Education News

Read the latest news from CSDA’s Professional Development department.


On Your Mark, Get Set, Register!

Monday, November 30, 2015

Registration is now open for CSDA's 2016 workshops, webinars, and conferences. You can download a copy of the 2016 Professional Development Catalog and/or visit the professional development calendar to see what's coming up next. Some workshop highlights include: How to Be An Effective New Board…

Advanced Content Available at the SDLA Conference this January

Monday, November 30, 2015

There is something for board members and trustees at every level at the Special District Leadership Academy (SDLA) Conference this January 24 - 27 in La Quinta. First-time attendees, who have not yet completed all four SDLA Modules, will be able to do so over the course of the conference and receive…

Just Released! Special District Leadership Academy Conference

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Join us this January in La Quinta for CSDA's comprehensive governance conference for elected and appointed directors/trustees, the Special District Leadership Academy (SDLA) Conference. Participants in the conference are able to complete all four modules of the Academy over a two-and-a-half day conference…

Share Your Knowledge and Experience: Call for Presentations and Articles

Thursday, November 12, 2015

CSDA is currently accepting session ideas for two of our 2016 conferences: the General Manager Leadership Summit, June 12 - 14, in Lake Tahoe, and the CSDA Annual Conference and Exhibitor Showcase, October 10 - 13, in San Diego. We are also accepting article ideas for California Special District magazine.…

Webinar: Ethics Compliance Training

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Last Chance for Live Ethics Compliance Training. Don't miss CSDA's last live Ethics Compliance training of the year! This two-hour webinar covers general ethics principles and state laws related to conflict of interest; financial interest disclosure and competitive bidding; gift, travel and mass…