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.
Assistant Executive Director
California ASCD Assistant Executive Director Job Description!
The Governing Board of the Califonia ASCD, an affiliate of the international ASCD organization, is seeking an assistant Executive Director who is an exceptional leader who will continue to build upon the ASCD's tradition of educational excellence.
California ASCD is a community of all educators committed to promoting Whole Child practices to ensure that all students are safe, healthy, engaged, supported, and challenged. The Statewide membership of 2,000 reflects the educational diversity in California and is comprised of superintendents, central office administrators, principals and assistant principals, department heads, teachers, university personnel, state agency personnel, and others.
California ASCD develops the professional and innovative repertoire of a diverse membership of educational leaders, empowering those committed to enhancing education. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of schools or districts and address the current needs of social/emotional development, curriculum development, instruction, assessment, grading and/or supervision. CA ASCD continues to expand in the areas of advocacy and influence addressing legislative policy development in support of the Whole Child achievement and strives to be the essential "go to" organization for legislative and educational leaders in California.
I. Title: Assistant Executive Director (part-time) Independent Contractor with California ASCD Association who will work with the Executive Director to support completion of the following tasks.
a. Background in Curriculum and Instruction
b. Demonstrated educational leadership
c. Involvement with CASCD and ASCD
d. Hold a current California administrative credential
e. Experience working with professional educational organizations
f. Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
g. Experience in developing professional training
III. Primary Function:
a. Provides administrative services and leadership assistance to the CASCD President and Executive Board in accordance with the CASCD constitution, by-laws, and adopted policies and practices of the Executive Board.
IV. Reports to: CASCD President and Board.
V. Conditions of Employment:
a. One-year contract is renewable following the annual evaluation by the Board.
a. Planning and Leadership
i. Facilitates the implementation of the Biennial Plan working with the officers and committees.
ii. Coordinates planning for the bi-annual Board of Directors retreat meeting.
iii. Provides guidance and assistance to CASCD Committees.
b. Liaison with Board of Directors
i. Coordinates development of Board of Director meeting agendas with the President.
ii. Coordinates board agenda, minutes to board members one week prior to scheduled meetings of the board.
iii. Attends all meetings of the Board of Directors & Committees.
iv. Serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors.
v. Keeps the board informed between meetings of important CASCD business via email.
Maintains and updates the Board's directory and matrix to guide selection of new board members.
c. Conferences and Professional Development Programs
i. Organizes all P.D. events
ii. Creates marketing materials for conference and professional development activities.
iii. Works to manage registration process and the payment of bills for all sponsored conference and professional development programs
iv. Attends P.D. events and hosts the presenters.
v. Contracts with presenters for professional development activities.
vi. Arranges for facilities and materials for professional development activities.
i. Works with ASCD to maintain the membership database.
ii. Implements Board approved strategies for recruiting and retaining members
iii. Serves as CASCD's contact person for the ASCD Joint Dues Program.
e. Liaison to ASCD International:
i. Serves as the contact person between CASCD and ASCD.
ii. Represents CASCD at all ASCD and ASCD affiliate functions as directed by the Board.
iii. Attends ASCD Annual Conference, ED meetings, regional and leadership conferences.
iv. Prepares and submits annual ASCD affiliate Data Profile and other required reports.
f. Liaison to other Organizations & Corporate Partners:
i. Collaborates with regional, state and local educational and professional organizations in the pursuit of activities that support the CASCD's mission and goals.
ii. Represents approved CASCD policy issues or positions to other organizations.
iii. Promote and develop CASCD corporate partners
1. Facilitate participation/hosting at P.D. activities and Board events.
iv. Adheres to CASCD Board approved policies on endorsements and co-sponsorships.
i. Coordinates all CASCD press releases.
ii. Coordinates with committees to provide information to the webmaster to be posted to the website, Facebook, monthly Curriculum Feed and other social media.
iii. Communicates with the President on a regular basis and with the Executive Board as appropriate between meetings of the board.
h. General Office Management:
i. Receives and responds to CASCD correspondence.
ii. Maintains CASCD correspondence and financial files and history in concert with the CASCD administrative assistant.
iii. Works with CASCD treasurer to issue invoices, manage billing procedures and ensure that records of revenues and expenditures are maintained.
iv. Works with CASCD treasurer regarding collection of revenues, approval of payment of bills, income tax report, and issuance of 1099 forms to those contracted by CASCD.
v. Supervises operations of CASCD board members involved in CASCD membership, registration and accounting processes.
CASCD will be negotiating to offer several workshops this next year focused on developing and implementing a trauma-sensitive environment. We will be offering the initial training (Level 1) with additional training (Level 2) to follow. Location and detailed information to be added soon.
“Forever Changed Not Forever Damaged”Childhood trauma is real, it is prevalent and it impacts students, their learning and the adults in their lives quite significantly. In this engaging, relevant and practical session, learn from childhood trauma expert Kristin Souers, MA LMHC, (author of "Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom").
If your district is interested in hosting one of these events, please contact us!
Professional Development Events
Character Strong in Partnership with CASCD present:
Building an Intentional School Culture
A TRAINING ON HOW TO INFUSE SEL AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT INTO THE DAILY FABRIC OF YOUR SCHOOL.
December 4, 2018
(at two locations)
QLN Event Center in Oceanside, CA
Yolo COE in Woodland, CA
Flyer for 12-4-18 Event Character Strong.pdf
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.
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.
Corwin Presents Institute on...
Literacy Engagement for Student Success
Featured Speakers: Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Michael McDowell
October 26-27, 2018
This two-day institute provides attendees with practical and effective instructional strategies designed to captivate learners, advance literacy skills, and create moments of discovery and insight in the classroom. Learn from thought-leaders in literacy education as they share research, practices, and techniques that help students connect to literacy.
Please click on the link below to view the flyer for more information
California ASCD Announces 2018 Outstanding Instructional Leader