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2017 NYS WIC Managers’ Workshop

2017 NYS WIC Managers’ Workshop: Creating a Climate for Excellence

When: October 17-19, 2017 (Tuesday, October 10/17 1-5PM, Wednesday 10/18 9:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday 10/19 9AM-1:00PM) Click here for the agenda.

What: Local Agency and Vendor Management leaders assess and prioritize multiple responsibilities. They must do this while maintaining motivation in a constantly changing environment. During this three-day managers’ workshop WIC LA Coordinators and VMA Directors will have an opportunity to enhance and build their management skills. Participants will explore complex change management strategies on how to keep themselves and staff motivated throughout upcoming changes. Examples of the collaborative relationships formed over the past year between Local Agencies and Vendor Management Agencies will be showcased, as well as examples of how data can be used to guide program improvement. Breakout sessions will be offered on topics such as social media, supervising in a union environment, developing a strategic outreach plan, conflict management and how to interpret and use policies as a management technique. Participants will leave highly motivated and ready to tackle the changes that lie ahead.  

Target Audience: WIC Coordinators, VMA Directors

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Examine the role of change management within the WIC program
  • Discuss how to maximize key data and metrics for program improvement
  • Identify key opportunities for Vendor Management/Local Agency collaboration
  • Utilize strategies for maintaining motivation as a leader

Breakout Sessions: Click here for descriptions of this years' breakout sessions on day 2.

Each person planning to attend must register individually in their NEON account. To regsiter click here. Please do so by Monday 10/2/17.

*there is no registration fee for the workshop. no food or beverage will be provided, meals are on your own
Where:
Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs
232 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
You can reserve your overnight room by clicking here and using the group code WI2, you can also call 1-855-592-8367 to reserve your room. The room block is for the nights of 10/17 and 10/18 at the rate of $124/night. You must reserve your room by 9/26/17.