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This Conference has SOLD OUT. No walk-ins will be accommodated and no on-site registrations will be available.

CTA is proud to present the 14th annual CTA conference addressing LGBTQ+ issues involving educators, students and the community. This conference will be hosted in-person and is open to all CTA members and will serve as a venue to discuss a variety of subjects affecting the entire membership and California’s youth.

This year the theme of the conference is “Connected by LOVE: The Threads of Our Community”. Sessions will focus on diversity, inclusion & belonging and LOVE!

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


Host Hotel – Margaritaville Resort, Palm Springs ( SOLD OUT)
  • Address: 1600 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Phone: 760-327-8311
  • Parking: Complimentary Self Parking

Overflow Venues

PLEASE NOTE: The listed properties below will not have a CTA room rate

Alternative Hotels- CLICK HERE


  • LGBTQ Member Contacts – $97.50
  • CTA Members – $195
  • SCTA Members – $39
  • Invited Exhibitor – $280 / booth


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

CTA Grants

The CTA Board of Directors will award conference grants for the upcoming LGBTQ Conference. These incentive grants are available to first time chapters, ESP, ethnic minority members and members from small chapters. Please click here for more details.


  • Application Cut-off: August 23, 2022, at Midnight


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 2022-2023 University Credit Program is coming soon. More information will be posted as it gets confirmed.

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