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UMA and LeadingAge Virginia Governance Series – Begins January 13

January 11, 2022

UMA and LeadingAge Virginia are pleased, once again, to partner together with HJ Sims and Plante Moran Living Forward on a Governance Series. This virtual multi-part series, which will launch on January 13, will combine powerful ideas, tools, and strategic insights to deliver a learning experience for executive leadership and board members. Building upon concepts…

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Registration is about to LAUNCH!

January 11, 2022

Watch your inbox for our 2022 UMA Annual Meeting brochure and registration details – coming soon! This three-day event includes two inspirational, internationally recognized keynote speakers, more than 20 quality education sessions, networking events, and the distinguished Celebration of Excellence, recognizing EAGLE organizations and our Mission Award winner(s). Designed for C-suite executives, their leadership teams,…

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UMA Announces its Keynote Speakers

January 11, 2022

UMA is excited to announce author and leadership coach Caroline Adams Miller and Wespath CEO Andrew Hendren as the featured keynote speakers for the UMA Annual Meeting in April. Miller is the author of “Getting Grit”, “Creating Your Best Life” and “Positively Caroline,” and recognized as one of the world’s leading positive psychology experts.” She…

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Plan Ahead: In-person EAGLE Peer Reviewer Training on April 27

January 11, 2022

If you or your organization are interested in any part of the EAGLE Accreditation process, please join us for the Peer Reviewer Training on Wednesday, April 27 from 12:15-2:15 P.M. during the UMA Annual Meeting in Savannah, GA. This interactive, two-hour comprehensive training is relevant to new peer reviewers or experienced reviewers seeking a refresher. The session focuses…

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Growing Stronger Together in 2022

January 11, 2022

Happy New Year! As we look ahead, what will guide and fortify us in 2022? How will we stay positive and lead with hope? I find myself reflecting on the powerful, faithful wisdom shared by Archbishop Desmond Tutu during his lifetime, before his recent passing the day after Christmas. In 2012, I had the privilege…

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Assessing excellence through the lens of faith-based mission

January 11, 2022

Educational Assessment Guidelines Leading toward Excellence (EAGLE) has gained recognition in recent years as the only faith-based accrediting body in the country. EAGLE’s ten principles place emphasis on quality service and operational excellence while also assessing how an organization lives out its faith values in the care provided to clients, in relationships with staff, in…

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