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4CSD Annual Conference 2022

October 12-14, 2022

Doubletree Hotel in Claremont, CA

 

The theme for this year’s conference is
The Road to Transformation: Creating and Sustaining Meaningful Professional Development for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access

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Award Nominations

Each year, we seek to recognize those who have accomplished outstanding things! 

Take time to nominate those PD colleagues who are most deserving - including yourself!

Online Class

Registration

As of July 1, 2022, membership fees for 4CSD have been suspended, so there are no member rates for the conference.

Conference Fees:

  • $595 through Sept. 26

  • $695 after Sept 26

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Accomondations

We are excited to return to the Doubletree in Claremont this year.

Use our 4CSD conference link to secure special rates.

For questions, contact Jan Schardt.

Dr. Abdimalik Buul
-Keynote Speaker-

Visiting Executive of Educational Excellence
California Community College Chancellor's Office

Dr. Abdimalik Buul is an award-winning professor, theorist, antiracist activist, progressive practitioner, and emancipatory educator. He is currently serving as the Visiting Executive of Educational Excellence Equal Employment Opportunity Program at the California Community Chancellor’s Office. He is an innovative dynamic leader within the San Diego community and throughout the state of California. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in community-based counseling and social justice, both from San Diego State University (SDSU). He completed his doctorate work in Educational leadership with an emphasis in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC). He previously was an assistant professor and Transfer Center Director in the counseling department at San Diego City College. Dr. Buul is also a lecturer at San Diego State University (SDSU) where he teaches Restorative Practices and Conflict Transformation to students in the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Recovery & Trauma-informed Care MA in Education with concentration in Counseling program. He also previously served as a taskforce member on the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Equity Diversity and Action Committee. As an active community leader, he served on serval boards and roles including • President for Markaz al Madina a community-based non-profit in Southeast San Diego • Vice President of the Somali Community of San Diego non profit • Vice President Board member for African American Male and Educational Development Network (A2mend), • Board Member at large for the the United Taxi Drivers Union in San Diego. He was the first Somali ever to be hired as a tenure track faculty member at Southwestern Community College where he served in the following roles: • Coordinator of the Umoja program • Faculty Chair of the Black Alliance • Academic senate senator for the School of Counseling and Student Support Programs. • Chair of the Political Action Committee for SCEA. In 2019, he was awarded the Golden Apple award and voted by students as the faculty member of the year at San Diego City Community College, it is the first time such a distinction was given to a faculty member from the Student Services division. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Ocean leaf emerging leader award. He’s a published researcher and scholar practitioner who uses social justice and activism as his guiding pedagogy for change. Along with two of his peers in English he co-founded Curriculum Trauma. He has published articles, conducts research and facilitates training on the following topics: • Antiracism • Diversity Equity & Inclusion • Curriculum trauma • Black Males Success • Restorative Justice Practices • Leadership & Community Development • Parent & Community Engagement • Student Leadership & Activism

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Schedule at a Glance

 

Wednesday
October 12

1 PM
Conference Check-in opens

2 - 4 PM
Choose One


The Nuts and Bolts of Being a Professional Development Practitioner: Almost Everything You Need to Know!

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Collaborative Work Session

4:15 - 4:45 PM

CCC Chancellor's Office Presentation on the State of Professional Development

5 - 7 PM
Social & Meet the 4CSD Board

7 PM
Dinner on Your Own

Thursday
October 13

8:30 AM
Breakfast and Conference Check-in

9:30 - 10 AM
Welcome and Energizer

10:15 - 11:15 AM
Breakout Session 1 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Breakout Session 2 

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch, Business Meeting, Board Nominations 

1:45 - 2:45 PM
Breakout Session 3

3:15 - 4:30 PM
Breakout Session 4

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Friday
October 14

8 - 9 AM
Breakfast

9:15 - 10:15 AM
Breakout Session 5

10:30 - 11:30 AM
Keynote: Dr. Abdimalik Buul

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Vision for Professional Development from the Chancellor's Office

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch and Closing Remarks

 

Conference Sponsorship

Gold Sponsor

$2,500
1 Available

Silver Sponsor

$1,750
3 Available

* Opportunity to table throughout the entire conference in high-traffic area * One complimentary conference registration (valued at $595), which includes an invitation to attend the Networking Reception on the evening of October 13 * Recognition by the 4CSD Board at Welcome Session and Keynote Presentation * VIP Seating at Keynote presentation * Show a 60-90 second video at the beginning and end of Networking Reception * Half-page ad in printed conference materials and logo on conference website

Bronze Sponsor

$750
5 Available

* Opportunity to table throughout the entire conference in high-traffic area * Recognition by the 4CSD board at Welcome Session * Show a 30-second video at the start of three breakout sessions (your choice of sessions) * Company logo on printed conference materials

* Opportunity to table throughout the entire conference in high-traffic area * Two complimentary conference registrations (valued at $1,190), which includes invitations to attend the Networking Reception on the evening of October 13 * Recognition by the 4CSD Board at Welcome Session and Keynote Presentation * VIP Seating at Keynote presentation * Show a 60-90 second video at the beginning of Keynote with additional acknowledgement at the end of the Keynote * Show a 30-second video at the start of three breakout sessions (your choice of sessions) * Full-page ad in printed conference materials and logo on conference website

Download a Sponsorship Opportunities flyer for details.

If you are interested in being a 4CSD Conference Sponsor, please contact
Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu