The Community College Association

CCA's Fall Conference is Just Around the Corner
Plan now to attend CCA’s Annual Fall Conference Oct. 13-15 at the San Jose Marriott Hotel. Participants will be offered outstanding trainings in new ways to recruit members, strengthen the voice of faculty on your campus, and meet the challenges our students and faculty face today. Come learn from the best and connect with your colleagues from around the state. Online registration is now available. You can also download the conference brochure to share with others.
Cal State Lecturer Reinstated in Victory for Academic Freedom

In a victory for academic freedom, a Cal State Fullerton lecturer will return to his job this fall after his union, the California Faculty Association (CFA), laid bare the false accusations made against him by a right-wing student group.

California Educator Re-elected to NEA Executive Committee
California educator George Sheridan was reelected to the Executive Committee of the National Education Association. He will begin serving his second three-year term this September.
Average Salaries for Full-time Faculty are Improving
Feeling rich? Probably (most definitely) not, but average salaries for full-time faculty are improving. Find out how you stand in the NEA Advocate’s 2017 Special Salary Issue.
Online Funding Gets Boost in 2017-18 State Budget

Recognizing a slowing down of the state’s economy, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a budget that keeps California on a more fiscally constrained path while promoting specific priorities. Find out what the budget allocates for community colleges.

CCA Honors Faculty for Outstanding Service
Three CCA activists received awards for outstanding service on behalf of community college faculty. 
What is the Role of Your Union as an Agent of Social Change?
What should be the role of your union in these turbulent times? The union as an agent of social change was explored in CCA’s recent forum, “The Force Awakens: Inclusion in Education and Justice for All.”
How to Talk Politics to Anyone
Here are some tried and true tips from NEA on how to overcome the discomfort and talk to a family member, coworker, neighbor or friend about politics this summer.
Plan to attend CCA’s 2017 Fall Conference

CCA’s three conferences have successfully concluded for 2016-17, but you can look forward to attending the 2017 Fall Conference at the Marriott Hotel in San Jose Oct. 13-15. For more information on CCA’s conferences, check out the Conference section.

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