Successful Accreditation!

We are pleased to announce that Journeys of the Heart Adoption Services located in Hillsboro, Oregon joined a distinguished group of Hague Convention certified international adoption agencies on Febuary 29th! (see www.travel.state.gov/family/adoption/convention/convention_4169.html# for a complete list) Sam has worked with the Journey's staff and Board for the past 14 months on the Agency's challange of facing a dual accreditation crisis. Not only did Journeys need to be reaccredited by the governing authority, the Council on Accreditation (COA), during 2007, but it faced the need to achieve a higher, potentially agency closing benchmark. 2007 marked the move by the US State…

Collections Management – Tigard Historical Society

Tigard Historical Association Working with the Board and volunteers to train them in the care and processing of the Association's heritage collections. Project activities include the development of policies and forms for the receiving, accessioning and cataloging of collections, the development of a collections manual, the development and approval of a Collections Policy that will govern, in the future, how the organization cares for collections and what it chooses to accept. Additional activities include working with them to implement PastPerfect for the management of collections, and a reconstruction of previous collections activities to generate a series of Donor Files and…