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.


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Oct. 2-4, 2019
Hilton Long Beach


Registration Fees:

  • ACSA Member: $529.00
  • Non-Member: $749.00

One Day Rates:

  • ACSA Member: $269.00
  • Non-Member: $469.00

Registration fees include:

  • Attendance to all educational activities, Wednesday through Friday
  • Breakfast Wednesday through Friday
  • Lunch Wednesday & Thursday
  • Wednesday & Thursday evening reception

Hotel & Travel

Oct. 2-4 | Register for the Institute

Berkeley, CA

Hilton Long Beach

701 West Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831

This year’s Personnel Institute will be held at the Hilton Long Beach hotel where we can take advantage of its superb location near the vibrant downtown and business district. It’s walking distance to Pine Avenue with more than 100 restaurants and close attractions including the Aquarium of the Pacific and the iconic Queen Mary. Take a walk along the beautiful beach situated one mile away. Unwind in the spacious pool, or book a sightseeing tour to discover the hidden treasures of Long Beach after a full day of great sessions. With 399 recently renovated guest rooms and over 30,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, this will be the perfect location to hold this year’s Personnel Institute.

Reserve your room at the discounted group rate of $195.00. You can also reserve a room by calling Hilton Reservations at (562) 753-2107.

Event Schedule

Oct. 2-4 | Register for the Institute

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. . . . . . . . . . Registration/Exhibits
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. . . . . 1st Time Attendees Workshop
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. . . . . . . . . . .Lunch/Ray Curry Award
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Network Reception

Thursday

7:30 - 10:00 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . .Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 5:00 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Registration/Exhibits
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Session
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Luncheon
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Breakout Sessions
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . Networking Reception

Friday

7:30 - 10:00 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakfast/Keynote
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breakout Sessions

Access the 2018 Personnel Institute Schedule for conference materials and presentations.

Sponsors &
Exhibitors

Oct. 2-4 | Apply to be a Sponsor/Vendor

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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.

Ray Curry Award

Oct. 2-4 | 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. 2 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 nomination deadline for the 2019 Ray Curry Award is June 28, 2019.

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. 2-3 specifically at the Award Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

Personnel Institute