A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

ICAA 2015 Training Conference

Iowa Community Action Association

& Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps

Committed to Excellence

June 2 – 4, 2015 in Des Moines, IA


2015 ICAA Training Conference

2015 ICAA Training Conference

Conference Highlights

Recognize Network Leaders: ROMA, CCAPs, NCRTs, ELITE

Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps Agent of Change Award

Committed to Excellence Awards

Keynote from Mark Shriver

Keynote from MK Mueller

Awards Luncheon: Years of Service Awards – Robert F. Tyson Memorial AwardState Partnership AwardFriend of Community Action Award

Workshops

There will be six workshop sessions - see details on each session.

  • What does ROMA Have to do with Strategic Planning – Jenae Bjelland, NASCSP
  • Changing the Public Conversation: Framing What We Know to Get What We Want – Kelly Davydov, Iowa Department of Human Rights
  • Community Action Living History –Charles H. McCann, CCAP Emeritus
  • Case Management 201, Part 1 of 2 – Courtney Kohler, Missouri Association for Community Action
  • Weatherization: ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Part 1 of 2 – Dan Payne, Environmental Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Everyone Leads- Advancing New Leaders – Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps
  • Updates on Performance Management System Grant/ROMA Center of Excellence and National Performance Indicators – Jenae Bjelland, NASCSP
  • Tell Your Story: Getting the Message to the Media – Matt Sinovic, Progress Iowa
  • Changing Iowa Demographics & the Implications for Community Action Agencies – Dr. Mark Grey, University of Northern Iowa
  • Case Management 201, Part 2 of 2 – Courtney Kohler, Missouri Association for Community Action
  • Weatherization: ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Part 2 of 2 – Dan Payne, Environmental Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Everyone Leads- Strengthening Organizations – Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps
  • Advanced Risk Assessment – Melanie Lockwood Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  • Out of Focus? The Focus Group Conundrum – Peg Dohrer, New Opportunities, Inc.
  • Social Media Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations – Virginia Wells, SkillPath
  • Weatherization: Duct Leakage & Testing Protocol, Part 1 of 3 – Dan Payne, Environmental Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Everyone Leads- Encouraging Civic Engagement – Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps
  • Community College Partnerships for High Demand Careers – Jill Dobson & Stephanie Oppel, Iowa-Advanced Manufacturing
  • Bundled Services – Jarle Crocker, Community Action Partnership
  • Cyber Liability & Social Media: What You Need to Know – Melanie Lockwood Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  • Turning Data into Action: Using the Community Assessment Process to Create a Strategic Plan – Arlene McAtee & Rob Stewart, Mid-Iowa Community Action
  • Building Your Emotional Intelligence, Part 1 of 2 – Virginia Wells, SkillPath
  • Weatherization: Duct Leakage & Testing Protocol, Part 2 of 3 – Dan Payne, Environmental Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Everyone Leads- Changing the Face and Practice of Leadership – Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration – Jarle Crocker, Community Action Partnership
  • A Guide for Developing and Implementing an Agency wide Service Delivery Model – Frederick Richmond
  • Crisis Management: Are You Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse? – Melanie Lockwood Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  • What CAA Board Members Really Need to Know: High Impact Board Orientation – Kay Sohl, Kay Sohl Consulting
  • Building Your Emotional Intelligence, Part 2 of 2 – Virginia Wells, SkillPath
  • Weatherization: Duct Leakage and Testing Protocol, Part 3 of 3 – Dan Payne, Environmental Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Crisis De-escalation – Officer Kelly Drane, Des Moines Police Department
  • Beyond ‘Data’ in Data Processing – The Next Steps – Connie Everson, T.H.O Software Solutions
  • Communication at Work: How to Say What You Mean with Clarity, Compassion and Confidence – MK Mueller, 8 to Great
  • Financial Reports for CAA Boards: Key Financial Info that Every Board Needs – Kay Sohl, Kay Sohl Consulting
  • Basics of Motivational Interviewing – Lisa D’Aunno & Kellee McCrory , National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice
  • Pushing Renewable Energy - Considering All Families (no conflict unless utilities want to make one) – Katharine McCormick, Natural Resources Defense Council, & David Osterberg, Iowa Policy Project
  • They’re Not Superheroes, They’re Just Elected Officials – Lana Ross, Iowa Community Action Association

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