Education News

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A Big Thank You to these Conference Sponsors

Thursday, September 4, 2014

CSDA staff is busy putting the finishing touches on this year's Annual Conference and Exhibitor Showcase, September 29 - October 2 in Palm Springs. We couldn't do it without the support of amazing sponsors like these: Bank of the West, Best Best & Krieger, BHI Management Consulting, Black Mountain…

Save $50: Register for the Annual Conference

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Friday, August 22, marks the last day of the early bird discount rate for the CSDA Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase in Palm Springs. Register now or check out the full line-up of education and networking events by visiting the conference website. Many optional events at the CSDA Annual Conference…

Is Your Annual Performance Evaluation Process a Chore? No More!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Webinar: Dos and Don'ts for Employee Performance Evaluations Wednesday, August 27, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This webinar is designed to give department heads, managers, supervisors and human resources staff the practical skills and techniques they need to successfully transform the performance evaluation…

Special District Coaching Program Launched

Friday, August 8, 2014

CSDA together with Cal-ICMA have launched a special district coaching program for CSDA members. The Coaches Corner is housed in the Career Center of the CSDA website and offers a variety of senior manager volunteer coaches that are willing to offer one on one, periodic or ongoing advice. Coaches include…

How to Be A Great Decision Maker: Special Pre-Conference Workshop

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Don't miss your chance to learn from Brent Ives of BHI Management Consulting in a special pre-conference, half-day workshop, "How to Be a Great Decision Maker," on Monday, September 29. Once one gets elected or appointed to a public agency board, the public has expectations. Being a great decision maker…