Support for Supporters (Southern California)

Support for Supporters (Southern California)

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St. Margaret's Episcopal School

31641 La Novia Avenue

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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This program is for executive assistants, administrative assistants, and anyone serving in a support role at a school!

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The position of Administrative Assistant to the Head of School or Division/Department Head, is a unique, complicated, and demanding one. This role requires a high degree of professionalism as well as a complex combination of exceptional interpersonal expertise, technology skills, and the ability to manage and monitor several projects and events simultaneously.

As this administrative support role requires maintaining a high level of confidentiality, those in it can feel particularly isolated from others in the school. This program offers a small, confidential, and welcoming environment designed to foster connections, learning, support, and dialogue with peers who share similar experiences and challenges.

We will attend to the continuously changing demands of our roles. There will be time for connecting with new colleagues across Southern California. Along with guest speakers and readings, we will incorporate time to problem solve, share knowledge and resources, request practical feedback or suggestions, or just simply laugh about our jobs.

This year's ongoing program will be in person and consist of three 5-hour workshops. Each session will focus on a different theme, with a guest speaker, and time to connect and problem solve.

Meetings will be tailored to the needs and interests of our current participants. Our first meeting will allow time to connect and get to know one another. Topics may include boundary setting, self-advocacy, delegation, leadership, tech resources, self-care, and more!


This program is for executive assistants, administrative assistants, and anyone serving in a support role at a school.


SESSION 1: October 11, 2022 | 9:00am - 2:00pm

SESSION 2: February 1, 2023 | 9:00am - 2:00pm

SESSION 3: April 25, 2023 | 9:00am - 2:00pm


CATDC and St. Margaret's Episcopal School will be working together to do all we can to ensure your health and safety over the course of our three sessions, monitoring closely nationwide, state, and local updates and recommendations. We ask that you do not attend if you are infected with Covid, have Covid symptoms, or have had close contact with someone who is infected in the last 10 days.

All participants in this program need to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and show a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card (with booster or boosters) before attending. You are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines when you have received all doses in the primary series and all boosters recommended for you, when eligible.


Life happens. We understand that there will be times when you cannot attend a workshop that you have registered and paid for. Below we have outlined our cancellation and refund policy, which we have in place to ensure the most accurate numbers when we secure well in advance locations, catering, and facilitators. Thank you for understanding.

For this in-person workshops refunds are available up to 14 days before the scheduled starting date. We are unable to provide refunds for cancellations made 13 days or less prior to the workshop.

Please contact us by email as soon as you know you cannot attend a workshop.

You will receive a full refund if CATDC chooses to cancel this event.

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