What is CASCWA?
CASCWA is an organization comprised of school and community professionals who are dedicated to improving school climate, safety, and increasing school attendance. We create a network of professional support, mentors and educators, and we influence relevant legislation and advocate for the needs of students, families, and schools.
Our organization includes four regional sections of California: Bay Area , Delta-Sierra , San Joaquin Valley and Southern California.
CASCWA Featured Member
Southern Section President
Next Executive Board Meeting
October 18, 2013
Official Publication of CASCWA
Jeni Mendel's CWA
Articles of interest to all CWA's
Sherman Garnett & Associates
A CWA Must Have
CALIFORNIA LAWS RELATING TO MINORS
Compiled by PHIL KAUBLE, former CASCWA State President, topics include attendance, discipline,
rights of students, due process, student records, delinquency, special education and many more.
Nearly 900 pages contain references to over 1,400 code sections. Order today.
Preserving the History of CASCWA
CASCWA Historical Review
and Focus on
Past State Presidents.pdf
SI&A serves an estimated 75 percent of California’s students with one or more products annually. SI&A supports and empowers school districts with innovative programs that generate and protect revenue, achieve attendance and performance goals, streamline processes, and fulfill state and federal obligations. We deliver success through our expertise in attendance improvement, categorical support, special education and mandates.
CASCWA Membership Advantages
The issues faced by Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance personnel are represented by a legislative liaison at ACSA meetings, as well as representation on CAPSO, SARB and other organizations throughout the state.
Links are being established with the State Department of Education, Attorney General's Office, and the State Legislator's. These links provide CASCWA with an ear at the highest level of our state government.
The networking opportunities provided by CASCWA allows professionals to expand their knowledge of programs and services being offered in other parts of the state thus enriching the program alternatives they might present to their own students. Networking also provides a personal support system for Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance personnel. CASCWA prides itself on the quality of the personal relationships that develop between members.
CASCWA is a professional organization run by Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance practitioners for Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance personnel. We welcome, however, graduate students and others interested in the field
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CASCWA is the only state organization that
focus on the needs of the Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance personnel.
CASCWA offers the opportunity for like-minded professionals to develop a personal support network.
CASCWA offers the opportunity for professional growth.
CASCWA offers representation on the state scene.
TEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BELONG TO CASCWA
1. Keep up-to-date on education issues, trends, and findings.
2. “Ask –The-Expert” questions about CWA and receive answers from our “Experts.”
3. Participate in professional development workshops throughout the state.
4. Receive legislative updates related to CWA issues.
5. Provide scholarships for students-at-risk.
6. Influence the profession by collaborating with other organizations.
7. Develop your leadership skills.
8. Improve the educational success of all students.
9. Receive the “Intercom,” the official newsletter.
..... NETWORK! .....NETWORK! .....NETWORK!
SAVE THE DATE
May 7, 8 & 9, 2014
"Building a Better World One Student at a Time"
Hosted by the San Joaquin Section of CASCWA
Tachi Hotel Resort - Lemoore, CA
2013 CWA Professional Developments
2013-14 CWA Professional Developments
Lozano Smith Series
November 12, 2013 - "Updates to Student Fee Rules"
January 27, 2014 - "Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and the Rules of the Road"
April 21, 2014 - "What's New in Student Discipline?"
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Safe Schools Conference
Garden Grove, CA
2013 CASCWA Legislative Update
Tony Shaw ,North Legislative Representative, CASCWA
Jeni Mendel, South Legislative Representative, CASCWA
Child Welfare and Attendance Specialization Program
Summer 2014 - Point Loma Nazarine University
After A Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
School Attendance Review Board
A Road Map for Improved School Attendance and Behavior
Prepared by the State School Attendance Review Board (State SARB)
Published by the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS)
2012 SARB Handbook (174 pages in .pf)
Hope You Attended
April 17, 18 & 19, 2013
"Celebrating 77 Years of Service"
Hosted by the Delta Sierra Section of CASCWA
Hyatt Regency Hotel - Sacramento, CA
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