2020 Spring into Summer Wednesday Webinar Series
What you need to know to support your summer, speak your peace and grow your dreams from PRPS
$25/webinar or $60/series PRPS Members
$30/webinar or $75/series Non-members
Fee includes CEUs, live webinar and access to the recorded webinar for a limited time.
Choose your number of webinars in the payment option and then select the webinar/s you wish to attend. You will be emailed a link to access your chosen webinar 1-2 days prior to the event.
Thinking Outside the Sandbox: Making Your Summer Program One to Remember
with Daphne Klahr
Wednesday, April 15th - 12:00 pm
Do you want to give your summer camp program a jump start? Or shake it up? Then this is the webinar for you. Having the proper organization and the right people in place is critical to the success of your program. But how do we get this done? In addition to organization and leadership, we will tackle common issues including proper staff training and engagement, infusing creativity into your program, working with a shoestring budget and finding resources and collaboration opportunities in your community. This webinar is a perfect primer for those agencies and professionals who are in the process of getting ready for the summer camp season. This is a great opportunity to learn some new methods and techniques (or a refresher to those you already know) to up your game!
Daphne Klahr MA, CPRP is the Executive Director of the Reading Recreation Commission and has been running/supervising summer camp and related programs for over 17 years. Since 2012, she has transformed public recreation in the city of Reading from a struggling department to a thriving and award-winning non-profit organization that has been recognized on a local, state, and national level for its accomplishments. She is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College and Alvernia University and is currently a doctoral student at Vanderbilt University.
How to Meet with your Local/State Representatives
with Gregory Paulson
Wednesday, May 13th - 12:00 pm
As Chief of Staff to the Democratic Caucus of the PA House of Representatives for over 9 years, Paulson has noticed varying levels of success when constituents wish to bring issues of concern to representatives. This webinar is designed to give members of nonprofit organizations and community groups an overview on how to effectively conduct outreach to legislators. His presentation will focus on pending legislation of interest to the PRPS at the time of the webinar and include the following topics;
Organizing your team prior to and during your meeting with the legislator
Discussing the topic or a specific piece of legislation with the legislator
Keeping the legislator focused on your topic
Greg Paulson has practiced law in Pennsylvania for over 47 years. In the past, he practiced on behalf of low-income persons for Community Legal Services (Philadelphia) and Central PA Legal Services (Lancaster, Harrisburg and Lebanon). He was founder of the Lancaster Bar Association's Pro Bono program and served as President of the Lancaster Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and several federal courts, including the US Supreme Court. He is an adjunct instructor at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and holds both B.A. and J.D. degrees from Rutgers University
Fundraising Essentials: What You Need to Know Before You Begin
with Paul Olivett
Wednesday, June 17th - 12:00 pm
What if we could raise enough money to pay for . . .? We all have dreams for our agency or organization but how do you put those dreams to work? Join us for this introductory webinar on fundraising essentials. This session will help you to discover and learn the first steps in preparing your organization to lay the groundwork for a successful targeted campaign. Whether it is a “bricks and mortar” campaign or a comprehensive, long-term fundraising program, Paul Olivett will guide you through the necessary steps all organizations need to take to produce positive results.
Paul Olivett is the Executive Director of the State College Area Education Foundation. He has over 25 years’ experience as a professional fundraiser with experience in sectors like higher education (Penn State) and service organizations (Red Cross) Paul specializes in working with small non-profit organizations and understanding the challenges associated with taking the first steps in developing a successful program or campaign.
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