Annual Legislative Conference

Conference Materials:

⇒ Interactive Program
(Web version)
⇒ Print Program (PDF)
⇒ Attendee Roster (PDF)
⇒ Session Materials
CA Assembly and Senate Roster

Featured Speakers

Martha Kanter
former Under Secretary
U.S. Dept. of Education

Belle S. Wheelan
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

David Baime
Senior VP, Government Relations and Research, AACC

Mindy Romero
Founding Director California Civic Engagement Project

Effective Trusteeship Workshop
The Effective Trusteeship and Board Chair Workshops are scheduled in conjunction with the Annual Legislative Conference. Separate registration is required.
More information.

The League's Annual Legislative Conference provides a unique opportunity to connect with other advocates and learn the latest news on higher education in California. Attendees will also learn about new members of legislative committees, legislative proposals affecting colleges and student learning, and advocacy strategies for the current legislative year. Join your community college colleagues in the launch of this exciting legislative year as we advocate for community colleges.

Conference Schedule
Schedule is subject to change.
Sunday, January 31
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.    Opening General Session & Lunch
                                        The California Promise: Working Together to Reduce Financial Barriers to College
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Community College Budget and Fiscal Update
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      League Talking Points Briefing
                                        An Hour with Belle Wheelan
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.      Affiliate Meetings
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.      ACCT Chancellor Search
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.      Networking Reception

Monday, February 1
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Breakfast & General Session
                                        Community Colleges and Federal Policy: How Are We Faring?
                                        David Baime
                                        Senior VP, Government Relations and Research, AACC

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    Concurrent Sessions
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Hotel Check-out
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Legislator Townhalls
Senator Connie Leyva
                                        Assemblymember Jose Medina
                                        Assemblymember Shirley Weber

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    General Session & Lunch
                                        Mindy Romero
                                        Founding Director California Civic Engagement Project

Registration Fees

Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite or contact Karen Graham at

The registration fees cover all workshop and/or conference costs (except non-CCLC sponsored functions and/or district organized dinners), including the meals listed below.

Full Conference: $495
includes Sunday luncheon and reception, and Monday breakfast and luncheon

Advocacy Team: $410
To encourage participation in advocacy by representative teams from campuses, we offer a discounted rate of $400 per person for teams of five (5) or more. To qualify, each team must either consist of a trustee, faculty member, administrator, classified member AND a student from the same college OR five or more students from the same college. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual.

Large Advocacy Teams: $350
For groups of 20 or more we offer a discounted rate of $350 per person. To qualify, each team must be from the same college or district. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual.

Daily Registration Options

Sunday, January 25: $320
includes Sunday luncheon and reception

Monday, January 26: $300
includes Monday's continental breakfast and luncheon

Individuals Meal Prices

Sunday Lunch: $70
Sunday Reception: $85
Monday Breakfast: $45
Monday Lunch: $70

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing. No refunds are available if cancellation is received after January 8, 2016. All refunds will be assessed a $50 cancellation fee. For questions about cancellations and/or refunds, please contact Karen Graham at

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