Spring Conference – 2024

Informational Flyer

 

 

CCCAOE will only be accepting credit card payments for the Spring 2024 Conference and all events and conferences moving forward. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing all of you in Sacramento at our Spring 2024 Conference.

WHAT TO EXPECT

California Community College Association for Occupational Education’s (CCCAOE) conferences are widely known for offering powerful keynote, plenary, and pre-conference experiences. Each year CCCAOE works with a theme. This year’s theme is Shaping a Sustainable Future for California’s Diverse Workforce.

 

Your CCCAOE professional development planning committee for the Spring 2024 Conference has aligned the conference strands with Vision 2030 and the feedback you provided in the 2024 Survey.

  • Educational Access for All Lifelong Learners:  Adult Education, Dual Enrollment, Regional Equity and Recovery Partnership (REEP), High Roads Construction Careers (HRCC), K12SWP, Rising Scholars/Justice-Involved Learners, Individuals with Disabilities, Not-for-Credit

 

  • Experiential & WorkBase Learning: Apprenticeship, CPL, CBE, Career Placement, Internships, LAEP, and Work Experience

 

  • Leaning into the Future: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics/Automation, Environmental Sustainability, Healthcare, BioTech, Cybersecurity, STEM, Inter-sector programs.

 

  • Support: Funding, Marketing, Advisory Committees, Curriculum, Retention, Summer Bridging, Counseling, Student Affinity Groups, WIB, WIOA

 

  • Climate Practice: Forestry Management, Electric Vehicle, Microgrid, Climate and Sustainable Education Programs (SEEP)

 

  • Social Mobility Strategies for CTE Students with Equity in Success: Certificates, Degrees and CC Baccalaureate, etc.

 

Join in the energizing opportunity to hear from leaders and peers, who, like you, show up every day in their roles as active leaders. 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.

ITINERARY

The pre-conference sessions are on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 and run from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Hyatt Regency. The full conference begins on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at Safe Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento. The conference will wrap up on Friday, April 26, 2024, by noon.

Meals: Breakfasts are provided Wednesday – Friday at Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Mid-morning breaks, lunch, and mid-afternoon breaks will be provided Wednesday – Friday at the Safe Credit Union Convention Center. President’s Reception on Wednesday Evening at Cafeteria 15L.

There will be four (4) conference days with:

 

  • Pre-Conference Sessions
  • Regional Meetings
  • Student Panel
  • Two Keynotes
  • Chancellor’s Office updates
  • Three Concurrent Plenary Sessions
  • Three Rotating Plenary Sessions
  • 30 Breakout Sessions
  • …and more.

Full Conference – $945

CCCAOE will only be accepting credit card payments for the Spring 2024 Conference and all events and conferences moving forward. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing all of you in Sacramento at our Spring 2024 Conference.

Book your room(s) at :

 

Hyatt Regency Sacramento

Hyatt rooms start at $235.00++/night. Must book by 04/01/2024

  • Group rates will be honored 3 days before and after conference dates on a rate and space-available basis.

1209 L Street, Sacramento, California 95814

Phone: +1 916 443 1234    Email: concierge@hyatt.com

 

Sheraton Grand Sacramento

Sheraton rooms started at $$219.00+/night. Must book by 04/01/2024

1230 J St. Sacramento, California 95814

Phone: +1 916-447-1700

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Spring 2024 Strands:

2024 Spring Conference Event Overview

Pre-Conference Sessions

Pre-Conference sessions will run between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
  • Details will be released in March

Keynote Speakers:

Wednesday, April 24th

3:30 p.m. – Keynote

 

Friday, April 26th

10:45 a.m. – Keynote – Juan Torres – NREL

Plenary Sessions:

Wednesday, April 24th

1:30 p.m. – Student Panel

4:30 p.m. – CCCCO – Vice Chancellor’s update

Thursday, April 25th

8:30 a.m. – Concurrent Plenary Sessions (3)

Friday, April 26th:

8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. – Three Rotation Plenary sessions – Select to attend 2 of the 3 offered.

  • Details to come

Schedule at a glance:

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
8:00 - 12:00
Pre-Conference sessions
Hyatt Meeting Rooms
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
1:00 - 5:00
Pre-Conference sessions
Hyatt Meeting Rooms
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
07:00 am
Light Breakfast
Hyatt Ballroom
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
07:00 am
Registration opens
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
08:30 am
Executive Leadership - CIO/CEO/CSSO/CBO Special Strand
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Room A2
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
9:00 am
Regional Meetings
Safe Credit Union Convention Center A - Meeting Rooms
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
10:30 am
Sponsor Networking Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
11:00 pm
Affinity Groups
Safe Credit Union Convention Center A - Meeting Rooms
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
12:00 pm
Lunch
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
01:00 pm
Kick off and Raffle Prizes
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
1:30 pm
Student Panel
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
2:30 pm
Member Business Meeting - All to attend for Voting
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
3:00 pm
Sponsor Networking Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
3:30 pm
Keynote
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
04:30 pm
CCCCO - Vice Chancellor's update
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Wednesday, April 24, 2026
6:00 pm
President's Reception
Cafeteria 15L
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Thursday, April 25, 2024
07: 00am
Breakfast
Hyatt - Ballroom
Thursday, April 25, 2024
8:30 am
Concurrent Plenaries
Safe Credit Union Convention Center A - Meeting Rooms
Thursday, April 25, 2024
9:30 am
Breakout Sessions A at the Convention Center
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Meeting Rooms A2-A8
Thursday, April 25, 2024
10:20 am
Sponsor Networking Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Thursday, April 25, 2024
11:00 am
Breakout Sessions B
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Meeting Rooms A2-A8
Thursday, April 25, 2024
12:00 pm
Lunch
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Thursday, April 25, 2024
1:30 pm
Breakout Sessions C
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Meeting Rooms A2-A8
Thursday, April 25, 2024
02:20 pm
Transistion
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Thursday, April 25, 2024
2:30 pm
Breakout Sessions D
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Meeting Rooms A2-A8
Thursday, April 25, 2024
3:20 pm
Sponsor Networking Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Thursday, April 25, 2024
3:50 pm
Breakout Sessions E
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Meeting Rooms A2-A8
Thursday, April 25, 2024
5:00 pm
Sponsor Networking Happy Hour
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Dinner on your own
Enjoy all the options in Downtown Sacramento - https://www.visitsacramento.com/
Friday, April 26, 2024
Friday, April 26, 2024
07:00 am
Breakfast
Hyatt - Ballroom
Friday, April 26, 2024
8:30 am
Rotating Plenary Sessions - Choose from 3 options
Safe Credit Union Convention Center A - Meeting Rooms
Friday, April 26, 2024
09:20 am
Transition Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Friday, April 26, 2024
9:30 am
Rotating Plenary Sessions - Choose from 3 sessions
Safe Credit Union Convention Center A - Meeting Rooms
Friday, April 26, 2024
10:20 am
Sponsor Networking Break
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
Friday, April 26, 2024
10:45 am
Keynote
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A
Friday, April 26, 2024
11:45 am
Closing remarks - Thank yous and Final Raffles
Safe Credit Union Convention Center - Ballroom A

An opportunity to network with your colleagues and the professionals that are advancing student success

I'D LIKE TO ATTEND

This conference is designed for: 

Professors &
Classroom Educators

Deans &
Program Managers

Administrators &
Administrative Assistants

Top 5 reasons members attend:

 

 

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.

See what all the buzz is about!

Safe Credit Union Convention Center

HYATT REGENCY SACRAMENTO AND SHERATON GRAND SACRAMENTO HOTEL

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
APRIL 23 – 26, 2024

Attending this event will

kickstart change at your college

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.

Safe Credit Union Convention Center

HYATT REGENCY SACRAMENTO AND SHERATON GRAND SACRAMENTO HOTEL

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
APRIL 23 – 26, 2024

“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

F.A.Q.

Are hotel accommodations included in my registration?

No. – All attendees are responsible for covering the cost of their own hotel accommodations

Is the preconference worked into the full registration cost, or is that a separate cost?

The pre-conference is worked into the full registration. However, that day does not include meals.
Separate RSVPs for each pre-conference offering will be required once they are released.
Stay tuned for when those flyers are released to RSVP.

Will meals be provided to attendees?

Breakfast is Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Lunch is served on Wednesday and Thursday. A light evening reception is served on Wednesday evening.

Is there a way to request a refund if I register and am unable to attend?

Yes. – Please consult our refund policy here.
Refunds will take 4 – 6 weeks post-conference.

Where can I find the schedule at a glance?

The schedule is outlined at the top of this page.

Can I substitute my registration for someone else?

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 registration@cccaoe.org for name tag and registration purposes as early as possible.
Please include your name and organization in the email.

SPACE IS LIMITED

SACRAMENTO

April 23-26, 2024

4 Days
in Historic Sacramento
800+
Attendees
116
Colleges Represented
25+
Sponsors and Exhibitors

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: (877) 7- CCCAOE

 

Kimberly Ranalla, Project Manager
admin@cccaoe.org

 

Lexi Smoots, Registrar
registration@cccaoe.org

 

Gary Quire, Interim Executive Director
executivedirector@cccaoe.org

 

Mailing Address:
CCCAOE
1800 21st Street PMB 205
Sacramento, CA 95811

Safe Credit Union Convention Center

West Lobby Entrance – Ballroom A

13th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

 

 

Hyatt Regency Sacramento

1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

CCCAOE rates begin at $235++
1230 J St.
Sacramento, California 95814
CCCAOE rates begin at $219++

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