PROPOSAL FOR NEPHLI WEB SITE LAYOUT Participating Scholars Kathy Cullinen Rhode Island Department of Health Robert Jase City of New Britain Health Department (Connecticut) Valerie Farley New York State Department of Health Ann Ligi Bethlehem Health Bureau (Pennsylvania) Goal: To build on the existing NEPHLI Web site by incorporating additional modules. Project Description: The team has been gathering material to incorporate onto the NEPHLI Web site that will include the following: NEPHLI Vision Statement: The Institute is dedicated to creating a regional focal point and professional network for public health leadership development. NEPHLI Mission Statement: The Northeast Regional Public Health Leadership Institute brings together state and local health departments, academia, public health associations and organizations committed to improving the skills of leaders in the field of public health. Collectively, this partnership strengthens leadership skills and promotes healthier communities. NEPHLI Values: Principle-Centered Leadership Quality Diversity Leadership Commitment to Excellence Collaboration, Partnering and Team Building Effective Communication What's New? (highlight of the month/current events) Newsletter (electronic version of our 1-2 page, quarterly newsletter) Special Projects (projects completed by NEPHLI scholars) Leadership Modules (e.g., Team Building, Developing Leaders, Effective Communication) Continuing Educational Opportunities (e.g., T2B2, NEPHLI Supercourse) Leadership Resource List (recommended books, journals, videos, etc., including links to appropriate public health sites as CDC, National Center for Health Statistics, state health departments) Membership Directory (sorted alphabetically, by class year, and by state) Speakers Bureau Chat Room Status: Under development. The team expects to complete the project during the fall.