Southern Section

CCAE Southern Section Winter Conference 2018


The California Council for Adult Education invites you to participate at our annual adult education CCAE Southern Section Winter Conference 2018 held Saturday, February 10, 2018. This conference will bring together adult educators, career professionals, and directors from throughout the Southern California and beyond.

The conference will be held from 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. at the Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook, California. Continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m.

To register for the conference, please click on the link below:

Registration Rates

  • $65 CCAE Current Member
  • $75 Non-CCAE Member
  • $35 Presenter
  • $20 Students



Please call the hotel directly for your room reservation by the cutoff date of January 11, 2018. The Pala Mesa Resort phone number is 800-722-4700 and request room reservations Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. In order for you to receive the special rates, all guests must identify themselves as a member of the CCAE Southern Section Conference. All reservations will be required to be confirmed with a major credit card. Rooms will be furnished with a King bed or two Queen beds for $149.00. The room rate will be available 3 days pre and post conference data.

On-Site Amenities:

  • Waived Resort Fee for all Hotel Guests
  • Complimentary Self-Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • On-site Amenities with Overnight Stay: Tennis Courts, Fitness Center, Pool, and Spa
  • Discount Group Golf Rate:
    • Friday, February 9, 2018-$50
    • Saturday, February 10, 2018-$55
    • Sunday, February 11, 2018-$55
    • Single Golfer: Includes Green Fees, Driving Range, and Shared Golf Cart
    • Tee times to be booked in adavnce


Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00 am-10:00 am

General Session 1
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Awards Luncheon
12:15 pm-2:00 pm

General Session 2
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

President's Cocktail Hour
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

Southern Section Board 2017–2018

Francisco Lopez
Chaffey Adult School

Raul Pedraza
President Elect
Inland Career Education Center

Pamela Garramone
Legislation Chair
Poway Unified School District

Adriana Sanchez-Aldana
CCAE Executive Director

Vicki Gagliardi
Past President & Awards Chair
Grossmont Adult School 

Dana Galloway (Retired)
Chaffey Adult School

Michelle Dullea
SUHSD Division of Adult Education