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


2016 CSDA Award Nominations Now Open! Due July 22

Friday, April 22, 2016

Each year, CSDA presents various awards during the CSDA Annual Conference and Exhibitor Showcase. There are a number of different categories in which to enter your district and/or an individual. The following awards are open for nomination. All nominations must be submitted by July 22, 2016. Individual…

Register for These May Webinars

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Records Retention and Management: Tuesday, May 10, will provide attendees with information on the details of creating a records retention schedule for a special district. Information provided will include retention policies, what's required by law, and how to determine the right retention requirements. Earn…

Career Compass No. 46: Leading by Letting Go

Friday, April 1, 2016

In this issue of Career Compass, Dr. Benest recommends that leaders make the transition from controlling to coaching.  I'm a recently appointed division manager in a large city Human Resources Department. I was promoted because I'm results.oriented and have demonstrated my ability to accomplish whatever…

Five Reasons You Need to Register for the GM Leadership Summit Right Now

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

June 12 - 14, 2016, Resort at Squaw Creek, North Lake Tahoe Our leadership-focused keynotes and timely and relevant content make the General Manager Leadership Summit a must-attend event for general managers and other senior special district staff. Here are some of the many reasons you should register…

Be a Better Board Member in Two and a Half Days

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

July 10 - 13 in Napa Join us this summer in the beautiful Napa Valley for CSDA's Special District Leadership Academy, a groundbreaking, curriculum-based continuing education program that recognizes the necessity for the board and the general manager to work closely toward a common goal. Attendees…