Commissioner Training Resources

New Commissioner Basic Training Materials

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New College of Commissioner Science Materials

Please note:  These materials are being hosted at dropbox.com and may be subject to updates with new and different web addresses.  If a link below is not working, please go to https://www.dropbox.com/sh/d4ko1m414gypa7u/Qm09g3LHga and look for a newer version.

Bachelor Level Courses

Master Level Courses

Doctorate Level Courses

2013 Doctorial Program Guide by Mike Menefee, Dean, Doctoral Program,  Asst Council Commissioner, Heart of Virginia Council, BSA

Archival Materials

These materials were created prior to the 2012 revisions to the College of Commissioner Science curriculum.  Some of these materials are unique and have not been replaced  Others may contain useful, but dated information.  You are always advised to use the newest materials possible.

ADC Training:  Assistant District Commissioner Training by J. Scott Moline, Assistant Council Commissioner, Mid-Iowa Council

Advanced Commissioner Training:  Advanced Commissioner Training National Capital Area Council (1997)

Annual Charter Agreement:  Annual Charter Agreement by Craig Bond

Annual Charter Renewal 2007:  Annual Charter Renewal Process by David Skolnick

BCS 101:  BCS 101 – Introduction to Commissioner Science Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 103:  BCS 103 – The Commissioner and the District Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 104:  BCS 104 – Unit Visitation Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 105:  BCS 105 – Practical Solutions to Common Unit Needs Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 106:  BCS 106 – A Commissioner’s Priorities Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 108:  BCS 108 – Effective Roundtables I Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 109:  BCS 109 – Effective Roundtables II Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 110:  BCS 110 – Commissioner Style Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 111:  BCS 111 – Health and Safety Training Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 112:  BCS 112 – What Would You Do Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 113:  BCS 113 – Service to New Units Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS 113:  New Unit Sustainment by Mike Lamb, Assistant Council Commissioner, Los Angeles Area Council (2012)

BCS 114:  BCS 114 – Good Commissioner – Professional Relationships Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

BCS Courses:  Bachelor of Commissioner Science Courses Ver. 4.0 by George Crowl with updated rechartering graphics – Revised 2005

Centennial Award:  Training Presentation by Richard Diesslin

Charter Renewal:  Charter Renewal by Robert Yslas

Charter Renewal:   No Lapse, No Drop Commitment Presentation by Bob Koch, DC, Suffolk County Council (1998)

College of Commissioner Science Websites:  Visit the Lord Baden-Powell University of Scouting website at http://lbpuniv.org/ Inland Northwest Council COCS

College of Commissioner Science:  Bob Koch prepared both a brochure and registration package for Suffolk County Council’s CCS that are good examples of how to do a promotional brochure and a registration package

Commissioner Basic Training:  Commissioner Basic Training  by George Crowl  Version 2.1 (2004) (Using 2003 CBTM and 2005 Commissioner Fieldbook)

Commissioner Basic Training:  Commissioner Basic Training  by George Crowl  Version 2.4 (6/6/2006) (Using 2003 CBTM and 2005 Commissioner Fieldbook)

Commissioner Basic Training:  Commissioner Basic Training by Robert F. Naples (10/2/2006) (Using 2005 CBTM 33613)

Commissioner Basic Training:  Commissioner Basic Training by Bob Shockley, Assistant Council Commissioner, Los Angeles Area Council (2010)

Commissioner Basic Training:  Commissioner Basic Training adapted from a draft by Bob Shockley, Assistant Council Commissioner, Los Angeles Area Council (2011)

Commissioner Basic Training:  Business Value of Scouting (PowerPoint Presentation) by Keith Rutledge, Assistant Scoutmaster, Blue Ridge Council

Commissioner Basic Training:  Unit Commissioner Training Syllabus by Richard R. Poirot

Commissioner Basic Training Roster:  Sample Roster

Commissioner Ceremony:  Commissioner Pledge

Commissioner College Courses:  Cascade Pacific Council

Commissioner Form:  Unofficial District Level Commissioning Form by Randy Worcester, Assistant District Commissioner, Cogioba District, Middle Tennessee Council

Commissioner History:  Thumbnail History of the Commissioner Service by Mike Walton

Committee Training:  Troop Committee Challenge Training Presentation by Doug Fairbairn, ADC, South Plains Council

DCS-601:  Selecting a Thesis/Research Project Topic by Dr. Richard Goodwin, Talakto District Training Chairman, Greater Alabama Council

DCS 608:  DCS 608 – Advanced Commissioner Lifesaving Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

DCS 610:  DCS 610 – Preventing Commissioner Burnout Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

DCS 716:  Journey to Excellence – District by Mike Lamb, Assistant Council Commissioner, Los Angeles Area Council
(2012)

DCS Courses:  Doctor of Commissioner Science Courses Briefing Slides – Presentation Version 1.3 prepared by George Crowl, Boulder Dam Area Council (2003)

DCS Courses:  Doctor of Commissioner Science Courses Ver. 1.3 by George Crowl – Revised 2005

Den Chief Training:  by Roger Claff, National Capital Area Council – Program | Materials | Supplement | Den Chief Card

Difficult Volunteer?  How to Remove a Volunteer by Rob Beam

ECS 404:  Recruiting New Commissioners ECS 404

ECS 406:  Effective Unit Service in Remote Rural Areas ECS 406 Outline – Michael Bowman, ADC, National Capital Area Council

Join Scouting Night Training:  Cub Round Up Night Syllabus by Richard R. Poirot District Commissioner, Northern District, Scenic Trails Council

MCS 301:  MCS 301 – No-Lapse/No-Drop Commitment Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 302:  MCS 302 – Unit Finance Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 303:  MCS 303 – Commissioner Lifesaving I Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 304:  MCS 304 – Commissioner Lifesaving II Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 306:  MCS 306 – Counseling Skills Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 307:  MCS 307 – Webelos-to-Scout Transition Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 308:  MCS 308 – Venturing and the Commissioner Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 309:  MCS 309 – Good Commissioners Need Both Head and Heart Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 403:  Orienting & Training Commissioners by Keith Cooke

MCS 404:  MCS 404 – Advanced Roundtable Leadership Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 406:  MCS 406 – Effective Unit Service in Remote Rural Areas Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 407:  MCS 407 – How To Remove A Volunteer Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS 408:  MCS 408 – The Commissioner’s Top 10 List Outline – Jim Hodgson, Asst Council Commissioner, Longhorn Council, Fort Worth, Texas

MCS Courses:  Master of Commissioner Science Courses Briefing Slides – Presentation Version 3 prepared by George Crowl, Boulder Dam Area Council (2003)

MCS Courses:  Master of Commissioner Science Courses Ver. 3.0 by George Crowl – Revised 2005

Membership Sustainment:  No Lapse, No Drop Commitment Power Point Presentation (with presenter notes) by Bob Koch, DC, Suffolk County Council.

Plan Commish Training:  Annual Commissioner Training Plan

Religious Emblem Program:  Presentation by Dr. Richard Goodwin

Retention in Scouting:  by Joseph E. Wherry, ACC for Retention, Recruiting, and Recognition, Mid-America Council – WebsiteThesis

Scouting & Disabilities:  Scouting for the Disabled – Rise to the Challenge by Terry Thrasher

Unit Visitation:  75 Points of Unit Visitation by Al Rota, UC, Greater Cleveland Area Council

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4 Responses to Commissioner Training Resources

  1. avatar
    Mike Menefee April 10, 2013 at 13:59 #

    Recommend removing the 2012 CCS Doctoral Thesis Guide which was replaced by the 2013 Doctorial Program Guide. The 2013 Doctorial Program Guide includes concepts for developing the Doctoral Project.

    • avatar
      NetCommish April 10, 2013 at 16:09 #

      Mike – thanks for the suggestion. I will take a look at the listing and update it.

  2. avatar
    Richard Slider May 10, 2013 at 13:37 #

    I have accept an commissioner college presentation for MCS 402 (Recruiting new commissioners. Is MCS 402 a new version of MCS 112? Cannot find any presentation materials on USSP for MCS 402.
    Any ideas?

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