Developing the board's "work plan" for 2015

We’re getting ready for the February meeting of Creating the Future’s board of directors on Monday, February 9th at 10:00 am Pacific Time. You’ll be able to watch our board meeting live at this post. Before describing the guts of the meeting, let us offer a bit of context.  Like many boards of community benefit … Read more

Board Meeting – January 2015 (Intellectual Property)

Our January board meeting will happen right here at this post on Monday, January 12th at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (NA) // 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (NA). To view January’s board meeting agenda, click here. Topic: “Intellectual Property” Every bit of Creating the Future’s programs and purpose are built upon our “intellectual property.” (We’ve put that term … Read more

Evaluation That Brings Out the Best in One Another

Creating the Future’s board meeting will happen at this post on Monday, December  8th at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Board Packet Materials: December 2014 Board of Directors Meeting Agenda Key Theme:  Evaluation that is aligned with Creating the Future’s aim for a world where bringing out the best in one another results in people living … Read more

Board Meeting – December 2014

Our December board meeting will happen right here at this post on Monday, December 8th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (NA). There are 2 agenda items the board will discuss this month: Employee Evaluation that brings out the best in everyone (continued discussion – see here for details) Naming Hildy Acting Chief Mission Officer (discussion) Watch the … Read more

Dealing with our Dreams for Creating the Future

Creating the Future’s board meeting will happen at this post on Monday, November 10th at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Board Packet Materials: November 2014 Creating the Future Board Agenda At its November 10th, 2014 meeting the Creating the Future board will be tackling two hefty subjects: beginning our planning to accomplish our mission and continuing … Read more

Board Meeting – November 2014: Staff Evaluations; Planning to Create the Future

Our November board meeting will happen right here at this post on Monday, November 10th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (NA). There are two agenda items that promise to bring new approaches to the often tired subjects of “employee evaluation” and “planning.” Planning to Create the Future: Recommitting to accomplishing the mission Planning Overview 2012 – 2014 … Read more

Faculty Development in Practice: Developing a FlashClass (Meeting #8)

On Tuesday, December 18rd at 3:30pm ET, our Faculty Development team will continue its work, as our first cohort of teachers does the work to develop a FlashClass from scratch.  FlashClasses are 20-30 minute recorded webinars, with post-class handouts and Q&A via our Facebook page. Their purpose is an in-depth introduction to a narrowly defined concept. For … Read more

Debrief: Creating the Future’s BoardSource Experience

On Thursday, December 5th at 3pm ET, we’ll be debriefing our participation in this year's BoardSource conference. The video of that session will appear at the bottom of this post at the time of the meeting. To participate, tweet to #CTFuture. This year for the first time in many many years, BoardSource opened their conference … Read more