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

Special District Leaders Gather for 3rd General Manager Leadership Summit

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Over 160 special district general managers and emerging leaders, including 13 that had received scholarships through the Special District Leadership Foundation, gathered in North Lake Tahoe this June to take part in the two day General Manager Leadership Summit. Attendees benefited from John Spence's…

Q & A: Harassment Prevention Training and Special Districts

Thursday, June 19, 2014

What's Required? Do Board Members Need It? CSDA spoke with Traci Park and Kelly Trainer, partners with Burke Williams & Sorensen, LLP recently about AB 1825 Harassment Prevention Training and special districts. Here are answers to some of your most pressing questions. What is AB 1825? AB 1825…

Sneak Preview: John Spence at the GM Leadership Summit

Thursday, April 17, 2014

June 22 - 24 at the Resort at Squaw Creek Are you looking for critical business ideas presented in an engaging, straightforward and easy-to-apply manner that won't waste a minute of your time? Are you ready for a speaker that makes the very complex...awesomely simple? Check out this preview video…

The 2014 Drought: Accessing Grant Dollars Before They Dry Up

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New Workshop: Monday, May19, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Sacramento An unprecedented $200 million in grants are immediately available in only one round of funding to address drought impacts and make communities more resilient to drought in the future. Due to the short turnaround for these grants (June/July…

Setting Direction / Community Leadership – Coming to Bakersfield

Friday, April 4, 2014

April 25 at the Stuart T. Pyle Water Resources Center This workshop, part of the Special District Leadership Academy, provides a step-by-step discourse of the board and senior management's position in establishing the vision, mission and strategic goals of the district. It will also address the importance…