RPIC Orientation PPT - Georgia Community Action Association

Report
Regional Performance and Innovative Consortia(RPIC)
Georgia Community Action Association Annual Conference
Author: Lorraine Daniels, Executive Director
Regional Performance and Innovative
Consortium (RPIC) Region IV-A Award
The Georgia Community Action Association
was awarded of $400,000 for the first 12
months of a 24 month project period that
begins October 1, 2012 to September 30,
2014. The award is renewable on a noncompetitive basis for an additional 12
months for a total request of 800,000.
Project funding is contingent on available
funding from the Office of Community
Services(OCS).
RPIC Region IV-A: Lead State Functions
On September 30, 2012, the Georgia Community Action
Association (GCAA) was awarded a grant from the
Federal Office of Community Services (OCS) to establish
the Region IV-A Regional Performance and Innovation
Consortium (RPIC). GCAA in partnership with OCS under
the terms of a Cooperative Agreement, will engage the
Community Action networks in a well-defined region
consisting of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi
through a signed Memorandum of Agreement with each
these Associations. The project takes a regional
approach to coordinating training, technical assistance,
information dissemination; partnership development
and capacity building among CAA partners and CSBG
Eligible Entities.
Other Core Functions
Other core functions integrated into the project:
• Risk Mitigation and Governance
• Strategic Planning
• Expanding the use of Organizational
Performance and Excellence standards
• Promoting Exemplary Practices
• Collaboration with OCS Centers of Excellence
A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY
State
Associations
State CSBG
Offices
Region IV-A
RPIC Quality
Performance
Advisory
Team
Local CSBG
Eligible
Entities
National
Centers of
Excellence
PURPOSE
The Region IV-A Quality
Performance Advisory
Team consists of CAA
network peers, experts
and professionals who
will be invited to
interface with the RPIC
Region 4-A to provide
input to the planning
and implementation of
the 4 Project
Objectives. The Team
offers a variety of
trainers, specialists
consultants, academic
advisors that can inform
the work of the
Consortium and help
build an infrastructure
for sustainability of
ROMA 2.0; Evidence
Informed Practice;
Regional T&TA and
Performance Standards
among CSBG-Eligible
Entities.
National and Regional
Partners:
OCS Regional Liaison
HHS/ACF/ Regional Head Start
SEACAA
Region IV-B RPIC
State Association
Executive Directors/
Presidents
Region IV-A
RPIC Quality
Performance
Advisory Team
Georgia
Alabama
Florida
Mississippi
State CSBG Director
Georgia
Alabama
Florida
Mississippi
T&TA Partners:
CAPLAW, NASCSP,CAP
State Colleges and
Universities
National Centers of
Excellence
PROJECT OBJECTIVES
ASSURE REGIONAL PARTICIPATION ROMA NEXT GENERATION
IMPLEMENTATION
ASSURE THAT CSBG-ELIGIBLE ENTITIES IN REGION IV-A
ARE ABLE TO MEET HIGH-QUALITY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR
ORGANIZATIONAL OPERATION
ASSURE THAT ALL CSBG-ELIGIBLE ENTITIES HAVE ACCESS TO UPDATED
NATIONAL INFORMATION ON EVIDENCE INFORMED/BASED SERVICE
APPROACHES
ASSURE THAT T&TA EFFORTS ARE COORDINATED IN AN EFFICIENT AND
RESPONSIVE MANNER UTILIZING FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL CSBG
ELIGIBLE-ENTITY RESOURCES
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE #1
Assure Regional
Participation ROMA Next
Generation
Implementation
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE #2
Assure that CSBG-Eligible
Entities in Region IV-A
are able to meet highquality performance
standards for
organizational operation
•Measurable: Pre/Post Readiness Assessment,
Attendance Records, Planning Tools, Scales and
Evaluations
•Achievable:Through Assoc/State Partnership;
Nationnal COE
•Relevant: For producing evidence and scaling
progress; verifying that CAA services actually
improve conditions in low-income families and
communities.
•Timely: For transitioning into the next phase of
ROMA; utlizing historical knowledge; emerging
leaders and Peer trainers that are field ready.
•Measurable: Organizational Monitoring and
Assessment Tools, Scales; and Pathways to
Excellence Self-study
•Achievable: By engaging State CSBG Offices, local
entity Board and Executive Leadership; Issuing
OCS Memorandum
•Relevant: Because of Investors demand for
standards that validate local achievements,
performance and results.
•Timely: The CAA Network now has sufficient
knowledge and agiity to implement standards and
to mitigate risk.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE #3
Assure that all CSBGeligible entities have access
to updated national
information on evidence
informed/based service
approaches
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE #4
Assure that T&TA efforts are
coordinated in an efficient
and responsive manner
utilizing Federal, State and
local CSBG Eligible-Entity
Resources
•Measurable: When projects include evidence
in program assessment, planning and
implememntation, monitoring and evaluation
•Achievable: Sharing knowledge, disseminating
best practices and providing local training
•Relevant: Evidence informed practice can help
answer the ROMA "so what" question and
better tell the CAA story.
•Timely: More Social Program practice models
are emerging, offering opportunities to better
evaluate case management and community
development efforts by CSBG Entities.
•Measurable: T&TA requests to COE, State
Associations, CSBG T&TA Center and State
CSBG Offices
•Achievable: Quality Performance Advisory
Team sharing knowledge, materials, training
events, exempliary /best practices
•Relevant; Scarce resources requires partnering
for more cost effective and efficient service
delivery.
•Timely: Demands for greater accountability is
heightened during tough economic times
when optimal performance is expected.
EXAMPLE: THE ROMA CYCLE
Assessment
Community Needs and Resources;
Agency Data
(Evidenced Informed)
Planning
Evaluation
Use Agency Mission Statement to
Identify results and strategies
Analyze data – Compare with
benchmarks
(Evidence Informed)
(Evidence Based)
Family
Agency
Community
Achievement of Results
Observe and report progress
(Evidence Based)
Implementation
Services and strategies produce
results
(Evidence Informed)
REGION IV-A CONSORTIUM ORGANIZATION CHART
OCS RPIC GRANT
*LEAD STATE
GEORGIA
RPIC PROJECT
DIRECTOR
RPICAdministrative
Support
RPIC Office
Manager
RPIC Communicaiton
Information Officer
FLORIDA ASSOCIATION
GEORGIA ASSOCIATION
Ron Gilbert, Executive Director
Wilma McKay, Executive
Director
Lorraine Daniels, Executive
Director
Projects Director
Grants and Training
Coordinator
ALABAMA ASSOCIATION
Administrative
Support
MISSISSIPPI ASSOCIATION
Mayo Wilson, Executive Director
Training/Project
Coordinator
Contact Information
Region IV-A Consortium
Lorraine Daniels Project Director
Phone: 404-361-4442
Fax: 404-361-5959
Web Site: Georgiacaa.org

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