Professional Development


NYSAWA Celebrates Phenomenal Women

Thursday, February 3, 2022 / 3:30 - 5:30 pm (virtual)
Following a Ted Talk format, speakers will share their experiences, moving stories and revolutionary actions that have pioneered their careers as successful women in the administration field. Administrators and professionals of all levels are encouraged to attend this virtual event. 
$35 (member), $40 (non-member)

Upcoming NYSAWA affiliate events

Capital Region  

Preparing for your next position and/or building strengths in your current role
Tuesday, March 29 at 5 p.m. (virtual meeting)

Communication is key: what you say and what you don’t say - and why it matters
Monday, May 2 at 4:15 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn (30 Clifton Country Rd, Clifton Park, NY)

Southern Tier

Preparing for your next leadership position (virtual)

Monday, January 10, 9 - 11 am / Free to members
Dr. Suzanne McLeod, Binghamton University Coordinator of Educational Leadership, Dr. Bob Ike, Palmyra-Macedon Central School District Superintendent and Dr. Jeffrey Matteson TST BOCES District Superintendent will discuss resume design and presentation, interviewing do’s and don’ts and contract negotiations. 

Central New York

Rochester, Finger Lakes

Transformational Leadership in Practice: a Professional Development and Learning Opportunity
Wednesday, March 23 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Wildwood Country Club (1201 Rush West Rush Rd, Rush, NY)
Speaker: Dr. Genelle Morris, Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for the Rochester City School District

$70 (member), $90 (non-member)
A passionate advocate for providing high quality education for all children, Dr. Morris has spent almost 30 years in urban education dedicating her life to ensure that students graduate from high school ready for college or a career. While pursuing that goal, she has worked in varying roles ineducation, including science instruction, curriculum, and assessment development; and at the district level, leading work in assessment, accountability, research, and evaluation.  Registration includes dinner.
Registration details to follow. 

Long Island

Celebrating Your Success: Resume Development
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 4 - 5:30 pm (virtual)
$20 (member), $25 (non-member)
Bring your resume with you for a live review in a Zoom breakout room with an experienced district administrator! You will be matched with an administrator who has experience in making hiring decisions. Get real-time feedback to get noticed for your next job. In this first session of a three-part series, you will find ways of building your resume and presenting your best you!