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AUDIENCE: CTA Local Chapter Presidents, Vice-Presidents or designee.

Join us for the CTA Presidents ConferenceJuly 18-21, 2024 in Orange County. Newly developed interactive sessions designed for new and experienced chapter leaders will provide training to enhance your skills as a local leader and help build systems of success for your chapter.

On the horizon are constant challenges to the labor movement that will impact the work we do as an organization. The Presidents Conference will provide new and returning presidents a foundation to rely upon as we prepare for the future. This conference includes dozens of skill building sessions and provides opportunities to build lasting relationships with other CTA leaders.

The 2024 Presidents Conference is available to CTA Presidents, Vice-Presidents or the local designee. Childcare is available for pre-registered attendees. Do not miss this extraordinary opportunity!

To help encourage attendance at this important training, CTA will reimburse one person per local for their travel costs to attend the conference. Travel expense reimbursement guidelines and form found HERE.

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


AGENDA*: Click here to download the agenda.

WORKSHOP GRID*: Click here to download the workshop grid.

DESCRIPTIONS*: Click here to download the descriptions.

*All program details and documents are subject to change.

Thursday, July 18

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CTA Member Benefits Meet & Greet

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CTA Exhibitor Showcase

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

New Presidents Conference Orientation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Welcome Address with CTA President David B. Goldberg

1:15 PM - 5:00 PM

New & 2nd Year Presidents' Training

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Refreshment Break

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Friday, July 19

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast Buffet

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Racial Equity Affairs Committee (REAC) Presentation

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

CTA Exhibitor Showcase

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

New & 2nd Year Presidents' Training

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch (for Thursday Participants)

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Returning Presidents Registration

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CTA Member Benefits Meet & Greet

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Returning Presidents Conference Orientation

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Refreshment Break

3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

CTA Directorial District Sessions

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Presidents Conference Welcome Reception

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Friends of Bill W.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dinner & Opening General Session

Saturday, July 20

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

County Office of Education - Presidents Seminar

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

CTA Budget Forum

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

CTA Marketplace

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CTA Exhibitor Showcase

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Large Group Kickoff Meeting

10:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Breakout Sessions

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & General Session

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Service Center Council Meetings for All Presidents

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Workshop Session 1

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM

Refreshment Break

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshop Session 2

5:10 PM - 5:45 PM

State Budget Review

5:10 PM - 5:45 PM


5:10 PM - 5:45 PM

Women's Rights Committee Forum

5:10 PM - 5:45 PM

ESP Open Forum

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CTA Caucus Meetings

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dinner on Own

8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Presidents Networking Social

Sunday, July 21

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CTA Exhibitor Showcase

8:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Workshop Session 3

9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

Refreshment Break

10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Workshop Session 4

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Closing General Session

Poolside Welcome Reception

Please join us on Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 PM for a special Poolside Reception.


Host Hotel – Hyatt Regency Orange County

Discover magic, adventure, recreation and relaxation at Hyatt Regency Orange County, located only minutes from the Disneyland Resort and a short drive away from the many options of things to do in Garden Grove, CA. Start and end your day in one of our spacious rooms, equipped with our signature Hyatt Grand Beds, complimentary Wi-Fi and a 65” flat-screen TV. The fun never stops at Hyatt Regency Orange County, with amenities, entertainment and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. As a Disneyland Good Neighbor hotel, we offer park shuttle services right from our lobby. Minutes from the park’s entrance, we provide the perfect Disneyland retreat.

  • Address: 11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Phone: 714-750-1234
  • Group Rate: $199/night + tax
  • Booking Deadline: Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Parking: $17/day Self Parking
  • Check-In/Check-Out Time: 4:00PM / 12:00PM

Please register for the conference before booking a room. The special rate registration link will be available in the registration confirmation email.


Traveling to the Conference

Please consider using public transportation to travel to the conference. Please visit for maps, schedules, fares, and more information.

Airfare Discount: United Airlines offers reduced rates for CTA members up to 10%. To take advantage of these rates, you must book online at Enter the CTA Discount Code: ZMGT443335 in the Offer Code Box found on the left-hand side of the page. Please check with the other airlines to ensure that you are getting the best rate.

Health & Safety Policies

If you are feeling sick, have tested postive for COVID-19, or are showing COVID-19 symptoms, do not attend the event.

Your wellbeing at CTA conferences is important to us, click here to read the conference health and safety policies.

As part of registration, all attendees are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct for CTA Events found here.

Child Care

You must Register your Child to reserve a spot at Camp CTA.


Children attending Camp CTA must adhere to the conference Health & Safety Policies.

CTA is offering a no-charge child care program at the 2024 Presidents Conference.  Child care is available to all Presidents Conference attendees who are the primary caregivers of the child(ren) attending Camp CTA for children ages 6 months to 16 years. While you’re attending meetings, your children can enjoy their own Camp, organized by ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc., a national company specializing in children’s activities. Camp CTA is a complete morning to early evening entertainment program packed with activities. *All children must be preregistered to ensure proper staffing levels. Children participate in age appropriate activities, including arts and crafts projects and active games, in a safe, nurturing, and educational environment. The high ratio of caregiver to child (1:2 for children 6 months-12 months, 1:3 for children 13 months-2 years, 1:5 for children 3-5 years, and 1:8 for children 6-16 years) ensures campers receive lots of personal attention.

Note: There will be a $20/day no show fee for children registered who do not show up or cancel 24 hours in advance.

Program will include afternoon snacks and juice, program entertainment, and craft materials. If preiordered through registration, CTA will provide lunch and dinner Thursday, breakfast, lunch and dinner Friday, Saturday and Monday, and breakfast and Lunch on Sunday for the registered children. Note: There is a $10 charge per meal. Parents can request meals and provide payment information through registration. Meals will be charged after the Conference Weekend. Meals will be charged for no shows unless cancelled 24 hours prior. If parents do not want to pay for meals, they can send/bring meals.

When: Camp CTA will take place from July 18 – 21, 2024

2024 Camp CTA Schedule

Thursday, July 18, 2024
On-Site Activity Center – 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 19, 2024
On-Site Activity Center – 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 20, 2024
On-Site Activity Center – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 21, 2024
On-Site Activity Center – 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Monday, July 22, 2024
On-Site Activity Center – 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Camp CTA/ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc.

Contact: Jonni Adams
Phone: (504) 524-1227
Fax: (504) 524-1229


  • New & 2nd Year New Presidents – $285 (Thur – Sun)
  • Returning Presidents: $235 (Fri – Sun)
  • Invited Exhibitor – $560 / table

Disneyland Resort Theme Park Tickets

A link to purchase specially-priced Disneyland Resort Theme Park tickets will be provided in your registration confirmation email.



Session documents will be available in the conference app and attendee hub closer to the start of the conference. You must be logged in to the Event App to view session documents. Provided documents can be found at the bottom of each session page within the Event App and Attendee Hub.


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 2023-2024 University Credit Program is a benefit available to members attending CTA Conferences during the 2023-2024 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 six 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.



Phone: 650-552-5170

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