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The 2021 San Diego, Imperial and Orange County Service Center Council Fall Leadership Conference is packed with new tools designed to assist you in representing your members by providing clear, current and comprehensive information.

If you have any questions, please email the conference staff at


GRID*: Click here for the current session grid.

DESCRIPTIONS*: Click here for the current descriptions.

AGENDA*: Click here for a current agenda in PDF format.

*All program details and documents are subject to change.

Friday, December 3

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Exhibitor Showcase

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception & Dinner

Saturday, December 4

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Exhibitor Showcase

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast Buffet & General Session

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Workshop Session 1

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Workshop Session 2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Buffet

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop Session 3

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Coffee Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Workshop Session 4

4:00 PM

Dinner/Evening On Own

Sunday, December 5

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Coffee Break

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

CTA Registration Desk

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Workshop Session 5

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunch & Closing General Session with CTA President E. Toby Boyd


Host Hotel: Renaissance Palm Springs 

  • Address: 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Phone: 760-322-6000
  • Group Rate: $139/night + tax
  • Booking Deadline: November 18, 2021 (or until block sells out)
  • Parking: Complimentary Self Parking in Side/Overflow Lot

The deadline to book a room at the Renaissance Palm Springs has passed. If you still need a hotel reservation, please CLICK HERE for details on nearby hotels.


  • CTA Members
    • $150 Early Bird Rate – Available until Friday, November 12
    • $205 After Early Bird Deadline of Friday, November 12
  • First Time Participants – $99 (Use discount Code FTP)
  • SCTA Members – $30
  • Invited Exhibitor – $280/ booth
For check payments, please send the check made payable to CTA with a copy of your invoice to:
  • California Teachers Association Conference Coordination Center
  • Attn: 2021 San Diego, Imperial & Orange SCC Fall Leadership Conference
  • P.O. Box 45544 San Francisco, CA 94145-0544

Health and Safety Policies

The health and safety of attendees, speakers, exhibitors and staff are our highest priority. In partnership with hotels, CTA will adhere to all official government and local authority guidance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations.

In accordance with COVID-19 safety requirements put in place by the City of Palm Springs, all attendees, staff, presenters, exhibitors, and invited guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours upon check-in at the CTA Registration Desk.

Proof of vaccination can be in the form of your physical Vaccination Record Card (CRC) from the CDC, an image of the card, if you have a picture on your phone, or your digital COVID -19 vaccine record issued by the State of California.

Click here to see CTA’s health and safety policies for in-person events.


Session documents will be available in the attendee hub app within each session closer to the start of the conference.


Professional Growth Hours: Professional Growth credit will be available at no cost for CTA members. Confirmation of professional growth hours will be emailed shortly after the conference.

University Credit: The 2021-2022 University Credit Program is a benefit available to members attending CTA Conferences during the 2021-2022 school year. CTA Members, through attending in-person or virtual conferences, will be given the opportunity to accumulate the professional growth hours needed to qualify for university credit units with CSU, Chico. As a benefit to members, CTA will cover the cost for up to three university credit units with CSU, Chico, normally $75/credit. The professional growth hours can be accumulated by attending conferences live and/or by watching recordings. Click here for more information on how to claim the credit.


Planner Name: Heather Worsham


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