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1 Slide 1 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership A new Excellence In Public Service certificate program

2 Slide 2 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership An exciting opportunity! Provide additional opportunities to better understand the functions of County government Enhance community leadership skills Enable training opportunities for County Commission appointed board and commission members Encourage continuous learning and self- improvement for board and commission members

3 Slide 3 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership The new program: Essentials of Community Board Membership –One of the Excellence in Public Service programs already taught by the County –Mirrors other programs in number of classroom hours to earn certificate Open to any member of a County Commission appointed board or commission Consists of core courses (required) and electives

4 Slide 4 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership Core Courses (30 classroom hours) Communication Skills (HR) (6 hrs) Conflict Resolution (HR) (6 hrs) Dealing with Challenging Encounters (HR) (6 hrs) Healthy Meetings (CAB) (2.5 hrs) Healthy Team Dynamics (HR) (4 hrs) Meeting on Common Ground (HR) (4 hrs) Open Meeting Law (CAB) (1.5 hrs) HR = Human Resources class CAB = CAB training program class

5 Slide 5 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership Electives (up to 15 total hours) Customer Service (HR) (6 hrs) Facilitation Skills (HR) (16 hrs) Generations – Its All About Values! (HR) (4 hrs) Managing Change (HR) (4 hrs) Meeting Management (HR) (4 hrs) Problem Solving & Decision Making (HR) (4 hrs) Board/Commission Member Orientation (Dept) (varies) Board/Commission Workshops (Dept) (varies) HR = Human Resources class Dept = training hosted by Department

6 Slide 6 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership The details: No cost to board or commission members! 4 seats set aside in each class for board or commission members –Stand by list will be used if additional seats available Training certificate awarded for each class –CAB training available on-line; credit granted only for attending class room sessions 45 classroom hours to earn certificate 4 years to earn certificate; classes taken in 2010 qualify Program completion certificate awarded by BCC

7 Slide 7 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership How do I register? Contact Sheri Ingley –(775) Will provide more information, to include descriptions of classes Attendance will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis Provide training location at time of registration

8 Slide 8 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership Upcoming classes: Healthy Team Dynamics –January 26, 2011; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Conflict Resolution –February 8, 2011; 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Meeting Management –February 15, 2011; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Meeting on Common Ground –February 23, 2011; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

9 Slide 9 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership Upcoming classes: Dealing with Challenging Encounters –March 8 & 10, 2011; 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Communication Skills –March 22 & 24, 2011; 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Managing Change –March 30, 2011; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

10 Slide 10 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board Membership How about the future? Sheri will coordinate providing individual class training certificates to participants Sheri will send out periodic notifications for upcoming classes Attendance credit tracked by Sheri Coordinate in advance with Sheri for department training or workshop credit

11 Slide 11 January 26, 2011 Essentials of Community Board MembershipQuestions?


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