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

Another successful General Manager Leadership Summit

Thursday, July 7, 2016

This year's General Manager Leadership Summit was another success, with engaging keynote speakers and innovative breakout sessions. See what attendees thought of the event. We hope to see you next year, June 25 –June 27 in Newport Beach.

What is Public Engagement?

Thursday, July 7, 2016

"What is Public Engagement and Why Do It?" This new webinar will begin by explaining what public engagement is, why it is important, and the benefits of inclusive public engagement. Panelists will then discuss a variety of strategies special districts may consider to increase engagement and share best…

The ABC’s of the CPRA

Monday, May 8, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District Join us for this FREE workshop and find out new updates and best practices for records retention! There will be three sessions included in this workshop including: The Public Records Act and Records…

Free Webinar: Avoiding Problems on Your Construction Project

Thursday, July 7, 2016

This webinar will provide participants with the top ten tips to make sure their construction projects run smoothly. We will provide helpful hints from the inception of a project through completion, including advice on contract documents, project personnel, and course of construction issues relating to…

2017 General Manager Leadership Summit Keynote Speakers

Monday, May 1, 2017

Join us at the 2017 General Manager Leadership Summit this June and hear from our keynote speakers Keni Thomas and Michael Grabow! Keni Thomas, U.S. Army Ranger Veteran of "Black Hawk Down" Mission, will be starting off the conference with his presentation “Get It On! What It Means to Lead the…