Session K - Pre-Conference Session
Thinking Together, Learning Together, and
Working Together: Moving From Awareness to Action

Presented by Micah Fierstein


Description: This interactive workshop will use case studies to build awareness, knowledge, skills, and personal leadership capacity to live 2nd order change (transformation change) .

Target Audience: Managers and direct reports at all levels of an organization who are striving to move forward from an awareness of "better thinking about thinking" to improved resource management.

Organization Issues:

Objectives: Provide managers with a stronger capacity to lead their teams through the transition phase from an awareness of "better thinking about thinking" to the ability to turn this insight into applications, both tactical and strategic.

Date: Friday, April 16th

Length: 6 hours (9:00-12:00pm and 1:15-4:15pm)

Location: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne - 6633 Canoga Avenue, Canoga Park

Cost: None

Handouts: Available for download after the Forum

Tony Brown

Biography: Micah Fierstein is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alaska - Anchorage. He has been helping transforming the learning cultures of schools and classrooms for 32 years.  He founded the Change Institute in 1994 to provide educators coaching and access to leading edge organizational learning tools. Micah is a contributor to: Schools that Learn: Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents, and Everyone Who Cares about Education.  He has presented in national and international conferences such as the Society of Organizatonal Learning's Global Forum in Austria and Finland, The National Council on Staff Development, The Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, The International Systems Dynamics Society and The Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership. 

Micah is a member of the Society of Organizational Learning.  His background includes elementary school teaching, elementary and secondary administration, and university teaching.  Micah received his Masters degree in Education from Harvard University and his Doctorate from Oregon State University.


Contact: Micah can be reached by e-mail at for additional information about this pre-conference session.

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