TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT LEADS TO EXCELLENCE

Benefits: prepare members to successfully carry out the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary, it is an essential part of the strategic plan, succession planning and changes in officers/chairmen roles, attract and retain officers members

NATIONAL RESOURCES – members only section login required to access information

ALA Academy New online training program provides the tool to help develop members and the organization grow.

American Legion Auxiliary  The “Department Leadership National Conference” is sponsored by the national organizational annually for select department officers only, however the presentations are an excellent resource for unit officers and chairman.

Department Operations Guide resource for questions on operational issues, while the guide was written for departments most of the information also applies to units.

Branding Guide a how-to guide for branding the American Legion Auxiliary.

ALA Manual of Ceremonies examples of suggested ceremonies for Unit meetings and special occasions.

ALA Department and Unit Resources are available on national organizations – forms and tools

Leadership Course PowerPoint:  first Step in becoming a Auxiliary Leader is to take this course; it covers American Legion Auxiliary history, basic protocol, and basic conduct of business.

JOB AIDS AND LINKS

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How Secure is My Password? how long would it take a computer to crack your password

Stop.Think.Connect:  Homeland Security campaign to increase the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.

Stay Safe OnLine: tips and resouces to protect you and your family online.

TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL MEDIA   

Microsoft  Office Training Center:   training and tutorials for Office 365 and Office apps, including Outlook, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype for Business, and more!

GCF Learn Free:  self-paced tutorials computer basics, smartphones, social media etc.

Social Media Quickstarter: learn the basics of social media 101 and how to use platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging and YouTube.

Facebook Help links: facebook help center

Using Twitter:  twitter help center