You tapped into your superpowers in Sacramento! Now let’s take it to the next level! Superpowers United: Embracing Diversity, Amplifying Impact, and Shaping the Future!
You will enjoy sessions focusing on Belonging, Connectedness, Student-Centered Strategies, Work-based Learning, Shaping the Future, and hearing the voices of those who aren’t being heard. This conference HIGHLIGHTS the tremendously innovative work happening all across the state. Networking is a critical aspect of CCCAOE’s Conferences, and there will be great opportunities built into the schedule to connect with your peers.
CCCAOE Fall 2023 Conference aimed to foster discovery and problem-solving through idea-sharing and community building. Presentations included panels of presenters, voices of students, and provided practical tools to take back to campuses.
You joined in the energizing opportunity to hear from leaders and peers, who, like you, show up every day in their roles as active leaders. You gained knowledge and inspiration that will help you be the best leaders in your classrooms, school districts, and college campuses, whether locally, regionally, statewide, or nationally.
The pre-conference sessions were on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, and ran from 9-12 and 1:30-4:30. The full conference began on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 8:30 am at OMNI Rancho Mirage. There were three (3) conference days with powerful keynote presentations and plenary sessions. The conference wrapped up on Friday, October 20, 2023, at noon.
Multiple Pre-Conference Sessions, including Perkins
Chancellor’s Office updates
Three Concurrent Plenary Sessions
Three Rotating Plenary Sessions
36 breakout sessions
Fall 2023 Strands:
⭐️ Adult Education and Continuing Education
⭐️ Employer Engagement, Workforce Partnerships, and/or Future of Work
⭐️ Funding, Finance, Marketing, and/or Retention
⭐️ J.D.E.I – Justice, Diversity, Equity, and/or Inclusion
⭐️ K-16 Pathways (Dual Enrollment, Guided Pathways, K12 SWP, CC Baccalaureate, etc.)
⭐️ Work-Based Learning (ie. Credit for Prior Learning, Competency-Based Learning, Apprenticeship, etc.)
1. “My students are counting on me.”
Invest in your students and schools by attending. Get information, share insights, find solutions and ways to increase recruitment and retention rates.
2. “From a leadership perspective, I can’t afford not to attend.”
This is the only career education professional development opportunity that offers the leadership and faculty perspective. Partner directly with leaders in the education arena and collaborate with your peers to tackle the issues you face in your own district or regions.
3. “It’s how I follow education trends and best practices.”
Whether it’s issues related to budget and finance; innovation and student learning; leadership; equity; community engagement, communication or collaboration, this premier event focuses on key areas to share best practices and programs being implemented in the field.
4. “I discover practical solutions to education challenges.”
We deliver practical solutions to help Career Education teams improve education and economic development opportunities.
5. “It’s a way to partner with education experts.”
Spend time with our business partners on our fast-growing Vendor Show floor and find out how they can help you effectively manage and lead your districts with the various product and service solutions they offer.
Get a direct connection to a network of career education practitioners
that share best practices.
Learn how to navigate the California Community College system and
advocate more effectively for your programs.
“As always, the networking opportunities to connect with folks in my area at different campuses is the best thing about this conference.” – 2019 Conference Attendee
“My favorite part of the CCCAOE Conference is the knowledgeable and dedicated presenters that took time to collaborate and connect colleagues from various colleges!” – 2019 Conference Attendee
Learning about what other colleges are doing across the state, the best practices, and insight to overcome issues… these are the reasons I attend.” – 2019 Conference Attendee
No. – All attendees are responsible for covering the cost of their own hotel accommodations
Breakfast is Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Lunch is served on Wednesday and Thursday. A light evening reception is served on Wednesday evening.
The schedule is outlined at the top of this page.
Attendance Substitutes are acceptable. However, after the cancellation deadline, you are responsible for full payment.
Please email substitute’s first and last name, cellphone (for registration purposes) as well as their job title and college/organization affiliation to email@example.com for name tag and registration purposes as early as possible.
Please include your name and organization in the email.
Phone: (877) 7- CCCAOE
Kimberly Ranalla, Project Manager
Lexi Smoots, Registrar
Gary Quire, Interim Executive Director
1800 21st Street PMB 205
Sacramento, CA 95811
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