High 5

Our weekly picks for advancing your career

August 24, 2020
1. Leading Edge Flex certification  ACSA is pleased to offer Leading Edge Flex Certification, a self-guided online professional learning experience designed to help educators build digital skills to be 21st century leaders. Complete certification at your own pace in an online environment filled with missions that support you and your specific role as an educator.  Cost: $250  Where: https://onlinelearning.acsa.org/products/leading-edge-flex  2. September Academies  It is back to school for ACSA Academies — 16 Academies start class in September, including Equity Administrators (Rancho Cucamonga), Personnel (Azuza, Danville, Irvine, Roseville, San Diego), Principals (Rancho Cucamonga), and Superintendents (Cerritos, Del Mar, San Lorenzo). All Academies will begin in an online/virtual environment and be held on multiple weekends throughout the school year.   When: Start dates in September  Register: https://onlinelearning.acsa.org/pages/acsa-academies  3. Title IX sexual harassment training  Fagen, Friedman, and Fulfrost, LLC, is holding a series of training sessions for schools and districts that need to come into compliance for new regulations on sexual harassment in educational institutions under Title IX. These new regulations took effect Aug. 14, 2020, and require districts have separate administrators trained to perform the roles of Title IX Coordinator, Investigator, Decisionmaker, Appeal Decisionmaker and Informal Resolution Facilitator. F3’s experienced education attorneys are prepared to guide you through the new regulations and prepare you to perform these roles.  When: Session dates offered now through October  Cost: $245, $525 and $650 (depending on session) with discounts for ACSA members using the code: ACSA2020  Where: https://bit.ly/3fKRO1y  4. School reopening resources  Find documents to help guide communications with staff and teachers returning to the workplace, supporting learning in the COVID-19 context and more on the ACSA Resource Hub. This growing list of resources from LEAs and thought-leaders in education will inform your school’s reopening planning and efforts.  Website: https://content.acsa.org/covid-19-school-reopening  5. 26 books on racism  Make your school’s reading list more inclusive with this list of 26 recommended books. To counter bias, experts recommend acknowledging and naming race and racism with children as early and as often as possible.  Website: https://content.acsa.org/articles/26-children-books-on-race-racism-resistance

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