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5 Things You Should Do at Fall CASPA 2015

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

The Colorado Association of School Personnel Administrators (CASPA) formed to advance the interests of Colorado school leaders and public education. CASPA 2015Each year, CASPA holds its annual Fall conference to share content, innovative ideas, and technologies to leading professionals and businesses in the field of K-12 school district HR. This year, CASPA is holding their Fall CASPA conference at the Keystone Resort & Spa from September 30 to October 2, 2015.

Whether this is your first time attending CASPA, or you’ve attended for years, conferences in general can be overwhelming, so we made our own list of five things you should do at Fall CASPA 2015.

5 Things You Should Do at Fall CASPA 2015

  1. Kick off the first night of CASPA with Jeopardy at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30.
    Join this ultimate quiz competition on the first night of CASPA. Just like the game show, clues are given in the form of answers and you must phrase your response in the form of a question to win. Jeopardy night is filled with good old-fashioned-fun, as well as friendly competition!
  2. Rise and shine with a full breakfast sponsored by TeacherMatch on Thursday, October 1 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.CASPA Breakfast
    We’ve all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” So, start-off your first full day at CASPA on the right foot and join friends and colleagues for breakfast before the Welcome Session.
  3. Take notes during sessions and share your insights on social media.
    Take notes to review with your team, as well as share your new knowledge and insights in real-time on social media. Follow us on Twitter @TeacherMatch as well to stay up-to-date on CASPA events. During the entire conference, we will be sharing our CASPA photos and insights by using #CASPA15.
  4. Join us for a complimentary dinner at the Bighorn Bistro & Bar on Thursday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
    Ron Huberman, Co-Founder/Executive Chair of TeacherMatch will be co-hosting a dinner with friendly and informative conversation with Jim Baker, Director of Employment Services at Jeffco School District and Amy Spruce, Certified Recruitment and Retention Administrator at Adams 12 Five Star Schools. Keystone Ski AreaRegister for our dinner today at caspa.teachermatch.org to enjoy breathtaking views of the Keystone Lake and The Continental Divide as you savor seasonal inspired appetizers and entrees. Seating for dinner is limited, and registrations will be honored on a first-come basis. Any questions, please email Amy at avracar@teachermatch.org.
  5. Visit vendor tables during breaks.
    Maximize your connections and visit tables during breaks. By visiting vendor tables, you will connect with K-12 school district vendors all in one place and discover how they can benefit your school district. Don’t forget to visit the TeacherMatch table for an introduction to TeacherMatch 360™ – our revolutionary, first-of-its kind software portfolio incorporating cutting-edge research, predictive analytics, and the latest technology innovations.

Learn more about TeacherMatch. Download our TeacherMatch 360 brochure today and discover how you can create a custom-designed system configured to meet your district standards and specific needs to recruit, assess, track, hire, and develop highly effective teachers prepared to give students the best chance to succeed. Likewise, for more information about TeacherMatch, email us at info@teachermatch.org or call us at 888.312.7231.

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Amy Vracar
With a B.A. from Northeastern Illinois University in Media Communications and English, Amy Vracar began her career in Illinois public libraries and colleges and held positions as a Marketing Assistant at Harper College and Marketing and Public Relations Associate at the Algonquin Area Public Library (APPL). At APPL, Amy successfully developed a three-year marketing plan based on board initiatives and constructed the library’s first style and branding guide. After almost ten years in public libraries, Amy joined Sikich, LLP as a Vertical Marketing Specialist. Amy drove the creation, execution and delivery of integrated marketing campaigns for the firm’s Enterprise Resource Planning Technology Services Division. She oversaw content development for the firm’s key technology markets and collaborated with partners and C-level executives. One of her content pieces was featured nation-wide and received approximately 120 million unique views per month.   Amy joined TeacherMatch in July 2014 to merge her love for education and technology environments, and brings her skills in marketing strategy, as well as developing first class relationships, to the TeacherMatch team.
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