Small and Rural School Districts Attendee Guide

This year, we’re proud to once again offer programming of particular interest to board members and superintendents from small and rural school districts.

Thursday, November 30

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

  • Family Engagement: Keys to Unlocking the Achievement Gap
  • Healthy Students, Healthy Outcomes
  • Integrated and Designated STEAM for All Students: The Key to Deeper Learning
  • Negotiating in the New Age of LCAP and LCFF
  • Stand Up for Justice, Stand Together in Partnership: Communicating the Dashboard
  • The Power of Collective Will

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

  • Community Partnerships That Impact Learning
  • In the Era of LCAP: How to Ensure the Board Sets the Direction for the District
  • Integrating Community Engagement, LCAP and Collective Bargaining: It's All About Choices
  • The Research-Based Pathway to Effective Governance

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

  • Addressing Social-Emotional Needs of All Students
  • Are you an Engagement Innovator?
  • Funding Schools: Fiscal and Political Outlook
  • So Much Data, So Many Ideas: LCAP Design in Small Districts
  • Strategies, Action and Policy to Address Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Friday, December 1

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

  • Need More Money for Students? Find Out How to Get It
  • Raising the Bar on Teacher Quality: Teacher Training to Teacher Dismissal

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

  • Pension Costs: How we got here and where we are headed

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

  • Immigration: When National News Lands in Your Neighborhood

Saturday, December 2

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

  • Designing and Developing an Intermediate School to High School CTE Transition Plan
  • Religious Neutrality in Schools in an Era of Political and Social Extremes

To view workshop descriptions, presenters, and other details, search for the session by name here.