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Cal-ISBOA provides high-quality conferences, seminars and other events to our members. If you have an idea for a speaker or topic, please feel free to let us know.  A Presenter Proposal Form is available here.

Upcoming Events

    • 05 Jan 2022
    • 23 Feb 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • zoom
    The HR role is critical to the operation of independent schools. If you are seeking a support group to exchange best practices, please join us every Wednesday at 4pm. This close-knit community of California school leaders is truly one of a kind! 

    Looking forward to seeing you!
    • 11 Feb 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Zoom

    Facilities Workshop

    Join your colleagues for a 2 1/2 hour virtual workshop completely dedicated to the ins and outs of Facilities at independent schools in California. This interactive program is designed for both new and seasoned Facilities professionals, as well as business officers who also wear the Facilities hat. The program will include opportunities for networking and sessions on a variety of Facilities topics encompassing both transactional and strategic Facilities functions.

    Preliminary Breakout Sessions

    10:00am - 10:30am
    The Ins and Outs of Poured in Place Rubber Surfacing
    Join Frank Horwath, TotTurf NCA Sales Representative, for a presentation on best practices for care and maintenance of your playground surfaces. Surfaces discussed will include Pour in Place Surfacing, Synthetic Turf, Rubber Tiles and Engineered Wood Fiber (EWF). Periodic Preventive Maintenance Do’s and Don'ts, Spot Cleaning and Minor Repairs will be covered. In addition Frank will share tips and tricks for assessing “what to do when” different conditions appear on your playgrounds.

    10:40am - 11:10am
    Transportation Demand Management Plans for Independent Schools
    Jurisdictions are increasingly requiring transportation demand management plans (TDMPs) to manage traffic volumes associated with independent schools, particularly new schools as well as existing schools planning to increase enrollment or add new facilities. TDMPs provide tools to limit traffic increases and to monitor traffic volumes and modes used to travel to and from school. This session will introduce participants to the purpose of TDMPs and various strategies used to develop successful plans. Presented by David Parisi, Parisi Transportation Consulting & Riley Hurd, attorney, Ragghianti Freitas LLP

    11:20am - 11:50am
    Gym & Athletic Facility Maintenance
    Proper maintenance of a school's athletic facilities is critical to its function and performance. Professionals from H.Y. Floor and Gameline Painting are ready to show you how to have the most admired facilities in the league. Vice President Susan Heller and Assistant Manager Roger Robbins will share best practices for keeping your wood floors looking their best, lowering your repair costs, and extending the life of your floors. Heads up - tip number 4 will shock you!

    12:00pm - 12:30pm
    Security Assessments
    This session will focus primarily on Risk Assessments and the critical role they play in identifying security gaps.The main areas of a Risk Assessment will be covered including Emergency Operation Plans,Training and Drills, Prevention Measures, Technology/Infrastructure and Recovery Plans. The presentation will conclude with discussion regarding the completed assessment and its benefits including a clear roadmap to follow with priorities identified for budgetary planning. Presented by Marianne Derbyshire Alvarez, Safety and Security Consultant 

    • 01 May 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Omni Hotel - Los Angeles

    Human Resources Workshop

    There’s never a shortage of HR topics to discuss! The interactive program is designed for both new and seasoned HR professionals, as well as business officers who also wear the HR hat.  Sessions cover a breadth of HR topics from compliance (just when you think you have it figured out, California throws you another curveball) to strategic HR thinking.

    Schedule and details to come!
    • 01 May 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • 02 May 2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • The Omni, Los Angeles, CA

    2022 Annual Conference and Meeting

    The Omni, Los Angeles

    Pre-Conference Workshops & Kick-Off Dinner, Sunday, May 1
    Conference & Annual Meeting, Monday, May 2

    Connect with your California Business Office colleagues and participate in professional learning focused on our State's unique legal, compliance, and economic environment. Engage with experts and colleagues to share information that will help drive strategic discussions as well as ensure your school operates safely and efficiently. Develop supportive relationships with colleagues. Share your experiences and benefit from some of the most experienced people in your profession.

    More details to come!
    • 10 Nov 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Zoom

    Cal-ISBOA is partnering with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore to bring you an important virtual event in November, the "California Legal Symposium." We'll focus on legal issues facing independent schools with an emphasis on California.

    More details to come!

    Each of the sessions will be eligible for SHRM and HRCI continuing education credit.

Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org

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