Fall Leadership Webinar Series
Directors, managers, and interested district personnel and partners are encouraged to register for the Fall Leadership webinar series in October and November. This year’s Fall Leadership series includes presentations on succession planning and environmental justice. Click here for more information and to register.
Strategic Planning Grants
Reminder to districts considering strategic planning for the coming year – deadline to submit a Letter of Intent for the 2021-22 Strategic Planning Grants program is November 19. Click here for program requirements.
Management Summit Wrap-Up
The 2021 Management Summit was held last week in State College. This year’s event included a pre-conference meeting to wrap up the 2021 new manager hybrid training program. Fifteen new managers, assistant managers, and partners attended the pre-conference, with an additional four participating virtually.
Congratulations to the 2021 New Manager Training class, which included Nathan Brophy (Northumberland), Dion Campbell (Northampton), James Coslo (Centre), Ellen Enslin (Pike), Kevin Frederick (Lehigh), Kristina Heaney (Monroe), Holly Laird (Armstrong), Matthew Long (Lycoming), Jeff Hill (York), Jeff Pflug (Beaver), Carrie Richmond (Sullivan), and Trevor Weaver (Mifflin).
The Summit was attended by 48 managers, assistant managers, and partner staff, with an additional seven participating virtually. This year’s program focused on staff development and retention, with keynotes on coaching, mentoring, performance management, and employee life cycle.
Financial and other support for the Building for Tomorrow Leadership Development Program is provided through a grant from the Pennsylvania State Conservation Commission. Guidance for the Program is provided through the Pennsylvania Conservation Partnership’s Leadership Development Committee.