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California Title I Conference

Navigating the Way for California's Future

The 2016 California Title I Conference, “Navigating the Way for California’s Future,” is scheduled for March 1-3, 2016, at the Sheraton Gateway hotel in Los Angeles, California. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for sharing promising practices, practical strategies, and innovative ideas that support equitable learning experiences for all students.

Conference Registration

To register for the conference, please access the new online registration system External link opens in new window or tab..

Important: The conference hotel has sold out. On behalf of our conference attendees, the Sheraton Gateway staff have worked with area hotels to secure rooms at the conference hotel guest room rate of $169.00, plus taxes, per night. The rate is only available through February 15, 2016. Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.

Once you have accessed the online registration system, you may access the “Hotel Reservation Link” on the events/conference registration page. You will also find a link in the confirmation email sent once you have completed your registration and payment.

The “Hotel Reservation Link” is located on the right side of the screen under the map of the hotel, in the section called “Book Your Hotel Room Here!” Click on the link to access the hotel and reserve your room at the conference rate of $169.00. Limited rooms are available at this rate, so please register as soon as possible. Important: Please use this link to make your room reservations. You will not receive the conference room rate if you contact the hotel directly.

If you have any questions regarding the conference registration, please contact Elizabeth Johnson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, Contracts and Conference Services Office, by phone at 916-445-0710 or by e-mail at

The registration fee is $495.00 per person through February 9, 2016. Beginning February 10, 2016, the registration fee increases to $595.00. Save money and register soon! The last day to register for the conference is Friday, February 19, 2016!

The registration fee includes all conference workshops and general sessions plus a continental breakfast buffet and lunch on day one and day two and brunch on day three.

Check out the tentative conference agenda to access an overview of the conference schedule.

Conference Location

Conveniently located near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at:

Sheraton Gateway Hotel
6101 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Featured Speakers

Biographies and photos of the 2016 California Title I Conference Featured Speakers

Stacey Bess

Christopher Emdin

Bonnie Little Graham

Sharroky Hollie

Kevin Honeycutt

Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch

Shawnterra Moore


Save the Date Announcement (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Information

Title I Policy & Program Guidance Office
Phone: 916-319-0917
Twitter: @CATitleIConf External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions:   California Title I Conference | | 916-319-0917
Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 11, 2016

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