CAWS Spring Seminar 2020



Monday, March 2, 2020



Colin Pierce



Sheraton Grand Group Reservation

1230 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95814







Keynote Speaker: Colin Pierce, Secondary School Program Manager, City of Seattle’s Department of Education & Early Learning



Monday – Mar. 2


  7:00 - 8:30 am           Registration and Breakfast


  8:30 - 9:15                Welcome and Introduction of CAWS Board - Business Meeting,

Legislative Report – Robin Oliver and University Update – Dot Battenfeld


  9:15 – 9:45                Break


  9:45 – 10:45              Keynote: Equity: The 11thLearner Profile– Colin Pierce


10:45 – 11:15              Presentation of Scholarships – Jessica Downing, CAWS Treasurer


11: 15 -12: 00             Leveraging the New Standards and Practices for Equity and Excellence-

                                   Colin Pierce


12:00 - 1:00 pm          Lunch


   1:10 – 1:30               Featured Speaker: Introducing: New IB Standards and Practices – Kelsey Day, IBWS Manager


1:30 – 2:15               Breakout Sessions #1 - 

IB Evaluation and Support, Kelsey Day, IBWS Manager


Specifics for your IB Programme, Colin Pierce


   2:15 – 3:00               Breakout Sessions #2 –

AVID/IB Compatibility, Kelsey Day


Brainstorming with Peers PYP, MYP, DP/CPCAWS Facilitators


** Kelsey Day will be available after the conclusion of our day.**


CAWS SPRING SEMINAR 2020                                                INVOICE # 03022020

Conference Resigtration                                                          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: Register Here   then complete registration form and submit. Print a copy of your registration confirmation to use as an invoice.


$250 per person included 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 person check at registration.


Authorized schools that have paid their 2019-2020 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 February 20, 2020. Registrations closes Feb. 20, 2020.


The Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel - 1230 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95814, 916-341-4011

Deadline for booking a CAWS block room rate is

Feb. 6, 2020


Please make hotel reservations via the booking link: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Reservations. For reservations after Feb. 6 call 916-447-1700. Rooms for the group may be reserved for March 1 – March 2 at $215.00 per night, Traditional Room plus 15.3% state and local taxes. Self-Parking is $25.00 per day. Valet parking is $32.00 per day. The Sheraton Grand is 10.6 miles from Sacramento International Airport.


The hotel located in the restored historic Public Market Building and International. The hotel does not provide a shuttle but there are several transport options readily available. The hotel has a restaurant and provides in-room dining. Many restaurants are within walking distance fo the hotel.