The Academic Senate invites you to attend the first-ever hybrid 2021 Fall Plenary Session on November 4-6, 2021 to be held at the Westin Long Beach in Long Beach, and via Pathable! The theme this year is "Leading Change" Teaching, Learning, and Governance in a Hybrid World". Join us this November to attend impactful breakout sessions, discuss statewide matters, vote on important Resolutions, and network both virtually and in-person with faculty across our system. In-person registration is $580 and virtual registration is $325.
Registration for in-person attendance is now open to all that wish to attend! While we are still capping in-person attendance to 150, to maintain social distancing guidelines, we welcome colleges that would like to send multiple attendees in-person to do so. Register as soon as possible for either in-person or virtual!
COVID Precautions - Please complete the COVID liability waiver here!
ASCCC is a responsible partner, committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our members, attendees and staff. For your safety and the safety of others, we will be asking all in-person participants to sign our COVID Waiver, attesting to having received a vaccine or taking a COVID test with a negative result 72 hours prior to the plenary. All Plenary Session participants and staff are required to be fully masked throughout the event regardless of vaccination status, except for when actively eating. Dining arrangements have also been made such that no more than four people will be seated at a table to maintain social distance and meals will be served buffet style by hotel personnel to minimize touching.
In order to limit touching shared objects, the plenary will provide individual packets at registration with your name badge, program, resources, as well as hand sanitizers for you to use as you meet and mingle with other attendees. Masks will also be available for attendees at the registration table.
As travel and gathering guidance evolves, ASCCC will continue to follow protocols established by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local, state and federal government mandates and recommendations. Please check back for updates as they become available.
More details, such as the tentative agenda and breakout session topics for both the in-person and virtual options, to come so stay tuned!
Should you have any questions, please contact events [at] asccc.org (events[at]asccc[dot]org)
The 2021 Fall Plenary will be a hybrid event with an in-person option and a virtual only option.
** All Presenters are required to register. **
The Academic Senate Foundation is proud to offer scholarships for faculty to attend the ASCCC Fall Plenary Session on November 4-6, 2021, to be held as a hybrid event. Scholarships will be offered for both in-person and virtual attendance. Please see all the scholarship information on the Foundation's webpage.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
We no longer take direct ticket transfers. You will need to submit a new registration for each person attending.
What is the cancellation/refund policy?
• Payment is required prior to entering an Academic Senate event.
• Please remember that the last day (October 4, 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 $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 (October 28, 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. We no longer take direct transfers. Every attendee must submit their own registration and payment.
Questions and Concerns
Please contact the Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org (events[at]asccc[dot]org) with any questions or concerns.
For questions about accessibility or to request live captioning accommodations please contact Edie Martinelli at events [at] asccc.org (events[at]asccc[dot]org). Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.
Your registration submission for events 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 - This event will be recorded.
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:
educational presentations or courses
informational presentations or workshops
on-line educational courses, presentations, or workshops
Hotel Information - Westin Long Beach Hotel Reservations
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.
You must make reservations through the ASCCC group hotel block.
2021 Fall Plenary Session will be taking place at Westin Long Beach, 333 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
$169 Singles/Doubles plus taxes and fees
Cut-Off Date: October 25th, 2021 _ The date has been extended!
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 $169 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 October 25, 2021. Self-parking is $18.00 for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event. For those flying, Long Beach Airport is the closest airport to the hotel.
We will be following the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines at the Westin Long Beach including all detailed COVID protocols that may include social distancing, mask wearing and hand sanitizing.
We will require submission of a signed liability waiver including full vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event. You will not be allowed entry into the event without submitting the waiver. This form highlights our efforts to follow the California Department of Public Health Guidance on meetings and support the safety of the committee, guests, and hotel personnel. Subject to change based on local public health guidelines.
How to participate in Virtual Only:
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.
Event links to the Virtual Event Platform will be emailed to all registered attendees approximately 1 week prior to the start of the event. All sessions will have auto closed captioning available.
Disciplines List Hearing will be held Friday, November 5th from 8:00a.m. to 9:00am. During this session, attendees will be informed about the proposals submitted to change the Disciplines List by the authors or their designee. Delegates unsure about the Disciplines List process are encouraged to attend. Click here for CCC Confer Participant Instructions.
The submission for the Geographic Information Systems disciplines list proposal was withdrawn by the submitter.
*(2) identical proposals were received for Asian American Studies and Native American Studies so we are providing the proposal that provides the additional back-up documentation.
New Delegate Resource:
Caucus Meeting Information:
You may access the final Fall Plenary Prorgam outline via the accessible link. There will be two separate programs, which will include presenter and breakout session descriptions, for online and in-person. Those will be made accessible by October 28, 2021.
Attendees that are registered for the in-person plenary are able to access the breakouts listed under "In-Person", and attendees registered for virtual are able to access breakouts listed under "Virtual". All attendees, regardless of in-person or virtual attendance, will have access to the "Hybrid" general sessions and breakouts.
Additional information for all breakouts and general sessions will be posted soon, including presenters and breakout/general sessions descriptions!
Have questions? Email events [at] asccc.org.
- FINAL PACKET FOR ADOPTION
Resolution voting will be taking place electronically using Poll Everywhere.
Delegates do not need to attend in person to vote but do need to be registered for the event.
Information and instructions will be posted soon.
In order to conduct the online resolutions voting, we will need each member Senate to verify that we have the college’s correct delegate for voting. The Senate President listed in the Senate Directory for each campus, will need to complete the delegate change form: Fall 2021 Delegate Change Form. The college will not be able to vote in the online election unless this form is submitted. Forms must be emailed to the ASCCC Office -email@example.com by October 28, 2021.
Date and Time: Friday, Friday, October 27, 2023, 9:00am - 2:00pm