Event description

The Summer Institute offers 10 different, concurrent programs which will prepare you to accomplish your leadership role in your local chapter and meet your professional development goals.

This week-long event will feature hands-on activities to hone the skills needed to meet the challenges of the coming year.

Click here for to review the Agenda at-a-glance.

The Summer Institute offers multiple strands or tracks of instruction. Here’s the list of available strands/tracks. (subject to change)

Full Week:

  • Communications Strand Click here to see flyer.  7 Reasons to take Communications Strand
  • Community Engagement and Coalition Building Strand Click here to see flyer.   SOLD OUT!
  • Instruction and Professional Development (IPD) Strand Click here to see flyer.
  • Legal Strand
  • Member Benefits Strand  Click here to see flyer.
  • Negotiations and Organizational Development (NOD) Strand
    • Emerging Leaders Track
    • Essential Bargaining Skills Track Click here to see flyer.
    • Advanced Bargaining Skills Track
    • School Finance Track
    • Economic Justice Track

Participants register for the track of their choice. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some strands/tracks fill up quickly, so it is important to register as early as possible. You may be wait-listed if your first choice is not available at registration. You will be given the opportunity to register for other available strands/tracks while you are wait-listed for your first choice.

Group Registration Process
If you are registering more than one person, please make sure you have all the required information before you begin.

  • Billing Address
  • Chapter Name
  • District Name
  • Grade Level Taught
  • Individual Email Addresses ­— CTA communicates with the individual members during the summer and must  therefore have an email address that is checked during that time, not a chapter or school email.
  • Strand/Track Selection
  • Back-up/Second Choice Strand/Track — First choice may be full.
  • Preferred Type of Housing Accommodations

Those traveling by plane should fly into LAX or Burbank. United Airlines offers 5%-13% discount on internet fares for CTA members. Book online at united.com, and enter the CTA discount code, ZXFY493601, when searching for flights.

Shuttle from airport: Shuttle reservations should be made in advance through Super Shuttle. Call 310-782-6600 or visit supershuttle.com.

Parking at UCLA
Parking is limited. Please consider carpooling or using public transportation.

Public Transportation
Please visit metro.net for information on public transportation within the Los Angeles County.

UCLA Residential Community Map (click to zoom)


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