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October 2017

Annual Educator Conference

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305 United States
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Registration for the GAR Foundation’s Annual Educator Conference is now open! Annual Educator Conference October 5, 2017 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn Akron | 1307 East Market Street | Akron, OH 44305 Register Here by September 29, 2017 Stay connected by signing up to receive updates and invitations.  About the Conference GAR Foundation’s conference brings together K-12 educators in Summit County for a full-day of learning, idea sharing, and networking around education and classroom instruction. This is…

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Seeing Beyond the Numbers: Understanding Nonprofit Accounting Operations and How to Use this Information to Tell Your Story

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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This workshop provides a framework for understanding financial operations and how to apply it within an organization. The session focuses on how to use financial information to make informed decision-making, and gives participants hands-on practice using those statements to communicate an organization’s progress toward its mission. Who should attend? This workshop is for nonprofit executive directors, board members, accounting staff. Registration is limited to up to three individuals per organization. Topics include: • How to use your nonprofit’s financial statements…

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November 2017

Collaboration’s Essential Element: Leadership

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Collaborative leadership is an action many can take, not a position a few can hold. Exercising collaborative leadership requires individuals to work with others, not tell others what to do, and it is a practice of values that engage commitment from others. The Collaborative Leadership Skills Workshop provides a safe place for non-profit leaders to assess and strengthen skills, including inquiry, understanding context, and building trust that are essential to exercising collaborative leadership. The two-hour workshop also provides participants with a…

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