Leading a new cm leadership position

leading a new cm position Questions 

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“I have just been hired to direct a CM that hasn’t had a CM Director before me.”

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what do i do first?

Since I am new to a new position, what do I do first?

cm vision

How do I establish a CM vision?

cm structure

How do I create a healthy CM structure (processes, leadership, etc.)?

current cm team

How do I minister to those currently serving in the CM?


How do I recruit new CM team members?


How do I evaluate the current CM programs, and focus on “quality” not “quantity”?


How do I establish or evaluate the CM curriculum?


How do I establish, or evaluate CM policies to protect the children?


How do I establish or improve the CM team training?


How do I establish a CM budget, and what do I do while I have no money?

negative cm team members

What do I do with CM team members who are grumpy or negative?

cm format

How do I determine whether to organize the children into large groups or age-based classes?


How do I make sure that we use the current CM facility wisely?


I feel so unqualified!  How can I learn how to lead the CM more effectively?

wild kids

How do we deal with our “wild” kids?


How can I establish, or improve the communication between the senior pastor and the CM?


How can I improve the reputation of the CM at the church?

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