workshop information


This year’s conference will feature 34 workshops that will satisfy a variety of knowledge levels. Participants have the option of choosing workshops from tracks such as finanical, governance, human resources (HR), sustainability, and an Advanced track that provides deeper exploration into a variety of topics.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Conference Registration and Information

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Conference Registration and Information

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

City Alive Albuquerque Tour (pre-registration required)

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Opening Session Luncheon and Legislative Update

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Workshop Session One

1A. Governance: How Mission, Programs & Finance Can Align
1B. HR: The Ins and Outs of Managing Employee Leave
1C. Financial: Brave New World: Changing Needs and Expectations of the CAA’s Fiscal Function
1D. Sustainability: Fundraising in the One-Person Department
1E. Program: Head Start Update
1F. Advanced Governance/Program: Strategies for Effective Governance under the Head Start Performance Standards

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break with Exhibitors

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Workshop Session Two

2A. Governance: Don’t Hit Snooze! Key Financial Indicators for Sound Board Governance
2B. HR: Managing Multiple Generations in the Workforce
2C. Financial: Fiscal Sponsorship: Making the Right Connections
2D. Sustainability: Focus on Fundraising Rules
2E. Program: It’s All Good…Until It’s Not: Responding Proactively to Adverse Funding Actions
2F. Advanced Financial/Program: Managing Cybersecurity Risks

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Elective Session: Latest Trends in the Prevention and Management of Sexual Abuse in Organizations

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

Thursday, June 21, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Conference Registration and Information

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Invitation-Only Roundtable for New and Interim Executive Directors

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Engaging the Community to Solve Problems and Create Opportunity

9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Workshop Session Three

3A. Governance: Leadership Dialogue for New Executive Directors
3B. HR: Opioids and the Workplace: Legal and Psychological Perspectives
3C. Financial: Improving Fiscal Integrity and the Role of Internal Control
3D. Sustainability: Get Results With Your Appeal Letters
3E. Program: Collective Impact: Working Together for Results
3F. Advanced Governance: Navigating Executive Transitions

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Workshop Session Four

4A. Governance: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy
4B. HR: Maximizing Employees’ Potential through Performance Evaluations
4C. Financial: Policies Required Under the Uniform Guidance
4D. Sustainability: Strategies for Influencing Change
4E. Program: Data Collection and Analysis: Keys to Success
4F. Advanced HR/Program: A HIPAA-Critical Moment

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Break with Exhibitors

3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Workshop Session Five

5A. Governance: Putting Words into Action: Board Roles and Responsibilities in Practice
5B. HR: #MeToo in the Workplace
5C. Financial: Common Mistakes in Financial Statements
5D. Sustainability: Fundraising with Social Media
5E. Program: CSBG Update
5F. Advanced Sustainability: Swimming With the Sharks: How CAAs Can Move Their Social Enterprises Forward

Friday, June 22, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Conference Information

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Workshop Session Six

6A. Governance: Leading with Intent: Strategies for Improving Board Performance and Impact
6B. HR: Congratulations, You’ve Been Promoted! Now What?
6C. Financial: Ask the Financial Experts!
6D. Sustainability/Program: A Learning Culture: What it is & Why it Matters to Your Organization

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Charting a Course Forward in Changing Times

This schedule is subject to change