Dates & Locations
August 9, 2017

Watertown, CT


August 10, 2017

Durham, CT    


   All sessions are 8:30 am - 3:30 pm 
(Registration begins at 8:00 am)
Lunch Will Be Provided  
Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and overcome barriers to transitioning to supervision;
  • Identify leadership styles and name their preferred style;
  • Listen well, for both facts and feelings;
  • Use supervisory practices that lead to higher performance;
  • Give corrective feedback effectively;
  • Create a supportive climate;
  • Know when and how to discipline employees. 
Supervisory Skills
Creating a Positive Team Environment
A CT Road Scholar Program Required Workshop
By attending this dynamic workshop, you will enhance your role as a municipal supervisor and learn to create a cooperative team.  This workshop will give you the fundamentals of successful supervision and provide you with tools you can use to build a positive and respectful environment to set the stage for the success of your team.       
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for all municipal highway officials, particularly those responsible for the supervision of others and those new to supervision.

Directors of Public Works, Highway Superintendents, Crew Leaders and Foremen are encouraged to attend. 
Course Instructor
Rockie Blunt is the President of Blunt Consulting Group, a Massachusetts firm that offers management training and consulting services to Public Works Departments and Departments of Transportation in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Rockie has built a reputation as a lively speaker who delivers informative seminars. 
  • Registration contact: Please direct any questions to Shelly Desjardin @ (860) 486-9737
  • Cost (includes lunch and course materials)
    • $75- State and Municipal participants
    • $150- Private-sector participants
  • Please advise if you require special services or have dietary restrictions.
  • Photographs may be taken for promotional and training purposes. Please notify us during registration if you do not wish to be photographed. 
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