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Job Posting for Director of Grants Management

Job Posting for Director of Grants Management

May 24, 2018

The Kentucky CASA Network seeks a dynamic Director of Grants Management which will be the primary position for managing all aspects of the administration of grant funding to the Kentucky CASA Network’s Member CASA Programs. This position will lead in the process for the administration of Local CASA Program grant awards and will create both programmatic and financial processes and procedures to ens

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Join the KCN May 22 for #KYGives18

Join the KCN May 22 for #KYGives18

May 18, 2018

For 24 hours on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Kentucky CASA Network will join nonprofits across the Commonwealth in an online fundraising campaign. This is a day when Kentuckians can come together to give back to organizations they support. The KCN is asking for your help to make our campaign a success. Check out these easy ways that you can be a part of #KYGives18.

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Job Posting for Director of Training

Job Posting for Director of Training

May 10, 2018

The Kentucky CASA Network seeks a dynamic Director of Training to provide leadership in the planning of long and short-term training needs for local CASA programs, staff, and volunteers. This position conducts training as appropriate, ensures quality trainings are available, and facilitates technical assistance to programs on developing and enhancing their volunteer and staff training programs.

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National CASA Conference Recap

National CASA Conference Recap

March 29, 2018

Andrea Preston and Della Justice have prepared some takeaways from sessions they attended at the National CASA Conference in Boston earlier this month. Below are the names of the sessions, the presenters, any resources provided, and bullet points that summarize information that may be helpful for Local Programs.

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CASA in Kentucky Receives National Recognition

CASA in Kentucky Receives National Recognition

March 16, 2018

Kentucky stood out at the National CASA Association 2018 Awards of Excellence event held in Boston this past weekend, taking home State Director and Program Director of the Year. Additionally, a KY judge was appointed to the Judicial Leadership Council by the National CASA Association Board of Trustees.

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CASA of Ohio Valley Part of First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative

CASA of Ohio Valley Part of First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative

February 26, 2018

CASA of Ohio Valley will be part of the KY First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative's program-building conversations over the next few months before a large program kick-off. The initiative focuses on the foster care needs throughout the Commonwealth.

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Melynda Jamison, Executive Director of CASA of Lexington, Chosen as National CASA’s Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year

Melynda Jamison Selected as Program Director of the Year

February 16, 2018

The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to announce that Melynda Jamison has been selected as the 2018 National CASA Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (NCASA). This marks the first time in more than 20 years that a Local Program Director from Kentucky has received this most prestigious award. Melynda became the Director o

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Kentucky CASA Network Selected as National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Recipient

Kentucky CASA Network Selected as National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Receipen

January 4, 2018

Kentucky CASA Network Selected as Recipient of the National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Grant That Brings over 8,000 Toys to CASA Programs and Statewide Child Welfare Organizations to Kentucky The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to share the results of a National Grant opportunity which brought an abundance of Holiday Toys to needy children in the Commonwealth during the Holiday Season. Th

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KY CASA Launches 'Be For the Child' Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

KY CASA Launches 'Be For the Child' Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

November 13, 2017

Kentucky Court Appointed Special Advocates (KY CASA) announced the launch of a statewide campaign aimed at attracting volunteers to close the gap between abused and neglected children in need of an advocate to represent their best interests with the goal of securing a safe, permanent home. It is estimated that more than 21,000 vulnerable children in Kentucky could benefit from a CASA volunteer eac

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Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) Partners with the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Relay Race for 4th Year

Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) Partners with the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Relay Race for 4th Year

October 12, 2017

For the 4th consecutive year, The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to be one of the recognized charities of the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Ragnar Relay Race. “CASAs” or Court Appointed Special Advocates are Volunteers appointed by a judge to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. The KCN's mission is to strengthen the local CASA programs that recruit and train t

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KCN Featured in NCASA 2016 Annual Report

KCN Featured in NCASA 2016 Annual Report

October 4, 2017

The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association has released their 2016 Annual Report. We would like to thank NCASA for featuring the Kentucky CASA Network in this report and highlighting the growth our organization has seen over the past year.

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Kentucky CASA Network Announces Hiring of Andrea M. Preston as Director of Network Training

Kentucky CASA Network Announces Hiring of Andrea M. Preston as Director of Network Training

August 2, 2017

The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrea M. Preston to the newly created position of Director of Network Training.  In her new position, Ms. Preston will lead the Association’s network-wide training initiatives, which include the successful roll-out of the new National CASA Pre-Service Training Curriculum in Kentucky, the development of ongoing statewide in-servi

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CASA of Henderson County Director to Retire after 20 Years

CASA of Henderson County Director to Retire

June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, KCN State Director Andrea Bruns presented CASA of Henderson County Director Andrea Goin with an award for her 20 years of dedicated service to CASA as she retires from the program at the end of June. Thank you, Andrea, for your service!

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