Education News

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


Board Secretary/Clerk Conference Schedule Now Available!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Attendees at the Board Secretary/Clerk Conference this fall in Lake Tahoe will find even more to like about this popular CSDA event. You’ll like more new sessions for returning attendees and longer session times for in-depth understanding of complex subjects like human resources, finance management…

Workshop: Board’s Role in Finance and Fiscal Accountability

Thursday, July 30, 2015

This course will focus on how to develop a method for approving the district's annual budget; communicating budget information to the public; establishing financial goals for the district; reviewing district finances; developing and analyzing capital improvement plans and reserve guidelines; and comprehending…

Are You Prepared to Face Human Resources Challenges?

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Join CSDA, the Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA), and Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for a full-day Human Resources Boot Camp that will cover cutting edge information HR professionals at special districts need to know. Divided into four segments: hiring, performance evaluation, employee discipline,…

Webinars: Register for Upcoming Coaching Program

Thursday, July 9, 2015

You can register now for each of the upcoming no-charge webinars brought to you by CSDA, in partnership with the Cal-ICMA Coaching Program and 14 ICMA State Association Partners. We encourage you to register for webinars of interest to you and your district’s employees even if you can't make the scheduled…

Free Webinar: Legislative Round-Up

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Each year the State Legislature introduces thousands of bills, hundreds of which have potentially serious implications for special districts. Hear from CSDA's advocacy team about the most significant bills and how they will impact your ability to deliver core services, maintain and build infrastructure,…