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California School Business News

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

As uncomfortable as it is to admit — and carry out — some situations at work require a confrontation. From gripes between co-workers to disagreements with your manager to pet peeves with your cubicle neighbor, every once in a while, confrontation is inevitable.

Sure, it seems easier to ignore it, but letting it simmer can make it worse. After all, confrontation is stressful and awkward. But letting it go can lead to a bigger blow up.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

The U.S. Department of Education has confirmed to School Transportation News that school districts can use the latest round of COVID-19 relief grants to purchase school bus ventilation systems.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

The shifts of the past year are shaping new developments in online learning, classroom technology training, cybersecurity concerns and more. The result: Districts must assess their technology, security and distance-learning needs to be sure they’re on target with the current environment and future needs.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

There’s no denying that the ongoing global pandemic has reshaped the K-12 landscape. The list of changes is extensive: virtual education, new assessment methods, increased burnout, and challenges with recruiting and retention, to name a few.

At the same time, another crisis emerged as the nation confronted the role of systemic racism across society in the wake of the police-involved deaths of Black Americans.

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

 

Registration continues for our Technology Summit, presented in partnership with California IT in Education, and we now have a final agenda for you to peruse!

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

 

Registration for Annual Conference is closing this Friday. Don't wait to make your plans to join us for this 100% virtual event!

For more than 90 years, CASBO has been uniting school business leaders like you, and one of the biggest ways we do it is at our Annual Conference & California School Business Expo, the best place to hone your skills, advance your career and build your network.

By: | Tuesday, January 12, 2021

 

As we launch into a new year, now’s the time to focus on thinking big, according to leadership consultant Michael Hyatt. This mindset may not come naturally, but it can be learned.

What is the benefit of thinking big? You head into the year with a vision, which is the first step toward achieving your most important and aspirational goals.

Here are four strategies Hyatt recommends you use to create your vision and think big.

By: | Tuesday, January 12, 2021

 

Checking your phone for an extra two hours every night won’t stop the apocalypse, but it could stop you from being psychologically prepared for it, writes Angela Watercutter in “Wired.”

It used to be that Sunday nights in bed were spent digging through Twitter for “Game of Thrones” hot takes, or armchair quarterbacking the day’s game. Now the thing to binge-watch is the world's collapse into crisis.

By: | Tuesday, January 12, 2021

 

Compared to the adrenaline-fueled response in the spring and the false dawn about the recovery over the summer, the most recent wave in the COIVD-19 pandemic requires a new understanding of personal resilience, says Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg for the Harvard Business Review.

The essential task is to identify your biggest challenges over the next year and then tap the psychological stamina you and your team need to get there.

By: | Tuesday, January 12, 2021

 

Malicious cyber actors are targeting K-12 schools to launch ransomware attacks, steal data and disrupt distance learning programs, federal officials announced late last month. The warning was co-authored by the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC).

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