2021 Faculty Leadership Institute - Virtual Event

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 5:00pm

Information on the 2021 Faculty Leadership Institute***Dates Subject to Change***

WHEN: June 16-18, 2021

WHERE: Pathable Event Platform

Early Registration Deadline: May 17, 2021 *Rates will increase after this date*

The event will take place in the virtual event platform Pathable. All attendees will receive an email prior to the event with a unique user login. The platform works with email as your user id, so please make sure all attendees emails are their actual emails. If you are an admin and are registering a group of people, please make sure you are prepared with each persons unique email. Please use chrome as your browser as it has the best functionality with the program.



Registration Information

We will be taking credit card only payments for this event.  Please contact events [at] asccc.org to make alternative arrangements.

Early Registration: $200 (Before May 17th at 5:00PM)

Late Registration: $250 (After May 17th at 5:00PM)

Presenter Registration: Complimentary

***All Presenters are required to register.***

 This event will utilize automated closed captioning. If you would like to request a live human closed captioner for any of our offerings, please contact us at communications [at] asccc.org at least 10 business days in advance.


What is the cancellation/refund policy?

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

  • Please remember that the last day (May 17th, 2021) 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 cancellation fee of $100.

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

  • Cancellations made less than 7 business working days prior (June 10th, 2021) 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


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Edie Martinelli at events [at] asccc.org. Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.



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.

Photo Release Information
By participating in the event, you agree to grant permission to the rights of your image, likeness and sound of your voice as recorded on audio or video tape without payment or any other consideration. I understand that my image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed and waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of my image or recording. I also understand that this material may be used in diverse educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area.

Photographic, audio or video recordings may be used for the following purposes:

conference presentations
educational presentations or courses
informational presentations or workshops
on-line educational courses, presentations, or workshops
educational videos
social media


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To view our full program, please download the PDF or read the online version.

Tentative Schedule Subject to Change

Wednesday, June 16

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  General Session 1: State of the Senate

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

  • Mindfulness for Leaders: Keeping Yourself and Your Faculty Grounded During a Time of Uncertainties
  • Accreditation and the Role of Academic Senates
  • Participating Effectively in District and College Governance: An Update of The ASCCC/CCLC “Participating Effectively” and “Scenarios” Documents
  • Embedding DEI into Hiring Processes and Supporting Faculty Diversification
  • Improving the Richness of the Decision-Making Process by Uplifting Participation and Increasing the Diversity of Marginalized Voices and Experiences

12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.  Lunch

1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  General Session 2: Resolution Writing: Why We are Resolved

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  General Session 3: Brown Act

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Breakout Session 2

  • Brown Act Follow Up
  • Legislation and Advocacy: The 411 on the 10+1
  • Resolution Writing: A fun follow-up
  • When is it 10+1...and when is it not?
  • From an Empty Cup You Cannot Pour: Self-Care Checkup

Thursday, June 17

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Area Meetings

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  General Session 4: Beyond Buzzwords: Creating a Culture of Accountability Around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Lunch

1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  General Session 5: Budgets as Value Statements: Breaking It Down and Bringing in the Discussion

3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Breakout Session 3

  • Senate Resources at Your Fingertips: Using the Local Senates Handbook, Navigating the ASCCC Website, When to Call for Help
  • Collegiality and Collaboration with Local Administration/Board
  • Senate/Union Relations
  • Follow Up to the Budget General Session
  • Beyond Buzzwords Follow-Up Conversations

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Networking

Friday, June 18

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  General Session 6: One Community: Supporting Equitable Learning

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Breakout Session 4

  • Minimum Qualifications, Equivalency, and Assigning Courses to Disciplines
  • Working with Your Student Government
  • Setting a Local Senate Agenda and Running an Effective Meeting
  • Navigating the New Normal with ASCCC President and Vice President
  • Follow-up to One Community: Supporting Equitable Learning

12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.  Lunch

1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  General Session 7: Mock Plenary Session