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#4 Sephardic Development Training : Strategic Planning with Plan A Advisors
In the middle of the professional development series, we welcome you to learn how to transform your institution through strategic planning. Facilitated by a co-founder of Plan A Advisors, Adam Gaynor, this session will focus on the impactful role strategic planning can play in helping your institution reach its highest potential. We will learn the basics of strategic planning and how to design a process that is data-driven yet highly personalized toward the goals and vision of you and your organization. This session is a must for social entrepreneurs and those working in synagogues and community organizations!

Adam Gaynor, Ph.D. advises a wide range of nonprofits on their strategic direction and has deep experience in higher education and independent schools, social justice and human service organizations, faith-based organizations and philanthropies. Dr. Gaynor, the descendent of Tunisian Jews, works closely with clients on long-range and business plans, campaigns and fundraising strategy, board composition and function, and strategic partnerships and mergers. Dr. Gaynor formed Plan A Advisors® from The Whelan Group, a Manhattan consulting firm. Dr. Gaynor was previously Executive Director of The Curriculum Initiative, a national program that worked with over 240 prominent independent schools. He has served in a range of nonprofit leadership positions including Assistant Director of the Bronfman Center at NYU, social work consultant with The Educational Alliance on school-based programs, Program Director at the Jewish Agency’s Department of Education in Jerusalem, and Director of Multicultural Affairs at Bates College. Dr. Gaynor earned a BA in Women’s Studies from Bates College, an MS in Social Work from Columbia University, an MA in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Education and Jewish Studies at NYU. He was a Scholar-in-Residence at NYU School of Law in 2011-12.

Sep 29, 2022 11:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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