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ACSA Region 16 Leadership Opportunities in 2020-2021

ACSA Region 16 is looking for members who would like to become involved with Region 16 leadership.  All interested candidates are asked to submit a written statement (150 words or less) by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020 to Tina Gandera, ejg1350@lausd.net.
 
Officers up for nominations for the 2020-2021 year are:
 
ACSA Region 16 Treasurer 
 
Board of Directors (3 positions) – Job Duties: Serve on the Executive Board and the Region Representative Council.  Be responsible for providing orientation to and generally assisting Region committee chairpersons as assigned by the Region President.  Assist the Region Treasurer on the Region Budget Committee.  Serve on the Region Nominating-Election Committee.  Serve on the Region By-Laws Revision Committee if it is convened.  Perform all other duties which customarily pertain to these duties.
 
Membership Chair -- Job Duties: Recruit, retain and recognize members.  Identify trends and issues with membership categories that may require changes or adjustments.  Support and help grow ACSA’s Partner4Purpose program in order to further meet the needs of members.  Monitor and ensure that region and charter bylaws align with state ACSA bylaws and that region and charters are in compliance with these regulations.
 
Adult Education Council – Job Duties: To identify and study issues relating to adult education. To recommend legislative positions to ACSA and advocate for legislation that advances public adult education statewide. To actively enhance and promote adult education's role with professional organizations, government officials, state agencies, school districts, business, industry, and the community at large. To plan and coordinate professional growth opportunities for administrators of adult education programs.
 
Curriculum, Instruction, & Accountability Leaders Council  -- Job Duties: To identify and study issues and make recommendations on practices, policies, and positions to ACSA’s leadership and staff and to state agencies related to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and accountability.  To identify and disseminate best practices for administrators who work in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and accountability, to ensure student centered instruction and services, which prepare all students to compete in an international society.  To plan, develop, and coordinate professional learning programs, electronic media, and publications related to council business.  To maintain liaison with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), including nominating WASC commissioners.  To review all non-ACSA requests to conduct research using ACSA records. To review all non-ACSA requests to conduct research using ACSA records. To maintain liaison with state agencies and other organizations which impact curriculum, instruction, accountability, interventions, assessment and evaluation; To assist in ACSA membership recruitment.
 
Human Resources Council -- Job Duties: To identify and study issues relating to professionals responsible for personnel, employer/employee relations and other human resources programs. To provide leadership, direction, clarification, and understanding in such areas as personnel practices, employer-employee relationships, fair and equal employment practices, contract management, negotiations, retirement, legislation, credentials, management team concept, individual rights, and staff-related issues. To plan, provide, and encourage in-service training for administrators in this area, and to maintain liaison between ACSA and the American Association of School Personnel Administrators. To assist in the recruitment of personnel, employer/employee relations and other human resources administrators as ACSA members. To assist with addressing shortages in education and work with CTC to address the staffing challenges and opportunities. To promote the training and recruitment of individuals of diverse backgrounds as human resource administrators. To promote the highest standard of ethical conduct, assist local school administrators, and to assure due process to all members of ACSA.
 
Middle Grades Education Council – Job Duties: To identify and study issues relating to middle grades administrators and to recommend practices and policies which will lead to high quality programs for young adolescents. To strengthen a network for communication among middle grade administrators. To plan, provide, and encourage professional development programs for middle grades administrators. To assist in the recruitment of middle grades administrators as ACSA members. To encourage interaction and support between ACSA, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the California Department of Education, and other organizations and agencies promoting the interests of middle grades education.
Secondary Education Council – Job Duties: To identify and study issues and make recommendations to ACSA board of directors related to secondary education. To recommend practices and policies that will lead to high quality programs for secondary students. To recruit secondary administrators as members and to maintain a liaison between ACSA, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), and other state agencies relating to secondary education. To plan and coordinate professional development programs for secondary administrators
 
Student Services & Special Education Council – Job Duties: The Student Services and Special Education Council supports administrators in the areas of special education, student services, and coordinated youth services by: Advocating best practices, policies, and legislation to ensure high quality student programs.  Improving collaboration and communication between general education, student services, special education, and other support agencies and organizations. Facilitating the development and understanding of current trends and financial issues related to their impact on student programs and services. Planning and coordinating timely and meaningful professional development offerings for new and experienced school administrators. Assisting in ACSA membership recruitment.
 
Co-Administrators Committee -- Job Duties:  To assist co-administrators (vice-principals, assistant principals, deans, coordinators, etc.) in their role as instructional leaders within their schools and communities. To promote networking and increase communication among co-administrators. To provide access to professional development and mentoring experiences. To increase awareness of the co-administrator’s role and the importance of that role.
Urban Education Committee -- Job Duties: To identify and study issues relating to urban education. To emphasize the need to improve educational opportunity for children in urban school districts. To identify and articulate the unique concerns of administrators in urban school districts. To recommend solutions and/or courses of action to deal with problems and needs of urban schools. To identify and study issues and make recommendations on practices, policies, and positions to ACSA’s leadership and staff and to state agencies/legislators related to Urban Education.
 
Career Technical Education Council -- Job Duties:  To support administration and ensure relevant high quality CTE programs that prepare Pre-K-adult students for successful transition to careers and post-secondary education through: core integrated curriculum, legislation, advocacy, professional development, communication and collaboration.
 
If you are interested, submit a written statement (150 words or less) by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020 to Tina Gandera at ejg1350@lausd.net.

Women's Leadership Summit 2020

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ACSA Region 16 presents...
4th Annual
Women's Leadership Summit 2020
"Courageous Conversation, Courageous Hearts"
Saturday, March 7, 2020
 
Location:  Northridge Academy (Local District Northwest)
9601 Zelzah Ave, Northridge, CA 91325
 
Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Trudy Arriaga (Author of Opening Doors: An Implementation Template for Cultural Proficiency and Leading While Female:  A Culturally Proficient Response to Gender Equity) 
 
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - SEE ATTACHED FLYER 

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