Effective Trusteeship Workshop

January 23–25, 2015
Sheraton Grand, Sacramento

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Legislative Conference
January 25 & 26

The Effective Trusteeship and Board Chair Workshops are scheduled in conjunction with the Annual Legislative Conference. Separate registration is required.
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The Effective Trusteeship Workshop is the single best overview of responsibilities required for board members of California community colleges. State leaders and experienced trustees will provide comprehensive information on the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective trustee. There will be ample opportunity to discuss your questions. The Trustee Handbook will be provided at the workshop, along with other important resources.

Who Should Attend
All recently elected and appointed trustees should attend the Effective Trusteeship Workshop. Continuing trustees, student trustees, and CEOs are also very welcome, and will gain much from the workshop. Board presidents and vice presidents are encouraged to attend the Effective Trusteeship session with their new trustees and participate in the continuing education sessions or the Board Chair Workshop in the afternoon on Saturday.

Board Chair Workshop $75 REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, January 24 • 1:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Limited to 35 registrants; the Board Chair workshop is included as part of the Effective Trusteeship Workshop, or participants may register for the Board Chair Workshop separately. If you are interested in registering, please contact Karen Graham at karen@ccleague.org for space availability.
Being a board president is an important leadership role. The chair runs board meetings, fosters teamwork, represents the board, and works closely with the CEO. The workshop is designed for board presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, and interested trustees. The Board Chair Handbook will be distributed.

Topics include:

  • Board Chair Roles
  • Running Effective Meetings
  • Handling Difficult Situations
  • CEO – Board Chair Relations

Workshop Schedule
schedule is subject to change

Friday, January 23
11:00 a.m.                      Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.     Introduction to the Brown Act (special workshop)
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     New Trustees Introduction to Roles and Responsibilities (special workshop)
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Best Practices in Board Orientation (special workshop)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.     Reception for New Trustees

Saturday, January 24
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.     Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Breakfast Session: Effective Trusteeship Plenary Session
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Connecting with Colleagues (Lunch on Own)
1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.     Introduction to the Student Success Initiative
                                       The Role of the Board in Labor Negotiations
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     The Board’s Role in Fiscal Policy
                                       Surviving Accreditation Sanction and Living to Tell About It
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.     Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.     Dinner with CCCT Board Members and a message from Brice Harris

Sunday, January 25
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.     Breakfast Session: The Board and CEO Partnership: Making it Work

Registration Fees

Effective Trusteeship Workshop: $340
includes all workshops and sessions, Saturday reception, dinner and Sunday breakfast, the Trustee Handbook and other publications. This fee also includes the Board Chair Workshop.

Board Chair Workshop ONLY: $75
includes refreshments, the League’s Board Chair Handbook and other publications. The fee is required only if you are NOT attending the Effective Trusteeship Workshop.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing. No refunds are available if cancellation is received after January 9, 2015. All refunds will be assessed a $50 cancellation fee. For questions about cancellations and/or refunds, please contact Karen Graham at kgraham@ccleague.org.

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