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  The SCC members have worked together since 1994 by investing in joint education and public awareness ventures

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NETWORKING:   

The SCC Committee Roundtable meetings include updates on projects, professional development, and
resources. Each meets a minimum of four times per year.
 Board of Directors (executive directors or designated alternates)
 Education  (education or outreach directors/managers)
 Marketing  (marketing directors or managers)
 Development   (development directors)
 Volunteer Coordinators (staff working with volunteers)
 Visitor Services (staff, volunteers working with visitors, front of house, gift sales)
 Operations Managers (staff dealing with internal concerns –HR, facilities, strategic planning, etc.) 


THE JOINT DATABASE: A cloud-based database of patrons, subscribers, etc. overseen by Target Resource Group, offers SCC members the opportunity to efficiently maintain their own contact list, receive 4 NCOA, pull demographic reports and share mailing addresses on a permission basis. Open to non-profits and higher education statewide.


EDUCATION PATHWAYS: Return of membership costs for the delivery of educational programs to groups within the SCFD at schools, senior centers, libraries, scouts, churches and other non-profits to off-set costs for on-site, outreach, bus transportation, interns, virtual learning, and residencies.


THE ALLIANCE PROJECT: Focusing on public middle school grades in each of the 7 counties selected by application for one-year grant that provides curriculum based programming at the teachers’ request. Coordinator works with a team of interdisciplinary teachers who suggest programs to supplement their curriculum. SCC culturals provide the program and are fully reimbursed for the cost. Buses, subs, pre-event contact, and study guides are provided to these schools.

THE DIRECTORY OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOLS: Printed catalog listing nearly 200 education programs from the culturals as a source for assemblies, field trips, professional teacher training and more. 15,000 copies mailed to all SCFD public, private schools and major homeschool associations. PDF sent to districts statewide


VIP – VOLUNTEER INCENTIVE PROGRAM “Golden Ticket”: Cards are given to SCC members 2 times a year for use in rewarding volunteers with discounts and free admissions to selected SCC organizations.


NATIONAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK: Spreadsheet of discount offers for distribution each April.


MASTER SCHOOL LIST: Spreadsheet of SCFD K-12 public and non-public schools, grades, contacts and school codes.


ON-GOING SUPPORT FOR SCFD though email distribution, solicitation of participation for the SCFD Educators Night at DMNS, 


TEACHER CONTACT LIST: Offers are shared to email list of educators experienced in working with cultural providers who sign up through the SCC website or participate in Alliance Project programs.


SCC JOB POSTINGS: Email distribution of job postings from SCC organizations to our Roundtables and Job Seekers.


SCC INQUIRY SHARING: Distribution of offers for events or a special inquiry on various aspects of operations (ticketing, insurance, policies, etc.) or resources (materials, supplies, web services) are made to members.


SCC WEBSITE: Contact links for all members, library of policies and resources, meeting schedules, and other resources.