San Diego Zoo Global Academy e-Newsletter (Getting Better All the Time Column)

In commemoration of two years of writing the Getting Better All the Time column for the San Diego Zoo Global Academy e-Newsletter, here are the titles and links for all the columns. Subsequent columns can be found at http://sdzglobalacademy.org/newsletter.html.

Making Inspection Reports Work For Animals, March, 2017, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=49169.0.

Changing for Good, February, 2017, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=49057.0.

(with Patricia A. Milito), Training Ourselves to Better Serve Animals, January, 2017, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=49008.0.

Bringing People Together to Make a Difference (for Animals and People), December, 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=48893.0.

Giving of Ourselves, Planning Thoughtfully, and Thanksgiving for Caregiving, November, 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=48773.0.

Humility, Civility, and the Public Trust, October, 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=48547.0.

Learning From Your Successes and Challenges, September 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=48125.0.

The 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Animal Welfare Act, August 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=47872.0.

Lift Yourself Up, July 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=47660.0.

Challenges, Concerns, and Criticisms Open the Door to Constructive Conversation, June 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=47473.0.

Doing Greater Good for the Animals in Our Care, May 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=47313.0.

A Year of Learning Together Lays Out the Path Forward, April 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=46972.0&dlv_id=60817.

Sustaining Continuous Improvement through Professional Development, March 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=46652.0.

Comforting Animals and Their Caregivers, February 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=46372.0.

Learning to Facilitate Change for the Better, January 2016, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=46052.0.

Opportunities Abound, December 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=45472.0.

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: the Principles of Constructive Engagement, November 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=44872.0.

Can You Hear Me Now: Effective Listening for Better Outcomes, October 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=44021.0&dlv_id=57161.

Building Blocks: Key Leaders, Self-Examination, Entrance Briefings, and Inspection Checklists, September 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=43221.0.

The Magic Power of Words, August 2015, available at

Today Matters, July 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=41901.0.

You Can, June 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=41161.0.

Be There, May 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=40661.0.

Name It, April 2015, available at http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=40021.0.

San Diego Zoo Global Academy

San Diego Zoo Global Academy Names Excellence Beyond Compliance as a “Collaborating Partner”, Launches New Column on Continuous Improvement in Animal Welfare!

Excellence Beyond Compliance is honored to be the Academy’s newest “Collaborating Partner”. As noted on its “About” page, “San Diego Zoo Global Academy is a powerful online learning platform that harnesses the expertise of San Diego Zoo Global and its partners to offer courses that meet the specific needs of individuals in the zoological profession.” http://www.sdzglobalacademy.org/about.html. Other collaborating partners include: American Association of Zoo Keepers, Learning Partner / Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Birmingham Zoo, Partner of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums WAZA / United for Conservation®, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, Smithsonian National Zoological Park Conservation Biology Institute, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Metro Parks Tacoma, America’s Teaching Zoo Exotic Animal Training & Management / Moorpark College, Reid Park Zoo, American Alliance of Museums, Association of Zoological Horticulture, Inc., The Animal Behavior Management Alliance (ABMA), and European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA). http://www.sdzglobalacademy.org/.





To see the inaugural column, “Name It”, go to http://donate.sandiegozoo.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=40021.0.

To subscribe to the Academy’s monthly e-newsletter (which will be the only place to find the new column) please contact Jon Prange at jprange@sandiegozoo.org.

For a complete listing of the Academy’s courses go to http://www.sdzglobalacademy.org/courses.html.

Revisions & Updates (April 12, 2015), EXCELLENCE BEYOND COMPLIANCE: Enhancing Animal Welfare Through the Constructive Use of the Animal Welfare Act