Michelle Chandler

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Get Involved with UMA

May 7, 2018

Committees and Networks: There are many ways to get engaged with UMA. If you are interested in serving on our Shared Learning, Awards or Celebration of Excellence Planning Committees or signing up for our Peer Network virtual meetings: (Chaplains, HR Directors, Development Officers, Trustees), please contact Michelle Chandler at mchandler@ouruma.org. Family First Work Group– the Family…

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EAGLE Accreditation and Awards Recognized at Celebration of Excellence

May 7, 2018

UMA honored newly EAGLE accredited and re-accredited organizations and UMA Award winners for their outstanding achievements during its Celebration of Excellence at the UMA Annual Meeting in Nashville last month. This festive and moving event was made possible, in part, due to the generous sponsorship of Varsity and THW Design. EAGLE Accreditation EAGLE is the only…

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Mary Message April 2018

May 7, 2018

Why We Gather Excerpts from President and CEO Mary Kemper’s remarks on April 17that the UMA Annual Meeting We come together for a second day as a UMA community. Recently, the UMA leadership has spent considerable time reflecting on this community. What is UMA? Why do we gather? Well, if you go to our new…

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2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

May 7, 2018

UMA members and business supporters gathered last month for fellowship, shared learning, EAGLE training and to celebrate excellence during the UMA Annual Meeting held April 16-18 in Nashville, TN. The meeting featured 20 education sessions highlighting trends and best practices and 18 exhibitors sharing their expertise and products. Annual Meeting resources are now available on…

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Annual Meeting 2019 Photos

May 7, 2018

Are you looking for more photos from our Annual Meeting? Please visit our Facebook page for updated photos. Please like and follow us for more updates on upcoming events, joy stories and news. For additional information, please contact Sara Charbonneau (scharbonneau@ouruma.org).

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Save the Dates

May 7, 2018

Transitioning Youth Summit September 20, 2018 Board of Child Care Baltimore, MD Each year, more than a hundred thousand youth are leaving child welfare, juvenile justice, and child mental health systems. Research shows that youth age 18-26 are at-risk for homelessness, joblessness and mental health and substance abuse issues. In this full-day event, we will…

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