2020 Annual Legislative Conference

Sun, Jan 26, 2020 to Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Sacramento Sheraton Grand
General Info

The League's Annual Legislative Conference kicks-off the advocacy season as California Community College leaders come together to discuss important policy issues and engage with members of the State Legislature. Attendees will discuss priority issues, hear best practices, and learn about strategies to successfully advocate for community colleges.

The Annual Legislative Conference, scheduled January 26-27, 2020, is held in conjunction with the Effective Trusteeship and Board Chair Workshops, January 24-26, 2020. Separate registration is required.

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Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend 

Trustees, CEOs, PIOs, and community college advocates interested in legislation that impacts California's community colleges should attend the League's Annual Legislative Conference. The conference educates attendees on important state and federal legislation and policy initiatives; provides attendees with the opportunity to shape statewide policies and federal advocacy agenda; and offers sessions with key members of the California State Legislature and staff.



Full Conference - $590
The full conference registration fee includes all workshops and sessions, as well as all conference meals and receptions.

Advocacy Team - $480
To encourage advocacy among our colleges, we offer a discounted rate of $480 per person for teams of five (5) or more. Examples of Advocacy Teams include a trustee, faculty member, administrator, classified member and a student from the same college OR any combination of participants from the same college. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual and should be purchased on the same day.

Student/Large Advocacy Team - $415
For students or teams of 15 or more, we offer a discounted rate of $415 per person. To qualify, each team must be from the same college. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual and should be purchased on the same day.

Sunday, January 26 (One-day registration) - $370
This full-day registration fee includes all conference workshops, sessions, and meals on Sunday, January 26.

Monday, January 27 (One-day registration) - $350
This full-day registration fee includes all conference workshops, sessions, and meals on Monday, January 27.

Guest Meals - Legislative Conference:

  • Sunday Luncheon - $90
  • Sunday Reception - $80
  • Monday Breakfast - $63


Full payment by credit card is due at the time of registration. If you have any questions, please contact Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org. Online registration will close on Friday, January 17, or when space fills.

Registration Cancellation Policy

All refund requests must be made in writing. To request a refund for your registration email Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all refunds. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after January 17, 2020.



The schedule is subject to change.


Sunday, January 26

7:00 a.m.                                Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.            CEOCCC Board Meeting

10:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.         League Board Meeting

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          Concurrent Sessions 

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.            Opening General Session and Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.              Concurrent Sessions 

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.              General Session

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.              Strategy Session

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.              Special Interest Meetings 

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.              Networking Reception

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.              CEO SCFF Taskforce Meeting


Monday, January 27

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              Breakfast Buffet General Session

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.              Concurrent Sessions 

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.            General Session and Keynote Speaker

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.          Legislator Town Hall Meeting 

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.         Grab-n-Go Lunch

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Information

All conference sessions will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton at a rate of $182 for single or double occupancy, plus room/tax. Once you are registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to make your room reservations. The contracted hotel group rates are available until 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020, or until the room block is sold out. Reservations made after that date will be based on the hotel’s availability and subject to an increased guest room rate.

Be sure to register for the Convention and book early as the room block may sell out before the deadline! 

Hotel Reservation Cancellation Policy
A deposit equal to a one-night stay will be charged at the time the guest room reservation is made. Upon check-in, it will be applied to the guest’s bill. Deposits paid by guests are refundable, if notice is received by the hotel by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019 and a cancellation number is obtained.


Travel Information

Please visit the Sacramento Sheraton Grand’s website for driving directions, location, area recreation, and activities.

Shuttle Service
The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Sacramento International Airport. Airport Super Shuttle Service to the Sheraton Grand is $18. Use this link to make your shuttle reservation. Shuttle service picks up outside the airport terminals.

For registered guests, parking at the hotel is $25 per day for self-parking and $32 per day for valet parking.  For daily guests, parking at the hotel is $30 per day for self-parking and $34 per day for valet parking.

Capitol Briefing

Capitol Briefing

Conversation to Action: Vision for Success Diversity Task Force
California State Capitol
Monday, January 27
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) have engaged in a partnership to address the inherent biases that exist in all institutions, including our systemic structures. To that end, the Board of Governors has called a special task force co-chaired by the ASCCC and CCCCO that made recommendations for improvement at the September 2019 Board of Governors meeting. In addition, the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) standing committee is in the process of re-evaluating the regulations for EEO compliance with this same mindset. Join us for a rich dialog about how we can improve our institutions and better serve our students and the state of California.