Week of March 18, 2024 • Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center • Long Beach, CA

Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when will the conference take place?

The 2024 California Charter School Conference will be held at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center located at 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802 from Monday, March 18 to Thursday March 21, 2024.

What is the purpose of the conference?

The California Charter Schools Conference is a place of inspiration, learning, and connection. This annual event connects charter school experts from across the country who lead sessions on everything from balancing your budget, obtaining a new facility, and creating a safe school environment to building a productive and excellent board and advocating for your school on the local, state and federal level.

Who should attend?

The conference is for charter school educators, leaders, teachers, board members, administrators, business managers, university educators, political leaders, business partners and community stakeholders.

What is included in registration?

See the What is included page for more details.

When do I actually have to pay my conference registration bill?

In order to postpone payment, please register using a purchase order number. Once your registration has been processed, you will receive an invoice for your total registration fees; however, the bill will not be due until after the conference in March 2024.

What is the conference schedule?

See the Conference Schedule page for details.

How do I book a hotel room at one of the host hotels?

See the Hotels and Travel page for more details and hotel links.

What happens if I register and then cannot attend Conference?

We have flexible options for you:

Transfer: Registered conference attendees can transfer their unused registration without penalty to another attendee. Email registration@ccsa.org to request a transfer prior to 5pm PST, March 18, 2024.

Refunds: Conference registration cancellations must be received in writing to registration@ccsa.org or faxed to (541) 346-3545. Cancellations must be received by the deadlines below to receive the following refunds:

$50 administrative fee if received by September 30, 2023
75% refund if received by December 31, 2023
No refunds will be provided after December 31, 2023. No exceptions.

Roll forward: As of the 2024 Conference we no longer offer the option of rolling a registration forward to the next Conference.