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Women’s Leadership Network

September 20, 2017  |   Comments Off on Women’s Leadership Network

Region 6 is hosting the first of three Women’s Leadership Network events on October 26, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Thank you to Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost for sponsoring this event.

Topic: Culturally Proficient Leadership
Speaker: Namita Brown
Place: Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost Office
70 Washington Street, Oakland (Jack London Square)
Parking Garage on Washington and Embarcadero, 1 block away

Flash News – September 2017

September 18, 2017  |   Comments Off on Flash News – September 2017

Region 6 Invites Membership Input for Professional Development

Region 6 Leadership is beginning the planning for the 2017-18 professional development activities. We are committed to meeting our members’ needs. President Essence Phillips invites your input on possible topics.

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ACSA Seeks Region Assistance to Begin New Strategic Plan

ACSA is beginning a new Strategic Planning process that will build on the association’s success over the past five years and assure it remains vital and relevant for its members for many years to come. Member input and Region involvement is essential to crafting a successful plan. This is your opportunity to contribute to the future of ACSA.

ACSA Region 6 Leadership Summit 2017

March 9, 2017  |   Comments Off on ACSA Region 6 Leadership Summit 2017

Thriving on the Vine: Leading for Equity, Engagement & Belonging

June 14-15, 2017 – Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton

Don’t miss this outstanding conference with a lineup of presenters including:

  • Jeremy Hunter – Founding Director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute
  • Shawn Ginwright – Associate Professor at SF State University and Co-Founder of Leadership Excellence Inc.
  • Bill McBride – editor, national reading consultant, international presenter
  • Jan Tomsky – managing partner & Terilyn Finders – Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs at Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost
  • Erik Palmer – author of Good Thinking: Teaching Argument, Persuasion, and Reasoning

New this year: a special session for Women’s Leadership Network

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2016-17 Slate of Candidates

March 7, 2017  |   Comments Off on 2016-17 Slate of Candidates

Election Open March 2, 2017 – March 13, 2017

Use the link below to view the 2016-17 Slate of Candidates and to cast your vote.
DEADLINE: March 13th

Vote Now!

Region 6 Mini-Grants and Student Scholarships

March 6, 2017  |   Comments Off on Region 6 Mini-Grants and Student Scholarships

Don’t Miss Out!

Mini-Grants for ACSA Members

Region 6 offers five $1,000 mini-grants each year to support educational programs or materials that can improve student learning.
DEADLINE: February 24, 2017 (THIS FRIDAY!)

Student Scholarships

Region 6 offers ten $1,000 scholarships to eligible students in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Students must be a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a Region 6 ACSA Member. These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors and college graduates seeking post graduate degrees or credentials.
DEADLINE: March 17, 2017

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Flash News – January 2017

January 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Flash News – January 2017

Congratulations to the Region 6 Administrators of the Year

  • Superintendent, Eric Volta, Liberty Union High School District
  • Secondary Principal, Phil Johnson, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Middle Grades Principal, Pat Avilla, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District
  • Elementary Principal, Pam Hughes, Newark Unified District
  • Central Office Administrator, Odie Douglas, Pleasanton Unified District
  • Secondary Co-Administrator, Mistee Guzman, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District
  • Classified Leader, Nicole Joyner, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Personnel Human Resources Administrator, Mike Wasilchin, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Adult Education Administrator, Vittoria Abbate, Mt. Diablo Unified District
  • Career Technical Education Administrator, Linda Granger, Eden Area Regional Occupational Program
  • Special Education Administrator, MaryAnn Frates, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District
  • Business Services Administrator, Jackie Kim, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Pupil Personnel Administrator, Rinda Bartley, Castro Valley Unified District
  • Curriculum & Instruction Administrator, Sonja Neely-Johnson, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Retired Administrator, Sara Danielson, West Contra Costa Unified District
  • Marcus Foster Memorial Award for Administrator Excellence, Mary Boyle, Castro Valley Unified District
  • Valuing Diversity Award, Heather Pereira, Pleasanton Unified District
  • Partners in Educational Excellence Award, SchoolCARE, Albany Unified District

All these outstanding leaders will be recognized along with all nominees at the Region 6 Awards Dinner on the evening of Thursday, June 15 at our annual conference.

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Flash News – Special Edition

January 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Flash News – Special Edition

All Kids Are Our Kids: A Post-Election Toolkit for Educators

As school communities continue to deal with some of the polarizing issues of the 2016 presidential election and upcoming inauguration, teachers and school/district administrators are faced with situations they are not accustomed to dealing with. From impromptu student walk-outs and organized demonstrations on campus, to student fears of family deportation and incidents of hate speech and graffiti, many campuses throughout our county and across the state and nation are experiencing increased tension among students and adults.

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Flash News – August 2016

August 11, 2016  |   Comments Off on Flash News – August 2016

New to your position or just want to continue learning?

ACSA academies have a long-standing reputation as high quality job-embedded professional learning opportunities to build leadership skills needed in current and new jobs.

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Flash News – May 2016

May 10, 2016  |   Comments Off on Flash News – May 2016

Thriving on the Vine: Cultivating Ourselves for Good Action

June 15-16, 2016 – Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton

Don’t miss out on an exceptional end-of-year opportunity to jump start your 2016-17 professional development for leaders!

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