This Week's Update Agenda Government Relations News Feedback needed Upton-Hatch Propose Per Capita Caps as Part of Larger Medicaid Reform Harkin Drops Block on CMS Nominee, But Continues to Blast Administration Your Conference Feedback Needed National Sustainability and Succession Survey Upcoming Events 7 Habits of Highly Successful People: Introductory Webinar Webinar for Employment Support Specialists Last Chance to Register for Leadership Institute Save the Date 2013 ANCOR Technology Summit ANCOR Supports National Partner Organizations National Sibling Leadership Network Conference NADD 30th Annual Conference Shop Amazon.com for Mother's Day and Support the ANCOR Foundation Upcoming Collaboration Efforts Feedback needed! Did you meet with your members of Congress last week as part of ANCOR's Annual Conference? Please share feedback through our online questionnaire! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DSPstoDC2013
This Week's Update Agenda
ANCOR Issue Brief: Upton-Hatch Propose Per Capita Caps as Part of Larger Medicaid Reform http://www.ancor.org/newsroom/news/upton-hatch-propose-capita-caps-part-larger-medicaid-reform
Harkin Drops Block on CMS Nominee, But Continues to Blast Administration http://www.ancor.org/newsroom/news/harkin-drops-block-cms-nominee-continues-blast-administration
Did you attend ANCOR's annual conference? We certainly hope so. Now - please help ANCOR and its Professional and Organizational Development Committee plan more motivating, innovative and informative year-round learning opportunities demonstrating leading practices within the disability field! Click on the link below to complete the evaluation and provide your feedback. Your responses matter! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FS689NC
National Sustainability and Succession Survey
Both you and ANCOR are aware that 1 of 10 nonprofit CEOs will turn over each year. As a result, ANCOR has provided educational opportunities at conferences and through webinars to help organizations begin considering an eventual planned or unplanned CEO turnover. ANCOR is now encouraging your participation in a National Succession and Sustainability Survey, which will provide valuable information for the nonprofit industry. While taking the survey, you will likely be reminded of things you had been considering regarding executive transition and may want to move up on your Board of Directors' list of considerations. Each person completing the confidential survey will receive an aggregated summary of all responses. We encourage you to help prepare the nonprofit leadership turnover process by completing this survey link. Click on this link to the National Sustainability and Succession Survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WNJ36HS
Webinar: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Introduction May 20, 1 - 2 pm ET May 29, 1 - 2 pm ET
Learn about transformational leadership and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People with these complimentary webinars. Presented through the ANCOR Foundation's Lighthouse Leaders program. Choose from one of three dates; all three presentations are the same.
The webinars are free to ANCOR members. Registration and additional information here: http://www.ancor.org/training-events/webinars/transformational-leadership-and-sustainability-7-habits-highly-effective
Webinar: The CESP Credential: The First National Certification Program for Employment Support Professionals Monday, May 13 1:00 - 2:15 PM Eastern
ANCOR and APSE present this webinar targeted toward Employment Support Specialists who want to increase their marketing edge with employers and businesses. More information and registration found here. http://www.ancor.org/training-events/webinars/cesp-credential-first-national-certification-program-employment-support
Last Chance to Register for Leadership Institute
ANCOR members are encouraged to apply to send a staff member to the July 21 - 26, 2013 Leadership Institute, offered by the University of Delaware's National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities. The ANCOR Foundation is one of the sponsors of the Institute, and many ANCOR members are among the alumni of this leadership program. Those of you who witnessed the "Brand New Day" presentation by Cedar Lake at the conference will remember that the organization's path to transformation began at the Leadership Institute.
Information and application can be found at www.nlcdd.org. Application deadline is May 6.
Save the Date
2013 ANCOR Technology Summit October 3, 2013
In conjunction with the Oct 2 Coleman Institute Omni Interlochen Resort, Broomfield, CO
ANCOR Supports our National Partner Organizations
National Sibling Leadership Network Conference June 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA http://www.siblingleadership.org.
As more organizations support people with a dual diagnosis, additional information and training is available at the NADD 30th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, 30 Years of Progress: Ready for the Future (IDD/MH). October 23-25, 2013 in Baltimore, MD http://thenadd.org/30th-annual-call-for-presentations/
Shop Amazon.com For Mother's Day and Support the ANCOR Foundation
Those attending the ANCOR Conference learned of numerous resources available through Amazon. When reviewing your conference notes and prioritizing your purchases, remember to go to the ANCOR website and click on the Amazon link at the bottom of the home page. Each purchase made through the ANCOR link means a contribution to the ANCOR Foundation's leadership activities. We're busy collaborating! Here's what we have upcoming. Renee has a meeting on May 8th with Tom Fish of the Siblings Leadership Network, and another meeting on May 10th with Donna Melzter, CEO of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities. Barbara recently spoke at the Iowa Provider's Association meeting.