High 5
Our weekly picks for advancing your career
September 16, 2019
1. Every Child Counts schedule now online
Need strategies to encourage school attendance? Exploring restorative practices at your school? Find ways to be more inclusive and supportive to all student groups at Every Child Counts Symposium. Browse through the event schedule, now available online, for the knowledge you need to be a better school administrator. When: Feb. 5-7, 2020 Where: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Info: www.acsa.org/ecc
2. Personnel Institute keynote Barry E. King
Don’t miss author, business leader and minister Barry E. King, who will give the keynote at Personnel Institute. King has masterfully blended his experience into an electrifying and captivating speaking style that helps position individuals for extraordinary achievement. When: Oct. 2-4, 2019 Where: Hilton Long Beach Info: http://bit.ly/2M1zjve

3. Master scheduling training workshops
So you’re newly in charge of building the master schedule. Now what? This one-day workshop is perfect for first- and second-year master schedulers and will provide the necessary basics like identifying essential components, realistic timelines, and a step-by-step, practical method for providing course selection equity. When: Oct. 30 (Ontario), Dec. 5 (Sacramento), Jan. 9 (La Mesa), Jan. 30 (Oxnard), and Jan. 31 (San Jose) Cost: $385 ACSA members, $770 non-members Info: www.acsa.org/masterscheduleworkshop

4. HR workshop
Administrators with Human Resources responsibilities, classified managers and other support staff are encouraged to attend this one-day workshop, The Human Resources Office: The First 90 Days and Beyond. Participants new to HR and those with years of experience will benefit from the comprehensive overview of the tasks and responsibilities of the Human Resources office, as well as practical skills and best practices.  When: Oct. 24 (Camarillo), Oct. 29 (San Jose), Jan. 7 (Ontario), Jan. 9 (Sacramento), Feb. 4 (La Mesa),  Info: www.acsa.org/HRworkshop

5. Cultural Competence for Educators
Through ACSA’s Social Justice Certification Program, this course is designed to introduce students to the foundations of a cultural proficiency framework using Randall Lindsey’s work. This entry-level course for teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, board members, parents and classified staff will examine a framework to shift the culture of a school, district, or individual.  When: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 31-Dec. 10 Where: Virtual live sessions (online) Info: www.acsa.org/equity

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