The following is a brief message from your CCA President, Eric Kaljumagi, about the recent California Faculty Association (CFA) disaffiliation and what that means for the future of CCA and District Q representation on the CTA Board. To our members: On July 19th we were privileged to have an hour in which our
Presidents’ Conference is a time for new and returning Chapter Presidents and VP’s to come together to network, share ideas for success, and build statewide relationships. Registration is NOW OPEN. There is a ton of info that we are ready and waiting to share with you, so if you’re a chapter President, or VP, register
Your April 2019 Advocate issue is here! You will find loads of info on part time parity, the governors budget, and upcoming CCA Elections at the Spring Conference. Find out who the candidates are and where they stand on important issues by registering for the Spring Conference today!
CTA’s John Swett Awards recognizes excellence in education reporting and the deadline for submissions is April 5. CCA recommends local chapters presidents and Service Center chairs nominate a news reporter or news organization that has done an excellent job telling the story of community college students and faculty. These CTA awards honor individuals, publications, websites, television and
Registration is now open! Click Here to Register Download the Spring Conference Brochure to view and share with members of your association who may also be interested in attending the conference. The 2019 CCA Spring Conference and WHO Awards onsite registration begins on Friday, April 26 at 3:00pm and concludes on Sunday, April 28 at 12:00pm. As a
The Force Awakens 2019: A New Hope is a one-day conference devoted to bringing awareness to equity and social justice issues facing our community college faculty. Faculty attending the conference will have the opportunity “plan for action” and have a day of “courageous conversations” as we find ways to address and upend social injustices. We
Engagement is growing each year as locals become more and more involved in union work and stewardship. Over 30 first-time attendees arrived on Day 1 and enjoyed a wonderful orientation and delicious dinner where they could learn, network, and gain resources for success. Day 2 is sure to be even better. To see photos from
Dual Enrollment Requires K-14 Collaboration CC and K-12 colleagues share information, build networks “Together we are stronger” is not just a slogan, especially when it comes to providing the resources and opportunities for students to succeed. Sometimes it’s simply about sharing information, which is what local leaders are doing on the topic of dual enrollment.
CCA Task Force Makes Sure Faculty are Safe and Secure The CCA Inmate Education Task Force started last spring when it became clear that many colleges had no contract language addressing the working conditions of faculty who teach in prison programs. “Our charge was to develop model contract language for local chapters to negotiate if
Fola Odebunmi A U.S Congressman, John Lewis, was 23 years old when he participated in the historic 1923 Civil Right “March on Washington” led by Dr. Martin Luther King JR. Half a century later , journalist Bill Moyers asked Lewis how he was affected by Dr. King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech that day. Mr.