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2021 Best Practices Sessions


The National Office is excited to announce WACA 2021 Best Practices Sessions – an initiative led by Council leaders who serve on the WACA Board of Directors that is designed to help you sustain, strengthen, and grow your organizations.

You have shared with us several topics that are important to you, and accordingly we are delighted to present several topics listed below. Each content presentation, offered by outside experts and Council peers, will include Q&A time, breakout discussions, and will be followed with thirty minutes of additional informal discussion. 

Major credit and gratitude for this benefit of membership in WACA go to a task force led by WACA Board members Michelle Harpenau (WAC Greater Cincinnati) and Matthew Hughes (IRC Kansas City). Karen Burghart (Colorado Springs WAC), Derrick Olsen (WorldOregon), and Xiao Yin Zhao (WAC Kentucky & S. Indiana) also serve on the Best Practices task force. This group should be familiar to you as the core designers of Leadership Day professional development workshops at the WACA National Conference.

2021 Best Practices Session Lineup:

  • October
    Thursday, October 14, 3 PM ET – Organizational Mergers
    Watch the Zoom Recording
  • November
    November 16-19 – WACA National Conference, including Leadership Day Workshops

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