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This web site is a collaboration of Creative Information Systems and the Center for Public Skills Training.


Check out the DIY Just-In-Time Board Orientation Webinar


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Positioning Your Board for Strategic Leadership
A Skill-Building Workshop for Nonprofit Leaders

This workshop was originally conducted
on Tuesday, February 24, 2015,
hosted by the Milwaukee Public Library


This training program can be offered on-site at
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The Center for Public Skills Training Frank Martinelli, specializing in training and consultation services to nonprofits since 1976. 

Helping determined nonprofit leaders harness the power of shared vision by providing assistance in strategic planning, board development and design of community collaborations and alliances.

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