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					QUALITY COMMISSIONER SERVICE
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National Annual Meeting
Commissioner Elective
May 31, 2007
Commissioner Priorities

   To improve the quality of program in
    every unit in your Council.

   To ensure that every eligible youth is
    provided a quality program experience
    and retained in the program.
    Components to Success
   Commissioner Web Site–
    www.scouting.org/commissioners
    – The Commissioner quarterly newsletter
    – Description of basic commissioner literature,
      audiovisuals, and other resources
    – PowerPoint presentations from previous and today’s
      national meeting commissioner electives
    – Downloadable copies of commissioner worksheets and
      self-assessment tools
    – Commissioner Identity Items for Sale
    – Other key commissioner resources of interest
      Components to Success
   Support of Training
     – Online E Learning Center Courses
          New Commissioner Fast Start being developed
          District Operations Interactive Game—help with
            identifying, recruiting, and engaging district level
            volunteers– available now
     – Revision of Basic Commissioner Training Course Manual–
       initial changes made in June—later additional support
     – Continuing Education for Commissioners
       Manual will be revised later this year
       - College of Commissioner Science program—
               Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate
       - Commissioner Conference
       Components to Success
   Support of Training
     – Commissioner Service and District Operation Support DVD
         Helping Units Succeed
         District Operations for the 21st Century: How Districts
          Operate
         Commissioner Helps


     – Commissioner Annual Orientation
         DVD available to use at a meeting annually
         Webcast of DVD in small modules—
          view as a refresher of the process
         Guidelines for Unit Action Planning Meeting
            – Use of Self-Assessment forms
            – Agenda for meeting
      Components to Success
   Commissioner Podcasts on Web site—
    – Access on—www.scouting.org/commissioners
    – Podcasts will eventually all have a PowerPoint connected
    – Use for training, staff meetings, conferences, as homework
       assignments—
         Monthly Unit Visits
         Membership Validation Process
         National Strategic Plan
         Centennial Quality Awards Program Overview
         National Parent Initiative
         Commissioner Recruiting
         Youth Retention
         Unit achievement of Centennial
           Quality Unit Award
        Components to Success

   Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Service being
    revised and printed in loose-leaf

   Philmont Training Center
         Unit Commissioner

         Administration for Commissioner Service

         Advanced Commissioner Service

         Council Key 3

         District Key 3
          Components to Success

       A Handbook for District Operations
        manual, No. 34739
         Released end of May 2007
         Covers four functions
            Finance
            Membership
            Program
            Unit Service
         Includes Job Responsibilities and
          Work Plans for each committee
       Components to Success

   Local Council Charter Review Process
     – Tailored to the needs of each council and the region
     – Parallels the five principles of the National Strategic Plan
     – Each region/area targeted questions of interest

   Strategic Plan Progress Survey Recently Completed
     – Questions targeted key issues from each division
        at national office and what their focus should be
        in the next year to better support local councils
        Components to Success
   Council Executive Board Orientation (CEBO) DVD
    Interactive Workshop –
     – Every council will be given a complimentary copy
        of the DVD and workbook at the National Meeting
     – Workbook includes—
          DVD
          CD with handouts downloadable to printout
          Syllabus of each of the 18 modules
          Facilitator Guide


   Ethnic Market Study
     – Hispanic emphasis
     – African American emphasis
     – Asian American emphasis

   Generation X and Millennial Families Study
Summary
   Commissioners at all levels are being
    measured on their ability to improve &
    maintain the highest quality units

   It boils down to unit commissioners
    having a ―face-to-face‖ working
    relationship with each of their
    assigned units
          A Closing Thought…
Our goal is to achieve the vision…




   ―To improve the QUALITY of program in every unit in America!‖
BEST SCOUTING METHODS
Share your ―Best Scouting Methods‖—
      Contact:

      Keith Christopher
      National Council, SUM 230
      Boy Scouts of America
      1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
      P. O. Box 152079
      Irving, Texas 75015-2079
      Office Tel: 972-580-2125
      Email : kchristo@netbsa.org

				
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