California Association of Educational Office Professionals

California aeop Dreamin’. “If you can dream it, you can be it!” 2020-2021

President's Message

Hello CAEOP Members, family and friends,

I would like to take a moment to say I’m truly thankful, and honored, to be elected to serve the 2020-2021 term as your president. It is a privilege to work alongside returning board members, and a joy to hear from those who are just joining us!

We appreciate all of you, and look forward to challenging you to dream big. After all, this year’s theme is California aeop Dreamin’. “If you can dream it, you can be it!”

At CAEOP we hope to provide you with valuable resources, informative workshops, and incredible relationships. We’re here to help you thrive in your professional journey!

Returning members, we want to thank you for trusting us to help guide you in your professional endeavors. If you haven’t renewed your membership, or if you’re new to CAEOP, visit our website for a membership application. The California Association of Educational Office Professionals has proudly been assisting the needs of individuals for decades, and we will continue to do so for years to come. We hope you’ll join us, and become part of a truly invaluable organization.

Treasure this Spring, cherish loved ones, and as always, dream big!

-Cyndee Amezcua, CAEOP President

Renewing your commitment to Excellence

CAEOP would like to invite you to join us again for another amazing year of professional development, networking, fellowship and self-growth..

CAEOP is a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing professional growth programs for non-certificated office personnel, and encourages members to grow professionally to better understand their role in serving public and private educational institutions in the State of California.

Being an active or retired member of CAEOP allows you to take full advantage of the services and programs our association offers its members. You will receive a free subscription to The CALLIE newsletter, the voice of CAEOP. The CALLIE is emailed or mailed quarterly and will keep you up-to-date on educational news and happenings with CAEOP. You will also receive some discounts on regional conference and professional development workshops.

By joining CAEOP, you have invested in your professional and personal growth. I encourage you to take advantage of the services available to you as a member. I also encourage you to share CAEOP with others so that they, too, can enjoy the benefits of being a CAEOP member.

If you have any questions about the association’s services and programs, please feel free to contact me any time or visit our website at www.caeop.org. We are here to serve you.

Being a member of CAEOP is easy. Want to grow your network? Connect with others who do what you do? Get great professional development throughout the state that is inexpensive? Being a member gets you all of this and our quarterly newsletter. You'll receive discounts on all PD sessions as well as our annual conference.

To become a CAEOP member, please fill out the application form and mail to Patty Shultz. You may also email her at patty1967@bak.rr.com.

Membership Application - Pay for your membership online or by check. Please make sure if you pay for your membership online that you send an electronic copy of your membership application to the Vice President of Membership below.

Patty Shultz, 2020-2021 Vice President of Membership

3107 Oak Place, Bakersfield, CA 93304

Helpful resources when working remotely through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Working-Remotely-During-COVID-19-CWMH-Guide (1).pdf

Tips on well-being

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present new and unique challenges. We continue to navigate uncharted waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being.

Many of you continue to telework full-time, partially or required by nature of position to report to your assigned work location, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain—physically, mentally, and financially. It is completely natural for this disruption and uncertainty to lead to anxiety and stress. We find ourselves spending longer days in a telework/virtual environment both in our professional world as well as in our personal world.

Now more than ever, we all must take care of our physical well-being. As we protect ourselves against potential exposure to the coronavirus, keep in mind that social distancing does not mean social isolation, nor does it mean to become a chair or couch potato.

Physical Activity

Note: Movement keeps us feeling great! Before, during, and after movement — listen to your body to prevent injury or overexertion.

A little bit goes a long way: Our bodies were made to move! Move throughout the day, even for just a couple minutes at a time, to keep your body feeling great and reduce risks of sedentary behavior. This is especially important as we sit in front of computers providing virtual distance learning or setting a record of how many zoom/google meetings you can have in one day.

Get outside and play: Being active in nature brings out the best in us.

Good for the body, good for the mind:

Try these Chair Yoga or Yoga poses, or browse free yoga and meditation videos from Yoga with Adriene.

The YMCA also offers free Tai Chi and Yoga videos, and more.

Families, get active together: Go Noodle and Cosmic Kids Yoga offer free programming to make minds and bodies happy!

-Lucy M. Dressel

Director, Safety/Benefits/Risk Management

Hemet Unified School District


Calendar 2020/2021

Dates to be determined

Our Executive board is working diligently on creating new professional development experiences soon.

Our Mission

The California Association of Educational Office Professionals is a non-profit organization, 501 (c)(3), that focuses on providing professional growth and training programs for non-certificated personnel and encourages its members to grow professionally to better understand their role in serving public and educational institutions.

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CAEOP is dedicated in providing our members and educational office professionals with quality workshops. We also provide scholarships and donations to charitable foundations. If you would like to download our brochure, please click the link below.

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