Education News

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


Webinar: New Tools to Pay For Infrastructure

Friday, July 22, 2016

Welcome to the post-RDA world of economic development. This webinar addresses how special districts can leverage new funding sources and tools, including Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts, to implement projects, attract investment, create regional cooperation, and maximize value for their constituents. When: Wednesday,…

Another successful General Manager Leadership Summit

Thursday, July 7, 2016

This year's General Manager Leadership Summit was another success, with engaging keynote speakers and innovative breakout sessions. See what attendees thought of the event. We hope to see you next year, June 25 –June 27 in Newport Beach.

What is Public Engagement?

Thursday, July 7, 2016

"What is Public Engagement and Why Do It?" This new webinar will begin by explaining what public engagement is, why it is important, and the benefits of inclusive public engagement. Panelists will then discuss a variety of strategies special districts may consider to increase engagement and share best…

Free Webinar: Avoiding Problems on Your Construction Project

Thursday, July 7, 2016

This webinar will provide participants with the top ten tips to make sure their construction projects run smoothly. We will provide helpful hints from the inception of a project through completion, including advice on contract documents, project personnel, and course of construction issues relating to…

LAFCo 101 for Special Districts Webinar

Thursday, June 23, 2016

As a special district, are you represented on your county's LAFCo, and part of that decision-making process? Join us for this fun and informative session in which you will be given the keys to understanding and working with your LAFCo. We will discuss LAFCo authority, share insights on why decisions…