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2019 Annual Training & Technical Assistance Conference – GCAA

Georgia Community Action Association

A.I.M. High: Advocacy in Motion

July 16-19 in Savannah, GA

Conference Schedule

Conference web page

Pre-Conference Sessions
  • Mandatory NEAT/MHEA Library Workshop with CHP
  • Developing Management & Leadership Greatness
  • Expanding Case Management
  • EasyTrak w/SmartQuest Technology
  • GA NCRPs Continuing Education
General Sessions
  • Open Plenary Session
  • Town Hall 'Advocacy and Community Engagement
Awards Banquet

Four individual awards and the GCAA President’s Service & Appreciation Awards will be presented
See Awards Banquet agenda for information on each award

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Robert Lemon – “Now is Your Time to Make a Difference”


See workshop schedule for listing of presenters for each session and intended audience

Wednesday, July 17th

  • CHP/NEAT/MHEA Training/Audit Issues from the Field (WAP – double session)
  • Category 5: Board Governance
  • Executive Directors' Class - Become a 21st Century Executive Director
  • Paternity and Accountability Court
  • How to Stay Above the National Average (HS)
  • Implementing Innovative Practices: A Whole Family Approach
  • Effective Written Communication and Nonverbal Behavior
  • Module 3: Community Level
  • Let's Talk: The Do's and Don'ts of Effective Communication
  • Fatherhood Program
  • Navigating Through the Grant Process (HS)
  • Implementing Innovative Practices: A Whole Family Approach
  • Let's Talk Client Service in Today's Nonprofit Arena
  • Review of new Audit Checklist & Audit Policy and Procedure (WAP)
  • Multigenerational Workforce Diversity
  • The Story of Independence-Reframing Your Narrative and Realigning Your Brand for the 21st Century
  • Spreading Love Through Food: Serving with Compassion
  • Strategic Planning Your Road Map to High Impact Outcomes (HS)
  • Ready, Set, Go(al Card)!
  • Georgia Power - Energy Assistance Portal

Thursday, July 18th

  • Quality Assurance & Hancock Invoicing & Reporting/Q&A & Trauma Exposure in the Field (WAP)
  • Succession Planning
  • Category 8: Financial Operations & Oversight
  • Together Everyone Achieves More: Fully Integrating Head Start into Your CAA’s Team
  • The Two Generation Approach (HS)
  • Don't Let Time Pass You By
  • Active Killer Prevention, Survival and Countermeasures
  • NASCSP/Federal perspectives and pending legislation & WAP HERO and Service Awards (WAP)
  • Developing & Maintaining an Effective CEO/Board Partnership
  • Category 8: Financial Operations & Oversight
  • Look Before You Leap: Critical Issues in Social Enterprises and Earned Income Ventures
  • Building Partnerships to Support Families Experiencing Homelessness (HS)
  • Driving Operational Effectiveness w/Digital Technologies
  • Active Killer Prevention, Survival and Countermeasures (repeat)


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