CASDA offers a wide range of conferences, workshops, research, and consulting services to its affiliates. Our affordable annual membership rates ensure that districts of any size have access to CASDA workshops and research. Benefits include:
- Access to University at Albany School of Education faculty and grants
- ERS membership
- Free use of SUNY East Campus
- SCOPE Publications
- Reduced fees for CASDA conferences and programs
- Reduced fees for Meeting Series
- Enhanced website
- Customized surveys and research
- Access to University at Albany library databases
- Free “Sharepoints” –discussion boards
- Access to CASDA faculty and consultants
CASDA’s talented faculty and staff offer a number of consulting services that can benefit your school district. The results of CASDA studies have helped to shape districts throughout the Capital Region. We specialize in:
- Program & Administrative Reviews
- Professional Development Workshops
- Joint Intervention Team Assessments
- Regional Shared Service Studies
- Leadership Seminars
- Data Analysis and Support
- Student Intervention Programs
In addition, CASDA offers:
Know Your Schools ~ for NY Kids
Founded in 2004 by the University at Albany School of Education, Know Your Schools seeks to provide educators with information about to improve student achievement by examining how the best practices at highly successful schools. With resources for elementary, middle, and high schools, the Know Your Schools website provides accurate data in a variety of interactive and easy-to-understand charts and graphs. It contains reports on best practices as well as case studies of school success stories. Know Your Schools researchers have also developed COMPASS, a tool kit and workshop series for schools seeking to increase student achievement that helped stakeholders identify specific needs, resources, and goals. CASDA hosts regularly scheduled workshops with certified COMPASS trainers for Capital Region educators.
For more information about COMPASS or to schedule a COMPASS workshop for your school, please contact CASDA faculty member and COMPASS trainer Nancy Andress, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
NBPTS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the quality of teaching by developing professional standards and advanced certification for teachers. National Board Certified Teachers are accomplished educators who meet rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment, and peer review to NBCTs have a positive impact on student achievement, teacher retention, and professional development. CASDA is the Capital Region affiliate of NBPTS, hosting professional development opportunities and other events for local educators.
For more information about upcoming NBPTS events in the Capital Region or about NBPTS certification requirements, please contact CASDA faculty member Annette Romano at email@example.com.
For more information:
To become a member or find out more about these and other benefits, please contact us at 518-512-5198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.