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Find in-person & online training opportunities provided through Texas CASA’s CASA College to further the education of the CASA network in Texas. Below you will find all of the latest CASA College articles – to browse other categories, return to the Inside CASA home page or use the navigation list in the right column.

The Art of Coaching: Volunteer Supervision & Retention E-learning Now Available

The Art of Coaching: Volunteer Supervision and Retention E-learning is now available on CASA College. The new e-learning course accompanies The Art of Coaching for Volunteer Retention guidebook and takes you on a journey to deepen your connections with your volunteers by going beyond traditional methods and emphasizing coaching, mentoring, supporting and actively cherishing CASA… Read more »

Big Things on the Horizon from the Education & Learning Team

Texas CASA’s Education and Learning team has been hard at work creating training materials to assist the CASA programs across the state. We are creating a fully revised, Texas-specific version of the pre-service volunteer curriculum – complete with a facilitator guide and an online, e-learning option for training participants’ pre-work – as well as e-learning… Read more »

New Recruiter Orientation July 12-13 in Austin

Texas CASA is hosting a New Recruiter Orientation from July 12-13 in Austin to share resources, tools and proven methods for volunteer recruitment, and to give new recruiters the chance to network and get hands-on assistance and recommendations from the Texas CASA Recruitment and Retention team. This orientation is intended for anyone in your CASA program who has recruiter responsibilities… Read more »

Texas CASA Welcomes Creative Multimedia Developer & Trainer

Texas CASA is pleased to welcome Jonathan Horstmann to our Education and Learning team as our Creative Multimedia Developer and Trainer.  Jonathan has been telling the stories of nonprofits and community groups in Texas for the last decade. He aims to simplify complex concepts through illustration, video design and song. Passionate for social change, Jonathan’s media work helped… Read more »

Register for the 2018 ED/PD Retreat by April 14!

Executive Directors and Program Directors – time is running out for you to register to join us in beautiful Horseshoe Bay for the 2018 ED/PD Retreat! This year’s retreat is taking place on May 14-15, but don’t wait – registration and the discounted room block at the Horseshoe Bay Resort close on April 14! Over… Read more »

Texas CASA Welcomes Education & Training Executive Director

Texas CASA is pleased to welcome Abe Louise Young as our Education and Training Executive Director. Abe Louise is a passionate advocate for youth who has designed learning ecosystems and curricula for nonprofit groups nationwide for the past 20 years. She is the author of numerous books and guides, including Texas CASA’s The Art of Coaching for… Read more »

Registration Is Open for the 2018 ED/PD Retreat

Texas CASA invites Executive Directors and Program Directors to participate in the 2018 ED/PD Retreat on May 14-15, 2018! We are thrilled to be returning to beautiful Horseshoe Bay and excited to share the time together. Over the two days, we will explore how we’re doing and what we’re doing as it relates to child… Read more »

2018 Executive Director & Program Director Retreat Update

The 2018 Executive Director and Program Director Retreat will take place from May 14-15 at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Located in the Texas Hill Country overseeing beautiful Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, the Horseshoe Bay Resort has a wide range of amenities that will make this Retreat a great opportunity for relaxation, connection… Read more »

National CASA Pre-Service Curriculum Overview Regional Trainings Postponed

Due to staffing changes in the Texas CASA Training Department, the launch of the National CASA Pre-Service Training Curriculum Overview regional trainings that were scheduled for January – March 2018 has been postponed. For all of those who have already registered, we are in the process of refunding any payments made. We are taking the time… Read more »

Last Chance to Secure Your Spot for the Volunteer Power Unleashed Summit!

You still have a chance to secure your spot for Texas CASA’s second Volunteer Power Unleashed Summit before registration closes on Jan. 26! REGISTER NOW The Volunteer Power Unleashed Summit will take place in Austin on Feb. 8-9, 2018. It is an exciting and interactive learning experience for volunteer recruiters and their supervisors, EDs, PDs, trainers, board members and any other… Read more »