New Mentoring Skills for Managers & Parents

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New Mentoring Skills for Managers

New Mentoring Skills for Parents

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Linda Culp Dowling is a management coach, communication skills trainer, and an organizational development consultant. She founded Communication Concepts, a training and development firm, in 1979, after fifteen years in broadcast management and education. She serves clients in business, education, government, manufacturing, and healthcare. A native Oklahoman, she holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from Wayne State University in Detroit and taught management and communication courses at the University of Oklahoma. She is a member of the American Society for Training and Development and teaches in the OU Training and Development Certification Program. Linda is featured in a training video, Coaching and Performance Feedback Training Scenes, produced by Quality Media Resources of Seattle. She and her husband, Pete, live at Falconhead Resort and Country Club in southern Oklahoma and enjoy traveling with friends and spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Cecile Culp Mielenz joined the parent education faculty of Shoreline Community College in Seattle, Washington, in 1982, after five years in university teaching and administration. In conjunction with her college responsibilities, she directs a parent cooperative preschool, where she works with eighty-five parent volunteers each year. Collaboratively, they operate Woodinville Family Preschool. As a child development consultant, Cecile contracts with the Bureau of Education and Research. Through BER she presents seminars to preschool and kindergarten teachers throughout the United States and Canada, for which she received an Outstanding National Educator award in 2001. In addition, Cecile maintains a private counseling practice devoted to parents. Her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Florida State University are in Child Development. Cecile and her husband are the parents of two daughters and live in the Seattle area. They enjoy gardening, ethnic foods, and living in the Pacific Northwest.