2018 Student Trustees Workshop

Fri, Aug 10, 2018 to Sun, Aug 12, 2018
Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
General Info

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 2018 Trustee Handbook and Effective Student Trustees by Nick Kachiroubas, as well as other information for student trustees.


Student Trustees Workshop, Class of 2017



NOTE: Schedule is subject to change 

Friday, August 10

1:00 p.m.         Registration Opens

2:00 p.m.         Opening Activities

3:00 p.m.         State Issues and Advocacy

4:40 p.m.         Being an Effective Student Trustee

6:00 p.m.         Meet & Greet CCCT Board Candidates

6:30 p.m.         Dinner

7:00 p.m.         CCCAST Meeting and Elections

Saturday, August 11

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

4:10p.m.          Student Panel

5:00p.m           Dinner on Own

Sunday, August 12

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

Workshop Leader

Workshop Leader

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




  • 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

The California Community College Trustee (CCCT) Board consists of 21 members elected statewide by the 72 district governing boards and one student-member elected by the student trustees. The CCCT Board takes positions on and formulates education policy issues that come before the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and the State Legislature. Nominations for the student member of the CCCT Board must be postmarked on or before, Saturday, July 7, 2018.

Candidate statements and the election of the student member will take place Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. Student trustees must be present to be eligible to vote.

If you have any questions about the CCCT student member election process, please contact Agnes Lupa at the League office at (916) 444-8641 or by email at agnes@ccleague.org.

Hotel & Travel

Hotel & Travel

The official hotel of the 2018 Student Trustees Workshop is the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront.

Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010

Room rates for this event are $159.00 plus room tax for single or double occupancy. This special rate is guaranteed only if reservations are made on or prior to Thursday, July 19, 2018, or until the room block sells out.

Click here to make your Hotel Reservations.

All cancellations must be in writing. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after Thursday, July 12, 2018. For cancellations, please contact League staff at cclc@ccleague.org.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 3 miles or 10 minutes from the hotel; Oakland International Airport (OAK) is about 30 minutes from the hotel; and San Jose International Airport (SJC), is approximately 40 minutes from the Hilton San Francisco Bayfront Hotel.

Transportation/Hotel Shuttle
Complimentary hotel shuttle is available from San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Please visit the hotel website for transportation options from Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Hotel Parking
Overnight self-parking is available at a rate of $10/night.

Other Information
Click the following links for driving directions, maps, transportation, and other hotel area information:



  • Early Bird Registration: $420 (ends July 20)
  • General Registration: $445 (after July 20 registration will increase to $445)

Registration will close on Thursday, August 2nd.

Cancellations: All cancellations must be in writing. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after Thursday, July 12, 2018. For cancellations, please contact League Staff at cclc@ccleague.org.