Welcome to NYSCAA Learn!

Welcome to NYSCAA Learn! NYSCAA Learn hosts free, compelling, online courses for Community Action Agency Staff, Board Members and Volunteers!

    Available courses

    An agency’s staff can be one of it’s best assets in protecting data from cyber criminals, or it’s biggest liability. Through Social Engineering, cyber criminals send carefully crafted malicious phishing emails to you - or attempt other scams to gain access to data, install malware, or ransomware.

    This course provides information and tips on how to recognize social engineering phishing scams, and all the other techniques hackers use. These essential tips and techniques can greatly enhance your personal and agency security online, so that you don’t fall prey to scams that jeopardize you or your agency.

    The course also provides interactive quiz features and the opportunity to receive a certificate of completion.

    Area for the Community Needs Assessment Work Group.

    In this training


    In this training, Jackie Orr, NCRT  CEO of NYSCAA, gives an overview of Community Action.

    This course is broken into 10 sections, and lasts approximately 50 minutes. You do not need to complete this course in one sitting - your progress will be saved between sessions.

    Once you have completed the entire course, you can download a certificate of completion.

    Enroll in the course to get started!!

    In this training


    In this training, Dr. Aaron E. Wicks,  PhD, NCRT, CCAP of Action for a Better Community, Rochester, NY, walks through the challenges and that Community Action has encountered in its history.

    This course is broken into 6 sections, and lasts approximately 45 minutes. You do not need to complete this course in one sitting - Your progress will be saved between sessions.

    Once you have completed the entire course, you can download a certificate of completion.


    Enroll in the course to get started!!


    In this Training

    We are very excited to welcome you to NYSCAA and all of our resources that we have to offer you.  The purpose of this course is to show you those resources, to help you in your job as a Community Action Agency staff person. Enroll in the course to get started!

     
    You will be able to access and print your certificate once you have completed viewing the course.

    In This Training

    You will increase your knowledge and confidence in the roles and responsibilities of a Community Action Agency (CAA) Board Member. This training is designed for new CAA board members to build a common knowledge base. The primary focus of this course is compliance. Once you establish this common knowledge base, you are encouraged to complete additional training on topics such as theory of change, fundraising, succession planning, and further board assessment and development. We will cover key CAA board concepts including Community Service Block Grant (CSBG)  board structure, financial considerations, conflicts of interest, relevant legal standards, and organizational standards.  

    A place for ROMA Implementers and Trainers to share resources and ideas.

    A shared learning space for the Best Practices/Evidence Based Practices Community of Practice.

    Laura Rossman of Pro Action, Inc.  in Steuben and Yates, and Shawn Futch of Action for a Better Community in Monroe County, have agreed to act as co-chairs for this COP.

    A shared learning space for the Data Community of Practice.

    Sue Kervin, Planning & Evaluation Data Analyst at Action for a Better Community (ABC) and Angela Iocolano, Sr. Director, Quality & Evaluation at PathStone Corporation will be the co-chairs of this Community of Practice.