Effective Management: A Directors Retreat

Effective Management: A Directors Retreat

The NIOST Effective Management training is designed for executive directors of multi-site agencies, and directors and coordinators of single site programs who are focusing on strengthening their management expertise in this challenging economic climate. Join directors who are tackling an array of issues such as limited resources, staffing challenges, or expanded day opportunities and are seeking to build their leadership skills, create a plan for program improvements, and strengthen their organization.

Goals of Training:

  • Help participants understand how to create a program climate that fosters learning, celebrates diversity, and models team building.
  • Give participants program improvement guidance.
  • Apply contemporary leadership and change theories to the unique context of out-of-school time.

Targeted Audience:

  • Directors  of afterschool programs, ready to increase their management skills.
  • Directors who are new or from programs experiencing challenges such as staff turnover, budget constraints, or other organizational issues.
  • Directors seeking to make changes.

Training Content:

  • Two days of hands on, interactive training.
  • Trainers assist directors to begin to set goals for staff development, programmatic and other quality improvements.
  • Each participant receives a comprehensive notebook for personal reflection and reference.

Come to this training to learn how to guide program and staff improvement, strengthen administration and be more intentional in your actions as a program leader.

Dates :
May 31st and June 1st, 2012

NJSACC Office, 170 Elm Street , Westfield, NJ

$80 , includes lunch  each day and all materials

For nearly 30 years, the National Institute on Out-of-School Time at Wellesley College has moved the afterschool field forward through its research, education and training, consultation, and field-building. Much of NIOST’s work has encompassed projects of national scope and influence, several representing “firsts” for the field and many focusing on building out-of-school time systems.  To learn more of their work  click here 



This project was funded in part (88.2%)  with federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by No Child Left Behind,
Title IV, Part B, 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant funds through a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Education.



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