#CCSACon 17: Last Call - Winter Discount Registration Deadline is This Friday, Jan. 27

January 20, 2017

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Have you registered yet for the 24th Annual California Charter Schools Conference? The event starts just eight weeks from today. If you have not registered, we have a great discount opportunity for you. Make sure to register before our Winter Registration Deadline, which is this Friday, Jan. 27. You may register online using a credit card or a purchase order number. If you utilize the purchase order option, you will receive an invoice for the total registration fees due. However, payment is not due until March 23, 2017. That means you can lock in today's rate and pay when it is most convenient for you between now and the event. Please register today.

The conference will be held March 20-23, 2017 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Please visit our website for information about our keynote speakers and our full breakout and poster session program.

Pre-Conference Sessions. Monday, March 20, 2017

We also have some great options in our pre-conference schedule on Monday, March 20. Each of these four sessions require an additional fee: $50 for CCSA members, free for developer members, and $75 for non-members. You may add these special pre-conference sessions during the registration process.

LCAP Workshop

Featuring Alice Miller, California Charter Schools Association

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Are you struggling with your Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP)? Tired of another compliance document. Your school's LCAP should influence your budget and align with your charter, title plans, student assessment and WASC goals. Understanding and investing time in your LCAP will allow you to carry out your school's mission and tell the whole story of how your school is utilizing its resources and measuring success.

Planning for E-Rate Workshop

Featuring Mark Miller, LearningTech

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Create a draft tech plan during this hands-on tutorial. Prepare documents for your first E-Rate application. Presenters will explain how tech plans relate to E-Rate and coach participants through the entire process.

How Do I Handle That #1: Conflict Communication Skills for Education Professionals

Featuring Lorie Reichel Howe, Teach2Excel

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

While conflict is inevitable for education professionals, relational combat is optional and preventable. Whether encountering conflict with students, parents, teachers or administrators, skills that transform anger, arguments and hurt feelings into respectful dialogue are needed

How Do I Handle That #2: When Difficult Conversation Escalate to Confrontations

Featuring Lorie Reichel Howe, Teach2Excel

1:30-5 p.m.

When problematic behaviors continue despite your efforts to identify needed change, it is time to move from a difficult conversation to a crucial confrontation. Learn to effectively address repeat behaviors, failed promises, missed expectations and violations. (Prerequisite: How Do I Handle That #1)

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