Education News

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

New Webinar Added!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Are Your Vendors Presenting a Poison Apple Contract? Wednesday, April 26, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Presenter: Christopher Fallon, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore A vendor-provided form contract may save your district time and money. However, districts that sign vendor contracts without reading the fine print…

2017 Special Districts Legislative Days

Monday, April 10, 2017

Gain the edge on policy changes impacting your agency at the 2017 Special Districts Legislative Days, and take advantage of this opportunity to meet with legislators, key issue experts, and California's thought leaders: Exchange ideas with your legislators & discuss priority legislation…

Webinar: Explore Your Financing Options at this Free Event

Thursday, May 19, 2016

CSDA and Mendocino LAFCo have partnered to bring together several agencies for a two hour workshop that can help you with your financing needs, including building construction, equipment, refinancing, and infrastructure projects. Join us for a lively panel discussion and take some time to meet with representatives…

Last Chance for Early Bird Registration!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Special district boards are the voices of the community. The truth is that every elected or appointed official needs to worry about governance because governance is what boards do. It’s what they bring to the table. Governance is taking the wishes, needs, and desires of the community and transforming…

Bay Area – Prop 218, Prop 26, and Rate Setting

Friday, March 3, 2017

Oakland - March 15, 2017 Presenters: Kelly Salt, Best Best & Krieger & Chris Fisher, Willdan Financial Services On November 2, 1996, the California voters approved Proposition 218, which amended the California Constitution by adding new substantive and procedural requirements for the adoption…