AmeriCorps State and National Grantee Training Calendar

The items below represent the in-person and web-based training opportunities from 2018-19, and upcoming opportunities for the remainder of 2019. In some cases, the trainings are designed for all types of AmeriCorps State and National grantees; other trainings will be targeted to particular types of grantees during the year (e.g., new programs). The audience for each session is identified, and the sessions are optional unless otherwise stated.
 
Materials and recordings of the web-based trainings will be posted throughout the year on the AmeriCorps page of the National Service Knowledge Network: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute
 
This calendar is a work in progress, and dates and topics may change. Please check back often to see what is available for you. 
 
Content updated on November 21, 2019.
 

2019 Training Schedule:

November 2019

November 21st, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern
Webinar: The New AmeriCorps State and National Progress Report Instructions
Audience: All commissions and direct grantees

• Webinar Link: https://cncs.zoom.us/j/634653437
• Webinar ID: 634-653-437
• Dial-in Number: 646-558-8656, or toll free: 877-853-5257

November 13th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: 2020 AmeriCorps State & National Grant Competition: Best Practices in Demonstrating Evidence
Audience: All
More information including webinar link and dial-in information can be found on the 2020 NOFO page

November 7th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern
Webinar: Best Practices in Writing an Evaluation Plan
Audience: All commissions and direct grantees
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

November 6th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: 2020 AmeriCorps State & National Grant Competition: Best Practices in Developing Performance Measures
Audience: All
More information including webinar link and dial-in information can be found on the 2020 NOFO page

October 2019

October 30th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: 2020 AmeriCorps State & National Grant Competition: Best Practices in Budget Development
Audience: All
More information including webinar link and dial-in information can be found on the 2020 NOFO page

October 29th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern
Webinar: AmeriCorps State & National Evaluation Requirements
Audience: All commissions and direct grantees
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

October 23rd, 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: 2020 AmeriCorps State & National Grant Competition: Overview
Audience: All
More information including webinar link and dial-in information can be found on the 2020 NOFO page

September 2019

September 18-20th 
Required Prime Grantee Meeting: 2019 AmeriCorps State and National Symposium
Location:  Double Tree Crystal City, Arlington, VA 22202
Audience: Directors and staff of commissions, national programs, and tribal programs
Workshop presentations can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/node/108971

June 2019

June 12th, pre-recorded webinar
Webinar: Group Enrollment
Audience: All
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

April 2019

April 30th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern
Webinar: Member Enrollment Process
Audience: All
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

2018 Training Schedule:

December 2018

December 4, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

December 3, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Tools and Strategies for Recruiting and Developing High Quality Programs in Your State
Audience: Commission staff
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

November 2018

November 15, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Financial Monitoring and Tracking Budget to Actuals
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

November 6, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

October 2018

October 2, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

September 2018

September 27, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Submitting the End-of-Year and Final Grantee Progress Report
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs
Recording and supporting materials can be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

September 11 - 14
Required Prime Grantee Meeting: 2018 AmeriCorps State and National Symposium
Location: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Audience: Directors and staff of commissions, national programs, and tribal programs

September 4, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

August 2018

August 23, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: AmeriCorps Member and Site Monitoring and Reporting Requirements
Audience: Tribal and national programs that will launch in the 2018-2019 grant year
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

August 9, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: AmeriCorps Member Orientation and Training
Audience: Tribal and national programs that will launch in the 2018-2019 grant year
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

August 7, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

July 2018

July 26, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Financial Grants Management - Building a Strong Foundation
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

July 12, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Criminal History Checks - Advanced Topics
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

July 10, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

June 2018

June 19, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

June 14, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: New Program Staff Orientation
Audience: National and tribal program staff
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

June 4 - 7
Disaster Training for State Service Commissions
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Audience: State Service Commission staff

May 2018

May 24, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: New State Commission Staff Orientation
Audience: State Service Commission staff
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

May 22 - 23
Regional Conference: New England National Service Training Conference
Location: Concord, NH
Audience: AmeriCorps and Senior Corps projects
For more information on the New England conference, visit https://volunteernh.regfox.com/2018-governors-conference-on-volunteerism.

May 14 - 16
Regional Conference: Southwest/Pacific Clusters
Location: Seattle, WA
Audience: AmeriCorps projects
For more information on the national service regional conferences, visit www.nationalservicetraining.org.

May 8, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

April 2018

April 30 - May 2
Regional Conference: Atlantic/Southern Clusters
Location: Greenville, SC
Audience: AmeriCorps projects
For more information on the national service regional conferences, visit www.nationalservicetraining.org.

April 26, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: How to Review Data Collection Plans
Audience: State Service Commissions
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

April 10, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

March 2018

March 29, 3:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
Webinar: Continuity Planning
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs
Recording and Supporting Materials: https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/americorps/new-americorps-program-start-institute

March 19 - 21
Regional Conference: North Central Cluster
Location: Chicago, IL
Audience: AmeriCorps projects
For more information on the national service regional conferences, visit www.nationalservicetraining.org.

March 6, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

February 2018

February 27, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern
Webinar: Preparing the Mid-Year Grantee Progress Report
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

February 6, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

January 2018

January 9, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
Conference Call: Monthly Update Call with Commissions and Directs
Audience: All commissions and national and tribal programs

 
 
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