Event description

The conference is devoted to enhancing CTA members’ understanding and appreciation of the issues of diversity and equity and is open to all CTA members. Attendees are able to choose from a wide variety of workshops that provide practical ideas that can be incorporated in the classroom and school setting. The workshops will also provide participants with more knowledge of issues facing our ethnic minority communities and how to advocate for change.

Conference agenda begins on Friday evening with a Mix and Mingle where participants will have an opportunity to network and share experiences. On Saturday, participants will have the option to choose from more than 20 workshops on a variety of social and educational issues.

On Sunday, participants will also have an opportunity to share their ideas and concerns at the Dialogue Sessions “Issues to Planning” and “Planning to Action.” The Conference will conclude with a General Session where the participants will share what was discussed and keys to a successful change.

This conference provides an atmosphere for genuine interaction among colleagues on topics of special interest. You are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities provided to network with like-minded individuals and to discuss relevant social issues.

AGENDA-AT-A- GLANCE (subject to change)
Friday, April 5
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm              CTA Registration Desk
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Exhibits
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Blessing, Welcome Reception & Dinner                                                            Buffet with Entertainment

Saturday, April 6
7:00 am – 3:30 pm             CTA Registration Desk
7:00 am – 3:30 pm             Exhibits
7:00 am – 8:30 am             Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am – 9:00 am             General Session
9:15 am – 10:45 am           First Workshop
11:00 am – 12:30 pm         Second Workshop
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm           Lunch & General Session
2:15 pm – 3:45 pm             Third Workshop
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm             Fourth Workshop
Dinner on Own

Sunday, April 7
7:30 am – 12:30 pm           CTA Registration Desk
7:30 am – 9:00 am             Coffee/Tea Service
8:30 am – 11:00 am           Caucus Time/Dialogue Session
11:00 am – 12:30 pm         Brunch and Closing General Session

WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS

Here are just a few of the workshops scheduled to be offered:

  • Brave Space, Safe Space: Responding to Bias and Bigotry on Campus
  • Educators & Immigrant Families Working Together to Strengthen our Public Schools
  • Social Justice can be Spelled CTA
  • Making Connections..”Separate in not Equal”
  • Now We Write our own History
  • Issues and Intersections

REGISTRATION AND HOUSING DEADLINE
March 22, 2019

UNIVERSITY CREDIT
University Credit is available online from California State University Chico Department of Education.  One semester unit of credit is available at this conference.  The cost is $60 per unit and is payable by check or credit card.  Click here to purchase the unit.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
Professional Growth credit will be available at no cost.

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