NYLA eInstitute Webinar: Group Facilitation

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Facilitating conversations is much more than having flip charts and Post-it notes. A lot of it is knowing who is in the room, preparing, and managing personalities. In this conversation, Ron Kirsop will highlight the main strategies he has implemented when facilitating.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding the principles of facilitating a conversation;
  2. Strategies for facilitating conversations; and
  3. Handling difficult conversations.


Ron Kirsop serves 42 public libraries in Western New York as the Executive Director of the Pioneer Library System. Ron received his Project Management Professional certification in May of 2019 from the Project Management Institute and his Masters in Library Science from the University of Buffalo in 2011. He mainly focuses on implementing successful projects, team building, facilitating conversations, productivity, and trustee education.