A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2017 Annual Training Conference – TACA

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Performance, Engagement and Practices:

Strategies for Reaching the Top

May 1-3, 2017 in Chattanooga, TN

Preliminary Agenda

Conference Web Page


Monday, May 1

  • T.H.O. – Connie Everson
  • ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences), 2Gen – Leslie Schenk, DHS
  • Making the Most of Your Hill Visits – David Bradley, NCAF

Tuesday, May 2

  • Connecting the Needs Assessment, Community Action Plan and Annual Report – Jarle Crocker, Community Action Partnership
  • Finance – Veronica Zhang, Attorney, CAPLAW
  • Empower for Power  - Educating Clients – Sam Fulbright, Empower Chattanooga
  • My Next Step - Workforce – Dr. David Banks, Workforce Development Coordinator, Chattanooga YFD
  • About that Analysis – Jarle Crocker, Community Action Partnership
  • Human Resources – Veronica Zhang, Attorney, CAPLAW
  • STEM in the Early Years – Joshua Sneideman, Learning Blade
  • Money Management 101 – Carol Hunter, Fiscal Analyst, City of Chattanooga
  • The New CSBG Annual Report, Part 1 – Jacqueline Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP
  • Finance – TBA
  • One Agency Approach to 2Gen Outcomes for Families Using CSBG & HS/EHS – Dr. Cynthia Croom, Marvin Cox, Lisa McCrady - Metro Action Commission
  • Chattanooga Partnership Panel – Three Agencies, One Community, Endless Outcomes
  • The New CSBG Annual Report, Part 2 – Jacqueline Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP
  • “So What Does HR Have to Do with Anything Anyway?...Everything” – Scarlet Patterson, HR Director, SCHRA and Carol Roberson, HR Manager, SETHRA
  • Connecting Seniors – Angela Hayes and Jayme Upton, City of Chattanooga YFD Foster Grandparent/RSVP
  • Solutions for “The Young and the Restless” – Demetrius Ramsey, Executive Director, Bradley Cleveland CSA

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