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California Title I Conference

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2018 California Title I Conference
October 9–11, 2018


Sheraton Gateway Hotel
6101 W. Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

Conference Registration

Registration for the 2018 California Title I Conference will soon close.

The registration fee for the 2018 California Title I Conference is $525 per person through Sunday, September 16, 2018. Beginning Monday, September 17, 2018, the registration fee increases to $625 per person. To avoid incurring the $100 late fee, please register before Monday, September 17, 2018.

Payments may be made by check (payable to the California Department of Education) or credit card. Purchase orders are not accepted. If you have questions related to conference registration, please contact Elizabeth Johnson, Contracts and Conference Services, by e-mail at

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Important: The last day to register for the conference is Friday, September 21, 2018.

The registration fee includes access to all general sessions, attendee-selected workshops, and a breakfast buffet and plated lunch each day of the conference.

Once you have completed the conference registration, you will be prompted to make your guest room reservations at the conference hotel. The guest room rate for the conference is $165 per night plus applicable taxes. The last day to reserve a guest room at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at the conference rate is Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Featured Speakers

Featured speakers for the conference include:

  • Adolph Brown
  • Jose Hernandez
  • Tiffany Winters Kesslar
  • Sarah McBride
  • Pedro Noguera
  • Clint Smith

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

In addition, a variety of presenters with expertise in school and district improvement will conduct engaging sessions aligned with one of the four conference strands:

  • Assessment and Planning
  • Equity and Access
  • Implementation and Evaluation
  • Technical Assistance and Compliance

The conference is designed for administrators, teachers, other education leaders, and parents/guardians throughout the state who serve children from low-income families to ensure that all children meet California’s rigorous academic requirements.

We hope you will join us.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to

Tentative Conference Agenda

The Tentative Conference Agenda includes a preview of scheduled keynote speakers.

Tentative Conference Agenda (DOCX)

Conference Location

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

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

Save the Date

Save The Date Flyer (PDF)


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Contact Information

Title I Policy & Program Guidance Office
Phone: 916-319-0917
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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