All registered attendees (exhibitors included!) are welcome to participate in the programming on the days that they are registered.
School Tours are a hands-on opportunity for a deeper dive into problems of practice or focus on current issues. Attendees will see schools in action, participate in Q&A with charter leaders, experience facilitated debrief, and enjoy lunch together. The tours will leave the Sacramento Convention Center at 8:30am and visit up to two schools in the greater Sacramento area. Tickets are required and space is limited.
Thursday will provide attendees the opportunity to go deep in 4- to 5-hour content-specific workshops. The five session topics include LCAP, technology funding, health and wellness, and retreat-style content specifically tailored for charter board members and charter teachers. Full descriptions can be found HERE. These sessions run concurrently with regular breakout sessions and require sign-ups in advance.
Tuesday and Wednesday will feature a total of sixteen 30-minute, exhibitor-driven Solutions Sessions. Participating exhibitors will present short content segments during this time that demonstrate how their products or services address charter school community needs. Featured exhibitors will be promoted as part of the program schedule and present in a dedicated Solutions Session area within the Exhibit Hall.
Connect and Engage sessions are discussion-based sessions designed so that attendees can network, exchange ideas, seek advice, and connect to the larger community of charter educators. Connect and Engage sessions run concurrently with other session types.
Breakout sessions are topic-based sessions provided all four days of the event. These sessions come in multiple formats and they are organized in strands and subtopics to help attendees find sessions of interest. Breakout sessions run concurrently with other session types.
These sessions provide an opportunity to discuss critical issues specific to your region. Regional meetings are also an opportunity to network with other leaders and teachers from your region and to hear more about CCSA's advocacy efforts at the state and local level.
Large sessions celebrating the charter school movement and feature keynotes, and awards.