High 5
Our weekly picks for advancing your career
September 5, 2022
1. ECC Keynote: Houston Kraft
Houston Kraft is an author, kindness advocate and co-founder of the CharacterStrong curriculums and trainings that have helped more than 6,500 schools across the globe teach students about empathy, compassion and purpose. Hear his message at the 2023 Every Child Counts Symposium.
When: Jan. 11-13, 2023
Where: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Palm Desert
Cost: $550 ACSA member
Register: bit.ly/ECC2023
2. What will you learn at WISL Forum?
The schedule for the 2022 Women in School Leadership Forum has been released. Visit 2022acsawisl.sched.com to scope out all the sessions (like Becoming Politically Savvy and Five Levers to Reshape Our Inner Narrative), as well as bios from keynotes Assemblymember Lori D. Wilson and Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch. Space is limited, so register now!
When: Sept. 21-23
Where: San Diego Mission Bay Resort
Cost: $499 ACSA members
Register: bit.ly/ACSAWISL2022
3. Last chance to join NSSS
If you’ve been thinking about joining ACSA’s New Superintendents Seminar Series -- time is running out! Don’t miss this opportunity for first- and second-year superintendents that allows them to tackle current issues in a confidential and supportive setting of their peers.
When: Five sessions beginning Sept. 16-17
Where: In person (see online for locations)
Cost: $2,900 ACSA members
Register: bit.ly/3y6rNWR
4. Engaging Immigrant and Refugee Families
Immigrant and refugee families have specific needs and challenges that schools can help address. They are not all alike and it is important to understand the stages of immigrant family engagement so schools can support them and their children. From breaking down Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to planning a community walk, join Dr. Don Vu for ways school leaders can engage all stakeholders, especially the ones who are newcomers to America.
When: 1-2 p.m. Sept. 22
Where: Virtual (Online Learning Center)
Cost: Free
Register: onlinelearning.acsa.org
5. A Day in the Life of a Co-administrator
Co-administrators are deans, vice and assistant principals who become the lifeblood of a school site. This virtual workshop exposes co-administrators to proactive measures for utilization in the world of discipline, records, safety and more.
When: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Oct. 5 & 12
Where: Online Learning Center
Cost: $199 ACSA members
Register: onlinelearning.acsa.org
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