Continuing CHC Board Education

CHC board members are tasked with governing organizations that are constantly changing and regulated by complex rules. Continuing education gives these dedicated volunteers the tools they need to understand their responsibilities, enjoy the time and effort they put into the health center, and remain committed to the mission.

Please click or scroll down for:
CHAMPS Board Training Resources
Other CHC-Related Board Training Resources
Online FAQs for Boards and Non-Profits
Board-Related Newsletters

Note: Please visit the Other Online Board Resources page for additional training and consulting services.


CHAMPS provides continuing education opportunities to CHC staff and board members through live, Internet-based, and archived resources, conferences, seminars, and workshops.

CHAMPS About Community Health Centers (CHCs) Page
A description of the advantages, requirements, and expectations of being a Federally Qualified Health Center
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CHAMPS CHC Terms & Acronyms Page
A list of over 200 terms and acronyms commonly used in the CHC world
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CHAMPS Distance Learning Page
Distance learning resources divided into three sections: Upcoming Live CHAMPS Webcasts, Archived CHAMPS Webcasts, and Other Online Continuing Education Resources (board-appropriate resources are clearly marked)
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CHAMPS Annual Conference Page
Registration information and session details; conference includes Board Training track, created in collaboration with Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) and National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
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Health Center
Board Member Online Webinar Trainings

Two-hour online training program for health center board members

Health Services and Resources Administration
Reference Document
Sample Board Education, Training and Needs Survey
Why Board Training or Team Building Alone Seldom Restores Boards

Document addressing board’s need for a variety of activities to ensure successful absorption of training topics

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Board Education Video Series, including discussion and resource guides

“Funded! Now What?” Reference Document (PDF)

National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. (NCFH)
Performance Management and Governance Tool Box

A description of the advantages, requirements, and expectations of being a Federally Qualified Health Center–governance-tool-box.html


Foundation Center 
Frequently Asked Questions about Nonprofit Boards


Blue Avocado: Board Café
Electronic Newsletter for Nonprofit Boardsé

Jean Block Consulting, Inc.
Newsletter and Electronic Newsletter Archive

Richard Male & Associates
“Rich Tips” Newsletter Archive

Sumption and Wyland
Hot Topics and Recent Columns