2024 Curriculum Institute

Event Dates

Theme: Curriculum Unmasked: Revitalize, Revamp and Reignite!

Are you ready to embark on a journey of collaboration, innovation, inspiration, and transformation in the realm of California Community College curriculum? Pack your bags and climb aboard! The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) invites you to attend the 2024 Curriculum Institute – Hybrid Event on July 10-13, 2024 held in beautiful Pasadena, California, at the Pasadena Convention Center!

Get ready for an unforgettable experience where curriculum enthusiasts, faculty, administrators, classified professionals, and students from across the state will gather to unmask:

  • Collaborative strategies for implementation of current legislation;
  • Innovations in equitable curricular design and pedagogy;
  • Realignment of pathways for student success; and
  • Solutions you can take back to your local curriculum committees

This event promises to be a whirlwind of IDEAAs, insights, and strategies that will facilitate connection with colleagues, building of valuable professional relationships, and exchange of relevant information with diverse groups of academic professionals and students who are passionate about impactful curricula. Don’t miss this opportunity to REVITALIZE your curriculum strategies, REVAMP your teaching approach, and REIGNITE your passion for community college student success!

Our Sponsors

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Register for the Curriculum Institute

Registration Deadline

In Person Registration will end June 28th, 2024 at 12:00pm.

Online Registration will end on July 3rd, 2024 at 12:00pm.

All registration after this date will be on-site registration only. Virtual only attendees will need to email events [at] asccc.org for space availability after July 3rd.We will be taking credit card payments only for this event. If you need to make alternative arrangements, please email events [at] asccc.org.

Registration Fees
Registration In-Person Wednesday Pre-Session Only (Note: Wednesday Pre-Session is In Person ONLY): $50
Registration In-Person including Wednesday Pre-Session (Includes Access to Online Event): $670
Registration In-Person not including Wednesday Pre-Session (Includes Access to Online Event): $620
All In-Person registration include virtual event login access, daytime meals, and all conference materials. Dinners are on your own.

Virtual Only Registration (Not Including Wednesday Pre-Session): $400

Virtual registration gives access to full conference from Thursday, July 11th - Saturday, July 13th. Wednesday Pre-session will not be available online as it will be in person only. 

Presenter Registration: Promo code will be provided to presenters via email from eventtechsupport [at] asccc.org along with presentation training.

** All Presenters are required to register. **

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Kayla Vue or Tonya Davis at events [at] asccc.org. Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

COVID Precautions

The ASCCC is no longer requiring proof of vaccination status or a negative test result to attend an in-person ASCCC meeting or event. If you test positive leading up to the event, please review the CDC Treatments and Medications guideline to determine what you need to do. If you have any further questions, please contact events [at] asccc.org.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
We no longer take direct ticket transfers. You will need to submit a new registration for each person attending.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?
• Payment is required prior to entering an Academic Senate event.
• Please remember that the last day (June 28th, 2024) to cancel your registration without penalty is always posted on 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 business working days prior (July 1st, 2024) 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. We no longer take direct transfers. Every attendee must submit their own registration and payment.

Questions and Concerns

Please contact the Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org with any questions or concerns. Please see Events Agreements page for all terms and conditions.

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Information:
Event registration is required before you can reserve a hotel room under the ASCCC meeting room block. Your email confirmation for registration will direct you to the hotel reservation website once you have completed event registration. We recommend that you make your reservation as early as possible, as space is limited and fills up quickly! Rates and availability are limited and event registration alone does not guarantee a hotel room. For those flying, Burbank Airport is the closest airport to the hotel.
Please note that you must make hotel reservations separate from the event registration process. Registration confirmation for the event does note guarantee a hotel room reservation.

You must make reservations through the ASCCC group hotel block. We have four different hotel blocks for the 2024 Curriculum Institute.

Hotel/Parking Info:

Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles - 303 Cordova Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Room Rate: $205/night
Cut-off Date: June 6, 2024
Overnight self-parking for $20/vehicle and Overnight valet-parking for $24/vehicle. Day self- parking for $15/vehicle and Day valet-parking $18/vehicle

Hyatt Place Pasadena - 399 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
Parking fee: $24/day
Room Rate: $219/night
Cut-off Date: June 7, 2024

The Westin Pasadena - 191 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
Self-parking $17/night and Valet parking $22/night
Room Rate: $199 /night for Single and Double, $214/night for Triple, and $229/night for Quad
Cut-off Date: June 10, 2024

Parking Near the Pasadena Convention Center

Traveling attendees can park at the convention center's subterranean parking structure that is shared with Hotel Dena. There are two entrances, (a) on Euclid Avenue, and (b) Marengo Avenue, both between Green Street and Cordova Street. If you are using a Mobile GPS, enter this address for the most direct route: 175 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101. Click on this link for more detailed information.

On-site Parking: 600 spaces
Additional Parking: 2,500 spaces within a one-block radius.

Daily flat parking rate of $15. Parking tickets are for one entry only and are not valid for in and out parking. Note: Credit card and contactless payment only.

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


How to participate in Virtual Only:

The event will take place in the virtual event platform Zoom Events. All attendees will receive an email prior to the event with a unique user login. The platform works with email as your user id, so please make sure all attendees emails are their actual emails. If you are an admin and are registering a group of people, please make sure you are prepared with each persons unique email. Please check your device if it is compatible with Zoom Events and update your Zoom app.

Event links to the Virtual Event Platform will be emailed to all registered attendees approximately 1 week prior to the start of the event. All sessions will have auto closed captioning available.

Please make sure to submit individual emails for all attendees as that will be their access to the virtual event platform.

Zoom Events

The virtual portion of Curriculum Institute will be hosted on Zoom Events. Please use the provided resources for tips on accessing Zoom Events. 

Navigating Zoom Events: Attendee Experience 

Watch the Zoom Events Demo


Tentative Schedule Subject to Change

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration Desk Opens

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  CI Pre-Sessions ***Pre-Sessions are In-Person Only**

New/Newer/Aspiring Curriculum Chairs
New/Newer/Aspiring Administrators
New/Newer/Aspiring Curriculum Specialists
New/Newer/Aspiring Articulation Officers
Experienced Curriculum Leadership Collaborating Forum/Panel

4:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.  Break

4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Curriculum Mixer

Thursday, July 11, 2024

7:00 a.m. Registration Desk Opens

7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.  Breakfast

8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. General Session 1

Welcome & State of Curriculum

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  Breakout Session 1

  1. Baccalaureate Degree Programs (BDP) Application Information, Process and General Considerations 
  2. Serving the Students We Have: How IDEAA in the COR Can Encourage Inclusive Instruction
  3. Academic Freedom in Curriculum
  4. Curriculum and Public Documents (including Online Catalogs); Catalog Requirements and Other Curriculum Related Accreditation Requirements
  5. Curriculum Basics and Local Curriculum Approval Process
  6. Roles and Responsibilities of Administrators & Curriculum Specialists in Curriculum
  7. Noncredit Basics (Online Only)
  8. Reimagining Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a Tool for Teaching and Learning (Online Only)
  9. Lido Deck Activities Hour - AB 1111 Common Course Numbering
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  General Session 2

Keynote Panel: Curriculum Unmasked - Importance of IDEAA in Revitalizing, Revamping and Reigniting Curriculum in California's Community Colleges

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session 2

  1. The PCAH Updates
  2. Transfer Alignment Project
  3. Dual Enrollment: CCAP and non-CCAP Best Practices and Creating Pathways from Middle/High Schools to CCCs
  4. Student Attendance Accounting for Credit and Noncredit
  5. Ethnic Studies and CCC Core Competencies
  6. Inclusive English Learning Spaces - What Students Need from English Faculty
  7. Teaching Courses in Languages Other Than English (Online Only)
  8. OER: Articulation, Curriculum, Academic Freedom, and IDEAA (Online Only)
  9. Navigation Deck Activities Hour - Baccalaureate Degree Program
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout    

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Breakout Session 3

  1. The Brown Act
  2. Integrating Open Educational Resource (OER) Into the Curriculum Process – Why and How
  3. Development and Approval of Upper Division GE Curriculum
  4. Rising Scholars & Curriculum: Building Strong Academic Pathways From Incarceration to Higher Education
  5. Noncredit Certificate Programs & Pathways
  6. AB928, Cal-GETC, CCC GE
  7. Certification Training and Training Local Curriculum Committees (Online Only)
  8. Students Role in Curriculum (Online Only)
  9. Promenade Deck Activities Hour - Ethnic Studies and Core Competenices
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Curriculum Reception

Friday, July 12, 2024

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Opens

7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Breakout Session 4

  1. Curriculum and the Schedule: Strategic Enrollment Management to Support Student Success
  2. Modern Policing Degree Model Curriculum
  3. Cross Listing and Assigning Courses to the Discipline
  4. Using Labor Market Data and Advisory Committee Input
  5. Open Access? Discussions On How to Achieve IDEAA in CCC Baccalareate Degree Program Selection and Admissions Processes
  6. Universal Design for Learning as a tool for IDEAA
  7. Student Equity, Catalog Rights, and Continuous Enrollment (Online Only)
  8. AB 705/AB 1705 Equitable Placement and Enrollment (Online Only)
  9. Verandah Deck Activities Hour - AB 928
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  Breakout Session 5

  1. Alignment of Local Degree GE Pathway with CalGETC GE
  2. Competency Based Education
  3. Governance and the Curriculum Committee
  4. Dual Enrollment Pathway Development & High School Articulation
  5. Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Antiracism and STEM
  6. Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID)
  7. Local POCR, Online Pathways, and Equity in Online Education (Online Only)
  8. Decrypting the Language of Curriculum (Online Only)
  9. Main Deck Activities Hour - AB 705/AB 1705 Equitable Placement and Enrollment
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

2:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  General Session 3 - CCCCO

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session 6

  1. College Level Math Courses and Math Quantitative Reasoning
  2. Incorporating Experiential Learning (Work Experience/Interships) Into Courses and Programs
  3. IDEAA in Curriculum: Examples and Practices using the Principles & Practices Praxis; Reimagining Your Curriculum Processes and Classroom Practices
  4. Development of New CTE Programs
  5. Climate literacy & sustainability in the curriculum
  6. Evolving General Education: Cultivating Lifelong Learning and Self-Development without Area E
  7. Trauma Informed Curricular Practices (Online Only)
  8. Hyflex: Supporting Students with Flexibility (Online Only)
  9. Observation Deck Activities Hour - Reimagining Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a Tool for Teaching and Learning
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Break

4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.  Breakout Session 7

  1. Collaboration between Curriculum and Articulation to Support Student Transfer; Articulation Basics for Curriculum Committees
  2. Credit for Prior Learning
  3. Curriculum Updates from 5C
  4. Looking at Curricular Data: What Can it Tell Us?
  5. TOP, CIP, SOC, CB Codes and Applying TOP Code Alignment Principles Throughout All Curriculum
  6. Supplemental Instruction, Learning Centers, and Tutoring Programs
  7. Parliamentary Procedure (Online Only)
  8. Evaluation of DE Curriculum;Distance Education in the COR (Online Only)
  9. Pacific Deck Activities Hour - IDEAA in Curriculum
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

Saturday, July 13, 2024

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.  Break

8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Breakout Session 8

  1. Curriculum Chairs, Curriculum Administrators, Curriculum Specialists and Articulation Officers: A Dream Team Working as a Collective To Serve Students
  2. Work Experience Education Update and Opportunities; Noncredit Work Experience
  3. Integration of Guided Pathways and Program Review for Strong Learning Outcomes for Students
  4. IDEAA and Student Learning Outcomes
  5. What's Antiracist Pedagogy Got to Do With Math?
  6. Credit Hour and Development of Local Policy
  7. Balancing Flexibility and Compliance in the COR (Online Only)
  8. Legislative Updates (Online Only)
  9. Atlantic Deck Activities Hour - Credit for Prior Learning
  10. System Partner/Vendor Breakout

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. General Session 4 - Common Course Numbering

12:00 p.m. Institute Ends