2020 School Pathways' 6th Annual North Academy - Sacramento

We Invite our Valued Schools, Districts and County Offices of Ed to participate in the 2020 School Pathways’ Annual Users Academy!

This is your opportunity to engage in hands-on user training sessions and interact with fellow School Pathways Users. Our experienced and knowledgeable School Pathways Team will share valuable insights into the latest PLSIS enhancements & Upgrades that will benefit every level of SIS Users: Administrators, Back-Office Personnel, and Teachers. Session topics are presented in a relaxed, classroom-like atmosphere, where questions and peer engagement are encouraged.




Monday, April 27

Tuesday, April 28






 Accommodations * 

We have secured a limited number of rooms at a discounted price of $199 per night.  Make your reservations early to secure this limited discounted rate!  Deadline for discounted rooms is Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Click Here to book your room today or call (916) 326-5000 and use our group code: SPS






Embassy Suites by Hilton Sacramento

Riverfront Promenade

100 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 326-5000




Coffee and water available throughout entire Academy

Morning and afternoon snack breaks  provided each day

            Hot buffet lunch provided              each day






Cost **

 $315 on or before March 2, 2020

$399 after March 2, 2020

           Final Deadline:           

April 13, 2020


Academy Sessions

Session Schedule and 

Descriptions coming soon!







 Monday, April 27

Registration:  8:00 - 9:00 am

Sessions:  9:00am - 4:00pm 

  Tuesday, April 28

Sessions:  9:00am - 3:30pm



  Parking is available at the covered parking garage across the street for $24.00 per night, or by valet parking at the hotel for $32.00 per night.

 Attendee is responsible for obtaining and paying for their own parking. 




LeAnn Steffanic
School Pathways, LLC
866-200-6936 ext. 1002

Driving Directions

Embassy Suites by Hilton Sacramento Riverfront Pro 
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

Driving Directions

Additional Information

Basic internet access will be available throughout the Academy for one device per attendee. There are a limited number of electrical outlets, so please make sure your devices are fully charged.

*  School Pathways is not responsible for lodging, parking, or incidentals, but we have secured a small block of rooms at a discounted rate.  Please contact the hotel directly before April 5th, 2020, to make your room reservations at the discounted rate of $199 per room per night.  Quantities are limited, so make your reservations quickly.

** Academy reservations will not be accepted after March 11, 2020, or when the Academy capacity has been reached, whichever comes first.  Reservations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  If capacity has been reached before we receive your registration, we will alert you immediately after receiving your registration.  Earlybird registrations and payments must be postmarked by the earlybird deadline date.  

CANCELLATION POLICY:  Refunds will not be given for cancellations after April 13, 2020.  Cancellations must be requested in writing by contacting leann@schoolpathways.com or calling 866-200-6936 ext. 1002.  After this date, you may substitute an attendee or forfeit your registration fees.



About the Hotel


Enjoy the best of historic Old Town Sacramento and the modernity of downtown. The centrally-located Embassy Suites Sacramento-Riverfront Promenade hotel provides a comfortable all-suites experience. Stroll along the Riverfront Promenade and walk to the iconic Tower Bridge. Enjoy the plethora of shows featured at the Golden 1 Center, located within walking distance of our hotel. Business guests gather at the nearby Sacramento Convention Center or visit the California State Capitol.

Host a meeting in one of our spacious conference rooms, and let our staff take care of planning and catering. Rent A/V equipment to assist with presentations, and stay connected with WiFi. Enjoy over 8,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space to accommodate your business and social catering needs. Hosting your next event at the Embassy Suites Sacramento is like hosting in a museum itself. The hotel showcases a collection of works by local artists depicting Old Sacramento, the Capitol, and life on the river.

Each two-room suite features separate living and sleeping areas, a sofa bed, an armchair and a microwave. Wake up to a free cooked-to-order breakfast. Unwind at the Evening Reception* serving complimentary drinks and canapés. Dine in the understated, elegant Tower Bridge Bistro while you enjoy New California-Tuscan cuisine alongside tranquil views of the Sacramento River. Work out at the fitness center, enjoy a swim at the heated indoor pool or unwind in the whirlpool.

What to do around here

Located alongside the beautiful Riverside Promenade, Embassy Suites Sacramento - Riverfront Promenade is within easy reach of a number of notable shops, museums and many other attractions in the Sacramento district. We’re neighbors with Blue Diamond Almonds, Bank of the West, Wells Fargo, and numerous California state agencies. This Sacramento hotel is perfectly situated for corporate guests.

Take a trip to the historic Old Sacramento and visit the array of vibrant eateries there, from the spice of The Rio City Cafe and Firehouse Restaurant to the Mexican classics of La Terraza. Sample wines at one of the nearby vineyards of Napa Valley and Amador Country. Enjoy drinks with friends at the downtown Monkey Bar or catch the game as you enjoy a beer at Sports Corner Cafe. Cruise down the Sacramento River on the historic steamboat just steps away from the hotel. Our attentive and friendly staff will be happy to provide recommendations or provide a guided tour.

Click Here to visit this hotel's website for more information!  


See what people are saying about the School Pathways' Academies!

"Every session I attended was useful.  I learned something new in each one."

"All sessions were very informational, especially with "Best Practice" directive."

"I think every new staff or employee should attend at least one School Pathways Academy."

"My first time and I'll be back!"

"Loved the question and answer session!"

"Great workshops"

"Instructors are knowledgeable and professional."

"I really enjoyed the conference! Excited for next  year's conference!"

"Your training sessions get better with every event.  Your staff and your product are simply the BEST!"

"Great learning experience.  I feel my value has increased with the knowledge you have provided."

"Very informative.  Well worth the trip."

"The deep School Pathways program operated by responsive admin and account managers is an invaluable tool for data management.  School Pathways makes my job easier and I love sharing with others ways that this program can make their job easier as well!!"

"As a counselor, this conference was invaluable!  Thank you!"

"I appreciate the organization of the event: scheduling, breaks, snacks - all are scheduled and planned out well.  Thank you."