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Fundamentals of Quality Improvement
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U of A System to Offer Discounted eVersity Tuition to CAA Employees, Family Members

Fundamentals of Quality Improvement

ACAAA invites Community Action Agency leaders and staff members to participate in an upcoming virtual training titled  “Fundamentals of Quality Improvement,” which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Central time.  This training—subtitled “Review of QI 101: Introduction to Quality Improvement in your Organization”—is being offered by Missouri’s Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation (JFCAC) in conjunction with Pro Care Solutions. • All attendance fees will be paid by the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association.

“Do you want to achieve and sustain the highest quality of services while effectively utilizing resources and improving outcomes for the individuals you serve in your program and at your agency?”

This virtual two-hour training—presented by Ashley Mosier, JFCAC’s Quality Improvement/Risk Management Director—will offer instruction on “why you should care about Quality Improvement and how Quality Improvement can support your program and your organization in reducing errors and variation, increasing efficiency by reducing waste, and improving the quality of services you provide to your customers by using analytical, systematic, and statistical processes.”  •  For more information about this training, download a flyer hereTo register, contact ACAAA Executive Director Terry Bearden via email at tbearden@acaaa.orgDeadline for registration is January 20, 2021.


U of A System to Offer Discounted eVersity Tuition to CAA Employees, Family Members

The University of Arkansas System is now offering a 5% tuition discount to CAA employees and/or their family members who are currently attending or who plan to enroll in the U of A’seVersity. This new “eVersity Alliance”—being made available to member agencies in the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association (ACAAA)—is part of an undertaking by association Chief Operations Officer Terry Bearden to develop new partnerships that will benefit ACAAA member agencies and their staff.

The University of Arkansas’s eVersity is “a 100 percent-online institution created … to serve students who are unable to access traditional higher education campuses.”  Among the eVersity staff are academic advisers able to provide assistance with applying for financial aid and determining whether previously earned college credits are transferable.

Those interested in participating in the “eVersity Alliance” should contact ACAAA Chief Operations Officer Terry Bearden at tbearden@acaaa.org or, by phone, at (501) 372-0807 to receive the tuition discount code.