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CCAE 2019 Southern Section Fall Conference
Save the Date!

CCAE Southern Section invites you to attend the 2019 CCAE Southern Section Fall Conference on October 18-19, 2019. This conference will bring together adult educators, literacy professionals, and directors from across Southern California. The conference will take place at the Riviera Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. Registration will open soon!

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2019 CCAE Southern Fall Conference
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Full Registration Rates

Full Registration includes Friday Workshops and President Reception, Saturday Workshops, Pick-up-and-Go Breakfast, Awards Luncheon, Dinner and Masquerade Ball

  • $295 Full Registration-CCAE Current Member

  • $375 Full Registration-Non CCAE Member

Saturday Only Registration Rates

Saturday Only Registration includes Saturday Workshops, Pick-up-and-Go Breakfast, Awards Luncheon, Dinner and Masquerade Ball

  • $220 Saturday Only Registration-CCAE Current Member

  • $300 Saturday Only Registration-Non CCAE Member

 

2019 CCAE Southern Fall Conference
Riviera Resort & Spa Palm Springs
$159 per night

The Riviera promises guests personalized comforts and generous amenities in a fun filled environment. Lounge by the sparkling outdoor pool where Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack once sunbathed or indulge in innovative craft cocktails at Gypsy Rose. Unwind in style in glamorous guest accommodations. Whether you’re joining us in Palm Springs for business, pleasure, or a mix of both, we hope you’ll enjoy all that The Riviera has to offer.

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A dedicated hotel reservation link has been created for the 2019 CCAE Southern Section Fall Conference on October 18-19, 2019. The rates range from $159 per night for a deluxe king room to $259 per night for a junior suite. Be sure to book your room early because this room block will sell out quickly.

 

2019 CCAE Southern Section Fall Conference
Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

CCAE Southern Section invites you to exhibit at the 2019 CCAE Southern Section Fall Conference on October 18-19, 2019. This conference will bring together adult educators, literacy professionals, and directors from across Southern California. The conference will take place at the Riviera Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. Secure your spot today before space sells out!


NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE
CCAE Southern Section AWARDS

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The following awards will be presented at the 2019 CCAE Southern Section Fall Conference: Dominck S. Gagliardi Exemplary Member Award, Michael J. Gallo Award, CCAE Excellence in Teaching Award, and CCAE Excellence in Support Services Award.

Nominate someone today!

 

Dominick S. Gagliardi Exemplary Member Award–Southern Section

From time to time a situation presents itself when it would be appropriate to recognize a particular individual, for the accomplishments of exemplary support for the preservation and continuation of Adult Education. The Dominick S. Gagliardi Exemplary Member Award is provided to fill that accomplishment.

A candidate for this award may be nominated by a chapter president, school administrator, South Coast Section Board Member, or a past South Coast Section President. The nomination shall consist of a 1-3 page narrative describing the nominee’s contributions to Adult Education and to CCAE. The Election Committee will determine the worthiness of the nomination on subjective measures, and the SCS Executive Board must also approve the selection.

Note: Deadline for submission is Friday, September 27, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Michael J. Gallo Award–
Southern Section

Nominations for the Michael J. Gallo Award should be for individuals who are not a part of the adult education family, but someone outside of adult education who has made significant contributions to an individual adult school or schools or to the Southern Section. The nominee may come from education (other than adult education,) business, politics, a social agency or as a volunteer from the community.

Minimum qualifications for nominees:

  1. Strong support of an individual adult school over a period of three or more years.

  2. Ongoing general support of adult education in a manner that enhances the status of adult education.

Nominator must be a current member of CCAE and the Southern Section. Nominator may be a chapter president, school administrator, or past or present section officer.

Nominations must be submitted in writing to the committee and include comprehensive information about the nominee to enable the committee to verify the eligibility of the candidate and score the application.

The Awards Committee will determine eligibility and scoring based on the following criteria:

  • Exceptional contributions to an adult education program, to adult education in general, or to CCAE at the chapter, section and/or state level over a number of years, and without receiving any personal benefit, that has resulted in extra benefits to students, staff, school(s) and/or adult education. (Maximum – 100 points)

  • Both the chapter president and the principal/director/administrator must sign the nomination cover sheet if the nomination arises from a chapter or individual adult school, or by the section president if the nomination arises from a section representative.

  • Nominees selected for the award should be present at the Fall Conference Dinner to receive the award, and a representative from the chapter or section should attend to escort the award winner.

  • Decisions by the Awards Committee are final.

Note: Deadline for submission is Friday, September 27, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Excellence in Teaching Award–
Southern Section

Every day, gifted teachers reach out and touch their students’ hearts and souls. Adult education teachers truly understand that learning is life-long, and they give their expertise to anyone with a thirst for knowledge.

Eligibility: The nominee is a teacher with five or more years of experience in teaching adults and who is recognized as a master teacher. CCAE membership for at least three years, including the current year, is required. Each chapter may select one candidate who shall automatically be recognized as the chapter's award recipient at the Fall Conference. Nominees are to be approved by chapter boards. A Section panel will then review each nominee and score their application. The top four nominees in points shall also be winners for the state award at the State Conference.

In writing a biography for the Excellence in Teaching Award, please provide detailed examples in the following areas:

  • Educational background (relevant to teaching adults)

  • Examples of innovation and creativity in the classroom

  • Examples of motivating/ inspiring students

  • Examples of going “above and beyond” within the profession

  • Community involvement/volunteering

  • Personal antidote relevant to teaching

Note: Deadline for submission is Friday, September 27, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Excellence in Support Services Award–
Southern Section

The Excellence in Support Services Award recognizes outstanding service to CCAE at the chapter, section, or state levels by a classified employee.

All of our award recipients are truly role models for everyone who is a part of the Adult Education Community. They are often the first person a student meets at the adult school, and the care and attention each person is greeted with are what makes these individuals truly outstanding in their field.

Eligibility: The nominee must be employed in classified status at an adult education program for at least three years and a member of CCAE for at least three years, including the current year. Each chapter may select one candidate who shall automatically be recognized as the chapter's award recipient at the Fall Conference. Nominees are to be approved by chapter boards. A Section panel will then review each nominee and score their application. The top nominee in points shall also be the winner of the state award at the State Conference.

In writing a biography for The Excellence in Support Services award, please provide detailed examples of service in the following areas:

  • Involvement and service in the Chapter

  • Involvement and service in the Section and/or state level

  • Serving as a role model for students and/or staff

  • Motivating students and/or staff

  • Making students feel welcome and comfortable

  • Going “above and beyond” the call of duty

  • Personal antidote relevant to their profession

Note: Deadline for submission is Friday, September 27, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.


Southern Section Board 2019–2020

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Roland Espinosa
President
Inland Career Educational Center
roland.espinosa@sbcusd.com

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Francisco Lopez
Past President
Chaffey Adult School
francisco.lopezwork@gmail.com

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Michelle Dullea
President-Elect
SUHSD Division of Adult Education
michelle.dullea@sweetwaterschools.org

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Angela Olivas
Secretary

Chaffey Adult School
angela.olivas@cjuhsd.net

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Jennifer Brown
Treasurer
Grossmont Adult School
jenbrown@guhsd.net

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Pamela Garramone
Legislation Chair
Poway Unified School District
pgarramone@powayusd.com

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Adriana Sanchez-Aldana
CCAE Executive Director
execdir@ccaestate.org


Southern Section Chapters (All Active):

Chaffey

Chula Vista

Escondido

Grossmont

Inland Career Education Center

Montgomery

National City

North County

Poway

San Ysidro


Southern Section—composed of Imperial, Inyo, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties.