San Joaquin Section’s 2016-2017 Fall Workshop

“Improving Student Attendance From Day 1”

September 1st and 2nd, 2016
Martin Peterson Event Center, Modesto,CA
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2017 State Conference



April 19-21, 2017
Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe, CA
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Pupil Services Legislative Update

April 2016

Prepared by: Sherman R. Garnett – CEO, Sherman Garnett & Associates
CASCWA Southern Legislative Representative
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In Loving Memory of

Frank Valdez
June 6, 1944 – October 26, 2014

“Frank was a true child advocate and a wonderful man. I had the honor of interviewing him in the August 2007 Intercom
_Frank Boehler Intercom Newsletter Editor
Click here for his obituary

CASCWA Featured Member

Gricelda Cardenas
Vice President

California’s 2015 Classified School Employees of the Year
Recognized by State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson
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Southern Section Fall Workshop

October 28, 2016
Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel
7675 Crescent Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90620
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Dora Dome Law and Epoch Education, Inc.

Strong Partners of CASCWA

“Why an Equity Lens is Imperative for Change”
“Creating a Culturally Competent Discipline Process”
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Click here to view webinar #1.
Click here to view webinar #2.

What is CASCWA?

CASCWA is a leading professional association dedicated to improving school safety and increasing student attendance in our schools within California. We are part of a network named the Pupil Services Coalition, whose members represent more than 330,000 members of various California-based pupil services associations and organizations, we influence relevant legislation and advocate for the needs of students, families, and schools.

Our organization includes four regional sections of California:


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.
  10. Network! Network! Network!

As you explore our website you will find information on Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA) Advocacy and Policy Work, CWA Professional Learning opportunities such as our Annual State Conference and many other resources to support your work with children and youth in your local community. There will be ongoing updates on the website so be sure to come back.

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Latest Intercom Newsletter

The Redbook 2016

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