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Kaydeen Laird

Education Manager

Kaydeen has worked for the association since 2003. She oversees all education initiatives. Kaydeen is responsible for the execution of all webinars and professional certification programs, including FenestrationMasters® and InstallationMasters®.

Recent Posts by Kaydeen

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Gain FGIA Member Value in Education, Remotely

2020 has been an unconventional year, and that was the case for FGIA Education as well. While some of our offerings were already remote-friendly, a lot of work went into pivoting those that weren’t to an online platform. From creating virtual InstallationMasters® classes and planning a future video series version of the popular IG Fabricators workshop, FGIA’s Education team has been working round the clock to deliver the valuable professional development that our members have come to appreciate and expect. Here is a rundown of...

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May 19 FGIA Webinar to Tackle COVID-19’s Impact on Economy

FGIA understands there is one story dominating the news cycle and is top of mind for our industry: COVID-19 and its impact on businesses and the economy at large. That’s why FGIA is hosting a webinar about how to navigate these unchartered waters and come out on the other side. Michael Collins, partner and Managing Director of Building Industry Advisors, will lead “Financial Management and Value Preservation in a COVID Economy” on Tuesday, May 19 to answer questions about this very important topic. Registration is...

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AAMA Webinar Program Prioritizes Topics Most Important to Members

Some may not realize that AAMA’s commitment to continuing education doesn’t start and end with its online certification and education programs. In addition to these crucial training options, the AAMA webinar program has been delivering near-monthly presentations since its inception in 2014. In 2019 alone, four webinars have been offered and more are planned for the rest of the year. Future topics will range from labor shortage and retention to field testing. Webinars take place during non-conference months in the AAMA events schedule.AAMA members can...

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Flashback Friday | Benefits Series | Supporting Continuing Education to Build the Fenestration Industry Workforce

Have you participated in an AAMA webinar yet? Over the last several years, the webinar program has had continuous growth since its inception in 2014. Today, AAMA presents at least one informational webinar each month during non-AAMA conference months. Earlier in August, we held a webinar on labeling changes coming soon to California’s Prop 65, and our most recent session on August 14 addressed using Instagram to bolster your brand’s online identity. While our webinar series covers a range of topics, we in AAMA Education...

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