CAWS Fall Forum




CAWS Office: 20530 Via Talavera, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
TEL: (909) 896-9557,


2018 Fall Forum for CAWS Schools

Monday, October 29, 2018

Learning and Leading Together

Phil Evans, Regional Development Specialist IBO


311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Tel: (619)544-1886, E-mail:






7:00am – 8:30am


8:30am – 9:30am

Introduction of CAWS Board

  • CAWS Business Meeting
  • Legislative Updates - Lee Angela Reid, Capitol Advisors
  • Scholarship Update - Kimberly Stern, CAWS Board
  • California Service Project -We Help Two - Trevor Bergman

9:30am – 10:15am

Keynote -Working to our potential: Education by design

Phil Evans, Development Specialist, IB

10:15am –10:30am


10:30am –11:15am

Featured session #1 –3Rs for Managing Change

Dr. Joanne Culverhouse, Superintendent, La Habra City Schools and Dr. Mario A. Carlos, Director of Communication and Special Projects, La Habra Cirty Schools

11:20am –12:15pm

Featured session #2 – Working to our Potential with Social Media - Phil Evans, Development Specialist, IB

12:15pm – 1:15pm


1:15pm – 2:15pm

Programme Breakout Sessions (Facilitated Discussions)

  • PYP/MYP - Supporting Student Agency and Self-efficacy 101? Cynthia Brown and Kimberly Stern, CAWS Board Members
  • DP - Navigating the UC A-G Guide Tools and Best Practices for Your School and Students, - Dot Battenfeld,
  • CP -  Phil Evans, Development Specialist, IB

2:20pm – 3:00pm

Closing Session – Tools for Nurturing Parent Understanding -

Heather Garcia, Associate Superintendent, Natomas Unified Schools

3:00pm – 4:00pm

(optional session)

What is an IB education? – Phil Evans, Development Specialist, IB (for interested schools or adding new programmes)

  • A brief articulation of the value of IB – the latest programme research
  • What should your stakeholders know?
  • Q and A – programme specifics, application for candidacy, authorization process



CAWS FALL FORUM 2018                                                        INVOICE # 100217

Conference Registration                                                        CAWS Tax ID #94-3381716

                                                                                                          CAWS is a non-profit organization                                  


Please complete The On-Line Registration Form for this conference by going to the CAWS website at: and click on Upcoming Events, then, 2018 FALL FORUM, then Register. (View the CAWS yearly Calendar for all events)


$250 per person includes Monday breakfast, refreshments, and lunch plus conference materials. Advance payment is required. If payment is not received prior to the conference, please be prepared to present a Visa or Mastercard credit card or personal check. 


Authorized schools that have paid their 2018-2019 CAWS dues pay $200 per person.


Registrations will be confirmed only upon receipt of a Check or Purchase Order. Mail Payment made out to CAWS to 20530 Via Talavera, Yorba Linda, CA 92887 Be sure to write the name of your school or organization on the payment. 

No refunds after October 8, 2018. Registrations close Oct. 20, 2018.


Please make hotel reservations directly with the Horton Grand. Ask for “CAWS”, Booking #10903 - Tel: (619 544-1886), or 1 (800)542-1886. Rooms may be reserved for October 27 - October 30, at $109 single, $119 balcony and $129 double plus tax. Effective July 2018 Tax Exempt forms are no longer accepted. Call by October 4th. Taxi service approximately $25 and the downtown shuttle $12 provide transportation to and from the San Diego airport. The hotel has overnight valet parking for $45 per night, and day only parking is available. Parking structures close to the hotel are available. The Horton is approximately 3 miles from the San Diego airport.


SAVE THE DATE - Feb 4, 2019


CAWS Spring Seminar


Sheraton Grand Sacramento

Sacramento, California