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This conference, “The Power of Connection: Knowledge and Organizing Unites Us” is centered on the idea that building strong local unions and school site structures through nuts and bolts organizing, including Member and Community Engagement, is the key to a stronger Union. The future of your union, the California Teachers Association, depends on our ability to connect with every member on school sites, around our shared values and is the foundation of building the necessary power to continue in our roles as advocates for students, colleagues, the teaching profession, and public education in California.

Please consider joining your colleagues from across Southern California at this year’s conference as we hone the practice of building relationships by developing our skills and knowledge through multiple course offerings.


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*All program details and documents are subject to change.

Friday, March 8

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Presidents’ Meeting/Chapter Treasurers’ Training Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chapter Treasurer Training

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

SPARKS Training

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Presidents’ Meeting w/Executive Officers

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

PAC Treasurers’ Training Registration, Lunch Buffet

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

PAC Treasurer Training

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Conference Check-in, Business Partner Displays

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Service Center Councils’ Reception/Dinner, Friends of Bill W

Saturday, March 9

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Conference Check-in continues

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Business Partner Displays

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

CTA Budget Forum

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Buffet Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Welcome / Opening Session

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Session 1: Core Session

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Lunch Buffet and Keynote Speaker

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session 2: Electives

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 3: Electives

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Caucus Meetings

6:00 PM

Dinner on your own

Sunday, March 10

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 4: Electives

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunch Buffet and Keynote Speaker


Conference Hotel – Town & Country Resort San Diego
500 Hotel Circle N
San Diego, CA 92108

Group Rate: $219+ tax
Resort Fee: $10/night
Parking: $15/night
Booking Deadline: February 2, 2024 (or until rooms sell out)

The booking link will be provided during conference registration.

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.


Early Bird Registration: $200.00 (Register by December 15th)
Conference Registration: $225.00
Exhibitor Fee: $675.00

Please click on the links below to apply for an Incentive Scholarship or a Grant!

Deadline to submit is Friday, November 3, 2023. 

BIPOC Leadership Incentive Scholarship

Small Chapter Grant

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.


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.


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