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Webinar Wednesday "Top 10 HR Branding Tips" - Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at noon

Dr. Vicki Larson, IASPA’s Winner of the Digital Branding Award, will share her Top 10 Tips for promoting her district to prospective employees.  Click here to register.

Administrator Academy #3876 "Creating Efficiencies in the School HR Office" - Wednesday, May 25, 2022

IASPA will be offering an Administrator Academy this year designed for school administrators with HR responsibilities entitled “Creating Efficiencies in the School HR Office” presented by Dr. Dale Fisher from Deerfield Public School District 109. If you need an Administrator Academy this year – or if you are just looking for some quality professional development, please consider attending the IASPA Administrator Academy scheduled for May 25, 2022

Course Description: This course provides K-12 HR Administrators with strategies to examine current HR processes to identify opportunities for creating and implementing efficient operations of departmental tasks. The presenter will share successful strategies and instruct participants on how to create and implement similar strategies in their respective district to maximize efficiency and productivity.  Participants will come prepared with a reflective review of specific tasks within their current HR paradigm and will implement technology strategies to assist in their own work upon return to the office.  Participants will become fluent in the nuances of spreadsheet (Excel, Google Sheets, or Numbers) usage as well as Google Apps for Education and screencasting as they relate their respective HR work. 

Meals: Lunch will be provided.

Time: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm


Marquardt District #15 Administration Center

1860 Glen Ellyn Road

Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Pre-Work & Attendance: Academy pre-work will be sent to you via email one week ahead of the AA. On the day of the event, please plan to attend the entire session and submit your Application and Dissemination Piece in order to be granted credit for this course.

Materials: Please bring a laptop computer, Chromebook, iPad, etc. to the session in order to complete the Application and Dissemination Piece as required by ISBE.

Payment, Cancellations, & Refunds:

Payment by credit card is preferred. If payment is made by check, the check must be received by IASPA no later than 5/13/22 so that pre-work may be sent to you in a timely manner. Registration cancellations received on or before 5/13/22 will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received after 5/13/22 or no-shows cannot be refunded. Requests for cancellations must be received by Mary Hasley ( by 5/13/22.