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California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (CASCD)

The California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (CASCD) is a diverse community of educators throughout California committed to promoting exemplary practices that ensure all learners reach their fullest potential.

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A golden opportunity to work from home while keeping connected to California's fast-paced educational community, collaborate with schools to personalize Professional Development as a partner with an international educational organization.  

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P.O. Box 1841

Oroville,  CA  95965




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In meeting the needs of the Whole Child, schools, teachers and educator preparation programs continue to evolve their practices to address the reality of how trauma impacts children as people and as learners. In this issue, we offer a collection of original articles, videos and tools created by pioneering voices addressing this significant challenge. We hope these resources help frame the issue for you as you continue to learn, teach and lead. See more quality ASCD resources on this topic here.​​

​​Interested in digging deeper? Feel free to contact this issue’s contributing subject matter experts directly! Their contact information is included with each article.​​

​​Have valuable, original contributions you’d like to add to this theme? Want to offer feedback on this issue? 

​​Please email them to Walter McKenzie at Thank you!


California ASCD seeks to provide a constant and engaged community for educator ideas, growth, learning, and collaboration, particularly as we face challenging contexts unique to our state.

    Please consider joining us We'd like to extend the offer of a new member special rate of

2 years for the price of 1:  That's a savings of $49.

With membership, you will gain access to these benefits:

  • Bi-monthly Curriculum Feed newsletter
  • E-blasts with state and national educational news
  • Member discounts on cutting-edge workshops 
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Specialized on-line resources
  • Opportunities for meaningful collegial connections



in as little as 12 months

For more information please contact:  

Cameron Whitcomb | (323) 514-1367 |

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Are you a member of California ASCD?

CASCD members are active and involved in the changing face of education.  Join CASCD and become empowered with innovative solutions to support the success of all learners.

Sign up to become a member or renew your membership today!


We encourage all interested members to take advantage of opportunities for engagement with CASCD.

CASCD strives to exist as a vibrant and active network where anyone who cares about quality teaching, leading and learning is welcome and can find meaningful ways to engage. Our members frequently volunteer to host workshops and institutes at their schools, serve on committees, produce newsletter articles or webinars, and serve the Association in a variety of ways. If you are a CASCD member and would like an opportunity for greater involvement, speak with a Board Member or our Executive Director, Kathleen McCreery at 916-206-8103, about opportunities. 

We encourage active membership in our parent organization, ASCD!

Did you know that when you register for conferences or make purchases from ASCD, our CA affiliate can benefit?  Simply place the items for purchase in your ASCD shopping cart and then enter CAAFF in the space for promotional code.  ASCD will return 5% of your conference registration and 2% of your book purchases to us to support programs in California.  We thank you!

ASCD Exclusive Webinar with the CDC

Title:  Leading Schools During the Coronavirus

            Crisis:  Short-Term Steps

Date:  Thursday, March 26, 2020

Time:   3:00 p.m. eastern time

Duration:  1 hour

Join ASCD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for this webinar focusing on steps for leading schools during the COVID-19 crisis.  This webinar will focus on immediate and short-term steps that schools and educators should be considering with regard to student and staff physical health, school closures, remote learning, and ensuring well-being across all learning communities.  This webinar will use the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model (WSCC) jointly developed and released by ASCD and the CDC as its frame.

ASCD is proud to be able to make this resource available to its members and subscribers.  For more information on ASCD, please visit our website 

Register or invite your colleagues to attend 

About the Presenters:

Sean Slade, Sr. Director of Global Outreach ASCD

Sean Slade is the Senior Director of Global Outreach at ASCD, focusing on promoting and expanding the ASCD Whole Child approach across the United States and globally.

During his nearly three decades in education, spanning 5 countries and 4 continents, Slade has spoken and written extensively on topics related to the whole child and health and well-being, and he has been at the forefront of promoting and using school climate, connectedness, resilience, and a youth development focus for school improvement.

Sarah Lee, Team Lead, Research Application & Evaluation School Health Branch, Division of Population Health, CDC

Sarah Lee is team lead for the Research Application and Evaluation Team, with the School Health Branch, Division of Population Health at the CDC.  Her team focuses on chronic disease prevention and management in schools.  Sarah provides scientific expertise and leadership on pertinent documents, surveillance systems, and CDC school health programs relating to youth physical activity, nutrition, obesity prevention, school health services, and out of school time.  Sarah is author of the Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT), Guidelines for Schools to Promote Lifelong Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program Guide, and is a co-author of many CDC publications on health and academic achievement.  She is currently serving on the COVID-19 response within the Community Intervention Task Force that is responsible for creating guidance to communities.

ASCD CaliforniaPhone: (530) 520-9412
Mailing: PO Box 1841
Oroville, CA 95965

The California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (CASCD) is a diverse community of educators throughout California committed to promoting exemplary practices that ensure all learners reach their fullest potential.


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