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2012 WCR Education Plan


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Draft 2012 plan for education and other programs for the Metropolitan St. Louis Chapter of the Women's Council of REALTORS.

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2012 WCR Education Plan

  2. 2. Small Group Breakout Sessions JANUARY BUSINESS RESOURCE MEETING At the January Business Resource meeting, Members will be asked to vote or express their interest in innovative, small group programming. The results will be tabulated and shown “live” on screen. The 2012 Programs and Education Committee will then explore the feasibility of the preferred small group, breakout sessions for implementation later in the year . Vote via text, e-mail or web. Subject to Board Review & Approval
  3. 3. Small Group Sessions COCA BIZ Business-focused facilitation to teach real business skills in creative and effective ways.  DOWNTOWN DIVAS Professional development network featuring paired member mentor, accountability and life coach relationships. Subject to Board Review & Approval
  4. 4. Small Group Sessions SPEED NETWORKING Meet and Greet New Members and Old Friends WCR SPEAKS Share Effective Public Speaking Styles Brown Bag Lunch and Learn SAFETY MATTERS 3-Part Series – Best Practices, Self-Defense and Tech Solutions – Saturday Mornings Subject to Board Review & Approval
  5. 5. Small Group Sessions APPY HOUR with Appytizers Informal Discussion of Tech Solutions over Cocktails INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES Q&A with Lending, Title and Other Industry Leaders Pre- or Post-Business Resource Meeting Discussions MARKETING DISCUSSION GROUP Focus on Sharing Sales and Marketing Ideas Morning Meetings Subject to Board Review & Approval
  6. 6. 2012 Education Calendar Subject to Board Review & Approval Month Title Category January A Time to Remember… A Time to Prepare Joplin Relief Update Family & Business Disaster Planning (Business Development) February Retirement Planning… Beyond the Numbers – Never Too Late to Start Financial & Tax Planning (Business Development) March Senior Living… New Beginnings Senior Housing (Diverse Market) April Rebuilding Communities TIFS, Tax Credits & Other Development Tools Real Estate Development (Civic Environment) May Giving Back to the Communities We Serve Coordinated Service Projects Programming Break (Civic Environment) June Leadership Insights Bringing Out Your Inner Leader Leadership (Leadership Skills)
  7. 7. 2012 Education Calendar Subject to Board Review & Approval Month Title Category July No Business Resource Meeting Break - July 4 th August Legislative Update & Regulatory Trends Political Action (Civic Environment) September Joint Meeting – Business Building Be Your Own CEO PMN Programming (Business Development) October Diversity of Thought Impediments to Fair Housing Diversity (Economy & Demographics) November Breakout Planning Sessions COCAbiz Strategic Planning (Leadership Skills) December Making an Impact… Serving Unserved Markets Real Estate Non-Profit (Civic Environment)
  8. 8. January Business Resource Meeting <ul><li>A TIME TO REMEMBER… </li></ul><ul><li>A TIME TO PREPARE </li></ul><ul><li>Joplin Relief Update </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished Joplin Guest Speakers: </li></ul><ul><li>Ozark Gateway Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>2011 President Tami Adams </li></ul><ul><li>2012 Lorraine Lanier </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker: </li></ul><ul><li>American Red Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Joplin Recovery Update </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Planning 101 </li></ul><ul><li>“ After the Storm” – What Then? </li></ul><ul><li>Featured Charity: </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri REALTORS® Relief Foundation </li></ul>Subject to Board Review & Approval
  9. 9. February Business Resource Meeting <ul><li>RETIREMENT PLANNING… </li></ul><ul><li>BEYOND THE NUMBERS </li></ul><ul><li>Never Too Late Too Start </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker: </li></ul><ul><li>Moneta Group </li></ul><ul><li>Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>The Art of Budgeting </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Reduction Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Retirement Planning after 40 </li></ul><ul><li>Featured Charity: </li></ul><ul><li>Lydia’s House </li></ul>Subject to Board Review & Approval
  10. 10. March – Senior Housing Symposium SENIOR LIVING… NEW BEGINNINGS Speakers/Topics: ABA Inspection – Stay at Home Inspections Tower Grove Manor – Senior Living Options Investors Title – Conveyancing Issues USA Mortgage – Reverse Mortgages PREA Signature Realty – Senior Facilities INhanceIT! – Staging – Senior Move Management Featured Charity: St. Andrews Foundation Eligible for 3.0 Hours Elective CE Credit Subject to Board Review & Approval
  11. 11. April Business Resource Meeting REBUILDING COMMUNITIES TAX INCREMENT FINANCING, TAX CREDITS, AND OTHER DEVELOPMENT TOOLS Panelists: McEagle Development U.S. Bank Community Development Corp. Beyond Housing McCormack Baron Topics: State of Community Development Overview of Tax Credit Programs Q&A Development Tools Featured Charity: REALTOR® Housing Assistance Fund Subject to Board Review & Approval
  12. 12. May Community Service Project <ul><li>GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE </li></ul><ul><li>No Business Resource Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing on Community Service: </li></ul><ul><li>WCR Gives Back – Coordinated Service Projects </li></ul><ul><li>WCR Impact – Tell Your Story of Service </li></ul><ul><li>Take the WCR Community Service Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>WCR Leadership Development Program </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing WCR Cares </li></ul><ul><li>Featured Charity: </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilding Together – St. Louis </li></ul>Subject to Board Review & Approval
  13. 13. June Business Resource Meeting LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS Bringing Out Your Inner Leader Panelists: Elizabeth Mendenhall Letty DeMay Mary McBride Mimi Elcock Topics: Leadership Insights, Skills & Vision “ Task is to Ask “ Professional Leadership Opportunities Community Service Leadership Featured Charity: Kids Against Hunger Subject to Board Review & Approval
  14. 14. July Break NO BUSINESS RESOURCE MEETING Happy 4 th of July! Subject to Board Review & Approval
  15. 15. August Business Resource Meeting LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND REGULATORY TRENDS Panelists: John Banjak, Insight Title Sam Liklider, MAR Lobbyist Topics: Legislative Update Regulatory Trends RPAC and Its Mission Featured Charity: Equine Assisted Therapy ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING WCR Chapter Election 2013 Officers Subject to Board Review & Approval
  16. 16. September Business Resource Meeting JOINT MEETING WITH WCR ST. CHARLES COUNTY Keynote Speaker: PMN Instructor Topics: Business Building… Be Your Owner CEO PMN Class: The Business of Your Business Featured Charity: St. Louis Effort for AIDS – PAWS Program Subject to Board Review & Approval
  17. 17. October Business Resource Meeting DIVERSITY OF THOUGHT Impediments to Fair Housing Keynote Speaker: Ryan S. Shaughnessy Topics: Impediments to Fair Housing Studies Structural Change - Proposed Solutions Featured Charity: American Cancer Society – Relay for Life Subject to Board Review & Approval
  18. 18. November Business Resource Meeting <ul><li>AFFILIATE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON & BREAKOUT PLANNING SESSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the 2013 Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Membership Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of 2013 Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsorship Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Review </li></ul><ul><li>New Board Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Featured Charity: </li></ul><ul><li>Willows Way – Project Heart </li></ul>Subject to Board Review & Approval
  19. 19. December Business Resource Meeting MAKING AN IMPACT Panelists: Joe’s Place Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund Doorways Topics: Community Service Mission Special Presentation: Gateway Men’s Chorus Featured Charity: Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Subject to Board Review & Approval
  20. 20. 2012 President’s Charities <ul><li>Each Business Resource Meeting, the Women’s Council of REALTORS® holds a 50/50 drawing. 50% of the funds from the tickets sold are then given to the WCR President’s charity. Past beneficiaries of the WCR 50/50 drawing have included the WCR Leadership Program and the American Cancer Society. </li></ul><ul><li>This year, eleven charities have been selected. The goal is to expose worthy charitable organizations to our WCR membership and to encourage awareness of volunteer service opportunities in our community. </li></ul>Subject to Board Review & Approval
  21. 21. WCR CARES Subject to Board Review & Approval