High 5

Our weekly picks for advancing your career

September 30, 2019
1. Classified Leaders Institute registration is open
Classified Leaders Institute is going to Hollywood. This two-day event is designed for leaders in business/fiscal services, human resources/personnel, maintenance/operations, custodial, technology, facilities and student services/instructional, including confidential and administrative assistants. Network with your peers, share information, and learn about current issues and trends.  When: Feb. 27-28, 2020 Where: Garland Hotel, North Hollywood Register: http://bit.ly/2ZSELI9 2. Symposium keynote spotlight: Dr. Chris Emdin
Dr. Chris Emdin will deliver the keynote at the 2020 Superintendents’ Symposium. Emdin served as STEAM Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State and Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy. He is a social critic, public intellectual and science advocate whose commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. He is the author of the award-winning book, “Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation.”  When: Jan. 29-31, 2020  Where: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells  Register: http://bit.ly/2Gp0iMR

3. Ready to negotiate?
If you are on your district’s labor negotiating team, then plan to attend ACSA’s Negotiators’ Symposium. With its mix of interactive and workshop sessions presented by practitioners, consultants and attorneys, this conference will offer information on the issues and laws that confront HR departments. When: Jan. 22-24, 2020 Where: Westin San Diego Info: http://bit.ly/2KH4vwR

4. The Skillful Certificated Evaluator workshop
Learn how to give meaningful certificated employee evaluations to build capacity and increase student achievement in this one-day workshop. When: Jan. 23, 2020 (Sacramento); Feb. 26, 2020 (Ontario) Info: www.acsa.org/workshops

5. Academies starting in October/November
There’s still time to join the last three academies for the 2019-20 year: Equity Administrators in Bakersfield, and Personnel Administrators and Principals, both in Ontario. Get on the fast track to your next job with these 70-hour academies held over seven weekends throughout the school year. When: Start dates Oct. 11-12 (Personnel), Oct. 25-26 (Equity) and Nov. 15-16 (Principals) Where: Bakersfield, Ontario Info: www.acsa.org/academies

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