California School Business News

California School Business News

By: Courtesy of Emma Tudor, Vice President, Sports for Learning, a CASBO Associate Member | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

Return to school is on every K-12 educator’s mind. Who is returning? What does the schedule look like? How will the students respond? Do we have enough staff? What will summer school look like? The list is endless. Of utmost importance is the well-being of our whole school community, from the students to the staff, the parents to the bus drivers; everyone matters. So, carefully planning and putting the right resources in place is fundamental to a successful return. 

By: | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

Fixing the inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic will require a “holistic redesign” of the nation’s schools, according to a recent report from AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

On April 6, 2021, at the President's Leadership Recognition Ceremony, held virtually as part of the CASBO 2021 Annual Conference & California School Business Expo, we were pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Schuyler C. Joyner Award, with a formal presentation by our 2020-21 Associate Member Committee Chair Brent Stickler, of Southwest School & Office Supply, a CASBO Premier Partner.

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

It's time to honor the heroes who helped us pull off our first-ever virtual Annual Conference!

We're so pleased we were able to proceed with our popular annual event in spite of the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. So, although pretty much all of our volunteers operated behind the scenes this year — when, normally, you would have seen them all over our conference venue — their contributions made our event an even more memorable one!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

Are you a CASBO member who is interested in becoming more involved in your section leadership? CASBO’s Central 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 2021-22 fiscal year!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

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 2021-22 fiscal year!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

 

Are you a CASBO member who is interested in becoming more involved in your section leadership? CASBO’s Northern 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 2021-22 fiscal year!

We have an opening for a Director III to serve on our section board. You must be a CASBO Northern Section individual member* to be eligible to serve.

By: | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

 

At this point, we can all agree that Zoom fatigue is real, but computer science professor Cal Newport has a surprisingly simple suggestion to fight it, as reported by Jessica Stillman in Inc.com.

Even with the pandemic seeming to wane, it’s unlikely we’ll go back to working as we did before. For some roles, remote work, at least part of the time, appears here to stay. So how do you manage it without frying your brain with endless video calls? Reverse meetings!

By: | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

 

We all have little tricks we employ to try and keep anxiety at bay. The question is, do they really work and are they healthy?

Psychologist Judson Brewer, author of “Unwinding Anxiety,” suggests that instead of creating habits that might backfire, try calming your nerves by rejiggering your daily routine.

By: | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

 

When you’re pretty sure you’ve got your facts straight or are on the right side of the fence on an issue, it’s hard to question your knowledge or opinion, even when new evidence is presented. But that’s exactly what organizational psychologist Adam Grant suggests we do in order to stay open to learning and have a growth mindset.

Jill Suttie of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center recently interviewed Grant and inquired about ways we can all go about rethinking what we think we know.

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