2019 Academic Academy

Event Date
Deadline to Register/Application Deadline

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, in partnership with the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, RP Group, and the CCC Chancellor's Office, is hosting its 2019 Academic Academy with a focus on student experience in Long Beach, CA. on the Queen Mary September 13-14, 2019 located at 11126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802.  Faculty and students are invited to attend the conference, which will discuss topics including Guided Pathways, student equity, technology, and diversifying of faculty.


Our Partners

CCC The RP Group Student Senate


Please click here to Register!


Early Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:00pm


Early Registration Fee (before August 22, 2019): $100

Late Registration Fee (after August 22, 2019): $150

Student Registration Fee: Free

Presenter's Fee: FREE

Online registration will end at 5:00 pm on September 6th.  All registration after this time will be onsite only.

Eventbrite can take payment by check or credit card. If you are choosing the check payment option, please use the drop down menu on the registration form to select "pay by check".



What is the cancellation/refund policy?

  • Payment is required prior to entering an Academic Senate event.

  • Please remember that the last day (August 22, 2019) to cancel your registration without penalty is always posted on 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 $100 cancellation fee.

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

  • Cancellations made less than 7 business working days prior (September 5th, 2019) 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


Event registration is required before you can reserve a hotel room under the ASCCC meeting room block. Your email confirmation for registration will direct you to the hotel reservations once you have completed event registration. We recommend that you make your reservation as early as possible, as space is limited and fills up quickly!


Queen Mary Hotel
126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

The Queen Mary Hotel is offering a special group rate of $159.00 USD per night for single/double.  The cut-off date to reserve the special group rate is August 29, 2019. 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. Discounted Self-parking is $18.00  per day and $22 for overnight guests, overnight valet parking is $27. For those flying, Long Beach Airport is the closest airport to the hotel. The hotel does not provide complimentary airport shuttle transportation.
Please contact Academic Senate Event Team at events@asccc.org or 916-445-4753x102 with any questions or concerns.

Rooms are limited and will sell out.  Please make your hotel reservation early.

Presentation Materials


Click here to download the program in PDF.

Thursday, September 12

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Pre-Academy Orientation

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  OERI Overview and Discipline Dialogue

Friday, September 13

7:00 a.m.  Optional Walk and Talk - Centering Ourselves for the Day

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.   Welcome and General Session 1
Re-Evaluating Program Review in a Guided Pathways Framework

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.   Breakout Session 1

  1. Student Onboarding Processes – Helping Students Determine their Path
  2. Cerro Coso’s Prison Education Program - An Example of Equity
  3. Universal Design and Online Accessibility Standards for All Students
  4. Evaluating Implicit Bias in Organizational Structures

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Lunch and General Session 2
The Whole Student:  Culturally Responsive Support

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Breakout Session 2

  1. Qualitative and Quantitative Data Collection for AB705
  2. Implementing an Equity Minded Framework
  3. CVC-OEI: What’s Been Accomplished, What’s New, and Where It’s Headed
  4. Board of Governors Diversity Task Force Recommendations

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.   Coffee and Snack

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.     Breakout Session 3

  1. Meta Majors Design with the Undecided Student in Mind
  2. Student Equity and Achievement Plans
  3. Online Student Experiences
  4. Effective Hiring Committee Training

5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Decompression and Reflection Activity

Each of these breakout rooms will be used for open dialog and sharing of information among the participants related to the topic listed.  The facilitator is present to lead the dialogue in a constructive fashion, not to present new information.   

  1. Designing for the Student Experience
  2. Institutional Culture Change in an Equity-Minded Framework
  3. Technology to enhance the Student Experience
  4. Local Senates as Agents of Change

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Reception and Networking

Saturday, September 14

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Breakfast

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.     Breakout Session 4

  1. Dual Enrollment
  2. Supporting Undocumented Students
  3. The Benefit of Online Education for the Improvement of Veteran Services & Accessibility
  4. Faculty Diversification and Student Success:  Facilitating Challenging Conversations

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.   General Session 3
Faculty Diversification and EEO 2.0 Input Revisions
*No lunch provided.