Student Trustees Workshop

Workshop Information
Attendee Roster

Workshop Leader

Nick Kachiroubas
Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Public Service, DePaul University

Hotel Information
DoubleTree Hotel San Francisco Airport
The room block is sold out. Rooms may still be available at the current rate by contacting the hotel. Self-parking is $24/day.

A complimentary hotel shuttle is available 24 hours a day to and from San Francisco International Airport. Note: There are several area DoubleTree hotels. The SFO DoubleTree shuttle is provided by BAUER’S Transportation with stops for DoubleTree and Red Roof Inn or Hilton Garden Inn.

Cancellation Policy
A $50 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after Thursday, July 21, 2016.

General Inquiries
(916) 444-8641 or

Payment Inquiries
Contact the League's Fiscal Office at

August 12-14, 2016
SFO DoubleTree Hotel

The new student trustee faces a challenging introduction to the board, the college and the art of trusteeship. This workshop is designed to help student board members become knowledgeable, influential, education policy-makers. It also provides the opportunity to meet and talk with other student trustees from around the state.

Participants will receive the latest Trustee Handbook and Effective Student Trustees by Nick Kachiroubas, as well as other information for student trustees.

Workshop Schedule

Attendees must be present for the entire workshop to receive the certificate of completion.

Friday, August 12
1:00 p.m. — Registration Opens
2:00 p.m. — Opening Activities
3:00 p.m. — State Issues and Advocacy
4:30 p.m. — Being an Effective Student Trustee
6:00 p.m. — Meet and Greet CCCT Board Candidates
6:30 p.m. — Dinner
7:00 p.m. — CCCAST Meeting and Elections

Saturday, August 13
8:00 a.m. Coffee & Carbs (or breakfast on your own)
8:30 a.m. Election; Student Trustee Position, CCCT Board
9:00 a.m. California Student Trustee Role, Rights, Responsibilities & Understanding the Agenda
10:30 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. What is Leadership?
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Effective Trusteeship – Accreditation, Participatory Governance, Student Success,
                   Fiscal Responsibilities
4:10 p.m. Student Trustee Panel
5:00 p.m. Dinner on Own

Sunday, August 14
8:00 a.m. Coffee & Carbs (or breakfast on your own & hotel checkout)
9:00 a.m. Group Photo
9:15 a.m. Leading Effective Teams
10:30 a.m. Break & Hotel Checkout
11:00 a.m. Workshop Closing & Graduation
12:00 p.m. Adjourn


  • Student Trustee Responsibilities
  • The Role of the Board of Trustees
  • Key State and Local Policy Issues
  • Ethics, Protocols and Practices
  • Using Influence Effectively


CCCT Board of Directors Student Member Election
Nominations for the student members of the California Community College Trustees Board of Directors are no longer being accepted. Candidate statements and the election of the student member will take place Saturday, August 13, at 8:30 a.m. Only student trustees who are present are eligible to vote.

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