Welcome to NYSCAA Learn!
Welcome to NYSCAA Learn! NYSCAA Learn hosts
free, compelling, online courses for Community Action Agency Staff, Board
Members and Volunteers!
In this training
Once you have completed the entire course, you can download a certificate of completion.
In this training
Area for the Community Needs Assessment Work Group.
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.
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!
Strategies for Board Engagement - Tapping into the Low-income Board Sector
Created in partnership with Community Action Angels New York.
In this course, NYSCAA’s CEO Jackie Orr, begins with a brief overview of the Tripartite Board. Pat Standish, Founder of Community Action Angels, NY, then introduces the different types of representatives from the low-income sector. This is followed by an interview with four board members from the low-income sector. Complete the final quiz to get your certificate!
In This TrainingYou 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.
In this course, NYSCAA’s CEO Jackie Orr begins with a brief overview of ROMA. Followed by a discussion about mission statement - a key component when discussing the ROMA cycle. The course then delves into each phase of the ROMA cycle; Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Achievement of Results, and Evaluation. In each of these phases, you will hear from the ROMA champions Laura Rossman, Tina Zerbian, Demetra Alberti, and Sue Kervin at NY Community Action Agencies and see how they implement ROMA in their agency.
A certificate is available upon completing the course and passing the quiz.
A place for ROMA Implementers and Trainers to share resources and ideas.
- Teacher: Jackie Orr
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.
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.
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