; Area A (NorCal) - CADA

Area A (NorCal)

Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba

Area A is made up of 28 counties from Alpine County to Yuba County. Our area members travel from Ceres to the Nevada border and to the East Bay all the way up to the Oregon border. Because we are such a large geographical area, we host three student conferences and one Adviser conference. The Area A council is always willing to help at any time through emails, phone calls or visits. Please don’t hesitate to contact me, Jill Mortensen or Melissa Edsall, Assistant Coordinators or any of our other 21 council members when help is needed.

Linda Cooper
Area A Coordinator

Area a Conference's:

We are going Virtual! CADA/CASL is offering fall training opportunities for you and your students. Mark your calendar and register today! Don't let distance learning stop you from obtaining valuable leadership trainings! Join us for some unique virtual leadership training throughout the Fall 2020 semester.

Check out our Virtual Conferences page for details on our fall virtual conferences!


TBD - Check Back in Winter

Area A North State Student Leadership Conference - high School

TBD - Check Back in Winter

Area A North State Student Leadership Conference - Middle School

TBD - Check Back in Winter

Area A Advisor Central Valley Student Leadership Conference

TBD - Check Back in Winter

2019 Area A Middle School & High School Spring Leadership Conference Recap Video


Leadership Development Days

Led by educators with more than 10,000 hours in leadership training experience, Leadership Development Days provide opportunities for elementary, middle school, and high school students to become inspired and contribute to the betterment of their campus and communities.

The day-long event utilizes experiential learning activities to unite students and develop lifelong skills. The curriculum is centered around learning effective communication, cultural competencies, connecting to others, individualism vs. collectivism, expanding the leadership base, perseverance, and courage to become the best version of yourself.

CADA has gone paperless with our registrations! You now can register online and register with a credit card or check. Check payment needs to be received 1 week prior to the event. No POs. No refunds.

 Below is the Leadership Development Days in Area A. For a complete list please visit the calendar or Leadership Development Days

 Date  Location/Registration 
 TBD  Check Back in the Fall For 2020-2021 Dates


Area A Coordinator
Linda Cooper

Area A Asst Coordinator
Melissa Edsall  
Area A Asst Coordinator
Jill Mortensen

Area A Council Members:
Area Council (excel)

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