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2017 Spring Conference Call for Presenters

November 1, 2016  |   Comments Off on 2017 Spring Conference Call for Presenters

ACSA Regions 1, 2, 3, & 4 are co-sponsoring the North State Spring conference. This year’s premier event will return to the Peppermill in Reno, NV, April 28-30, 2017. We are in the process of finalizing our Keynote Speakers and are now accepting applications for Breakout Sessions. Topics of interest may include: 21st Century Skills, LCAP, LCFF, Common Core, Legal, Technology Integration and Leadership. Please consider showcasing some of the great learning, activities, and successes in your schools and districts. You will help make our ACSA Region 1, 2, 3, & 4 even stronger by sharing your many talents and skills with all!

Workshops will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017, and sessions are usually one hour in length. 

However, if your presentation is longer, we might consider dividing it into Part I and Part II. 

2017 Call for Presenters Form

*Workshop Presenters are asked to register for the Conference* 

Please send your proposal to Region 3 Consultant Emilie Simmons no later than Nov 30, 2016.

VIDEO: Highlights from the 2015 North State Spring Conference

June 24, 2015  |   Comments Off on VIDEO: Highlights from the 2015 North State Spring Conference

View highlights from the recent ACSA North State Spring Conference in Reno, sponsored by Regions 1, 2, 3 and 4.

North State Conference brings hundreds to Reno

The North State Spring Conference 2015 sponsored by ACSA Regions 1, 2, 3 and 4 is an outstanding conference developed by members representing the four ACSA regions. This partnership was formed to bring the latest in educational programs and ideas to school administrators in Northern California.

Region 3 at Legislative Action Day 2015

March 18, 2015  |   Comments Off on Region 3 at Legislative Action Day 2015

Region 3’s North Charter President, Renee Scott-Femenella, put this image together from photos of R3 participants Legislative Action Day in Sacramento, March 16, 2015.

PHOTO GALLERY: Elk Grove Charter Social

December 9, 2014  |   Comments Off on PHOTO GALLERY: Elk Grove Charter Social

The Elk Grove Charter held a social on Wednesday, December 3rd at Palermo’s Restaurant in Elk Grove.

ACSA’s Director of Member Services Margie Cuizon, Member Recruiter Lily Campbell and our R3 Executive Board have all been working hard to help re-establish this charter. With  new superintendent Chris Hoffman on board and an energetic Charter Executive Board in place, Elk Grove should be one of our more active R3 charters. Special thanks to Anna Trunnell, Director Curriculum/Professional Learning, Elk Grove USD and R3 VP of Programs, for her steadfast leadership in revitalizing the Elk Grove Charter!

Advocacy Training at Yolo COE

December 3, 2014  |   Comments Off on Advocacy Training at Yolo COE

ACSA legislative advocate Sal Villasenor conducting advocacy training at the Yolo County Office of Education the first week in December.

PHOTO GALLERY: Region 3 Leaders, October 2014

October 17, 2014  |   Comments Off on PHOTO GALLERY: Region 3 Leaders, October 2014

Region 3 Leadership Training, August 18, 2014

August 27, 2014  |   Comments Off on Region 3 Leadership Training, August 18, 2014

At the Region 3 Leadership Training, which took place August 18, 2014 at the Red Lion Hotel.

Wes Smith addressing Region 3 Executive Board, state council & committee representatives and charter presidents.

Wes Smith addressing Region 3 Leadership

Region 3 Leadership Training

Photo: 2014 State Board Retreat

July 30, 2014  |   Comments Off on Photo: 2014 State Board Retreat

Front row, 2nd from the right is Region 3 Board Representative, Dr. Cindy Petersen at the recent state ACSA Board Retreat.

2014 Administrators, Students Honored at Awards Gala

May 27, 2014  |   Comments Off on 2014 Administrators, Students Honored at Awards Gala

Student Scholarship award winners

Region 3 held its annual Awards Gala May 14, 2014 at the Red Lion Hotel. Awards were presented to Administrators of the Year, Silver Stars, Aspiring Administrators, Partners in Educational Excellence and Student Scholarship winners. Outgoing Executive Board members Richard Tapia and Harjinder Mattu were thanked for their service.

Harjinder Mattu, outgoing Vice President of Programs, presided as Master of Ceremonies, and Dr. Randy Delling, newly installed ACSA President, attended as a special guest. Performances included the Cordova High School Jazz Band, presentation of Colors by Pacific Career and Technology High School JROTC Cadets, and the National Anthem sung by Eve Sterling, Mather Heights Elementary School. Special thanks to our event sponsor, Lifetouch.

Below are the names of those honored at the ceremony.

Student Scholarship Awards

Theodore Scott- Femenella
Dustin Diel
Katerina Burko
Perry Vargas

Aspiring Administrators

Hortencia Phifer, Esparto USD
Robert Pope, Twin Rivers USD
Shaen Hosie, CSUS
Jennifer Hansen, CSUS

Dr. Virginia Dixon gave an inspiring presentation at the ceremony.

Silver Star Recipients

Central Office Administrator:
 Steve Muzinich, Director Attendance and Due Process, Folsom Cordova USD
 Sara Naguchi, Interim Superintendent, Sacramento City USD
Elementary Principal:
 Kelly Odipo, Parkway Elementary School, Sacramento City USD
Secondary Principal:
 Paul Fawcett, Principal, Winters High School, Winters JUSD
Secondary Co-Administrator:
 John Barsotti, Winters Middle School, Winters JUSD
Elementary Co-Administrator:
 Vlastimil Krvecek, Nicholas Elementary School, Sacramento City USD

Administrators of the Year

Superintendent:
 Jonathon Raymond, Sacramento City USD
Central Office:
 Sue Stickle, Deputy Superintendent, Sacramento County Office of Education
Business Services:
 Rhonda Crawford, Chief Business Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Folsom Cordova USD
Elementary Principal:
 Pam Scheeline, Winters Elementary School, Winters JUSD
Secondary Principal:
 Kerry Callahan, Pioneer High School, Woodland JUSD
Adult Education:
 Susan Moylan, Principal, Woodland Adult Education, Woodland JUSD
Continuation/Educational Options:
 Shane Yang, Site Administrator, Pacific Career and Technology High School, Twin Rivers USD

Partners in Educational Excellence

School Insurance Authority Team
Fremont Presbyterian Church
Sacramento District Dental Society
CSUS Division of Social Work
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation

Installation of 2014-15 Executive Board

Jonathon Brunson………………………… Past President
Brent Cushenbery……………………………… President
Dr. Chris Morris ………………………….President-Elect
Hervey Taylor III …………………VP Legislative Action
Steve Muzinich ………… VP Communications/Marketing
Anna Trunnell …………………………….. VP Programs
Angi Carlomagno ……………………… VP Membership
Sue Gilmore ………………………………….VP Finance
Charlie Linebarger ……………………..Past VP Finance

Women’s Leadership Event a Rousing Success

May 2, 2014  |   Comments Off on Women’s Leadership Event a Rousing Success

The May 1 Women’s Leadership Network Event was, according to Region 3 Board Representative Cindy Petersen, “incredible!”  More than 200 women attended, as well as Dave Gordon, Jackie Levy, Sue Stickel and Vicki Barber, and several staff members from state ACSA including Sherry Griffith and London Roberts. The keynote by Sally Edwards engaged the entire audience, inspiring and entertaining the guests. The event featured drawings, prizes and enjoyed  the support of vendors.

Thank you to all who attended!