KAPE Announces 2015 Award Recipients

by Robert Bitner 

Four Pennsylvania organizations will be recognized by the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) at its 10th Annual Awards Banquet and Conference on November 4 and 5 at the Toftrees Resort & Conference Center in State College, PA.

The following Pennsylvania organizations will receive KAPE recognition:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA – Philadelphia

Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) – Pittsburgh

Higher Images, Inc. – Bridgeville

Southern Huntingdon County School District – Three Springs

In addition to Pre-Conference Workshops and Breakout Sessions of interest to all sectors, this two-day conference also features the following keynote presentations:

Gerry Agnes, President & CEO – Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Baldrige Award Recipient

Presentation Title: Our Journey to Excellence, A Member-Centric Path

Dr, Michael Perich, Director, System-wide Continuous Improvement , Montgomery County Public Schools, 2010 Baldrige Award Recipient

Presentation Title: Strategic Organizational Transformation

Scott McIntyre, Managing Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Public Sector Practice, 2014 Baldrige Award Recipient

Presentation Title: A Quality Journey – Pursuit of the Malcolm Baldrige Award

Emily Padula, Chief Strategy Officer, Hill Country Memorial, 2014 Baldrige Award Recipient

Presentation Title: Hill Country Memorial’s Climb from Good to Great

Who Should Attend: CEOs, senior managers; education, health care, and government/nonprofit leaders and professionals; directors of staff functions; heads of operating units; and quality/performance improvement practitioners.

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