Posted on August 9, 2017
For support of a consultant to facilitate a capacity building effort that encompasses strategic planning, board development, and leadership succession planning. The overall goal of the project is to position the Summit Speech School for further productivity and growth by developing a comprehensive strategic plan, while better ensuring continuity of leadership through an executive succession process, and strengthening their Board through a more systematic recruitment, orientation, and training program. Ultimately, the process will increase the Board’s engagement and sense of ownership in critical issues facing the School, and it will enhance the Board’s effectiveness in areas such as advocacy, financial support, and fundraising. The Summit Speech School, located in New Providence, NJ, teaches deaf and hard of hearing students to listen and talk so that they can reach their highest potential as full participants in the hearing and speaking world.