2019 Effective Trusteeship & Board Chair Workshops

Fri, Jan 25, 2019 to Sun, Jan 27, 2019
Sacramento Sheraton Grand
General Info

General Info

It's not easy being an effective trustee or board chair. The League is pleased to offer a workshop for both trustees and board chairs to learn the duties expected of board members at California's Community Colleges. State leaders and experienced trustees will provide comprehensive information on the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective trustee. 

The Effective Trusteeship and Board Chair Workshops are scheduled in conjunction with the Annual Legislative Conference, January 27-28, 2019. Separate registration is required. For more information click on the link below. 

Annual Legislative Conference

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

All recently elected and appointed trustees should attend the Trusteeship Workshop. Continuing trustees, student trustees, and CEOs are also very welcome, and will gain much from the workshop.

Board presidents and vice presidents are encouraged to attend the orientation to trusteeship with their new trustees and participate in the Board Chair Workshop in the afternoon.



NOTE: Due to high interest in the 2019 Effective Trusteeship Workshop, the event is now sold out. For questions or to be added on the waitlist, contact Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org.

Trustee Orientation Workshop - $515
Registration fee includes all workshops and sessions, Saturday reception, dinner and Sunday breakfast, the 2019 Trustee Handbook and other publications. The optional Board Chair Workshop is also included in this registration fee.

Board Chair Workshop - $85
Registration fee includes refreshments, the League’s Board Chair Handbook and other publications. The fee is required only if you are NOT attending the Effective Trusteeship Workshop.

Guest Meals – Effective Trusteeship Workshop

  • Saturday Reception  $65
  • Saturday Dinner $85                          
  • Sunday Breakfast $45


Full payment by credit card is due at the time of registration. If you have any questions, please contact Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org

Deadline to Register

Online registration will close on Friday, January 18th.



This schedule is subject to change. Please check back for updates. Designations: (NT) New Trustee, 2nd Year Trustee (2nd YR), (CE) Continuing Education

Friday, January 25

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.            Registration Opens

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.              Introduction to the Brown Act (NT)

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.               Title IX Compliance the Role of the Board, and an Update on Emerging Issues (2nd YR)

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.              Ethics (CE) 

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Introduction to Roles & Responsibilities (NT)

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.               Trustee’s Financial Responsibilities 2.0 – A Deeper Dive into The Board’s Role in Fiscal Policy (2nd YR)

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Diversity in Hiring (CE)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.              Special Reception for New Trustees

Saturday, January 26

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.              Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.            Effective Trusteeship:

  • Board’s Role in Fiscal Policy, Student Measures, and Participatory Governance (NT)
  • Participatory Governance in Action, Career Technical Education an Overview, Communications and Media, (2nd YR)
  • Student Success Funding Formula, AB 705 Implementation, AB 19 (CE)

1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.              Accreditation (NT)

1:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.               Aligning Board Goals with the Vision for Success (2nd YR)

1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.              Career Technical Education (CE)

1:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Board Chair Workshop

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              ABC’s of Student Success (NT)

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.               Elected by Area to Serve the Entire District (2nd YR)

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              How to Talk to Your Legislators (CE)

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.              Networking Reception

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.              Dinner with CCCT Board Members                                               

Sunday, January 27

7:00 a.m.                                           Registration Opens

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                  Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.               The Board/CEO Partnership: Making It Work

Hotel & Travel


All conference sessions will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. The reserved room block for conference attendees is NOW FULL. You can still book a room at the Sheraton Grand but at their regular hotel room rates. Click on the hotel link below to book a room.

Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street 
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-1700

Below is a list of additional nearby hotels. We encourage you to look up their rates to find the best price to fit your budget:

Residence Inn Downtown Sacramento Capitol Park
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Citizen Hotel
Kimpton Sawyer Hotel
Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown Arena
Sterling Hotel
Best Western Sutter House
Holiday Inn Express Sacramento Convention Center


Travel Information

Please visit the Sacramento Sheraton Grand Hotel’s website for driving directions, location, area recreation, and activities. 

Shuttle Service
The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Sacramento International Airport. Airport Super Shuttle Service to the Sheraton Grand is $13. Use this link to make your shuttle reservation. Shuttle service picks up outside the airport terminals.

Parking at the hotel is $25 per day for self-parking and $32 per day for valet parking for registered guests only.