Personnel Institute

Event Information

At ACSA's Personnel Institute, the workshops, seminars and presentations will empower HR staff—whether veterans or newcomers to the world of HR—to discover new ideas, stay up-to-date on the latest research and legal issues, and learn new concepts and ideas for future implementation in the HR office or the district.

This three-day event with its mix of interactive and workshop sessions presented by practitioners, consultants and attorneys will offer information and provide insight into the issues and laws that confront HR departments.

Oct. 3-5, 2018
DoubleTree Berkeley Marina


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Hotel & Travel Information

Oct. 3-5 | Register for the Institute

Berkeley, CA

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina

200 Marina Blvd,
Berkeley, CA 94710

Personnel Institute rate of $189 is available to Personnel Institute attendees until the block sells out or September 11, 2018.

Access the 2018 Personnel Institute Hotel Registration Site.

Event Schedule

Oct. 3-5 | Register for the Institute

Previous (2017) Schedule of Events

Ray Curry Award

Oct. 3-5 | Register for the Institute

Ray Curry Award

Each year, the ACSA Human Resources Council Personnel Institute Committee awards to an outstanding human resources or personnel administrator, the Ray Curry Award. The award will be presented to the chosen human resources/personnel administrators on Wednesday, Oct. 5 during the Personnel Institute. The award presentation is a part of the Council and Committee's on-going efforts to recognize human resource/personnel administrators; specifically, the human resource or personnel administrators who most reflects the ideals, character, commitment, and dedication to the field of human resources or personnel administrators, as exemplified by Ray Curry and all he stood for in the field of human resources or personnel.

The 2018 nomination form for the Ray Curry Award will be available June 1.

Criteria for Selection

Nominee must:

  • Be a member of ACSA
  • Have contributed or displayed accomplishments in the role of human resources/personnel administrator at the district, region or state levels
  • Possess outstanding professional qualities and traits
  • Have been a contributor to the success of professional development activities and functions sponsored by the ACSA Human Resources Council
  • Exhibits other significant contributions in the field of human resources/personnel administration

Nominating Procedures:

  • Nominations are to be submitted only by members of ACSA, the ACSA Human Resources Council, School District Superintendents and/or ACSA Regional Presidents
  • Biographical information about the nominee must be submitted by the nominating individual and included with the nomination from and supporting letters
  • If selected, the award recipient is expected to be in attendance at the Personnel Institute - Oct. 5-8, specifically at the Award Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2018.