Recruiting and Nurturing an Effective Board

by Kathleen Sheridan

You have a board meeting scheduled in two months and you need to find a replacement for a board member who recently moved. What do you do? If you are like most early childhood program directors, you spent more time recruiting your teachers and support staff than you have recruiting board members for your program. When Directors are asked how knowledgeable they are about their role as board recruiter and nurturer, they usually confess “not very.” Most expect that they will deal with recruiting board members and nurturing board membership only when confronted with an impeding meeting or pressed to solve a problem that requires board intervention and assistance. … Download this resource to read the rest of this story.

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