CCCAOE’s Spring 2023 Conference will focus on Belonging, Connectedness, Student-Centered Strategies, Work-based Learning, Community Partnerships, hearing the voices of those who aren’t being heard, and HIGHLIGHTING the tremendously innovative work that is happening all across the state. This conference will bring learning to transform the model of career development around sustainable calls to action. The event is a vital component of the growth and development of career education and educators.
Join in the energizing opportunity to hear from leaders and peers, who like you, show up every day in their roles as active leaders.
Sessions are intended to nurture a sense of community and belonging between all students, faculty, and staff on your campuses, with a focus on innovation in diversity and inclusion for all. Gain 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 spring conference will kick off on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 8:30 am at the Hyatt Regency and the Convention Center in Sacramento. There will be three (3) full conference days with powerful keynote presentations and plenary sessions. The conference will wrap up on Friday, April 21, 2023, by noon. There will also be pre-conference sessions on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
Full Conference – $695
Two-Day Conference Attendance – $525
One-Day Conference Attendance – $275 (Wed or Thur)
This conference brings an opportunity for an expanded program and lodging with options at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento and Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. The Hyatt will still serve as the host hotel. Many of the conference activities will now take place at the newly remodeled Sacramento Convention Center!
CCCAOE rates start at $219
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 served daily. Lunch is served on Wednesday and Thursday. A light evening reception is served on Wednesday.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for name tag and registration purposes as early as possible.
Please include your name and organization in the email.
No, each event is a new registration.