|For Immediate Release (01-21)
Date: March 12, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon 240-567-7952 (pager: 301-930-2880)
Montgomery College to
Sponsor Two Live Satellite Workshops for Professionals in
Montgomery College’s Workforce Development
and Continuing Education and the Maryland Association of
Nonprofit Organizations are sponsoring two live satellite
workshops for board members, management, staff, and volunteers
of nonprofit organizations.
The first workshop, "Planned Giving
Basics: Establishing or Enhancing Successful Planned Giving
Programs," is set for Thursday, March 29 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Featured speaker is Payson Wild, Jr., CFRE,
senior vice president and director of planned giving services
for The Alford Group, Inc.
The program will help participants
understand the importance of planned giving to organizational
objectives; learn what resources, both internal and external,
are needed for success; and determine how planned giving can be
successfully integrated into an overall development operation,
especially in small and medium nonprofits with limited staff.
The second workshop, "Outcome Measurement
II: Practical Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting Methods"
will be held Thursday, May 3, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Guest speaker
is Harry Hatry, director of public management programs at The
This new workshop continues last year’s
Outcome Measurement program, but goes into greater detail,
providing participants with a thorough examination of how
outcome measurement works and how to develop appropriate
instruments to collect and analyze data. Attendees will become
more familiar with outcome information that can be collected;
gain an improved understanding of data collection procedures and
measurement instruments; learn ways to analyze and assess data
that provide information of practical use to a nonprofit; and
acquire new and effective ideas on how to report and use outcome
measurement information with the board, volunteers, staff,
clients, and donors.
The workshops will be held at Montgomery
College-Rockville, Campus Tower. Registration deadline for the
first workshop is March 22; April 17 for the second. The fee for
either workshop is $75; out-of-state residents pay $95. For more
information, contact Tracy Singleton at 240-567-7914.