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The Issues Conference hotel room block is currently sold out.

The CTA Issues Conference brings together local leaders and activists to learn, discuss, and strategize so that we can organize and increase our collective voice on the state and local issues that matter most in education. The 2024 conference will take place January 12 – 14.

This year’s sessions will include hot topics and skill-building sessions that can be put to use immediately! More information on sessions coming soon!

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


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

DESCRIPTIONS*: Click here to download the session descriptions.

AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE*: Click here to download the agenda.

*All program details and documents are subject to change.

Friday, January 12

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk & Exhibitor Showcase

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Issues Advisory Committee (SOGIIAC)Forum

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception & Dinner

6:00 PM

Friends of Bill W.

Saturday, January 13

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM


7:15 AM - 8:00 AM

Racial Equity Affairs Committee (REAC) Forum

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

CTA Registration Desk & Exhibitor Showcase

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Opening General Session

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Elective Workshop 1

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Elective Workshop 2

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & General Session - Keynote Speaker: CTA President, David B. Goldberg

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Elective Workshop 3

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Coffee & Tea

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Caucus Meetings (Open to all attendees)

6:00 PM

Dinner on Own

Sunday, January 14

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Woman's Issues Committee (WIC) Forum

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

CTA Registration Desk

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Coffee & Tea

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Elective Workshop 4

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunch & Closing General Session - Keynote Speaker: TBD

12:00 PM

Conference Concludes


The CTA group rate is currently sold out!

Host Hotel: Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

  • Address: 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Group Rate: $129/night + tax
  • Resort Fee: Waived
  • Booking Deadline: Wednesday, December 27, 2023 (or until block sells out)
  • Parking: $9.20 Self Parking (no Valet Parking available)

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


Why Las Vegas? Click here to learn more.


  • CTA Members
    • Member – Chapter of 101 or more- $145
    • Member – Chapter of 100 or fewer – $120
  • Invited Exhibitor – $560/booth

Health & Safety Policy

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 CTA 2023-2024 University Credit Program is a benefit to members attending CTA Conferences during the 2023-2024 school year. CTA Members, through attending in-person or watching CTA Virtual Pass sessions, 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 $75/unit cost for up to SIX of the (9) university credit units available. The professional growth hours can be accumulated by attending conferences live and/or by watching recordings. By attending this conference in person, members will earn 15 hours of professional growth.

Click here for more information on how to claim the credit.

Pre-Conference Session – County Office of Education Issues

CTA will be hosting a Pre-Conference for members working in County Office of Education (COE) locals. Join us to network with other educators around the state to discuss issues and organizing opportunities unique to County Offices. Separate registration is required to attend this Pre-Conference.

COE Pre-Conference Registration Link: Click here to register

Date: Friday, January 12, 2024

Time: 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Room: TBD


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