2017 CTE Leadership Institute

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Academic Senate will hold a CTE Leadership Institute on May 5-6, 2017, at the San Jose Marriott. This event will provide CTE faculty with the opportunity to engage in key policy conversations through their interaction with representatives of the task force, by learning about the implications of policy decisions on local programs and courses, and in participating in breakout sessions to better understand the college processes including topics on leadership, curriculum design, course repetition, and effective program advocacy. Registration is now open and additional information including hotel, travel, and a preliminary program is posted on our event site.

The San Jose Marriott is the host hotel for the CTE Leadership Institute held May 5-6 2017! The San Jose Marriott is located at 301 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113. Driving directions can be found here. For those flying, the San Jose Airport is located 3 miles from the hotel.

Thanks to a grant by the Chancellor's Office Workforce and Economic Development Doing What Matters, the ASCCC is able to offer free registration to ASCCC CTE Liaisons and Counselors and one day hotel stay.  Register for the event using the code you received.  If you did not receive a code, please send an email to info [at] asccc.org.  Then reserve a room via the link under hotel and travel.  The hotel will require that you secure the room with a credit card.  Once you check into your room, the charges will be moved to our master account.  Finally, please note that if you do not cancel your registration by the deadline, you will be charged $50.  

If you would like to apply for a travel scholarship to the CTE Leadership Institute, the scholarship will pay for your airfare, please contact Julie Adams at info [at] asccc.org for more information.


Cancellation Policy:

Payment is required prior to entering an Academic Senate event.

Please remember that the last day to cancel your registration without penalty is always posted at the bottom of each event's webpage, and is listed in each confirmation email. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to events [at] asccc.org on or before the posted date of April 22, 2017. Registration will not be canceled due to non-payment.

Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after April 23, 2017, the posted cancellation deadline. All cancellations made after the posted date will be assessed a $50.00 cancellation fee.

Cancellations made less than 7 working days (April 23, 2017) before an event will be assessed the full registration fees of $50.00

No shows, unclaimed "TBA" attendees, and cancellations made after the deadline will be billed to you and/or your college for the total cost of registration and room if applicable to the event. As attendees are permitted to register without funds, we have no way of determining cancellation unless specifically told, in writing.

It is your responsibility to ensure payment of the registration fee. Submission of your registration signifies agreement with this policy.

Unpaid balances owed to the Academic Senate must be paid off before an attendee can register for a future events.


Hotel & Travel

The San Jose Marriott located at 301 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113 is conveniently located in the heart of Silicon Valley in downtown San Jose and is 5 miles from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). The San Jose Marriott hotel does not provide a hotel shuttle service from/to the airport. If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions, from the airport or any other location. Valet parking fee is $35 per day and $ 40 for oversized vehicles. Additional self-parking may be found in near-by parking structures.

You can make hotel reservations online.  The reservation website has been set up for making hotel reservations.  Please use the following site to make your reservations: 


If the online reservation system says that there are not rooms available, it simply means that we don't have the availability within our group block.  However, the hotel should still have availability outside of the room block. Please contact the hotel to make your reservations. The group rate is guarnteed for reservations made on or befire the cutt off date Thursday, April 13, 2017. Rooms are limited and will sell out.  Please make your hotel reservation early.

Room Rates: $125 - Single; $125 - Double; $125 - Thursday Night

Room Rates: $125 - Single; $125 - Double; $125 - Friday Night

Group rates available 3 days pre/post conference pending availability.

Please contact the Academic Senate Event Planner Patti Hughes at 916-445-4753x102 with any questions or concerns. patti [at] asccc.org




Preliminary Program

May 5 - 6, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Welcome: Lorraine Slattery-Farrell, CTE Leadership Committee Chair

General Session 1: The Future of Work
Institute for the Future (IFTF) will present their research and forecasts on the future of work between 2016-2026, emphasizing the macro trends and plausible disruptions that will impact the global workforce across sectors and industries.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon Breakout Session One

  • SWP Stand: Maximizing Sector Navigators and Deputy Sector Navigators
  • Curriculum Strand: Strong Workforce Recommendations: Curriculum
  • Counseling Strand: Dual Enrollment, “Get Focused Stay Focused” and other outreach efforts
  • Leadership and Governance Strand: I’m a Liaison, Now What? 

12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. General Session 2: Strong Workforce Program (SWP)

Welcome from ASCCC President; Julie Bruno, President

At the recommendation of the California Community College Board of Governors, the governor and legislature approved the Strong Workforce Program, adding an annual investment of $200 million to spur career technical education (CTE) in the California Community College System. This general session will provide an update on the work accomplished to date and the vital role faculty play in implementation of next steps.

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Breakout Session Two

  • SWP Strand: Where’s the Data? Effective Use of Data for Strong Workforce Plans
  • Curriculum Strand: Minimum Qualifications for CTE
  • Counseling and Student Services: Moving from Non Credit to Credit/Articulation
  • Leadership and Governance: Advisory Boards—The Next Generation 

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Breakout Session Three 

  • SWP Strand: Where’s the Money? Leveraging State and Local Funding Streams to Build CTE programs
  • Curriculum Strand: The Evolution of Programs: Determining Viability and Processes for Revitalization 
  • Counseling Strand: Better Together: Student Services Faculty and Instructional Faculty Working Together to Promote Student Success 
  • Leadership and Governance Strand: Code Alignment Project

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reception

6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. General Session: Making Connections: Career Technical Education and Counseling Unlocking Social Mobility?

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session Four

  • SWP Strand: Regional Consortia
  • Curriculum Strand: Contextualized Teaching 
  • Counseling and Student Services Stand:
  • Leadership and Governance Strand: ASCCC 101