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Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks qualified candidates for two new positions: Manager of Interscholastic Partnerships and Local Program Support Coordinator. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Manager of Interscholastic Partnerships Local... More
Congratulations to our 2018 Bronze Level Coaches! In an effort to challenge our coaches, both new and seasoned members of our team, a new Special Olympics PA Coach Training and Progression Plan was created to provide them with the opportunity for additional education and new... More
The NFL, Eagles, and Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosted a Unified Flag Football game with local Special Olympics athletes on Tuesday, Sept. 4th at the NovaCare Center during the 2018 NFL Kickoff week. Fifty athletes from Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Delaware counties were... More
2018 ALU Graduation
Congratulations to our Athlete Leadership University Class of 2018 and our Annual Leadership Award recipients! The 2018 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Leadership Conference was held on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center... More
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Sam's Club Annual Fundraising Campaign Huge thanks to Sam’s Club Market 24 for presenting Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) with a check for $46,179.45 to support our mission. Sam's Club considers it their responsibility to make a positive impact in the community. Whether... More
Steelers Family Fest
Our athletes received some amazing opportunities to get up close and personal with several major league football and baseball professionals this summer! Check out a few of the experiences below. Second Annual Pittsburgh Steelers Family Fest Our athletes had such a wonderful... More
MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer’s community outreach initiative, in collaboration with ESPN and Special Olympics, kicked-off the 2018 Special Olympics Unified Sports Soccer Exchange Program. Unified soccer teams, comprised of players with and without intellectual disabilities,... More

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Reorganization Presentation

Thank you to those who were able to attend our 2018 Leadership Conference. For those of you who were unable to attend our Reorganization presentation, please find conference materials and a video below:

  1. To see the full reorganization presentation from the conference, view the following:
  2. A copy of the slide deck that was presented is attached.
  3. If you would like to give feedback, please use the following link to complete our Google doc:

Please share these materials with other members of your management teams, athletes, coaches and other volunteers. As we move forward, we will be sending you a monthly update.

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2017 Leadership Conference Session Materials


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