2021 Executive Assistants Workshop (EAW)

Wed, May 12, 2021
Virtual Event
General Info
General Info

The Annual Executive Assistants Workshop (EAW) is a much-anticipated event for executive assistants from California Community College districts around the state. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with one another, exchange best practices, and increase their ability to address key issues applicable to their unique leadership role at their district. All executive assistants, especially those who assist governing boards and chief executive officers, are invited to attend the annual workshop.

Due to current statewide health and safety regulations, the Annual Executive Assistants Workshop (EAW) will be held via Zoom. The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Program Highlights
Program Highlights
  • Board & Staff Roles/Responsibilities
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Team Building for Your Dept.
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Latest Brown Act-related Issues
  • Project Management Tips & Tricks
  • Best Practices/Idea Exchange to Handle Zoom Fatigue

For questions about the program contact Dr. Jane B. Wright, Director of Policy and Procedure Services, at jwright@ccleague.org.


EAW Registration Cost: $149
Registration closes on Monday, May 10th at 9:00 a.m

Note: Zoom details will be emailed to registered attendees one week prior to the workshop.

Cancellations must be made in writing and will incur a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after Monday, May 10, 2021. For cancellations or questions about registration, please email Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org.

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8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.             Welcome & Workshop Details with Event Overview

9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.             Defining Board & Staff Roles and Relationships

10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.       Cultural Sensitivity in the Workplace

11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.       Team Building Tips for Executive Assistants

12:00 p.m.  – 12:55 p.m.      Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.  - 1:55 p.m.             Managing COVID-19 Issues: Now and What’s Next

2:00 p.m.  - 2:55 p.m.             Troubleshooting Leadership: Moving Forward with Challenging Executives, Board Members, or Other People

3:00 p.m.  - 3:55 p.m.             Burning Brown Act Issues You Need to Understand

4:00 p.m.  - 4:55 p.m.             Hot Topics Discussion – Sharing Best Practices/Problem Solving   

Save the Date:  April 28-29, 2022  
2022 Executive Assistants Workshop at Laguna Cliffs Marriott, Dana Point