Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Sat, Nov 17, 2018
The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
General Info

The League’s Annual Convention is the premier professional development event for California community colleges – faculty, administrators, staff and trustees. This event brings together more than 600 attendees and provides opportunities for colleagues and partners to share their tools, models, and accomplishments.

This year’s theme, Eyes on the Horizon, will bring together California community college professionals and state and national leaders, who will share their knowledge and experience.

The 2018 Annual Convention will once again offer great value while keeping costs down, and quality high!  You’ll discover:

  • General sessions with State and nationally known keynote speakers
  • High impact concurrent sessions  
  • Educational Showcase featuring League Corporate Partners
  • Focus sessions and workshops
  • Association and organization business meetings
  • Entertainment with host district student talent
Registration

Registration Rates

ATTENTION: Full payment for conference registrations are due by credit card at time of registration. If your college or district requires payment by check or Purchase Order (PO) for registration payment, please contact Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org. An alternate registration form will be provided.
 

  Before November 2nd  Onsite
General
Applies if you are a college/district employee, event exhibitor or event sponsor. This rate includes all conference meals.
$705 $755
Group Rate
Group rate applies for five (5) full registrations from the same college. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual. This rate includes all conference meals.
$595 $645
Non-Affiliate
Non-Affiliate rate applies if you are not a college/district employee, event exhibitor or event sponsor. This rate includes all conference meals.
$780 $830
DAILY RATES
   
Thursday, November 15
Includes all Thursday sessions and Educational Showcase reception
$375 $400
Friday, November 16
Includes all Friday sessions, light breakfast, luncheon, gala reception, and reception row events
$475 $500
Saturday, November 17
Includes Saturday breakfast and the closing general session
$250 $275
INDIVIDUAL MEAL TICKETS (for guests only)
   
Thursday Educational Showcase Reception $85 $85
Friday Educational Showcase Breakfast $45 $45
Friday General Session and Lunch $75 $75
Friday Gala Reception $110 $110
Saturday Breakfast $45 $45

 

Cancellation Policy

All refund requests must be made in writing. To request a refund for your registration email League staff at cclc@ccleague.org. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after Friday, November 9.

Schedule-At-A-Glance

Schedule-At-A-Glance

(Schedule and Topics are Subject to Change)

Wednesday, November 14

As Scheduled Organization Business Meetings
11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Policy and Procedure Workshop
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Leadership Roundtable (invitation only)

Thursday, November 15

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Joint CCCT/CEO Board Executive Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Convention Registration
8:00 am. – 4:00 p.m. Organization Business Meetings, as scheduled
CONVENTION BEGINS!  
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Joint CCCT/CEO Board Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Consultation Council
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CEO Workshop (invitation only)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Statewide CEOCCC Meeting (CEOs Only)
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Officers Nominating Committee
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Educational Showcase Sneak-Peek & Coffee
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Opening General Session: State of the System 
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Educational Showcase Opening Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Board of Governors Reception

Friday, November 16

7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Convention Registration
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. League Board Meeting (By Invitation Only)
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Educational Showcase & Light Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. General Session: 2018 General Election Post-Mortem
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Educational Showcase Coffee Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Educational Showcase Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 12:30p.m. Educational Showcase Closing/Prize Drawings
12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. General Session and Lunch: Achieving the Dream
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Gala Reception

Saturday, November 17

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Convention Registration
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Closing General Session and Breakfast: Advancing Transformational Change
for Incarcerated Students

 

Hotel & Travel

Hotel and Room Reservations

Westin Mission Hills
71777 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760-328-5955

Convention room rate: $179 plus tax, single or double occupancy
All Convention events will be held at the Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage. Picturesque mountain views and a secluded location offer an ideal location for meetings, networking and relaxing. Lush landscaping creates an oasis where guests of all ages can enjoy a multitude of recreation opportunities. Convention attendees also receive complimentary access to hotel’s fitness center and guest room Internet access. We encourage you to extend your stay prior to or after the convention for a relaxing getaway!

A reservation link will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

To receive the League’s room rate of $179, make your reservation on or before 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 22, 2018. Reservations made after 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2018, are on a space available basis only and are subject to hotel availability and current rate. Be sure to register for the Convention and book early as the room block may sell out before the deadline.

PLEASE NOTE: The Westin Mission Hills is a resort property and that guest rooms are spread out over the property.  If you have mobility issues, please be sure to mention that you’d like a room near the convention facility when making your reservation.  Additionally, you may request a golf cart for transportation from your room to the convention area by calling the front desk 15 minutes prior to the time you wish to leave your room.

Reservation Cancellation Policy

A non-refundable deposit of $179 will be charged to your credit card on Monday, October 15. If you need to cancel your reservation for any reason, please be sure to do so by Monday, October 15. In the event of a “sold-out” situation, anyone unable to get a reservation should check back with the hotel after Monday, October 15, and before Monday, October 22. Rooms may become available following the deposit deadline. 
 

Hotel Amenities

  • Complimentary parking for Convention attendees ($15/night value)
  • Complimentary guest room WiFi (up to 5 devices)
  • Complimentary newspaper Mon-Fri
  • Access to WestinWORKOUT open 24 hours a day with room key
  • 15% off tennis court fees and merchandise from the Pro Shop
  • Complimentary daily resort activities
  • To book tee times and receive 10% off golf fees at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort, please use this link and enter the passcode: CCLEAGUE when booking your tee times.

Travel and Area Information

VillageFest
On Thursday evenings, Downtown Palm Springs transforms into the Palm Springs VillageFest where you can experience a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruit, veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks, and sweets, as well as great shops, restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues located along world-famous Palm Canyon Drive!

 “The River” at Rancho Mirage
The River boasts a park-like waterfront with an entertainment amphitheater, live music, fountains and cascading waterfalls and numerous restaurants and shops.  A great place to enjoy the evening!

Visit the following links for travel, hotel and area information:

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Opening General Session
Thursday, November 15, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
State of the System

Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Chancellor, California Community Colleges

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors appointed Eloy Ortiz Oakley as chancellor for the California Community Colleges beginning December 19, 2016. Eloy Ortiz Oakley is best known throughout California and the nation for implementing innovative programs and policies that help students succeed in college. Oakley strongly believes that California’s emerging economies demand a workforce with quality credentials and that the state’s 114 community colleges play a pivotal role in moving California forward. Continue reading...


General Session
Friday, November 16, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
2018 General Election Post-Mortem

Mindy Romero

Founder & Director, California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP), University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy

Mindy Romero is the founder and director of the California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, in Sacramento. Romero is a political sociologist and holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on political behavior and race/ethnicity, and seeks to explain patterns of voting and political underrepresentation, particularly among youth and communities of color in California and the U.S. Continue reading...

Chris Hoene

Executive Director, California Budget & Policy Center

Chris Hoene became the Budget Center’s executive director in October 2012, bringing to the organization 15 years of leadership in state and local policy research and analysis. He leads the strategic direction of the organization, acts as primary spokesperson, and works with the board of directors and community partners to implement our vision and mission. Prior to joining the Budget Center, Chris was director of the Center for Research and Innovation at the National League of Cities in Washington, DC, leading efforts to analyze trends in local and state government and promote constructive policy action on issues including public finance, economic development, housing, poverty reduction, infrastructure, and governance.  Continue reading...

James Lance Taylor

Professor and Author, University of San Francisco

Professor James Lance Taylor is author of the book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama, which earned 2012 "Outstanding Academic Title" - Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (Ranked top 2 percent of 25,000 books submitted and top 8 percent of 7,300 actually accepted for review by the American Library Association). Rated “Best of the Best.” The hardback version sold out in the U.S. and the paperback version was published in 2014. Continue reading...


General Session and Lunch
Friday, November 16, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Achieving the Dream

Karen A. Stout

President and CEO, Achieving the Dream, Inc.
President Emerita, Montgomery County Community College

Since becoming President and CEO in 2015, Achieving the Dream, Inc., (ATD), Dr. Karen A. Stout has led the growth and expansion of ATD’s national network of community colleges to include new initiatives in a number of areas critical to their ability to advance their goals. For example, under her leadership, ATD has expanded the Network to include 32 tribal colleges and universities, positioned ATD as a vital partner in the guided pathways work, created a new model around scaling advising redesign, developed “zero textbook” degree initiatives using open education resources (OER), designed non-cognitive wrap around support systems, and placed teaching and learning at the center of institutional change efforts. Continue reading...


Closing General Session and Breakfast
Saturday, November 17, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Advancing Transformational Change for Incarcerated Students

Keith Curry

President/CEO, Compton College

Keith Curry joined Compton College in 2011. Curry led Compton College through the restoration of its accreditation and helped it become California’s 114th community college. Prior to his role as President, Dr. Curry served as the El Camino College Compton Center dean of student services since 2006. Continue reading...

 

Celia Esposito-Noy

President/Superintendent, Solano College

Celia began her higher education career as classified staff at Chabot College supervising tutoring services. Following graduate school, she served as a dean at a liberal arts college before returning to work in the community college system as adjunct faculty, director, associate vice president, vice president, interim president and most recently as Vice Chancellor, Educational Services at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. Continue reading...

Laura Hope

Executive Vice Chancellor for Educational Services, California Community Colleges

Laura Hope joined the Chancellor’s Office in August 2017 as executive vice chancellor for Educational Services, a post responsible for overseeing Academic Affairs and Student Services. She provides both leadership and technical assistance for policy and programs supporting student access, equity and success and is playing a critical role in the widespread adoption of the California Community Colleges’ Guided Pathways framework. Continue reading...

 

Tina Curiel-Allen

UC Davis Student
Xicana/Boricua Poet & Writer

Tina Curiel-Allen is a Xicana/Boricua poet and writer, and formerly incarcerated. She is currently in her last year as an undergrad student at UC Davis, studying Xicanx Studies with a focus on Social Policy. Continue reading...

Convention Highlights

Below is a list of events and sessions you don't want to miss during the 2019 Annual Convention. 

Thursday, November 15

(open to Thursday only and full convention registrants)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Opening General Session

Don’t miss the exciting kick-off show and opening general session of the 2018 Convention!  Join Chancellor, Eloy Oakley, as he opens this year’s Annual Convention and enjoy great student talent from our host districts.

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Educational Showcase Grand Opening

Browse the aisles and take a look at the fantastic array of goods and services provided by Convention exhibitors specifically geared for California’s community colleges. Shop, mingle, mix, eat, drink and enjoy the great student entertainment!

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Board of Governors Reception

Come meet California's Community College Chancellor and members of the Board of Governors!

 

Friday, November 16 

(open to Friday only and full convention registrants)

7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Educational Showcase & Light Breakfast 

Grab some coffee, a light morning repast, and stroll our Corporate Partner, sponsor, and college Showcase!

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
General Session

Friday Morning's General Session will be an election post-mortem panel discussion examining the implications of a new Governor and other election results. The discussion will be moderated by League President & CEO Larry Galizio. Panelists include:

  • Mindy Romero, Director of the California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) 
  • Chris Hoene, Executive Director, California Budget & Policy Center 
  • James Lance Taylor, Professor and Author, University of San Francisco
 
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
General Session and Lunch

Friday's General Session Luncheon will feature keynote speaker Dr. Karen A. Stout, President and CEO of Achieving the Dream, Inc. Friday's lunch will also include:

  • 2018 California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Student Success Awards Program
  • Bernard Osher Philanthropist Award
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Gala Reception: RETRO DESERT GLAM - Party like it’s 1959!

Don’t miss one of the high points of the convention…the Gala Reception! Step back in time to late 1950’s Palm Springs – where cool and sophisticated fashion, sleek architecture and furnishings, and a burgeoning Vegas music scene were “desert de rigueur!” Relax in a vintage setting and sample delectable culinary offerings and refreshing beverages. Enjoy host district student entertainment and a few unexpected surprises! 

 

Saturday, November 17 

(open to Saturday only and full convention registrants)

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Closing General Session and Breakfast

The sun is up! Join us for a full breakfast and an early closing session to get you out on the road earlier!

Meetings & Events

Association Meetings and Events

Many community college associations hold membership and business meetings, workshops, and receptions or other events in conjunction with the League’s Convention. If your association is interested in holding such an event, please contact Cherie Savage at csavage@ccleague.org /916-444-8641. 

Thursday, Nov. 15

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS) Board Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  
Intelecom Learning (48th Annual Meeting of the Southern California Consortium)
 

Friday, Nov. 16

 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. (By Invitation Only)
Community College League of California Board of Directors

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
California Community Colleges Veterans Caucus (CCCVC)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
African American California Community College Trustees (AACCCT)

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
California Association of Latino Community College Trustees Administrators (CALCCTA)

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Asian Pacific Islander Trustees & Administrators (APITA)

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Campaign for College Opportunity Reception

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo Reception

Joint Caucus Town Hall Meeting

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

LEARNING STRANDS
Sessions will share successes and explore solutions to challenges in the following areas: Teaching and Learning; Student Services and Student Success; Institutional Performance and Accountability; Fiscal, Legal, and Administrative Operations; Professional and Leadership Development; and Community and Global Partnerships.

NOTE: Session titles are subject to change.

Teaching and Learning

  • AB 705
  • New $164M to Extend Strong Workforce to K12
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Support Student Success, Equity and Completion
  • Reinventing Noncredit Career Education: Focus on CNA and ICT
  • Innovative Baccalaureate Degree Pathways for Community College Graduates
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • Expanding Horizons: Progress and Success in Two Innovative Baccalaureate Programs
  • Legal Eagles
  • Open Educational Resources: Supporting Our Students
  • First Amendment, Academic Freedom and Harassment
  • Freshmen Academy: Successful High-touch, High-tech On-ramping Program With Proven Results
  • California Community College Transfer Pathways to HBCUs for Future Success

Student Services and Student Success

  • Campus Sanctuary/Safe Haven Policies: A Lifeline for Undocumented Students
  • AB 705
  • New $164M to Extend Strong Workforce to K12
  • Student Success Funding Formula
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Support Student Success, Equity and Completion
  • Forging Strong CCD/K-12 Partnerships: Sound AB288 Agreements
  • Leveraging state and federal resources to fight college student hunger
  • Finance and Operations Behind Student Housing
  • When Complaints Go Viral: How Do You Effectively Respond?
  • Outreach Strategies for Under-served Audiences
  • Exploring State Financial Aid Reform in California
  • Innovative Baccalaureate Degree Pathways for Community College Graduates
  • Improving the Educational Pipeline of Latino Males Through Community Partnerships
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • Zero Textbook Costs:  One College's Journey to Ensuring Affordability
  • Credit for Prior Learning: An Enrollment and Student Success Strategy
  • Title IX: Lessons in Building a Community College Program
  • Data-Powered Persistence: Building a Research-Driven Marketing and Retention Strategy
  • Want 91% Student Success Rates?
  • Systemwide LSP Update - A Whole New World
  • Increase Student Success with a Transformed Class Schedule
  • Creating Programs to Serve Formerly Incarcerated Students
  • Responding to #MeToo Accusations: The Critical Need for Policy Leadership
  • Are You Aware of the State Legislation Affecting Community College?
  • Through the Gate: Mapping the Transfer Landscape for CCC Students
  • Expanding Horizons: Progress and Success in Two Innovative Baccalaureate Programs
  • The Stand: Addressing Food Insecurities-Data Driven Solutions
  • Legal Eagles
  • First Amendment, Academic Freedom and Harassment
  • Freshmen Academy: Successful High-touch, High-tech Onramping Program With Proven Results
  • California Community College Transfer Pathways to HBCUs for Future Success

Institutional Performance and Accountability

  • Lessons From the PastCreating and Sustaining California’s Community Colleges
  • Hiring and Supporting Your CEO
  • The Brown Act: Applying the Rules to Real Life Situations
  • Ethics Training Workshop
  • Campus Sanctuary/Safe Haven Policies: A Lifeline for Undocumented Students
  • AB 705
  • New $164M to Extend Strong Workforce to K12
  • Bringing California Financial Aid into the 21st Century
  • Diversity Hiring
  • Student Success Funding Formula
  • How Are We Doing? Improving Board/CEO Performance Through Effective Evaluation
  • ADVOCACY: Shaping Policy and Budget: Roles, Relationships, and Results
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • Credit for Prior Learning: An Enrollment and Student Success Strategy
  • Understanding CEO Tenure and Building Effective Leadership
  • Data-Powered Persistence: Building a Research-Driven Marketing and Retention Strategy
  • Want 91% Student Success Rates?
  • Systemwide LSP Update - A Whole New World
  • Responding to #MeToo Accusations: The Critical Need for Policy Leadership
  • The Stand: Addressing Food Insecurities-Data Driven Solutions
  • Tools to Maximize the New Funding Model
  • Overview: 2019-20 Board of Governors Budget and Legislative Request
  • Legal Eagles
  • Looking Forward: Pursuing the Vision for Success, Supported by IEPI
  • California Community College Transfer Pathways to HBCUs for Future Success

Fiscal, Legal, and Administrative Operations

  • Hiring and Supporting Your CEO
  • New $164M to Extend Strong Workforce to K12
  • Bringing California Financial Aid into the 21st Century
  • Student Success Funding Formula
  • Forging Strong CCD/K-12 Partnerships: Sound AB288 Agreements
  • Finance and Operations Behind Student Housing
  • When Complaints Go Viral: How Do You Effectively Respond?
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • Planning for a Bond Program Post AB 195
  • Title IX: Lessons in Building a Community College Program
  • Responding to #MeToo Accusations: The Critical Need for Policy Leadership
  • Are You Aware of the State Legislation Affecting Community College?
  • Tools to Maximize the New Funding Model
  • Overview: 2019-20 Board of Governors Budget and Legislative Request
  • Legal Eagles
  • First Amendment, Academic Freedom and Harassment
  • 3 Districts + 1 Vision = 4-CIS
  • The New Reality of Rising Pension Costs

Professional and Leadership Development

  • Hiring and Supporting Your CEO
  • Campus Sanctuary/Safe Haven Policies: A Lifeline for Undocumented Students
  • The Brown Act: Applying The Rules to Real Life Situations
  • Ethics Training Workshop
  • When Complaints Go Viral: How Do You Effectively Respond?
  • How Are We Doing? Improving Board/CEO Performance Through Effective Evaluation
  • ADVOCACY: Shaping Policy and Budget: Roles, Relationships, and Results
  • Courageous Conversations—Overcoming System Oppression to Achieve Equity: Getting Started
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • How to Build An Effective and Engaging New Faculty Orientation
  • Understanding CEO Tenure and Building Effective Leadership
  • Increasing the Diversity of Classroom Faculty & Eventually... Administrators
  • Responding to #MeToo Accusations: The Critical Need for Policy Leadership
  • Engaging Employers in the Work-based Learning Continuum
  • Legal Eagles
  • Looking Forward: Pursuing the Vision for Success, Supported by IEPI
  • Freshmen Academy: Successful High-touch, High-tech Onramping Program With Proven Results
  • LGBTQ+ Leadership: Inclusion Starts At The Top
  • Building Cross-Functional Leadership
  • CEO as the Brand Leader

Community and Global Partnerships

  • Campus Sanctuary/Safe Haven Policies: A Lifeline for Undocumented Students
  • Forging Strong CCD/K-12 Partnerships: Sound AB288 Agreements
  • ADVOCACY: Shaping Policy and Budget: Roles, Relationships, and Results
  • Outreach Strategies for Under-served Audiences
  • Innovative Baccalaureate Degree Pathways for Community College Graduates
  • Improving the Educational Pipeline of Latino Males Through Community Partnerships
  • Faculty’s Role in the Success of All Community College Students
  • Planning for a Bond Program Post AB 195
  • International Education State-of-the-Field and Role to Support Performance Funding
  • Creating Programs to Serve Formerly Incarcerated Students
  • Building a Pathway of Hope for Underserved Students
  • Expanding Horizons: Progress and Success in Two Innovative Baccalaureate Programs
  • Winning Collaborations:  Community, Corporate and College Transformations via Promise
  • Reaching Philanthropic Potential: Aligning College Strategy with Fundraising Possibilities
  • 3 Districts + 1 Vision = 4-CIS
  • California Community College Transfer Pathways to HBCUs for Future Success
Distinguished Alumni

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

The prestigious California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention on Friday, November 16, 2018. Past recipients of this award inspire us all as they share their stories, accomplishments and contributions, reminding us of the importance of our efforts. The 2018 Distinguished Alumnus/Alumnae will be announced in August and the award will be presented at Friday’s General Session and Lunch.

The League has recognized distinguished alumni of California’s community colleges since 1964.  We invite you to check out this impressive list of past winners.

Exhibitors & Sponsorships

Reserve Your Exhibit Booth/Sponsorship Now  Reserve Ad Space Now

The Educational Showcase provides an outstanding opportunity to learn about services and products that enhance our ability to serve our students and communities. Showcase hours begin with a special preview on Thursday, November 15, and end Friday afternoon, November 16, with a grand prize giveaway. A variety of companies will be represented including financial services, educational technology and support providers, bookstores, private contractors, educational consultants, and others.  

For information to register as an exhibitor or sponsor, download the 2018 Exhibitor and Sponsor Brochure. For questions, please contact Lisa Mealoy, Director of District Services and Development, at lmealoy@ccleague.org.

Educational Showcase Schedule:

Thursday, November 15

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.       Exhibitor move-in

2:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.         Sneak Peek

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.         Educational Showcase Grand Opening and Reception. Due to liability issues, guests under 21 will not be admitted to the reception.

Friday, November 16

7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.          Light Breakfast and Exhibits

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     Educational Showcase & Coffee

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.     Educational Showcase Closing & Grand Prize Drawing

12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Exhibitor move-out

Exhibitors and Sponsorships 

To reserve an exhibit booth or register as a sponsor, click here.

   
Exhibit Booth: General
Includes one 8’ x 10’ booth space, draped table and two chairs, listing in the convention program, signage and mobile app, and one full convention registration.
$1,900
Exhibit Booth: College/District/Affiliate Org
Includes one 8’ x 10’ booth space, draped table and two chairs, listing in the convention program, signage and mobile app, and one full convention registration.
$700
Sponsor: Gala Reception
Includes introduction at reception, opportunity to introduce firm, logo visibility and signage at event, two full convention registrations, one 8’ x 10’ exhibitor booth space, full-page ad in program, highlight in mobile app, listing in program.
$5,500
Sponsor: General Session
Includes personal recognition at General Session, logo visibility and signage at event, one full convention registration, full-page ad in program, highlight in mobile app, listing in program.
$4,500
Sponsor: Coffee Break
Includes signage at coffee break, half-page ad in program, highlight in mobile app, listing in program.
$2,250

Advertising Opportunities

To reserve ad space in our program or mobile app, click here.

   
Mobile App Banner Ad $1,000
One-page Flyer Placement $500
Vendors
Full-page Ad
Half-page Ad
$850
$650
College/Districts
Full-page Ad
Half-page Ad
$500
$350
OPTIONAL ADD-ON:
Premium Program Ad Space
(inside front cover or inside back cover)
$1,000

Special Prizes

Win just by attending the Educational Showcase and visiting our exhibitors, and by being present at the closing luncheon and submitting a convention evaluation!

  • Educational Showcase Grand Prize (must be present at Friday drawing to win)
  • Evaluation Grand prize (must be present at Saturday’s closing brunch to win)

College Displays and Information

California community colleges and districts are invited to highlight their colleges and programs with an exhibit in the Educational Showcase. Receive discount pricing by selecting the “College” Exhibitor link.

Sponsors & Corporate Partners

Sponsors & Corporate Partners

For information to register as an exhibitor or sponsor, download the 2018 Exhibitor and Sponsor Brochure. For questions, please contact Lisa Mealoy, Director of District Services and Development, at lmealoy@ccleague.org.

Here are the 2018 Annual Convention Sponsors  & Corporate Partners

Presidential Partners

Leadership Partners 

Associate Partners

     

Host Districts

Convention Host Districts

Special thanks to College of the Desert (Convention Host District) and East Los Angeles College (Guest Host College) for providing student talent and other college resources for this year’s Convention.

   

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