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STTI Connect 

August 2014
Experience membership locally, regionally, and globally


Hester C. KlopperHester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA

Follow Hester on Twitter at @klopperhc or visit her website.   


Standard Registration Deadline: 20 August 2014

Chapter leaders and nursing leaders are invited to attend Leadership Connection 2014, a two-part event that will focus on STTI chapter operations as well as leadership development in the nursing field. Individuals are encouraged to attend both parts of this event to get the most from this leadership-driven experience.
Chapter Leaders
24-25 September 2014
During the chapter leader track, attendees will focus on chapter-operations topics and can attend nursing and chapter-relevant sessions including:
  • "Five Factors to Foster Board Unity"
  • "Clear Channels: A Communications How-To"
  • "Social Media 101"
  • "Pick Me! Implementing a Successful Recruitment Plan"
Nursing Leaders
26-27 September 2014
The nursing leader track is designed to provide leadership training and development for nurse leaders, or those who aspire to gain more leadership skills in their professional roles. Attendees will experience educational workshops such as:
  • "Impacting the Patient Care Experience"
  • "Developing Clinical Nurse Leaders"
  • "Leading the Way for Nurses to Work with Autistic Patients"
  • "The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Preparation of Health Care Professionals"


Membership Survey to Arrive in Members’ Inboxes in August

Strategic Marketing & Research, Inc. (SMARI) will be distributing a membership survey to all active STTI members in the month of August. Please participate in this assessment so STTI can continue to work on meeting the needs of members around the world.



Call for Volunteer Leaders

STTI offers members a variety of ways to serve at chapter, regional, and international levels. As we approach the 43rd Biennial Convention in 2015, the Leadership Succession
Committee is soliciting nominations for the following organization leadership positions.
• Board positions:
      Vice president
• Governance Committee
• Leadership Succession   
• Regional Chapters
  Coordinating Committee chair
• Regional chapter coordinators
If you have ever thought about putting your skills and energy to use serving STTI in a leadership position, please consider self-nominating for one of these important roles. If you
know someone whose leadership would benefit the organization, please feel free to share this with a fellow member. Learn more about the Leadership Succession Committee.

Congratulations, Pi Gamma Chapter!
Pi Gamma Chapter was selected as having August's Chapter Website of the Month. See how this group utilizes its website, and view past recipients!


"20 Circle Tips in 20 Minutes"
Learn the tips and tricks that will help you master The Circle,
STTI's professional networking platform. Bring any questions you might have to the session - there will be time at the end of the presentation to ask them!
All webcasts are listed in Eastern Time. Click on a registration link and select "Show in my Time Zone" to display the time where you are located. Visit the Webcast Participation page for quick tips on successful webcast viewing.

Sigma Theta Tau International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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