Promoting - Strengthening - Representing

Coalition of Residential Excellence

Home      About CORE       Career Center       Join CORE

June 2018 - Monthly Report

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director


Topics include:

 - Save the Date - Overview of Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) - September 7, 2018 (Conference Call at 3:00 PM EST)
- Opposition to FFPSA
- Legislative Update
- 2018 CORE National Conference
- Networking and Capacity Building

Legislator of the Year

Board of Directors Announces New Executive Director


Greg McNeece, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Coalition of Residential Excellence, is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Forrester, LMSW as the new Executive Director of CORE.

May 11, 2017

Don Forrester, executive director of CORE, presenting Texas State Senator Brian Birdwell as Legislator of the Year.

April 3, 2018


Policy Maker of the Year

August 1, 2018

June 5, 2018


ARCHIVES

June 29, 2018

CORE News

July 2018 - Monthly Report

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director


Topics include: 

- Regulatory – Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division

- Legislative Update:

   - Modernization Of Houseparent Exemption

   - HR 4983 – Meadows - Caring Homes and Improved Lives for Dependents (CHILD) Act

   - Families First Prevention Services Act Update

- Federal Court: Religious Adoption Agency not Entitled to State Contract
- Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (CWPIA) – H.R. 1881
- Adoption agency protection moves forward in Congress

- Save the Date - Overview of Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) - September 7, 2018 (Conference Call at 3:00 PM EST)
- 2018 CORE National Conference: Reframing the Future

- Welcome new members: American Children’s Home – Lexington, NC and The Methodist Home – Macon, GA

Don Forrester, executive director of CORE, presented the Policy Maker of the Year Award to Rep. Four Price at the Texas State Capitol


Rep. Price filed H.B. 1542 in the Texas House of Representatives. Sen. Brian Birdwell filed the companion bill in the Texas Senate.



May 2018 - Monthly Report

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director


Topics include:

 - Administration on Children, Youth and Families
- Opposition to Families First Prevention Services Act
- Legislative Update
- 2018 CORE National Conference
- Networking and Capacity Building

CORE Update Information

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director


Topics include:

 - 2017 CORE National Conference

 - Relationship Building and Industry Challenges

 - Legislative Issues

 - Placement Practices of States

October 9, 2017

Rep. Four Price receives Policy Maker of the Year Award

March 2018 - Monthly Report

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director


Topics include:

 - 2018 CORE National Conference

 - Legislative Issues