June Webinar

Operationalizing Equity June 6, 2023| 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Central Time) ADD TO CALENDAR REGISTER NOW MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EVENT   DESCRIPTION CultureBrokers defines equity as “results that do not differ by race, ethnicity, culture, and other meaningful differences.” Interpreted in this way, equity moves from an abstract and amorphous concept toward a practical,…

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2023 May Spotlight

At SPQA, our support in helping organizations on their journey to excellence leverages the talents and experiences of our volunteer workforce. Each workforce member has a unique story to tell. In this article we have interviewed Steve Bonk to get his story. Why did you choose to become a Board Member for SPQA?  Became a SPQA…

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2023 May Spotlight

At SPQA, our support in helping organizations on their journey to excellence leverages the talents and experiences of our volunteer workforce. Each volunteer workforce member has a unique story to tell. In this article we have interviewed José Perez Martínez. What interested you in becoming an Examiner with SPQA?  Wanting to learn about organizations choosing…

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September Webinar

Delivering on your Commitment to Excellence September 12, 2023 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Central Time) ADD TO CALENDAR REGISTER NOW MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EVENT DESCRIPTION An organization can only achieve true excellence when all its diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural groups experience the same great results from its offerings. CultureBrokers calls this “equity.”…

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2023 April Spotlight

At SPQA, our support in helping organizations on their journey to excellence leverages the talents and experiences of our volunteer workforce. Each volunteer workforce member has a unique story to tell. In this article we have interviewed Harold Hanson. What interested you in becoming an Examiner with SPQA?  I appreciate working with multidisciplinary teams observing…

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2023 April Spotlight

At SPQA, our support in helping organizations on their journey to excellence leverages the talents and experiences of our volunteer workforce. Each workforce member has a unique story to tell. In this article we have interviewed Mary Redd-Clary, PhD., our SPQA Secretary to get her story. Why did you choose to become a Board Member…

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UNOS wins 2022 Award

SPQA is excited to announce UNOS winning the 2021 SPQA Achievement in Performance Excellence Award. We applaud them as they continue their journey toward implementing the Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework.   About the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the mission-driven non-profit serving as the nation’s transplant system under contract…

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FFD wins 2022 Award

The Federal Facilities Division (FFD) has been awarded Virginia SPQA’s prestigious Achievement in Performance Excellence Award. This distinction greatly contributes to FFD’s reputation and builds upon its vision to earn the unquestioned reputation of being the best-in-class facilities management organization. The Division’s mission is to preserve the institution of the Pentagon and cultivate an inspired…

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2023 March Spotlight

At SPQA, our support in helping organizations on their journey to excellence leverages the talents and experiences of our volunteer workforce. Each volunteer workforce member has a unique story to tell. In this article we have interviewed Dr. Joe Sprangel. What interested you in becoming an Examiner with SPQA?  I was intrigued with the Malcolm…

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Organization Recognition

Participating in a Self-Assessment and receiving feedback from an Examiner team is the start of any organization’s improvement journey using the Baldrige Framework for Improvement. At the SPQA this program is called “DISCOVERY”. This year, the Educational Employee’s Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) submitted their Discovery Self-Assessment. They clearly have recognized the benefit…

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