Event description

This Presidents Conference will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. The Fairmont offers luxury rooms at a special reduced conference price and excellent training facilities. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of San Jose with shopping, entertainment and dining options within walking distance.

Please join us if you are a CTA president to refine your leadership skills while learning about the new Local Control Funding Formula, Common Core State Standards, Fair Share Impacts, Charter Schools and much more that we will be encountering in the very near future.

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At the Fairmont, members will have the opportunity to make their own hotel reservations for the duration of their stay based on the programs they are going to attend such as the Presidents Conference, ABC Committee Meeting, EMAC SCC Equity Team Meeting and the Doing it Right! Workshop conducted by the Department of Human Resources Management.

The conference registration fee will be based on the day you arrive, either on Thursday or Friday, and covers materials, training and meal costs.

The conference begins on Thursday with the arrival of New Presidents. New presidents will engage in core sessions especially tailored to assist them in learning their new role as local leaders. Conference ends Sunday afternoon with a closing general session and lunch.

Image Consent
CTA may photograph, video or internet stream parts of this conference. By registering for this conference, you consent to your image possibly appearing in photographs or video session presentations.

If you need to cancel your conference registration, you must do so two weeks prior to the conference to receive a refund.  All cancellations after July 3 and no shows are non-refundable.


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Child Care

On-Site Child Care Program
CTA is offering a no-charge child care program at the 2015 Presidents Conference.  Childcare is available to all Presidents Conference attendees that are the primary caregiver of the child(ren) attending Camp CTA.

While you're attending the Presidents Conference, your children can participate in CTA Camp.  CTA Camp is a complete morning-to-early-evening entertainment program packed with activities for children ages 6 months to 16 years.

Program includes morning and afternoon snacks, activities, such as a field trip to the Tech Museum and taking in a kid-friendly movie, as well as craft materials.  CTA will provide the meals based on the daily schedule below.  If you prefer to bring your own meals for your child(ren) you may do so.  Children participate in age-appropriate activities in a safe, nurturing and educational environment.  Children must be pre-registered to ensure proper staffing levels.

Day/Dates/Times of program:
- Thursday, July 16 - 10:00am - 6:00pm (lunch & dinner)
- Friday, July 17 - 8:00am - 9:00pm (breakfast, lunch & dinner) Go to see a G-Rated Movie
- Saturday, July 18 - 2 Shifts - 8:00am - 5:30pm and 5:30pm - 10:30pm (breakfast, lunch, dinner) Field Trip to the Tech Museum
- Sunday, July 19 - 7:00am - 1:30pm (breakfast & lunch)

Please REGISTER ONLINE early as space in this is program limited.  Children 6 months to 18 months must be pre-registered.

Childcare Information

Contact Information:
Camp CTA/ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc.
Contact: Jonni Adams
Phone: (504) 524-1227
Fax: (504) 524-1229
Email: registration@accentoca.com