NEST Professional Development
Enhancing Communities Learning Series
In partnership with The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) and Millersville University’s Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN), Temple NEST offers this series to nonprofits to learn about important and relevant issues affecting nonprofits. The series provides more than a chance to passively listen to presentations. The series is an interactive process of discovering new talents, opportunities and resources in the community – all while making the community more aware of your organization’s work. Each session includes:
For more information, contact Christina Reardon, NEST Research Associate.
- A call for announcements about upcoming events, training workshops and funding opportunities
- A presentation from a community partner about their agency and services
- A brief workshop on a topic germane to nonprofit capacity building or community-based issues. At specially designed events, the program will include an extended workshop.
May 21 & 22, 2013: Adolescent Sexual Health Conference - In partnership with the Pennsylvania Center for Adolescent Health, Temple NEST will host this conference for educators, youth leaders, social workers, public health professionals, faith leaders and academicians. Register today!
Training & Events – Contact Christina Reardon for registration details.
Nonprofit Management Training Program - Offered in collaboration with Temple's Center for Social Policy and Community Development, this 60-hour training program includes material on strategic management, human resource development, grant writing, fiscal management, program evaluation, leadership development, and special issues.
March 6, 2013: Strengths-Based Communication Skills for Supervisors - Strong communication skills can help a supervisor create a mutually respectful relationship and lead to better outcomes with staff. Supervisors from human service organizations and other non-profits are encouraged to attend this workshop to learn and practice strengths-based communication tools that support an empowering workplace. The workshop facilitator is Myka Piatt, training coordinator for the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania.