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CCTE conferences are the perfect opportunity to share information with colleagues from throughout the state.

Views of the beautiful Kona Kai Resort & Spa

Slideshow from Previous CCTE Conferences. Thank you to Grace Fantaroni for putting this together!

Fall Conference

For over 20 years, CCTE has held its Fall Conference at the Kona Kai Resort & Spa on Shelter Island, San Diego. 

The schedule for the Fall Conference typically includes:

  • Wednesday
    • Meetings of the CSU Education Deans, CSU Field Coordinators Forum, CCTE Board of Directors, Statewide Educational Deans
  • Thursday
    • Meetings of CABTE, AICCU-ED, CAPSE/TED
    • Graduate Student Caucus Meeting
    • Newcomer’s Meeting
    • First Set of CCTE Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
    • Opening Session
    • First Policy Session
    • Concurrent Research, Practice, and Policy Sessions
    • Joint Presidents’ Reception & Social Hour
  • Friday
    • TEQ and ITE Editorial Board Meetings 
    • Morning Keynote Session
    • Conference Awards Luncheon
    • Roundtable Research, Practice, and Policy Sessions
    • Second Policy Session
    • Second Set of CCTE Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
    • Poster Session for Research, Practice, and Policy Topics, with wine & cheese
  • Saturday
    • One or more Workshops
    • Closing Session with Preview of SPAN Conference

Spring Policy Action Network (SPAN) Conference

In 2017, CCTE shifted to a policy focus for the Spring Conference, changed the name to Spring Policy Action Network (SPAN), and moved from San Jose to Sacramento. The new location, The Citizen Hotel, is just steps from the Capitol.

The schedule for SPAN typically includes:

  • Wednesday
    • Meetings of the CSU Field Coordinators Forum and CCTE Board of Directors
  • Thursday
    • Roundtable Meetings of CCTE Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
    • Morning Session
    • Advocacy Lunch with Guest Speaker(s)
    • Policy Activities
    • Afternoon Session
    • Sponsored Reception
  • Friday
    • President’s Networking Breakfast
    • Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Session
    • Associated Organization Meetings (CABTE, CAPSE, AICCU-ED)
    • Graduate Student Caucus Meeting
    • Conference Luncheon
    • Research, Practice, and Policy Roundtable & Poster Sessions
    • Closing Session with Announcement of New CCTE Board Members, Preview of Fall Conference

Call for Proposals

CCTE invites submissions of research and practice proposals for future conferences. A Call for Proposals will accompany the announcement of each CCTE semi-annual conference. Watch for those announcements here on the website and respond to the relevant call.