Director’s Academy (DA) 


The Director’s Academy (DA) is a new and exciting membership benefit offered by the North Carolina Association of County Directors of Social Services to its members only.  The Director Academy provides essential and continuous professional development opportunities.  The Academy is a self-guided and self-paced program designed to enhance learning for Directors of any tenure.  The program highlights all aspects of Social Services within six training modules – Human Resources Management, Budget and Fiscal Management, Leadership and Program Administration, Working with your Governing Board, Media Relations and Managing Social Media for your Agency and Legislative Advocacy.  In each of these areas, participants will explore critical social issues and will be assisted in achieving the major competencies in each area that are required for leading a local social services agency.

DSS Directors to learn more please visit the Member’s Page.