2018 Curriculum Institute

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

Event Date: July 11 (Pre-session) - 14, 2018

Event Location: Riverside Convention Center | 3637 5th St, Riverside, CA 92501

The 2018 ASCCC Curriculum Institute, "Reimagining the Student Experience", will take place at the Riverside Convention Center on July 12 - 14. The institute will cover pressing curriculum issues including the implementation of AB 705, quantitative reasoning, guided pathways, UC Transfer Pathways, curriculum streamlining, the Chancellor’s Office Curriculum Inventory (COCI),  and much more. There will also be a pre-session available on Wednesday, July 11 with sessions for curriculum chairs, curriculum specialists, administrators, and those interested in guided pathways. Colleges are encouraged to bring a team of individuals to the institute that includes the curriculum chair, CIO, and a curriculum specialist. For the first time, colleges will be able to bring up to seven team members, so make sure to reserve your spot now!


Interested in sponsorship? Contact Erika Prasad, Communications and Development Director: erika [at] asccc.org

Our Sponsors

CurrIQunet eLumen  Kuali



Early Registration: $540

Early Registration General Conference and Pre-Session: $590

Late Registration: $640

Late Registration General Conference and Pre-Session: $690

Pre-Session only $50

Wednesday Pre-Session Only: Included into your registration fee

** All Presenters are required to register. **

1 Day Presenter Registration: $110

2 Day Presenter Registration: $215

Eventbrite can take payment by check or credit card.  If you are choosing the check payment option, please select other payment options on the form at the bottom right.

Attendees are responsible for securing their own hotel rooms.  Please see the Hotel tab below for reservation information.

*** Space will allow 7 people per college. For numbers over 7, please email events [at] asccc.orgevents [at] asccc.org ) directly with names to be placed on our wait list. Should space become available, Tonya will contact you directly for information.***

*** Please note if you would like to attend both Pre-Session and the full institute, you must register for each of them. Registration for the Pre-session only does not register you for the full conference.***


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Your registration is transferable, please contact the Senate Office in writing at events [at] asccc.org (events [at] asccc.org.)

Please make sure to revisit the eventbrite webpage to transfer your registration per the website instructions.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

  • Payment is required prior to entering an Academic Senate event.

  • Please remember that the last day to cancel your registration without penalty is always posted at the bottom of each event's webpage, and is listed in each confirmation email. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to events [at] asccc.org on or before the posted date. Registration will not be canceled due to non-payment. All cancellations made after the posted cancellation date will be assessed a $175 cancellation fee.

  • Full Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after the posted cancellation deadline.

  • Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event will be billed the full registration amount for the conference.

  • No shows, unclaimed "TBA" attendees, and cancellations made after the deadline will be billed to you and/or your college for the total cost of registration and room if applicable to the event. As attendees are permitted to register without funds, we have no way of determining cancellation unless specifically told, in writing.

  • It is your responsibility to ensure payment of the registration fee. Submission of your registration signifies agreement with this policy.

  • Unpaid balances owed to the Academic Senate must be paid off before an attendee can register for a future event.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, All attendee registrations must match the ticket.  If you would like to transfer your registration, you must cancel the first one, then register the second attendee online.  If a payment transfer needs to be made because payment was made by check, you must contact the Senate Office directly with a written notification at events [at] asccc.org (events [at] asccc.org.)


Hotel & Travel


Marriott Riverside***  Marriott Riverside is sold out of our room block!!  We have provided back-up hotel options below.*****
3400 Market St, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 784-8000
The Marriott Riverside(s) offering a special group rate of $159.00 USD  per night

Mission Inn | Mission Inn Reservations Link **Mission Inn only has rooms available within our block for Wednesday (7/11) or Friday (7/13). We have provided back-up hotel options below.*****

3648 Mission Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501


The Mission Inn(s) offering a special group rate of $139.00 USD  per night

Hyatt Place Riverside/Downtown | Hyatt Reservations Link

3500 Market Street, Riverside, California 92501

The Hyatt (s) offering a special group rate of $216.00 USD  per night (Group Code: G-ACSC)

Call Reservations At 1-888-Hyatt-HP And Mention Group Code: G-ACSC


As a reminder, your cut-off date is June 19, 2018. All reservation requests and/or changes received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Other Back Up Hotel Information

Courtyard Riverside UCR | 1510 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92507. 

Quality Inn Riverside near UCR and Downtown1590 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507.

Please note you will need to book your reservations through their website reservation site and the rate will vary depending on when you request the room. Please contact the Academic Senate Staff at 916-445-4753 or events [at] asccc.org with any questions or concerns. 


Tentative schedule subject to change.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. CI Pre-Session

  1. New/Newer Curriculum Chairs
  2. New/Newer Administrators
  3. New/Newer Curriculum Specialist
  4. Will Guided Pathways End Student Exploration? 

Thursday, July 12, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Welcome and New Mathematics Pathways Aligned with AB 705

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

  1. Curriculum and Public Documents (including Online Catalogs)
  2. Credit for Prior Learning and Competency Based Education
  3. Placing Courses into Disciplines
  4. Transitions Between Noncredit and Credit
  5. Importance of Local Associate Degrees
  6. Trustees and Curriculum Streamlining
  7. Use of Multiple Measures for Student Placement
  8. Assist Next Gen
  9. Creation of New Apprenticeship Programs

11:45 a.m to 2 p.m.  Lunch and State of the Senate and Chancellor’s Office

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

  1. COR 101
  2. Articulation Basics for Curriculum Committees
  3. Credit Hour and Development of Local Policy
  4. Pathways to CCC Baccalaureate Programs
  5. Development of New CTE Programs
  6. Roles and Responsibilities of Administrators in Curriculum
  7. Financial Aid and Curriculum
  8. Using the Curriculum Inventory
  9. New Options in Quantitative Reasoning
  10. Sponsored Breakout: Driving Curriculum Innovation: Technology as a Partner

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

  1. Importance of Coding in the Curriculum Review Process
  2. Evaluation of DE Curriculum
  3. Submission of ADTs and Double Counting
  4. Course Sequencing and Program Mapping
  5. Stackable Certificate Programs
  6. Succession Planning
  7. Supplemental Instruction, Learning Centers, and Tutoring Programs
  8. Implementation Requirements for AB 705
  9. Zero and Low-Cost Course Materials

Friday, July 13, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast

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

  1. Balancing Flexibility and Compliance in the COR
  2. DE and Equity Considerations
  3. CO Program Submission Requirements
  4. Role of Curriculum Committee in Pathways Development and Evaluation
  5. Dual Enrollment and High School Articulation
  6. Working with Advisory Committees and Regional Consortia
  7. Civic Engagement
  8. Noncredit Streamlining
  9. Corequisite Courses

10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  Fifth Breakout Sessions

  1. Basics of Noncredit
  2. Accreditation and Curriculum
  3. Applying TOP Code Alignment Principles Throughout All Curriculum
  4. GE Bloat and Sequencing of GE
  5. Program Review Driving Curricular Revisions
  6. Conflict Resolution in Curriculum
  7. Financial Aid and Curriculum (Repeat from 2nd Breakout Session)
  8. PCAH and Title 5 Updates
  9. Reimagining Basic Skills Sequences

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch

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

  1. Curriculum and Public Documents (including Online Catalogs) (Repeat from Breakout #!)
  2. Counseling, Articulation, and Curriculum
  3. Credit Hour and Development of Local Policy (Repeat from 2nd Breakout Sessions)
  4. Building Meta Majors/Clustering of Topics
  5. Area of Emphasis AA/AS Degrees
  6. Roles and Responsibilities of Curriculum Specialists
  7. Use of Multiple Measures for Student Placement (Repeat from 1st Breakout Session)
  8. Legislative Issues and Curriculum
  9. Distance Education and Noncredit
  10. Sponsored Breakout: How to make Guided Pathways Smart Pathways with Curriculum, e-Catalog, Ed Planning, and Assessment

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

  1. Creating Curriculum Handbooks
  2. Implementing Inmate Education Programs
  3. Placing Courses into Areas of Noncredit
  4. Course Sequencing and Program Mapping (Repeat from 3rd Breakout Sessions)
  5. Course Substitution and Reciprocity
  6. Link Between the Curriculum Committee and Academic Senate
  7. Cultural Competency Across the Curriculum
  8. Using the Curriculum Inventory (Repeat from 2nd Breakout Sessions)
  9. Corequisite Courses

Saturday, July 14, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

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

  1. Local Curriculum Approval Processes
  2. Prerequisites
  3. TOP, CIP, SOC, and CB Codes
  4. Incorporating Experiential Learning (Co-Op/Internships) into Courses and Programs
  5. Noncredit Certificate Programs
  6. Impact of Curriculum Decisions Beyond the Classroom
  7. Helping Students Choose a Major/Career
  8. Q&A with the Chancellor’s Office
  9. Reimagining Basic Skills Sequences (Repeat from 5th Breakout Sessions)

10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  Curriculum Streamlining and Training the Curriculum Committee, Closing Remarks

11:45 a.m.   Institute Ends