2017 Sponsors

CSBA would like to thank the sponsors of the 2017 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show. Without their support we would not be able to provide the high-quality speakers and events that make the conference such a success. The 2017 AEC sponsors include:

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
We are a full-service California law firm with a focus on employment and labor, education, real estate and construction and litigation. We are counsel to over 400 school districts and public and private universities. Our diverse teams bring a seasoned perspective to California's complex legal landscape for both private and public entities. AALRR maintains offices in Sacramento, Pleasanton, Fresno, Cerritos, Irvine, Riverside and San Diego. 

California Sheet Metal/HVAC Industry
We provide high quality technical education to men and women who seek a rewarding career in the sheet metal and HVAC industry through our joint apprenticeship programs. The contractor members of the California Association of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors (CAL SMACNA) and the craftperson members of the Sheet Metal, Air Rail and Transportation Unions' (SMART) work together to design, construct and maintain advanced HVAC systems for schools that place a premium on energy efficiency and enhanced indoor air quality. Our goal is to create and ensure a learning environment that is healthy, high performing and comfortable for students and teachers alike. Our pool of contractors and professional craftpersons will make all of the difference when it comes to delivering work on education facilities that is safe, on-time and within budget.

Dannis Woliver Kelley
We are a California education law firm that represents hundreds of school districts. The firm's areas of expertise include: board ethics, transparency and accountability; business, property, construction and finance; labor, employment and personnel; litigation; charter schools; and special education and student issues. DWK offers trainings in all areas related to education legal matters and can customize a training based on your district's needs. DWK-California's Thought Leaders in Education Law!

Lozano Smith, LLP
For 25 years, we have represented every type and size of school district through all legal issues imaginable. Recognized as a leader in California education law, and with our eight offices throughout California, we have remained committed to serving local school districts, county education offices, community college districts and most of all, the students.

Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
We are a union committed to building quality schools. Our goal is to continue to expand our work with educators to train the next generation of craftsmen and craftswomen for the construction industry.

We are the voice of the $150+ billion industry responsible for bringing power & communications to buildings & communities throughout the U.S. NECA promotes & supports the union electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research & standards development. NECA contractors are equipped to meet the demands of their customers through sustainable construction and energy management solutions. The IBEW is a leader in the electrical industry. IBEW electricians are highly skilled & trained in the latest technologies with a focus on quality & safety.

Piper Jaffray & Co
We are the nation's top underwriter of education financings, providing cost-effective assistance to schools for all their financing needs (e.g., TRANs, COPs and G.O. bonds). Proudly works with CSBA to provide the Cash Reserve and Certificates of Participation programs, part of the CSBA Finance and District Services Corporations.

School Services of California, Inc.
We are a premier business, financial, management, and advocacy resource for educational agencies in California.

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company
We are the leading public finance firm in California. We provide bond underwriting services to California school districts, including general obligation bonds, Mello Roos special tax bonds, certificates of participation and leases, and financings for solar and energy conservation projects.

WLC Architects, Inc.
WLC Architects, Inc. has been providing over 40 years of design and construction. WLC provides complete architectural services, urban and regional master planning, and interior design. They are proud to be a leader in the design of educational, community, civic, and religious facilities in California. Throughout the years WLC has kept a constant vision. They are Client Focused. Passion Driven.

2017 Trade Show Bingo Sponsors:

California Financial Services
California State Pipe Trades
Jones Hall

Golden Bell Awards Sponsors:

Since 1975, Climatec has been making buildings safer, more comfortable and efficient. As the recognized market leader for California’s K-12 market, Climatec is uniquely qualified to evaluate the efficiency of your facilities and provide budget neutral energy-saving solutions with guaranteed results. Our long list of products and services can help you create a building that's efficient and friendly to both your bottom line and to the environment.

Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP
We provide comprehensive legal services across all areas of practice to more than 400 of California's education institutions from six locations statewide. As many Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost attorneys and senior staff began their careers in public education, they continue their passion for and commitment to public education through their Celebrate Success Awards Series, which honors student and district excellence with academic and artistic awards.

Kaiser Permanente
We are committed to helping shape the future of health care and provide integrated health care to 7.6 million members in California. Kaiser Permanente's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. For more information, please go to kp.org/share.

OpTerra Energy Services
We are a national energy company that works with education, local government, commercial, industrial, and institutional organizations to implement efficiency and sustainable energy solutions that save money, enhance safety, improve assets, and protect the environment. As a subsidiary of ENGIE, the number one energy efficiency services provider in the world, OpTerra Energy Services provides a unique and extensive set of energy and sustainability management services to thousands of customers across the U.S. The company has provided more than $2 billion in energy savings for its customers over the past 40 years.

THINK Together
We are a nonprofit education organization that partners with schools and school districts to promote educational excellence and equity for all kids. THINK Together is the state's largest provider of expanded learning time programs (early literacy, after-school, summer learning, etc.), serving more than 100,000 students at more than 442 locations across 41 school districts from San Diego to San Jose. Partnering with school administrators and teachers, its academic programs and dedicated team of 3,000 employees are helping students close the achievement gap. THINK is an acronym: Teaching, Helping, Inspiring & Nurturing Kids.

UA CA Apprenticeship Coordinators
We train thousands of plumbers, steamfitters, sprinklerfitters, welders and HVACR technicians in union sponsored and State and Federal Government accredited programs throughout California.