Monthly Archives: September 2013

Using GIS to Improve Decision Making and Project Tracking in North Carolina

On April 25, 2013, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation held the Rural Planning Organizations (RPO) America Peer Symposium in Greenville, SC.  This event was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and was held in conjunction...

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2010 – 2013 RPO America Peer Symposium Proceedings

With support from the Federal Highway Administration, the NADO Research Foundation held a special session during the 2010 – 2013 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conferences to showcase the efforts of rural and small metropolitan regional transportation planning organizations and partners.

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NADO Transportation Webinar: Strategic Prioritization in North Carolina

Join the NADO Research Foundation for an important webinar addressing performance management on Wednesday, October 30, 2 – 3:15 p.m. Eastern.  Register online for free here.  AICP CM credits may be available. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)...

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Effective Executive Director Evaluations

This session occurred on August 27, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Aimed at executive directors and their board members, this session outlined sensible and effective processes to evaluate executive director performance. Steve Etcher, Vice President,...

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Intentional Leadership is the Best Legacy

This session occurred on August 26, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants gained skills needed to become an “intentional leader”—one that crafts a leadership style and employees critical skills that will ensure a lasting legacy....

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Speaking to Influence and Persuade

This session occurred on August 26, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants boosted their communication skills by attending this session which focused on ways to more effectively engage with your board and staff. Monica Scamardo,...

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Executive Director Learning Lab: Successful and Beneficial Evaluation Process

This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants learned new strategies for developing a meaningful and purposeful employee evaluation process. Steve Etcher, Vice President, Community Edge View the presentation below: Practical...

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Executive Director Learning Lab: Why Audit Quality is Important for Auditees

This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Auditees play a key role in the audit process and are an important factor in the audit quality equation. This session covered the reasons...

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