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[Conference agendas /
c Florida Works Progress Administration].
[Jacksonville, Fla.?] :
b Florida Works Progress Administration],
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Agenda of inventory conference, Tampa, August 12-13, 1940 -- Agenda, August 10, 11, 12, 13, 1942, Orlando, Florida.
Agendas for two conferences held by Florida WPA. Material for the 1940 conference includes text: The organization and development of district inventory conferences.
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MONDAY 9:00-10:30 -12:00 4:30 4:30 5:00 TUESDAY 9:00 9:30 9:30 .. 12:00 12:00 2:00 2:00 4 :30 8:00 ... 9:30 PM AGENDA OF INVENTORY CONFERENCE. TAMPA August 12 13, 194o GENERAL SESSION. Conference Introduction Mrs, Letha Dell Address Mrs, Rolla Ae Southworth Aims and Objectives Miss Lewella A. Jones Organization of Committees 1. Community Organization 2. Administration and Supervision 3. Correlation of Inter-Agency Other agency Relationships and Personnel Placements 4. Tra.ining 5 Evaluation: Products Services -Use of Reports COMMITTEE MEETINGS LUNCH COMMITTEE MEETINGS GENERAL SESSION GENEBAL SESSION Q;uestions not included in Points for II Mr.Robort H.Jarroll OOMlUTTEE MEETINGS LUNCH GENERAL SESSION Committee Reports GENERAL SESSIONS Panel Discussion Evaluation of Conference Miss Lm'lella A .Jones
DISTRICT INVENrORY CONFEmn CES. l. INTRODUCTION A HISTORY OR BACKGROUND. ThD program under which we aro working baa lias boon in operation since July, 1935. During that time it has oporatod under several names, eomo of them on-Man\ll.l Projects, Womon's Divison and Professional and Service Divison. Those names indicate n transition in tho dovolopmont of n broadonod, more divorei:f'iod and highly skilled progrnr:1. Througnout it oporo.tion the divison hao had two different objectives; first, to give adoquo.to rolio:f' on o. work bo.sls, and second, production or on basis, As o. rosult of tho prosont world crisis, it has bocomo noceoso.ry for this no.tion to undertake o. propo.rodnoss progro.m; tho lo.rgoet not only in the hiotory of our country, but of the world, In viow of this noeosao.ry we, as a govormonto.l agency hnd a third objoctivo to rondor tho groo.tost possible contribution to our nation and in tho dofoneo program which has boon undertaking, should this administration ontor into participation. Colonel F,C.Ho.rrington, Commissioner of Work Projects Adminetro.tion, has called the WPA the nation's second lino of dofonao. Tho Army and No.vy of couao, boing tho dirat line of dofonsc, As Colonel Harrington has poiutod out, thoro is no other govornmontol o.goncy in Amorico. oquippod o.s wo o.t the present timo with poroonnol, organization and o.n o.pproporiation roo.dy to movo into a .... dofonso program, With the nocossity of coating this tremendous .. rosponeibility it bohoovoe us to put our bost onorgios and thoughts into strengthening tho Profomsional and Service Division in each of its oporo.tion. l3 NEED OR PROBLEM Wo ha.vo rocontl complotod TR S WORK PAYS YOUR COMMUNITY WEEK o.nd through this o.ctivity, wo bavo done ooro in ovaluating the Professional and Service Divison1s Prograo than has over boon dono before o.t a ven tico.
......... over boon done boforo at a given time. It is expedient for us to trike advantage of the interest created, the facts revealed and the opportunity developed for enriching our prograc by using those bj-products in a tangible canner. Washington has asked us to hold Inventory Conforoncos on District and State levels to evaluate our present program in its broadest inplications and operation in order that wo nay afford the State Adcinistration as woll as tho Regional and Washington Offices with data on actual field oxpocionco which will be used in dotcrnining futuro policies and methods. c. PURPOSE It is tho purpose of this Conference to afford tho Adninistrativo and Supervisory Staff of oach District with an opportunity to evaluate tho operation of tho Divison pointing up strengths and weaknesses and to :oako plans and sllgBestions for tho ir'tprovonon t wore \'loaknossos arc revealed. D. OBJECTI'Vm OF THE CONFEREUCE 1. To evaluate tho work done in tho Districts \'lith regard to sponsorship relations, Advisory Ooonittoos, Public Relations; to broaden tho group's concept of Cor:u:runi ty Organization and to further develop skills in such relationships 2. the tundanental principles of good leadership, supervision and Adoinistration and to nako roconnendations as to how those functions oay be ioprovod on both the Sistrict and State levels. 3. To apptaiso on a district lovei tho relationships with other related agencies and othor divisons of WPA, with particular eophnsis on place of personnel in relation to regulations as sot forth in E-9 (qualifications of '"orkors pre-assignments intorvie,.,.s,otc.) and to nake roconoondationa as to how improvonent can be effected. 4. To consider ppocific training nocds of tho State and District,to dotornine what is boing done to ooet those needs and to develop suggestion for a broader training prograc. 5. To cvaluto tho work dono by tho Divison in this District and to conaider reporting as a tool to ooasuro tho quantity and quality of products and of sorvicos.