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Fort Bend ISD hosts winter conference for Executive and Administrative Assistants, Office Managers (1/23/2017)

Fort Bend ISD (January 23, 2017) – FBISD’s Talent Management and Development Department hosted an informational conference at the FBISD Administration Annex for District executive and administrative assistants, and office managers. The conference included a keynote speaker and breakout sessions offering tips and tools for success.


“I am so appreciative of the time and effort that everyone put into this event, and I am especially thankful to the District for recognizing us as a valuable group of individuals,” said Clair Thomas, executive assistant at Palmer Elementary. “It is such a nice feeling to be valued and appreciated.”


Director of Talent Management/Development, Dr. Yolanda Young, welcomed the employees to the conference and introduced guest speaker Allison Blankenship, author and president of Precision Speaking. Blankenship’s topic – Real Women Have Chipped Nails – gave tools and strategies on how to build resilience and increase productivity in your professional and personal life.   


Breakout sessions included:

  • Learn How to Say Anything to Anyone, presented by Brandi Breckenridge
  • The Organizational Tool that Takes Care of Itself, presented by Kimberly Davis and Sandi Hesser
  • Microsoft SharePoint, presented by Henry Jones
  • Microsoft OneDrive, presented by Leila Cubriel and William Jeffery


For more information about Allison Blankenship, go to

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