Laurie Dougherty, CTF, CAE
Mentor and trainer enabling people to lead effective meetings, actionable plans and strategies in government and nonprofit associations. Through online and in person training and intensive support, she shares proven tools such as Technology of Participation (ToP) Facilitation Methods as well as best practices in conducting meetings. Building on her 26 years of experience as a nonprofit executive, she helps organizations craft strategies and design online learning and tools using current technologies such as AdobeConnect, Articulate 360 and Blackboard.
CEO, Dougherty, Inc. Facilitation and Training
Executive Director – Illinois Section American Water Works Association
Qualified Trainer – Meetings That Work – ICA Associates, Inc.
Qualified Trainer – Technology of Participation - Institute of Cultural Affairs.
Training and Development; Training Delivery
Facilitation and Leadership Programs: Qualified trainer of Technology of Participation, (ToP) Facilitation Methods and ICA Associates, Meetings That Work. Developer of custom micro-learning and mobile opportunities using current methods such as Articulate 360.
Meeting Design and Facilitation
Creatively design and facilitate large and small group meetings, virtual or in person. Facilitation services for strategic planning, team-building, and action planning.
Certificate – Non Profit Management – University of Illinois
Certificate – Instructional Design – Rollins College
International Association of Facilitators (IAF)
National ToP Trainer’s Network
American Society for Training and Development
Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA)
Mid Atlantic Facilitators Network
Professional Certification and Awards
Qualified Trainer - National ToP Trainer’s Network
Qualified Trainer – ICA Associates, Inc. Meetings That Work
Certified ToP Facilitator - Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA)
Certified Association Executive – American Society of Association Executives
Instructional Design Certificate - Rollins University, Florida.
Publications and Presentations
Author, “Blue Ribbon Teams: Achieve the Impossible Together” – Published 2017
Facilitation Fundamentals for Public Health
Building Consensus Among Groups
Partial Client List
· Florida Dept. of Health – over 300 trained
· Florida Association of Native Nurseries
· Harlem Roscoe Fire Protection District
· Association of Boards of Certification
· North Park Public Water District
· Valencia College
· Goodwill Industries
· FSU College of Medicine
· LSF Health Systems