2017 Hands & Voices
|Friday Evening to Sunday, September 15-17
Housing is NOT Included
|Friday 6 to 9pm||(light meal and mixer)|
|Saturday 7:30 – 4:30 pm||(includes continental breakfast and lunch)|
|Sunday 8:30 – 12:30 pm||(includes breakfast)|
H&V Leaders Meetings
|8:30am-12:30pm on Friday, September 15th|
Chapter leaders and GBYS Program Coordinators are highly encouraged to attend. The concurrent meetings are intended for Hands & Voices Chapter Leaders (Authorized, Provisional and recognized Start-ups) and GBYS Program Coordinators ONLY and you MUST pre-register to participate.
8:30-9:30 am - Concurrent Meetings
GBYS Program Coordinators Meeting
– This session is an annual meeting and training for the GBYS Program Coordinators. During this session we will discuss how we plan to enhance GBYS programming utilizing an evidenced based Conceptual Framework of Parent to Parent Support model and the next steps to implementing this in your Chapter program. This session will be sure to provide ongoing training as well as allow for an opportunity for the Program Coordinators to get to know one another through a “fun” activity and connect/reconnect with each other in person like they seldom get to do.
H&V Chapter Management Meeting
(for Executive Directors, Presidents and/or designated leader)
Combined H&V Leadership Meeting for GBYS Coordinators, ASTra Coordinators and Chapter Leaders.
Transformational Leadership: Terri Patterson; Lisa Kovacs; Nancy Cebula, People in Charge LLC
In the book, The Leadership Challenge, Kouzes and Posner present five practices that exemplary leaders employ to enable their people to turn challenging situations into successes. Transformational leaders use these practices to encourage staff to exceed their own expectations, engage staff in continuous improvement efforts, develop and empower staff, build and maintain positive relationships, as well as focus on long-term goals, a vision that others buy into, and action plans to successfully achieve the desired future. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership are:
1. Model the Way
We look forward to exploring ways to customize these practices to meet the needs of our Hands & Voices Leadership. You don’t want to miss this session!
|1-4pm on Friday, September 15th,|
|Select only one of the three pre-session topics below|
Pre-session - 1
Pre-session - 2
This facilitated session will explore leadership development as it relates to your work with Hands & Voices. Come learn about developing the leadership potential in all of us that can transform our families, our communities and our world.
Presenters: Djenne-amal Morris
Pre-session - 3
|1-3pm and 4-5pm on Friday, September 16th, ...FREE|
Pre-session - 4
1:00 – 3:00
Chapter leaders AND new GBYS Coordinators- new in position within 1-2 years) - This session will provide new H&V leaders with the opportunity to share with others in similar positions some of the challenges and successes they have experienced as a new H & V leader. Hands on technical assistance, resources, and supports will be provided by Hands & Voices HQ staff during this session. Bring your questions, ideas and energy!
Pre-session - 5
If this is your first time attending the Hands & Voices Leadership Conference, this is a session you don’t want to miss. This will be a fun and interactive session to welcome you to the Leadership Conference and share with you some tips to make the most out of your conference experience.
Rocky Mountain Park Inn
101 South Saint Vrain Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa
There are several different accommodations available for the conference. Rooms and discounted rates are reserved until August 22, 2017. After this date, the price goes up and they become available to the general public.
|Room Type||Nightly Rate|
|One Bedroom Villa||$169.00|
|Two Bedroom Villa||$239.00|
|Three Bedroom Villa||$339.00|
|Three Bedroom Distinctive Home||$339.00|
|Four Bedroom Distinctive Home||$469.00|
|Five Bedroom Distinctive Home||$589.00|
|Six Bedroom Distinctive Home||$699.00|
Call 815-777-5000 and mention the H&V Conference
Fax/Mail in form (click here for form)
Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa
444 Eagle Ridge Dr
Galena, IL 61036
Airport and Shuttle Information (click here for information)
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