California School Business News

California School Business News

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

There are just a little less than two months left before our premier annual event in Sacramento. Are you joining us?

Those of you who are at least a little familiar with our state’s capital city probably know that in the last few years, it has rapidly gained fame as being a destination city for some of our nation’s best culinary delights.

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

Are you a CASBO member who is interested in becoming more involved in your section leadership? CASBO’s Eastern Section is looking for individuals who want to benefit their careers by improving their leadership skills and networking capabilities. If this sounds like you, please consider applying for a leadership position for the 2018-19 fiscal year!

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

The application period for open leadership positions on CASBO state committees and professional councils is now open!

If you are a CASBO individual member* who would like to give back to your profession, improve your leadership skills or expand your network of colleagues, we encourage you to apply. And if you know another CASBO member who would be interested in serving, please encourage them as well!

By: Molly McGee Hewitt | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

By: | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

Better communication starts with being more candid.

Yet, how many of us try to avoid awkward conversations in our personal relationships, social interactions and at work? It may be uncomfortable to speak up when things aren’t right, but it’s important to do so. Sugar-coating the truth, beating around the bush, or operating within the same confines only serve to keep the status quo.

Here are a few principles for making challenging chats just a little bit easier and getting to a place that produces better results.

By: | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

Everyone has done it: made a stupid mistake, slapped your head with your fist and claimed, “I am such an idiot!” Of course, you’re not really an idiot, but intelligence is not the same as critical thinking.

By: | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

Anyone who has ever worked in a managerial position will tell you it’s a difficult job. And now there’s proof to back it up.

Research by Gallup has determined that the best managers frequently realize 48 percent greater profitability and 22 percent greater productivity. The bad news is that only one in 10 people actually possesses the ability to manage others effectively. So, just what are the skills you need to be an effective manager?

By: | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

What makes a school district high-performing and innovative? Is it teacher engagement, access to technology, salaries or some other magical combination?

Dustin Haisler, chief innovation officer at e.Republic pondered these questions in a recent column. His take?

By: | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

A federal audit has raised questions about the accuracy of the local and statewide numbers the California Department of Education (CDE) has provided to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) related to graduation rates. The audit triggered a report assessing the data.

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

Do you know someone who's gone above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to California school business? If you do, that's great news because we're still looking for nominees for three of our Annual Awards!

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