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High 5
Our weekly picks for advancing your career
June 14, 2021
1. Did you see who’s coming to Summit?
ACSA has announced the keynote speakers for the in-person 2021 Leadership Summit. Find the power of meaning in our work with journalist and author Emily Esfahani Smith. Be inspired by the ageless wisdom shared by author and podcast host Dr. Rick Rigsby. Challenge yourself to lead schools through the digital age with former school principal and author Eric Sheninger. Don’t miss these amazing speakers – register today. When: Nov. 4-6, 2021 Where: San Francisco (Hilton San Francisco Union Square) Cost: $549 ACSA members Register:
2. Last chance to register for Summer Leadership Institute
New, experienced and aspiring principals — don’t miss this chance to work on your #summergoals from the comfort of home during ACSA’s Summer Leadership Institute. Spend three days growing your leadership skills during this online institute.
When: June 28 – July 1, 2021
Where: Virtual event
Cost: $249 ACSA members
3. Share your expertise at Every Child Counts
ACSA is now accepting proposals to present at the 2022 Every Child Counts Symposium, Jan. 12-14, 2022 in Palm Desert. The 2022 theme is “Staying on Course IRL (In Real Life).” Topics should be related to special education and student services, such as equity, leadership and social-emotional learning. Find the submission form online. Deadline to submit is July 31, 2021.
4. New supts — this one’s for you!
ACSA’s New Superintendents Seminar Series is the only professional development series that is specifically designed for the first- and second-year superintendent. NSSS allows new superintendents to tackle current issues in a confidential and supportive setting.
When: Five sessions throughout the year (first session Sept. 10-11)
Where: In person (Sacramento and Indian Wells)
Cost: $1,500 early bird (ends Aug. 31)
5. 2021-22 Academies registration open
Build skills for your job, or get on the fast track to your next job, with 27 academies across 10 leadership specializations. Academies will be held virtually this year. Some Academies (Special Education, Co-Administration and Personnel) begin in August, so reserve your space now.
When: 70-100 hours of instruction on weekends throughout the school year; Academies begin mid-August through mid-October
Where: Virtual/online only
Cost: $1,285-$1,695, depending on Academy specialization
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