Working with other CTA departments, the Conference Coordination Center (CCC) is responsible for coordination and delivery of CTA statewide conferences. The Department provides increased services and value to conference attendees with the support and coordinated efforts of all respective participating departments and leadership conference planning committees. Conferences and events under the purview of the Conference Coordination Center include the President’s Conference, Summer Institute, Good Teaching Conference – North, Good Teaching Conference - South, Equity and Human Rights Conference, CTA Issues Conference: Unity and Advocacy in Public Education (combines the Rural Issues, Urban Issues and ESP Conference), Regional Leadership Conferences, GLBT Conference, Joint Caucus Conference and the quarterly State Council of Education Meetings. The Conference Coordination Center also coordinates statewide meetings for CTA staff training, QEIA briefing sessions and several SCC Leadership Conferences. The Conference Coordination Center provides support to various other meetings of CTA affiliates and service centers, including site selection, hotel contracts, on-line registration and other logistics planning. Conference Coordination Center administers and funds minority and new leader grants to CTA members so they can benefit from the many professional development opportunities at the CTA Conferences. Grants are also available to members from small chapters.
STATEWIDE MEMBER CONFERENCES 1.0
This program provides the logistical support for the major statewide conferences targeted to members and leaders. Logistical support includes: conference marketing, pre-registration, on-site logistics, audio visual support, conference program graphics and printing, materials, conference evaluation, vendor selection and all contacts with venue including contracts with the hotel or conference center.
INCENTIVE GRANTS PROGRAMS 2.0
Provide grants to encourage member participation in various conferences.
COMPUTER CONNECTIVITY 3.0
To provide computer support for conferences and the Conference Coordination Center.