VIRTUAL CAP - How Not to Reinvent the Wheel by Ei7wPM6x

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									Sponsored by the Community Action Partnership
           Under a Grant from the
        Office of Community Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Overview
  Welcome
  Background
  Results
    Current Activities
    Creative Approaches

  How to Provide Input
Background
 OCS Grant

 Two Facilitated Group Discussions

 Issues Discussed
    Current State of T&TA
    Identify Ideal Picture of T&TA
    Suggest Strategies for this Ideal Picture
Results – Current Activities
 Conference Workshops and Intensives
  (CAPLAW, Community Action Partnership,
  NASCSP)
 Pathways to Excellence Program
 Certified Community Action Professional
  Program
 ROMA Clearinghouse
 ROMA National Peer-to-Peer Network
 Virtual CAP
Recommendations on Creative
Approaches

 Better Planning and Coordination

 Broader Array of Approaches

 Opportunity to Build Skills and Knowledge in
 Particular Content Areas
Planning and Coordination

 Develop a National Training and Technical
  Assistance Plan
 Expand Focus on Preventing Crisis/Failure to One
  that Strives for Excellence
 Establish Ongoing Professional Development as
  an Expectation and a Norm
Planning and Coordination
 Create a Clearinghouse to Help Navigate the Vast
  Array of Training and Technical Assistance
  Resources
 Develop a Framework of Standards Ranging from
  Minimum Expectations to Indicators of
  Excellence
 Develop a Common Language About Community
  Action Roles, Values, and Achievements
Strategies for Implementation

 Continue Conference Workshops and Peer
  Sharing
 Expand Classroom Options
 Develop “Road Shows”
 Harness Technology
Strategies for Implementation

 Support Peer Exchange Models
 Create Mentoring and Coaching Opportunities
 Develop Rewards for Participating in Professional
  Development
 Establish a Training and Technical Assistance
  Institute
Skills and Knowledge
Skills and Knowledge

 Basic Management and Leadership Skills
 Basic Financial Management
 Basic Poverty Knowledge
 Marketing and Communications
 Community Impact and Measurement
 Identifying Trends and Developing Innovative
 Approaches
Further Training Ideas

 For Community Action Agencies
 For State CSBG Offices
 For State CAP Associations
 For National Organizations
How to Provide Input
 Complete the Online Survey
  http://www.virtualcap.org/blog

 Participate in a Group Discussion

 Deadline for Suggestions – April 16th

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Contact
 Teresa Cox, CCAP – Chair
 Training and Technical Assistance Task Force
 coxt@mwvcaa.org
 503.585.6232

 Lawrence E. Koziarz, Director of Training
 Community Action Partnership
 lkoziarz@communityactionpartnership.com
 202.449.9775

								
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