2019 Curriculum Institute

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

The 2019 Curriculum Institute will take place at the Hyatt San Francisco Airport on July 10-13, 2019 located at 1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010. The institute will cover a multitude of curriculum issues including the implementation of AB 705, Title 5 changes, the Student Centered Funding Formula, quantitative reasoning, guided pathways, UC Transfer Pathways, curriculum streamlining, noncredit, CTE, credit for prior learning, the Chancellor’s Office Curriculum Inventory (COCI), and much more. The pre-session takes place on Wednesday, July 10. Colleges are encouraged to bring a team of individuals, and for the first time, colleges will be able to bring up to seven team members. College teams should include the curriculum chair, CIO, and a curriculum specialist, so make sure to reserve your spot now! More information coming soon.

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Badging - ASCCC will be utilizing a new system for the 2019 Curriculum Institute. Please ensure on the registration form that you submit your correct cell phone number. Your badge will be linked to your cell phone!

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Registration Rates:

Early Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Deadline for Full Refund: July 3, 2019

Early Registration: $540

Early Registration with Pre-session: $590

Late Registration: $640

Late Registration wiht Pre-session: $690

One Day Presenter Fee: $110

Two Day Presenter Fee: $215

Pre-Session Only: $50

Please contact with questions: events [at] asccc.org or call 916-445-4753x102.

Hotel & Travel

1333 Old Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame, CA 94010

The Hyatt San Francisco Airport is offering a special group rate of $219.00 USD(Thurs-Fri)/$269 (Wed) per night for single/double.  To reserve your sleeping accommodations for the event, please use the provided reservations link below or please call the Hyatt San Francisco Airport Reservations Office at (888) 591-1234 ask for the Academic Senate group rate. The cut-off date to reserve the special group rate is June 18, 2019All reservation requests and/or changes received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Driving directions can be found here. Parking is $22.50 for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event. For those flying, the San Francisco Airport is the closest airport to the hotel. The hotel provides complimentary airport shuttle transportation via the Hotel's existing courtesy shuttle schedule. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the airport and a free daily trolley to and from Burlingame (11:30am to 9pm). Complimentary Wifi in guestrooms.

Below is a list of nearby hotels. Please note that a room block has not been established at the other listed hotels, however, they may be able to offer the state rate if available.

Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport/Burlingame Hotel

Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport

Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South

Holiday Inn Express San Francisco-Airport South 

Please contact Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org or 916-445-4753 with any questions or concerns.


Draft program - subject to change

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Pre-Session Registration

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Curriculum Institute Pre-Session

New/Newer Curriculum Chairs
New/Newer Administrators
New/Newer Curriculum Specialist

AB 705 Data Revision Project – circulate presentation to each of the Pre-sessions

Breakout Strands (Indicated with number in parentheses)

(1)   Ed Code, Regulations, Guidelines, and Statewide Issues
(2)   The Basics
(3)   Beyond the Basics and Data
(4)   Guided Pathways
(5)   Equity
(6)   Curricular Considerations: CTE, DE, and Noncredit [double strand]
(7)   Student Support and Support Services
(8)   Vendor

Thursday, July 11, 2019

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. First General Session

Welcome – 2018-19 ASCCC Curriculum Chair
The Data Revision Project: Making Every Course Count

10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  First Breakout Sessions

  1. A Sneak Peek at the PCAH 7th Edition Draft (1)
  2. Forging and Unbreakable Bond: Strengthening the Relationship Between Local Senates and Curriculum Committees (2)
  3. All About the Credit Hour, Carnegie Unit, and Communicating Expectations (3)
  4. Ensuring Learning and Maintaining Standards in the Classroom through Curricular Processes (4)
  5. The Course Outline of Record – Through an Equity Lens (5)
  6. Noncredit Distance Education (6)
  7. Stackable Certificates – details, details, details (6)
  8. Articulation and Transfer – What’s the Difference and How are they Used in Curriculum Review? (7)
  9. Vendor

11:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Second General Session

President’s Welcome
Chancellor’s Office Update – UC Transfer Pathways, CPL and the 7 Disciplines, COCI

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Second Breakout Sessions

  1. AB 705 Implementation – Stories from the Field (1)
  2. The Course Outline of Record – The Basics (2)
  3. The Chancellor’ Office Curriculum Inventory – Using it, and for How Long? (3)
  4. Course Sequencing and Program Mapping – Implications Considering the Student Experience (4)
  5. Introducing Cultural Competency Across the Curriculum through Intentional Design of English Composition (5)
  6. Noncredit Student Support in Response to AB 705 (6)
  7. Cooperative Work Experience (6)
  8. Credit for Prior Learning, Competency Based Education, Credit by Exam, and Title 5 Regulations (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Third Breakout Sessions

  1. Brown Act for the Curriculum Committee (1)
  2. Roles and Responsibilities of Administrators in the Curriculum Processes (2)
  3. New Coding—CB21, CB25, CB26: The AB 705 Data Revision Project (3)
  4. Role of the Curriculum Committee in Guided Pathways Program Development and Evaluation (4)
  5. Designing Curriculum to Increase Participation and Engagement of Disproportionately Impacted Students in STEM (5)
  6. Noncredit Pathways to College and Career Readiness (6)
  7. Working with Advisory Committees and Regional Consortia (6)
  8. Course Substitutions and Reciprocity (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

Friday, July 12, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  Fourth Breakout Sessions

  1. Consider the Source – Deciphering Fact from Fiction: Implementation Requirements vs Options for AB 705 (1)
  2. Roles and Responsibilities of Classified Professionals in Curriculum Processes (2)
  3. Submission of ADTs and Double Counting (3)
  4. Area of Emphasis Degrees in Guided Pathways and Meta Majors (4)
  5. Curriculum and Instruction for the Disproportionately Impacted Students – A Pathway to Higher Education (5)
  6. CTE and C-ID (6)
  7. Noncredit VESL Curriculum and Its Pathway to College and Career Readiness (6)
  8. Supplemental Instruction, Learning Centers, and Tutoring Programs (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  Fifth Breakout Sessions

  1. The State of ESL: AB 705 and CB21 (1)
  2. Local Curriculum Processes—What is and isn’t Necessary and Closing the Feedback Loop on Curricular Changes (2)
  3. Impact of Curriculum Decisions Beyond the Classroom – Looking at the Data (3)
  4. General Education Guided Pathways: Sequencing and Scheduling to Facilitate Student Success (4)
  5. Implementing Inmate Education Programs (5)
  6. DE Definitions – Guidelines (6)
  7. Development of New CTE Programs (6)
  8. Examining the Results of Student Placement in the World of AB 705 (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Third General Session

Curriculum and Legislation

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sixth Breakout Sessions

  1. Legislative Issues and Curriculum – Follow up from General Session (1)
  2. Assigning Courses to Disciplines – Who Owns this Course Anyway? (2)
  3. Curriculum and Public Documents (3)
  4. Degrees and Certificates (4)
  5. Addressing Equity in the Arts and Humanities through Curriculum (5)
  6. Myths and Murkiness in Noncredit Curriculum—Course Repeatability and Other Unclear Areas (6)
  7. ESL Credit Certificates (6)
  8. Lecture, Lab, Activity, or Noncredit Support Courses – Pros and Cons for Faculty and Students (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Seventh Breakout Sessions

  1. The CVC-OEI Rubric and You! (1)
  2. Effective Practices for Training your Curriculum Committee (2)
  3. Curriculum Steamlining Training: A Deep Dive (3)
  4. Bachelor Degree Programs (4)
  5. Data Informed Curriculum Revision—Looking at Disproportionately Impacted Students (5)
  6. Noncredit Certificate Programs and Curriculum Approval Processes – current and anticipated changes (6)
  7. The Basics of Noncredit (6)
  8. Financial Aid and Curriculum – Implications Resulting from New Programs (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

Saturday, July 13, 2019

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Eighth Breakout Sessions

  1. Accreditation and Curriculum (1)
  2. Program Submission Requirements—What is a Program Anyway? (2)
  3. Conflict Resolution – Whoa, Whoa, Whoa Feelings…(3)
  4. Guided or Self Placement – Helping Students to Determine meet their Goals (4)
  5. Equity Considerations in Distance Education (5)
  6. OERI (6)
  7. WSCH You Were Here (3)
  8. Implications of Changing Prerequisites (7)
  9. Vendor (8)

10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Fourth General Session

Curriculum Streamlining and Training the Curriculum Committee

11:45 a.m. Institute Ends