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New Year, New You: Time to Plan Your Professional Development for 2016
By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / January 22, 2016

In 2016 there are great opportunities for nonprofit professionals in southeastern Virginia to learn new skills and broaden their horizons. The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence offers short, focused courses led by experts who share the latest trends and best practices related to nonprofit staff members, board members and volunteers.

The academy is a collaborative effort supported by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation and Tidewater Community College, which work to keep quality high and costs low. The goal is for nonprofits to quickly gain knowledge that can be put to work immediately helping them accomplish their missions. As a bonus nonprofit professionals get to network with others their field. Students who take enough classes can earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Be sure to take advantage of all the academy has to offer:

Course & Workshops – one-day sessions generally run from 9 a.m. to3:30 p.m. and are held at TCC's Center for Workforce Solutions, 7000 College Drive, Suffolk, Virginia -- a location convenient for all of Hampton Roads.

Also offered are Do-It-Yourself DIY) Workshops – shorter, three-hour sessions each focus on a hands-on application.

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