2023 Spring Plenary Session

Event Dates
Deadline to Register/Application Deadline

Event Dates


Deadline to Register/Application Deadline

The Academic Senate invites you to attend the 2023 Spring Plenary Session on April 20-22, 2023, held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim - Orange County! Join us this April to attend impactful breakout sessions, discuss statewide matters, vote on important Resolutions, and to network and engage with faculty across our system. Registration Information Coming Soon!


Registration: We will be taking credit card payments only for this event. If you need to make alternative arrangements, please email events [at] asccc.org.

Register Here Today

Registration Fees

Registration In-Person: $550

In-Person registration includes continental breakfast and lunch each day along with all conference materials. Dinners are on your own.

Virtual Only Registration : $400

One Day Only In-Person Registration (Saturday): $150

One Day Only Virtual Registration (Saturday): $75

Presenter Registration Virtual Only: Please request promo code

1 Day Presenter Registration In-Person: Please request promo code

2 Day Presenter Registration In-Person: Please request promo code

Please email events [at] asccc.org for promo code information.

** All Presenters are required to register. **

In Person Registration will end April 12, 2023 at 5:00pm.

Virtual Registration will end April 17th, 2023 at 5:00pm.

Virtual only attendees will need to email events [at] asccc.org for space availability after April 17th.

Spring Plenary is expected to run until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22th. Please consider this when making your travel plans. We want to ensure all voices are heard regarding these important resolutions!

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


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 (March 29th, 2023) 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 10, 2023) 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 with any questions or concerns. Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

Please see Events Agreements page for all terms and conditions.

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Information - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim - Orange County

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.

2023 Spring Plenary Session will be taking place at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim - Orange County, 100 The City Drive Orange, California, 92868

$139 - $159 Singles/Doubles plus taxes and fees

Room Block Cut-Off Date: Monday, March 20th, 2023

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 range  from $139 - $159 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 Monday, March 20, 2023. Self-parking is $12.00 for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event. For those flying, SNA John Wayne Airport is the closest airport to the hotel.

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

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



The virtual portion of Spring Plenary Session will be hosted in Zoom Events. Please use the provided resources for tips on accessing Zoom Events.

Zoom Events Guideline 

Navigating Zoom Events: Attendee Experience 

Watch the Demo Here  

Disciplines List:

Disciplines List Hearing will be held Friday, April 21 from 8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.. 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. Please see CCC Confer/Zoom Participant Instructions

See Additional Disciplines List Information here.


2022 Fall Session Minutes 

New Delegate Resource:

Coming Soon!

Caucus Meeting Information:

Asian Pacific Islander Caucus

Black Caucus

Latinx Caucus


Small or Rural College Caucus

Womxn’s Caucus


Program subject to change. The final program will be posted in April.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Executive Committee Meeting  

Thursday, April 20, 2023

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Registration Opens

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Coffee Networking: Meet and Greet and New Delegate Session

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  In-Person Rooms Open for Caucuses

9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  First General Session 

Call to Order  Ginni May, ASCCC President
Adoption of Procedures Cheryl Aschenbach, ASCCC Vice President
Presentation of Minutes and 2022-23 Budget Update
Foundation Report Manuel Vélez, ASFCCC President
State of the Academic Senate Ginni May, ASCCC President

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  First Breakout Sessions

  1. Be a Change Agent: Leveraging Resolutions to Maximize Impact
  2. General Education in California’s Public Higher Educational Systems
  3. Legislative and Advocacy Update
  4. Academic Freedom: Making space for Belonging and Connection in our Classes and Campuses
  5. Accreditation During Changing Times (ONLINE)
  6. Faculty Role in Institutional Planning as it Relates to Strategic Enrollment Management (ONLINE)

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Elections Nominations  David Morse, Elections Chair

12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Honorary Resolution Presentation

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Second General Session

Update on Budget and Legislation: Community College Budget: From the State to the District/College

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  Snack Break/Coffee Break  

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Second Breakout Sessions

  1. Collegiality in Action: Building a Relationship with your College President/District Chancellor
  2. Rethinking Attendance Accounting: What if we do things differently?
  3. Common Course Numbering
  4. Promising Practices for faculty evaluations on DEIA
  5. The Brown Act in a Post-State-of-Emergency World (ONLINE)
  6. A Proliferation of Technology for Teaching: How Do We use it to Facilitate Authentic Student Learning? (ONLINE)

2:45 p.m.  Resolutions and Amendments Due

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Third General Session

ALL Authentic Faculty Voices & Lived Experiences Belong in Academic Leadership  

3:30 p.m.  In-Person Rooms Re-open for Caucuses

4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.  Candidate Information Session

4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Resolutions and Amendments - Mandatory for Contacts

Friday, April 21, 2023

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Registration Opens/Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Disciplines List 2nd Hearing

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  Fourth General Session - Candidate Speeches

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Area Meetings

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Honorary Resolution Presentation

Regina Stanback Stroud Diversity Award Presentation

1:00 p.m.  Amendments and Urgent Resolutions DUE

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  Third Breakout Sessions

  1. Authentic Voices in Curriculum Design
  2. We Need You: Statewide Service
  3. The Disciplines List, Minimum Qualifications, Equivalency, and Assigning Courses to Disciplines Oh My!
  4. Academic Senate Leadership and Governance: Cultivating Belonging During Challenging Times
  5. Understanding Noncredit Education for Equity and Access (ONLINE)
  6. Empowering Faculty in Using Data (ONLINE)

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  Amendments and Urgent Resolutions

2:15 p.m.  In-Person Rooms Open for Caucuses

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Snack Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Fifth General Session

Keynote Speaker: Ben Chida

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.  Sixth General Session

Inclusion Works: Centering Authentic Voices and Lived Experiences through a Vision and Mission

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Officers Candidate Forum

6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Executive Committee Meeting

This is a closed session meeting of the ASCCC Executive Committee to consider urgent resolutions.

7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  President’s Reception and Dance

Saturday, April 21, 2023

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast

Technical Help for RankedVote  

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  Test Voting

8:30 a.m.  Seventh General Session

Elections Voting Begins
Upon the conclusion of the Elections, there will be a 15-minute break. Following the break, Resolutions voting will commence no earlier than 9:15 a.m.
Resolutions Voting Begins

12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Lunch

Special Elections Speeches (if needed)

12:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Seventh General Session continues


For more information, please visit the 2023 Spring Resolutions Page

In order to conduct the online election, 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 linked 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 - events [at] asccc.org by April 17, 2023.

Area Meetings