2018 Faculty Leadership Institute

Event Dates
Deadline to Register/Application Deadline

The Faculty Leadership Institute will be held June 14 - 16, 2018 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina (Bay Towers 4th Level) located at 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, California 92101.

The Faculty Leadership Institute is the cornerstone of the Academic Senate’s governance training.  Created to assist new senate leaders navigate the complexity of local governance as well as become versed in state issues, the Faculty Leadership Institute brings seasoned leaders together to share tips and tools for new leaders to successfully lead their senate and influence their college policies.  Given the current state of change in the community college system with initiatives and proposals ranging from Guided Pathways to AB705 implementation to reimagining the funding structure, all faculty leaders are strongly encouraged to refresh concepts of governance together at this institute.  We highly encourage experienced and emerging faculty leaders to join us for lively discussions about basic college governance and state issues.  



Early Registration: $575

Late Registration: $625 (Starts May 25, 2018)

1 Day Presenter Registration: $225

2 Day Presenter Registration: $310

Eventbrite can take payment by check or credit card. If you are choosing the check payment option, please select other payment options on the form at the bottom right.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Your registration is transferable, please contact the Senate Office in writing at events [at] asccc.org (.)

Please make sure to revisit the eventbrite webpage to transfer your registration per the website instructions.

What is the cancellation/refund 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. Registration will not be canceled due to non-payment. All cancellations made after the posted cancellation date will be assessed a $175 cancellation fee.

  • Full Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after the posted cancellation deadline.

  • Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event will be billed the full registration amount for the conference.

  • 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 event.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, All attendee registrations must match the ticket.  If you would like to transfer your registration, you must cancel the first one, then register the second attendee online.  If a payment transfer needs to be made because payment was made by check, you must contact the Senate Office directly with a written notification at events [at] asccc.org (.)


Hotel & Travel

1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is offering a special group rate of $120.00 USD per night for single/double.  To reserve your sleeping rooms for the event, pleasse use the provided reservations link below or please call 1-877-734-2726. The cut-off date to reserve the special group rate was May 14, 2018 and has ended. All reservation requests and/or changes received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Driving directions can be found here. Parking is $10.00 for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event. For those flying, San Diego International Airport is the closest airport to the hotel. The hotel provides complimentary airport shuttle transportation via the Hotel's existing courtesy shuttle schedule.
Our room block at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina has ended and is currently sold out! 

Below is a list of nearby hotels. Please note that a room block has not been established at the listed hotels. Please consult with the other hotels directly on State/Governmanet rates.

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station | 2592 Laning Road, San Diego, CA. 92106

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport-Liberty Station | 2576 Laning Rd, San Diego, CA 92106


Presentation Materials



Click here to download the program in PDF.


11:00 a.m. Registration

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.    LUNCH

12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.    Welcome

12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.  FIRST GENERAL SESSION:  Collegiality in Action

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

2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  SECOND GENERAL SESSION: The Community College Budget

3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Break (Coffee and Cookies)

3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. THIRD GENERAL SESSION: Resolution Writing 101: Resolution Writing Made Easy

4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Break

4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. First Breakout Sessions

  • Building an Effective Senate by Strengthening Relationships
  • Thriving as a Senate Leader: Finding Your Successor and Managing Workload
  • Resolution Writing 102:  Master Class in Resolution Writing
  • Local $Budget$ 101

6:00 p.m. Resolutions Due

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Executive Committee Members

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018

6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Ocean View Walking

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

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.     FOURTH GENERAL SESSION:  The Role of the Senate President

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.   FIFTH GENERAL SESSION:  The Brown Act

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.    Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.     Second Breakout Session

  • Minimum Qualifications, Equivalency, and Assigning Courses to Disciplines
  • Representation Matters: Building Diverse Faculty Leadership
  • Being an Emotionally Intelligent Leader
  • The Brown Act, Follow-up to the General Session

12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.     Luncheon

12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  SIXTH GENERAL SESSION:  Goal Setting and Metrics

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.      Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Third Breakout Session

  • Developing Leadership Style
  • Civil Discourse: Engaging with Colleagues Who May Not Like You
  • Research and Data:  Driving Dialog and Decisions Follow-up to General Session
  • Legislative Update

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Break (Snack and Coffee)

4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   SEVENTH GENERAL SESSION: Resolution Amendment Writing

4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Get more coffee and find your Area Meeting

4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Fourth Breakout Session: Area Meetings: Building Community

6:00 p.m. Resolution Amendments Due

6:00 p.m. President's Reception

7:30 p.m. Fireside Chat


6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Ocean View Walking

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

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Fifth Breakout Session

  • Senate Resources at Your Fingertips!
  • Conversation with the President and Vice President
  • Managing Conflict
  • Policies, Processes, and Practices

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.    Break

10:15 a.m. EIGHTH GENERAL SESSION: Mock Plenary Session

12:00 p.m. Adjournment