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Chapters and Associated Groups: Advocacy + Professional Development = the Formula for a Great Association

This week we are featuring a post from guest blogger, Chuck Hempstead, MPA, CAE.  Chuck is the Executive Director of the Science Teachers Association of Texas (an NSTA Chapter). Chuck also serves as President of Hempstead and Associates, a full-service association management company based in Austin, Texas.  He holds the designation of Certified Association Executive […]

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To hire or not to hire …

To continue the theme of “what’s been brewing lately?” I recently received a message from an NSTA chapter leader who asked for guidance on what to consider before hiring staff to support their chapter. Here are a few items to think about: First, consider your budget, level of activity and membership size (including the potential […]

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Blogging resumes for NSTA Chapters and Associated Groups community

Hello everyone!  I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself —I’m Teshia Birts, one of the newest members of the NSTA staff.  You may have seen the message Howard Wahlberg sent about me a couple of weeks ago and I’m really looking forward to working with the chapter/associated group leaders and staff. I know it has […]

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New blog on the block

Welcome to the Chapter and Associated Groups (CAG) Blog!  Let me start by introducing myself.  I’m Anne O’Donnell, CAE.  I have been in association management for almost 20 years serving a wide variety of associations and professions.  I am pleased to be here at NSTA and hopefully will be able to meet many of you […]

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