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August 2018

TARC e-Learning: Regional Approaches to the National Prescription Drug Takeback Program

August 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Online,

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for October 27. Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands, end up in waterways and adversely impact health and safety. That's why it’s important to provide communities with options so their citizens can clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in prescription drugs safely and anonymously. In this August webinar, we’ll hear how the Coastal Bend Council of Governments assists their communities and learn more about options available…

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September 2018

TARC Bi-Annual Staff Training & Annual Board of Directors Meeting

September 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Dr
Austin, TX 78719 United States

Click here to register. For hotel reservations, click here. Deadline to make reservations is September 3, 2018. If you need assistance making or modifying your reservation, please contact Kimberly Lile at klile@txregionalcouncil.org.

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October 2018

TARC e-Learning: Cybersecurity: Breaking Down the Dangers of Social Engineering

October 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online,

Social engineering is the art of manipulating and hacking people so they give up confidential information. Not only are social engineering attacks becoming more common against small and medium businesses and governments, they’re also becoming more sophisticated. To stay a few steps ahead of cybercriminals, it is important to know about social engineering attacks and how you can help prevent you, your family, and your organization from falling victim to them. During this webinar, we’ll hear from John Romero, Assistant…

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December 2018

TARC e-Learning: Inspirational Leadership

December 13, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online,

A good leader recognizes the workforce is the most important asset for an organization and knowing how to inspire that workforce should be a top priority. This presentation uncovers the human aspects of a workplace that a good leader must embrace, including bridging gaps in generational, gender, and cultural diversity while addressing the link between inclusion and innovation. Participants will learn methods to meet the need for employee recognition and engagement, to develop processes to build collaborative teams, and to…

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TARC e-learning: Critical Infrastructures Vulnerability Assessments and Resources

December 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Online,

The Protective Security Advisor (PSA) program, housed within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is charged with securing critical infrastructures throughout the nation. To accomplish this, the PSA program offers resources and assistance to public entities to harden those critical infrastructures and avoid disruption to services. Join us as we hear from DHS Region 6 security advisor Lee Otten about how the program’s assets can be used as a resource for your region and the communities you serve. For more…

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January 2019

TARC e-Learning: Identifying Successful Programs Using the Evidence-Based Leadership Collaborative

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online,

The mission of the Evidence Based Leadership Collaborative (EBLC) is to increase delivery of multiple evidence-based programs that improve the health and wellbeing of diverse populations. The EBLC is working to help simplify the process of selecting, adopting, implementing, and sustaining multiple evidence-based programs in areas such as Chronic Disease and Medication Management, Depression, Falls Management, and Physical Activity. Within these focus areas, they have numerous opportunities for evidenced-based programs to apply to the needs of your community. Join us…

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February 2019

TARC Bi-Annual Staff Training & Annual Board of Directors Meeting

February 6 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 12:00 pm
Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Dr
Austin, TX 78719 United States

The Texas Association of Regional Councils will be gathering in Austin on February 6-9, 2019 at the Hilton Austin Airport for its Bi-Annual Staff Training and Board of Directors Meeting. A schedule of events is available above. To access, click the link listed under "Schedule". Please note, meeting times and locations are subject to change. We ask that you click the link below to register for the meeting. Additionally, a block of rooms has been set aside at the Hilton…

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May 2019

TARC e-Learning: Time Management Series Session I

May 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Over the course of the summer, TARC will be hosting a series of 4 webinars aimed at providing information, tips and tools to help regional council staff overcome barriers to productivity on a day-to-day basis. Throughout this series, participants will learn how to measure tasks, create plans and realize goals. Each session will focus on a different aspect of time management and will take place at 2:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. For more information about each…

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TARC e-Learning/EDA VISTA Professional Development WEbinar Series: Survey Design

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will cover survey design for social sciences with a focus on surveys for quantitative analysis. The topics covered will include determining if a survey is the right instrument for your research, designing research questions, hypotheses, and variables, operationalizing variables, and designing a survey that will produce robust data for analysis. We will conclude with a discussion of common sources of bias and some strategies for reducing bias in survey results. For more information about this webinar, email Kimberly…

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June 2019

TARC Executive Directors’ Council & Board of Directors Meeting

June 6 @ 11:30 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm
Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Dr
Austin, TX 78719 United States

The Texas Association of Regional Councils will be gathering in Austin on June 6-7, 2019 at the Hilton Austin Airport for its Executive Directors' Council & Board of Directors Meeting. We ask that you click the link below to register for the meeting. Additionally, a block of rooms has been set aside at the Hilton Austin Airport and can be made online using the hotel reservations link below. The deadline to make reservations or updates to reservations is May 22,…

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