NONPROFIT AND PUBLIC SERVICE CENTER

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MAY 20, 2015 - OHIO SUNSHINE LAWS
The foundation of Ohio’s Sunshine Laws is the principle that citizens are much more likely to have both trust and confidence in governmental institutions that are open to public scrutiny. This free session on public records and open meetings provides certified training for elected officials or their appropriate designees as well as the general public. An additional hour of optional training will be available on records management and document retention.
JUNE 4, 2015 - OHIO ETHICS LAW: CAN I DO THAT?
This presentation by the Ohio Ethics Commission will provide timely information regarding restrictions in the Ohio Ethics Law and related statutes that pertain to all public servants – including public employees as well as elected and appointed public officials. Private sector parties who are regulated by, or who do business with, public offices are encouraged to attend as well. This program will also be of interest to members of the general public - anyone interested in doing the right thing!

Welcome to the Nonprofit & Public Service Center at Lakeland Community College.

Established in 2005 with start-up funding from the Lake-Geauga Fund of The Cleveland Foundation, the Nonprofit and Public Service Center at Lakeland Community College seeks to enhance the capacity of nonprofit and public service organizations in Northeast Ohio.

Building upon Lakeland's historic relationships with nonprofits, public agencies and local governments, the center offers professional and organizational development opportunities by drawing upon expertise within the college and by partnering with other service providers. These collaborations enable the center to maximize its effectiveness and use of resources. In addition, it helps exemplify the spirit of mutual cooperation that Lakeland seeks to promote

The center focuses on three key areas:

  • Noncredit educational and professional development programs for individuals and organizations.
  • Customized services tailored to the needs of individual organizations or groups of organizations. Services include:
    • Facilitation
    • Compression planning
    • Strategic planning
    • Board development
    • Research and evaluation
    • Executive and leadership coaching
    • Organizational assessment and job skills matching
  • Events and other opportunities for networking, dialogue, and collaboration.