Executive Assistants Certification Program │ Virtual
The Executive Assistants Certification Program is designed to be completed within a cohort. Please commit to all session dates prior to registering.
August 13, 2021
August 20, 2021
September 17, 2021
September 24, 2021
October 22, 2021
October 29, 2021
November 19, 2021
All sessions will start at 9:00 am and end at 12:30 pm.
Courses are described below:
Understanding Culture │ Course 1
Prerequisite: Completion of asynchronous Orientation Webinar which will be emailed after registration.
This course will introduce the main functions of the Executive Assistant’s responsibilities and how these functions support the governance team. The course is intended to support aspiring, new to the position, as well as veteran Executive Assistants. Participants will explore the role of the Executive Assistant and be able to articulate why and how this role is important to both district and County Office governance. In addition, participants will identify ways the role contributes to a culture that supports student learning. The course will support personal and professional growth.
Governance │ Course 2
Prerequisites: Completion of signed Executive Assistant Professional Plan, Identification of an Accountability Partner from the cohort, and Course 1 described above.
This course will introduce the practices, tools, and resources which support good governance practices. The participants will understand the available resources from CSBA, and other district and COE partners. The requirements of governance, including, but not limited to, the Brown Act and board policies and bylaws will be highlighted. This course will support personal and professional growth, and course is intended to support aspiring, new to the position, as well as veteran Executive Assistants.
Job Mechanics │ Course 3
Prerequisites: Completion of assignments, and Course 1 and 2 as described above.
This course will identify the job responsibilities that support good governance. Participants will practice and enhance the skill sets held by effective Executive Assistants. GAMUT, public records, and scheduling are some of the specific areas that will be addressed. Small group discussions and projects will be utilized in this course. This course is intended to support aspiring, new to the position, as well as veteran Executive Assistants.
Integration and Graduation │Course 4
Prerequisites: Completion of assignments, and Course 1, 2, and 3 as described above.
This course will connect the learning theories and concepts from courses 1 to 3 to the application of an Executive Assistant job duties. An opportunity to reflect on learning and the application to the participant’s personal and professional growth will be facilitated. Completion of assignments and coursework will be recognized and celebrated. This course is intended to support aspiring, new to the position, as well as veteran Executive Assistants.
Program Registration Fee: $400 Standard │ Late $425
Registration will close on July 15.
Questions: Please contact Andrea Flamenco, Manager of Trainings, at email@example.com.