North State Conference: Registration and Call for Presenters

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2020 Conference – Creating a Leadership Culture

Regions 1, 2, 3, 4 ACSA North State Spring Conference – April 24-26, 2020

The Peppermill, Reno, NV

Peppermill Online room reservations – Register early. [Click Here]

HOTEL INFORMATION: Room rates: Single/Double Peppermill Tower Room – $86 for Wednesday/Thursday and $129/night for Friday/Saturday until March 30, 2020 There is a one-time $8 resort fee. Call Hotel Reservations directly to the Peppermill, 800-282-2444 or online at Be sure to specify you are with the 2020 Annual ACSA Conference (Code: AACSA209).

Note: After our originally contracted room nights are sold, a limited number of additional rooms will be available for $240 for Friday/Saturday nights until March 30 or block is sold out.

Conference Registration:

2020 Registration form fill-in

Online registration for conference participants.

Note; To pay with check or PO, click the “Pay with Check” button on the bottom of the payment page. To register more than one participant  click “Add another person” at the bottom of the Registration page.


ACSA Regions 1, 2, 3, & 4 are co-sponsoring the ACSA North State Spring Professional Development Conference.  This year’s premier event returns to the Peppermill in Reno, NV from April 24-26, 2020. We have finalized our keynote Speakers.  As an administrator we influence school conditions and support  teachers and other staff to provide learning experiences for all students.  Our conference this year will support you to be a leader that allows your school to thrive!

Be a conference presenter. [Download Call for Presenter form]. Deadline to submit is January 15.


Sam LaCara Memorial Golf Tournament, April 23, 2020, Lakeridge Golf Course

Breakfast and lunch sponsored by SiteLogIQ (formerly Indoor Environmental Services)

Register and pay for golf online [Additional fees apply]




Contact Stephanie Groat, Exhibit Chairperson at or 916-715-3098 to inquire about exhibit availability.

Exhibitors Register online – Preferred method (you can request to be invoiced at the bottom of the payment page).

2020 ACSA Exhibitor Packet



Scheduled Keynotes:

This year’s conference will focus on Creating a Culture of Leadership!



Phil Boyte

Friday Keynote:  Learning for LivingPhil Boyte wants your school to be a place so fun, encouraging and safe you have to beg students and teachers to leave at the end of the day. Phil has been traveling the
continent for over thirty years working with school educators in thousands of schools. Phil is the creator of programs such as Link Crew, WEB, and Breaking Down the Walls and wrote the book “School Culture By Design.” Be ready for an action packed and exciting message.
Saturday Lunch Keynote

Wes Smith, Executive Director, ACSA 

Dr. Wesley Smith is executive director of the Association of California School Administrators, the largest school leadership group in the nation. ACSA is foremost a champion for the state’s more than 6 million students. Having served in a variety of school leadership roles, including elementary and middle grades principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent, Dr. Smith understands the intricacies and influences in public education. He believes in a bold new future for ACSA and ensuring it is the most influential voice in public education for years to come. Changes in the standards taught and tested in California, a new school funding formula and the redesign of education accountability systems will require ACSA leadership. Dr. Smith is uniquely poised to lead that charge to protect the present and the future of all students 
  Sunday Morning   

Jay Billy, Member, Lead Like a Pirate Team

Lead With Culture: What Really Matters in our Schools

Program questions: Christine McCormick, or Peter Towne, . Conference questions, call or email:

Registration questions, call or email: Judy Bennett at 530.282.5331/

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