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2024 Spirit Games MAA Certificates

MAA Certified at the Spirit Games!

Jeff Culver, Professional Development Coordinator May 24, 2024

CADA’s 2024 Master Activity Advisor (MAA) program graduates were recognized on stage on Friday, March 8 during the CADA Spirit Games Convention. Thank you to Jostens for once again providing our program...

“2024 CADA Spirit Games”

Paul Chylinski, Print Media Coordinator May 23, 2024

The annual meeting of the California Association of Directors of Activities, held at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV, March 6-9, 2024.

CADA Celebrates 60 Years

Paul Chylinski, Print Media Coordinator May 23, 2024

If you were wondering what CADA is or or the impact that CADA has had on the state of California schools, watch the recap that covers it all from Bakersfield to the entire state.

CADA Board 2024

New Area Coordinators

Paul Chylinski, Print Media Coordinator May 22, 2024

Area A - Jill Mortensen [email protected] www.cada1.og/areaA As a CADA member for the past 18 years, a member of the Area A Council for close to ten years, assistant coordinator for Area A and Print...

2024.25 Vice Presidents Message

2024.25 Vice President’s Message

Melissa Edsall, Vice President 2024.25 May 22, 2024

           Hey there! The CADA Convention was such a blast, wasn't it? The Spirit Games were especially awesome—I'm still riding that high! It's incredible how much inspiration and knowledge...

2024.25 CADA Presidents Message

2024.25 CADA President’s Message

Joe McMahon, CADA President 24.25 May 22, 2024

CADA, thank you for taking part in the CADA Spirit Games Convention in Reno. I know that I enjoyed seeing all of the attendees dressing up every day, smiling, laughing, having fun, while participating...

Don Dagne’ wins the Jack Moore Award

Paul Chylinski, Print Media Coordinator March 9, 2024

Jack Moore Award The Jack Moore Award is a lifetime achievement award, named after our first President, recognizing longstanding efforts on behalf of the organization in working with both student leaders...

Terresa Amidei at a Renaissance Conference

Start the Year with More Student Voice and Student Choice in Leadership

Terresa Amidei, Area F Council September 26, 2023

Being an activity director is a lot of work. After working with students to create a positive climate and culture on campus, designing, planning and hosting events, monitoring clubs, and completing deposits,...

The Value in Developing Student Athlete Leaders 

The Value in Developing Student Athlete Leaders 

Jessica Owen, Area E Council September 25, 2023

“We’re All In This Together” - If you have seen the movie High School Musical then you have probably envisioned a school in where all student groups support each other. It is not as easy as Zac Efron...

CIF Report: It’s Bigger Than Sports

CIF Report: It’s Bigger Than Sports

Geniel Moon, CADA Past President January 26, 2023

Why is it essential for us to have a seat at the CIF table, both at the state and local levels? We find ourselves navigating the complex world of education, striving to make our schools the best they can...

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