California School Business News

California School Business News

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

 

Are you a CASBO member who is interested in becoming more involved in your section leadership? CASBO’s San Diego/Imperial 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. But don't wait ... the window closes at the end of the month!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

The window to register for our next Human Resources Summit, which is being held on Friday, March 19, 2021, is closing soon. Act fast to secure your spot before the deadline expires!

By: | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

When Amelia Diaz graduated from high school, she received a gift from a very special person … her bus driver. Charlene Richardson had been Diaz’s bus driver since her seventh-grade year in 1982.

The gift was a potpourri sachet. “Every time a senior graduated, Charlene gave us a gift. She was very kind.”

By: | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

As districts continue to announce reopening plans and dates, many experts say that while plans should rely on science, they should also rely on something more difficult to measure: trust.

This is especially true for Black and brown families, which are disproportionately represented in the COVID-19 death toll; and Black teachers who, according to a National Education Association survey, are half as likely to have been vaccinated as their white peers.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

Many organizations have committed to diversifying their leadership and promoting more women of color to senior positions. But to do that, they may find that their leadership criteria need an update, say Marlett Jackson and Paria Rajai for Harvard Business Review.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

We live in world where quite a few people view kindness as weakness, especially in the workplace. But according to Shola Richards, consultant, author, blogger and a keynote speaker at the CASBO 2021 Annual Conference & California School Business Expo, kindness is a force that connects people and is the most powerful force available to us to positively change the world.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

We’ve all heard the adage, typically applied to relationships, that you can’t change someone, so it’s better to accept them as they are. Author and organizational psychologist Adam Grant has a new tip that relates to the workplace: Don’t try to change someone else’s mind. Instead, help them find their own motivation to change.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond recently announced the new “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to bold, revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

New data from GBH Education and PBS Learning Media collected through two waves of surveys (in February-March and June 2020) reveals that 13% of teachers had never used digital media services in their classrooms until schools transitioned to remote learning.

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