STAR CHOICES

News & Events

2019 4th Quarter News

Moving Forward with Altera

Star Choices continues to move forward with our strategic plan aimed at becoming more digitized and embracing technology.

The Georgia Disability History Alliance 5th Annual Symposium

Star Choices Inc. is committed to ongoing development and learning opportunities for staff. The Georgia Disability History Alliance 5th Annual Symposium at Richard B Russell Library on the UGA Campus in Athens, Georgia was a wonderful learning experience for several Star Choices staff.

Renewed Commitment to Ongoing Development & Training

Star Choices Inc. continues to increase access to specialized trainings for all staff. In 2019, Star Choices offered all required annual training to staff in an interactive online format, College of Direct Support (CDS).

Georgia Leadership Launchpad October 2019

Star Choices Inc. employees experienced, with 15 other agencies from across the state, this leadership retreat experience, for emerging leaders in Georgia. DeeDee & Medina you represented yourselves & Star Choices Inc. with such poise & class. I’m so excited to be a part of each of your ongoing leadership journey.

2019 1st Quarter News

Peer Recognition

As a part of Macon’s employee recognition program, April was peer recognition month.

Renewed Attention to New Hire Process

In our strategic plan one of our focus items has been recruitment and retention. One way we are working toward improvement in this area is by renewing our attention to the new hire process.

Employee Referral Reward Program (ERRP) June 2019

Star Choices Inc. is continuing to invest in recruitment and retention of quality Host Home providers. Starting January 1st 2019, Star has extended the employee referral reward program (ERRP) to include not only employee referrals but now, Host Home provider referrals as well.

Quarterly Performance Pay (QPP)

We started out 2019 with the Benjamin's! Star Choices Inc. (Star) is committed to empowering employees with knowledge to make informed choices and reduce barriers for the folks they support. Transparency in ongoing feedback on performance, a fundamental philosophy to...

2018 4th Quarter News

Star Choices Backyard Bash

Today was our Staff Backyard Bash. We had a taco bar, dessert bar, bubbles, and games. It was hot but everyone came out and had a good time spending time with one another and just having fun!

March 25th – 28th 2019 Leadership Launchpad

Star Choices Inc. employees experienced, with 17 other agencies from across the state, this once in a lifetime leadership retreat opportunity, for emerging leaders in Georgia. Peggy & Michael thank you so much for your participation and we look forward to the great things we will accomplish together.

Continuing Movement & Work Toward Our Strategic Plan

As part of Star Choices commitment to the importance of excellence in matching staff with folks they support. We have begun incorporating people we support in the interview process for new staff. Laura interviews a potential DSP to work directly with...

Health Insurance Coverage

October 1, 2018 - Ongoing Health Insurance – As part of strategic plan Star Choices Inc. began offering health insurance coverage to full time employees as 10/1/2018. Ian Wilkinson, an experienced board member has been instrumental in helping Star Choices Inc. to...

Georgia Living Well Project

NADSP conference ST. Louis Minnesota 09/2018 Star Choices Inc. took advantage of a wonderful opportunity for 5 DSP's to represent GA at this prestigious national alliance of direct support professional conference. Learning about best practices, getting away from the...

Hall County Intern

We are so pleased to have Kristi Villa interning with Star Choices Inc. in Hall County. Kristi is pursuing her Master Degree in Social work from Walden University. Kristi, began interning in August 2018 and will remain with Star until March 2018. Welcome...

Macon DSP Recognition

We took the day to celebrate the DSP’s who work hard everyday to assist and empower people to find their joy and live the life they choose. Thank you for the awesome work you do.

Upcoming Events

2019 Georgia Leadership LAUNCHpad© Retreat

Next meeting: 03/26/2019 Tuesday at Dillard House in Dillard, GA A group of Georgia stakeholders, in conjunction with Professional Training Matters, have created a unique leadership development opportunity to help build strong leaders in an effort to move...