2023 Conference

Regions 1, 2, 3, 4 ACSA North State Professional Development Conference

April 28 – 30, 2023

Peppermill, Reno

The room block at the Peppermill for the conference has been sold out. If you are planning on attending the conference and have not secured a hotel reservation, search for hotel availability via our trusted partner aRes Travel.

Book online or call 1-800-559-3186 for assistance

Our North State PD Conference moves back to the Peppermill, Reno and the golf tournament is also back for 2023.

Our conference is on Sched. Check out the speakers, sessions, exhibitors, etc. 

Conference Attendees

Link: Conference Registration for participants    [Exhibitor registration link below]

Registration questions:  Contact Monika Towne at

Early Bird Pricing until April 4, 2023:  Member – $399; Non-member – $499; Retiree – $199

Cancellation Policy, conference attendees:

Conference registration fees, less a $30 administrative fee, will be refunded if cancellation is received by April 10, 2023. Cancellations MUST BE IN WRITING and postmarked/emailed no later than April 13. Refunds made after April 10, 2023 will be subject to a $75 fee. No refunds after 4/21 or for “No Shows.”


Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitors:  Register online – (you can request to be invoiced at the bottom of the payment page). Note:  AMEX, VISA and MasterCard accepted or request an invoice and pay by check..

Contact Stephanie Groat, Exhibit Chairperson at or 916-715-3098 for questions on exhibiting, availability of exhibit space or general information.

Sam LaCara Memorial Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 27, 2023 at Lakeridge Golf Course.
Participant registration
Sponsor registration

Scheduled Keynotes:

This year’s conference is Energize and Lead!​

Friday Night Kickoff

Michael Bonner’s  seminars challenge listeners to reflect, strategize, and execute in order to increase their efficiency in the workplace and personal areas.  He is consistently seen as a visionary leader who strives to create a positive mindset among his listeners.  Individuals leave Mr. Bonner’s presence, ready to make a lasting impact.

Saturday Lunch Keynote

LindaGail Walker is currently the Executive Director of Innovation and Impact at MeTEOR Education. She works to help schools and districts leverage High Impact Learning Environments to increase High Impact Learning Experiences that accelerate engagement by beginning with relationships. She is also working with school leadership to ensure that viable practices are maintained, internal capacity is built, and disparity is lessened for all students. It is her passion to work with schools and school leaders to help them on their personalized journey toward success, taking them from where they strive to be through utilizing best practices and an instructional framework that is customized and tailored for professional learning that is practical and sustainable.

Sunday Morning   

John Hodge is president and co-founder of Urban Learning and Leadership Center, an organization focused on student achievement and reductions of the achievement gap.  His work and expertise focus on the areas of leadership, student achievement, and equity.

Program questions: Mike Vincelli, .

Conference questions, email: Laura Butler,  .

Registration questions, call or email: Monika Towne at 916-202-2473 or

Golf Tournament questions, call or email:  Mary Sakuma at 530.200.0616 or