labs

Computer labs will be available for employee use on Staff Development Day. We ask that you please bring headphones and follow the COVID- 19 cleaning procedures outlined in the classroom.

Campus Computer Labs
STLCC – BRDG Park Not Available
STLCC – Corporate College Room 210
STLCC – Florissant Valley Business 122, 125, 127
STLCC – Forest Park Health Sciences 208, 210
STLCC – Meramec Business Administration 201, 203
STLCC – South County Room 105
STLCC – Wildwood Room 207
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Support Contacts

Technology Support

For technology support, please contact the Help Desk.

Contact the Help Desk

Interpreter Services

If you need sign language interpreter services, please contact Interpreter Services.

Contact Interpreter Services

General Questions

For more information about Staff Development Day, contact the HR - Learning and Development Team.


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