CaPS PD for California Private School Educators
A collaborative effort between California Department of Education 
and the California Private Schools Advisory Committee
A Best-Selling Corwin Press Author
Focus on School Improvement Plans and Change

This one day presentation is designed specifically for Administrators. As an attendee, you will:
  • Understand the concept of deliberate practice.
  • Develop and implement a Deliberate Practice Plan.
  • Improve key instructional leadership skills.
 Benefits to Private School Administrators:
  • You will have time to collaborate in small groups facilitated by peers.
  • Following the workshop, online coaching in peer cohort groups will be available.
  • These concepts will apply to your existing plan structures. 
About Our Presenter
Dr. Raymond Smith is an Author Consultant with Corwin Press Publishing.  
Most recently, Dr. Smith was the lead author of a book entitled The Reflective Leader: Implementing a Multi-dimensional Leadership Performance System (2012) and Evaluating Instructional Leadership: Recognized Practices for Success (2015), which includes a forward by John Hattie. He has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Colorado in Denver, has district office experience for educational oversight of seven high schools and two alternative high schools, principal, and teacher.
When & Where?
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Northern California
January 7, 2016    
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
Dublin Unified School District
Professional Development Center
7471 Larkdale Ave. Dublin, CA 94568 

Los Angeles Region
February 4, 2016 
 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
  California Lutheran University, Ullman 101
  60 W Olsen   Road
  Thousand Oaks , CA 91360
  9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m 

Southern California
February 5, 2016  
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
CSU  Fullerton,  Irvine  Campus
Irvine,  CA  92618
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m 

More Information?
See the CAPS PD website for more info about content & our presenter:
Event Fees
Reduced event fees are possible through grant funding for private school educators. Registration Fee: $25.00 (includes light breakfast, lunch, and materials).  Pre-pay is preferable by PO or check.   Make checks & POs payable to SCOE. Send pre-payment to Mark Calonico, CaPSPD c/o SCOE, PO Box 269003, Sacramento, CA 95826-9003.  Payment will also be collected at the event (cash, check or PO).

For more information on private schools: Visit the CDE Web site at

CaPSPD Contact Information: Mark Calonico, Private School Contact       916.228.2651
PO Box 269003   Sacramento, CA  95826-9003