Classified Leadership Institute

June 16 – 18, 2016
Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Event Details:

Registration Information Packet
Informational Flyer
Hotel Information

Includes all conference activities and meals.

  • Regular Registration: $575
  • Early Bird Registration,
    before March 1, 2016: $550
  • Presenter Discount/Registration: $525

Registration is now closed.
Please register onsite at the Crowne Plaza or contact Karen Graham at

Additional Meals
For registered attendees' guests only

  • Thursday Lunch: $45
  • Friday Breakfast: $35
  • Friday Lunch: $45
  • Friday Dinner: $65
  • Saturday Breakfast: $35

A $50 fee will be assessed for all cancellations made prior to Friday, May 13. No refunds are available for cancellations made after Friday, May 13.

Ventura Beach Crowne Plaza
430 East Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001

**The Crowne Plaza is SOLD OUT. Rooms are available at the nearby Country Inn and Suites with rates starting at $125/night. Website

In partnership with the California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS), the annual institute focuses on effective classified participation in participatory (shared) governance processes, both state-wide and at the local district and college levels.

Get ready for three wonderful days in Ventura Beach for the 24th Annual Classified Leadership Institute (CLI). There will be a great set of presenters and attendees are being counted on to participate and share knowledge. The following is information about the conference.


  • Walking the Plank in Leadership and Shared Governance
  • Forecast and Conditions in Senate, Union and Campus Issues
  • Breaking Barriers in Fundraising
  • Testing the Waters in the 4CS Speaker's Bureau Academy
  • Buccaneer Networking by Committee Participation: Campus, Local and Statewide
  • Learning to Trim the Sails in Student Equity, Diversity and Success
  • Keeping Up with the Winds of Technology

Please note that you will NOT be able to check in to the hotel until 4:00 p.m. To enhance your CLI experience, you should be on time and plan to arrange your travel schedule around the following times:
Thursday, June 16, 2016
8:00 a.m.       Registration Opens / Silent Auction Open / Elections Open / Selfie Treasure Hunt Starts (Group Activity)
9:00 a.m.       Plenary Session
11:00 a.m.     Newcomer Session
12:00 p.m.     Elections Close / Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m.       Opening General Session: Online Education Initiative  
4:00 p.m.       Silent Auction Closes / Hotel Check-In
Dinner on your own

Friday, June 17, 2016
7:30 a.m.       Buffet Breakfast / Senate President Breakfast
8:30 a.m.       Silent Auction Begins / Exhibitor’s Showcase
8:45 a.m.       Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m.     Selfie Treasure Hunt Ends
12:30 p.m.     Buffet Lunch
1:45 p.m.       Keynote Session: Frank Harris III & J Luke Wood
                      M2C3:Male Community College Collaborative
4:15 p.m.       Silent Auction Closes / Exhibitor’s Showcase Closes
5:30 p.m.       President’s Hosted Social Hour
6:30 p.m.       Awards Dinner
8:30 p.m.       Music and Dancing

Saturday, June 18, 2016
7:30 a.m.       Buffet Breakfast
8:45 a.m.       General Session
9:45 a.m.       4CS Annual Business Meeting
11:00 a.m.     Closing Session
12:00 p.m.     Conference Closes
12:30 p.m.     4CS Executive Board Meeting

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