2020 Spring Plenary Session

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

The 2020 Spring Plenary will be taking place at the Oakland Marriott City Center - Oakland, California.

Where: Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland CA, 94607

When: April 16-18, 2020

 

Registration

Please Click Here to Register!

 

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday March 18th, 2020

 

Early Registration: $625 (March 18, 2020 before 5:00 pm)

Late Registration: $675 -  (March 18, 2020 after 5:00 pm)

Saturday Only Registration: $250

Saturday Only Late Registration: $300

1 Day Presenter Registration: $200

2 Day Presenter Registration: $350

** All Presenters are required to register. **

Online Registration will end Thursday April 9th, 2020.  All registration after this date will be on-site registration 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".

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Edie Martineli at events [at] asccc.org or phone 916-445-4753x102. Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

FAQs

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

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 (events [at] asccc.org.)

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

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

  • Please remember that the last day (March 18th, 2020) 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 $175 cancellation fee.

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

  • Cancellations made less than 7 business working days prior (April 11th, 2020) 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 (events [at] asccc.org.)

Please contact Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org or 916-445-4753x102 with any questions or concerns.

Indemnification

Your registration submission for the event signifies your agreement to the following:

Participant/Attendee shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, its officers, directors, partners, agents, and employees, from and against any and all demands, claims, damages to persons or property, losses and liabilities, including reasonable attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by participant or attendee’s willful misconduct or negligence in connection with the provision of services or the use of the Hotel facilities, except to the extent and percentage attributable to the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges or its agents’, subcontractors’, representatives’, employees’ or attendees’ willful misconduct or negligence.

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Information

Please note that you must make hotel reservations separate from the event registration process. Registration confirmation for the event does note guarantee a hotel room reservation.

2020 Spring Plenary Session will be taking place at Marriott Oakland City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607.

$199 Singles/Doubles plus taxes and fees

Hotel Reservation cut-off date: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

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 reservation website 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! The room rates are $199 per night plus taxes and fees. Rates and availability are limited and event registration alone does not guarantee a hotel room. Our room block rate will expire on Wednesday March 18, 2020. Self-parking is discounted 25% of the prevailing rate.  The prevailing full rate is currently $45 a day.  Please note the parking rates are subject to change. Valet parking is $50.00 for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event with no discount.  For those flying, the Oakland Airport is the closest airport to the hotel. The hotel does not provide airport shuttle transportation. Complimentary Wifi will be available in guestrooms for Marriott members.  Non-member will receive a $2 daily discount.

 

Please contact Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org or 916-445-4753x102 with any questions or concerns.

 

Program

Tentative Schedule – Subject to Change

Thursday, April 16, 2020

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Registration/Delegate Sign In

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast Opens

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Candidate Information Session

8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Breakfast with Relations with Local Senates - First-Time Attendees

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.     FIRST GENERAL SESSION  
Adoption of the Procedures
Foundation Report
State of the Senate

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.   Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.   FIRST BREAKOUT SESSION

  1. Legislative Update
  2. Hiring Through an Equity Lens:  Guiding Principles for Leading Difficult Discussions or Everyone is a Little Bit Racist - Now What?
  3. Mindfulness for Leaders: Staying Grounded in a Vortex of Chaos
  4. DE Guidelines
  5. Faculty Empowerment and Leadership Academy Pre-session and/or Break-Out Follow-Up Session for Participants
  6. New Delegate Information Session
  7. LatinX Caucus Meeting
  8. *System Partner: Breakout

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. SECOND GENERAL SESSION
Lunch
Elections Nominations
Presentation:  Faculty Diversification
Resolution Presentations

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.     Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.     SECOND BREAKOUT SESSION

  1. Assessment of College Placement Processes:  Successes and Areas for Improvement
  2. Follow up to Faculty Diversification General Session
  3. Noncredit and Student Support Services
  4. Small and Rural Caucus Meeting
  5. Hiring Through an Equity Lens: Model Processes
  6. Statewide Service, Committees, Executive Committee, Consultation Bodies
  7. Resolution SOS: Need Help with Your Resolution or Amendment?
  8. *System Partner: Breakout

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.    Coffee Break and Cookies

4:00 p.m. Resolutions and Amendments Due

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.    THIRD BREAKOUT SESSION

  1. UC Transfer Pathways, ADTs and Transfer Alignment Efforts
  2. Program Review:  Equity Driven and Connected to Guided Pathways
  3. Academic Freedom
  4. Open Educational Resources and Student Equity
  5. The Brown Act and Your Senate Committees—Everyone’s Invited
  6. Hiring through an Equity Lens:  Evaluating the 2nd Minimum Qualification
  7. Black Caucus
  8. *System Partner: Breakout

5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.    Resolutions and Amendments at Plenary-Mandatory for Contacts

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Disciplines List Hearing

6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Candidate Orientation

Friday, April 17, 2020

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Registration/Delegate Sign In

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast opens

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.    THIRD GENERAL SESSION
Elections Speeches
Resolution Presentation

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.      Break

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.    Area Meetings

12:30 p.m.     Urgent Resolutions and Amendments Due

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  FOURTH GENERAL SESSION
Lunch
Regina Stanback-Stroud Diversity Award Presentation
Officers Candidate Forum

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.      Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.    FOURTH BREAKOUT SESSION

  1. Educational Opportunities for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Students
  2. Tools to Lead Your College’s Dialogue about Systemic Change:  Systemic Bias
  3. CDCP Noncredit Instruction in Guided Pathways
  4. Ensuring Quality of Online Courses: Guidelines, Rubrics, and Local POCR
  5. The First Minimum Qualification and Equivalency: An Equity Minded Framework
  6. Guided Pathways, Transfer Degrees, College Catalogs and Curriculum:  Difficult Conversations about Putting Students First
  7. LGBTQIA+ Caucus Meeting
  8. *System Partner: Breakout

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.     Coffee Break

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.    FIFTH BREAKOUT SESSION

  1. CTE Data and Resource Allocation
  2. Report on Resolution S19 5.02 Guided Pathways Budget Development
  3. Competency Based Education
  4. Tools to Lead Your College’s Dialog about Systemic Change:  Culture Change and Improvement
  5. Revising the EEO Guidelines for the CCCs
  6. Transfer Practices Paper Review and Presentation
  7. Womyn’s Caucus Meeting
  8. *System Partner: Breakout

5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.     Submitting Amendments at Plenary-Mandatory for Contacts

6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.      Executive Committee Meeting

7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.      President’s Reception and Dance!

Saturday, April 18, 2020

7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.         Breakfast

7:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.         Final Delegate Sign In

8:45 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.     FIFTH GENERAL SESSION  
Elections Begin
Resolution Voting Begins

12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.    Lunch Buffet        
Treasurer Report
Secretary Report 

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.        General Session Continues
Elections and Resolution Voting continues

Area Meetings