Retreat Descriptions

  • ½  to 2 Day Classic Retreat
  • 1 to 2 ½ Day Customized Retreat
  • Teleconferencing 
    Consultant teleconferencing provides the same preparation, presentation and summary service as in-person ACCT retreats.
  • Annual Board Development Package
  1. Initial Retreat on Policy Audit and Reorientation
  2. Three meeting coaching package, serving as a resource in the model, including meeting agenda consulting.
  3. Unlimited/incidental telephone & email coaching.
  4. Annual agenda planning, and review of procedures and policies
  • Telephone participation at three regular meetings of the Board
    Consultant serves as a resource and coach in the model, including meeting agenda planning and debriefing with the Board Chair and internal report coaching with President by telephone or email.
  • Follow-up consultant support
    Includes ‘on call’ telephone coaching and email with the Board Chair and CEO to follow-up with retreat recommendations and ongoing governance issues.
  • Consultant attendance at a regular board meeting
    Consultant observes Board in action and application of retreat lessons. Input and feedback by consultant as requested by Board Chair.
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Technical assistance and advice by telephone
    Available on an as needed basis.  
  • For more information please contact:

    Dr. Narcisa Polonio, Vice President for Education, Research and Board Services
    202-775-4670 npolonio@acct.org