Saturday, September 17, 2022
8:30 am to 5:00 pm


UC Berkeley, Clark Kerr Campus

2601 Warring Street, Berkeley, CA 94720

CCPA is committed to an Institute centering attendees’ experiences, focusing on skill and knowledge development, and advancing our collective work towards racial justice and decolonization. The CCPA Institute experience will provide an intentional space focused on wellness, with opportunities to connect, build, create and grow. 

Attendees participating in the 2022 CCPA Institute will:


  1. Exhibit the knowledge, skills, awareness and behaviors that demonstrate the importance of inclusion in higher education organization and settings.
  2. Understand how inclusive practices inform the practice(s) of a Student Affairs educator.


  1. Identify practices that contribute to holistic success of those around them.
  2. Articulate the correlation between support and excellence.


  1. Define the role of education in their practice as a Student Affairs professional.
  2. Examine the value of educational potential outside the classroom.

Schedule Overview

8:30 am – 9:00 am | Check-in and Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:30 am | Welcome
9:30 am – 10:15 am | Opening Keynote
10:30 am – 11:20 am | Educational Sessions I
11:30 am – 12:20 pm |Educational Sessions II
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch on your own
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm | Discovery Sessions
2:30 pm – 3:20 pm | Facilitated Discussions
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Leadership Panel
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm | Closing
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Networking and Social (optional)

Schedule Details

8:30-9:00 am, Check-in and Breakfast

9:00-9:30 am, Welcome
CCPA President, Dr. Tracy Pascua Dea & Director of Professional Development, Lina Anastasovitou
UC Berkeley, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Dr. Stephen Sutton

9:30-10:15 am, Opening Keynote
Elon University, Dean of Student Inclusive Excellence and Assistant Professor, Dr. Jonathan McElderry

10:30-11:20 am, Educational Sessions I
What is equitable? Engaging in the four I’s of oppression to support students of color, Dr. Jonathan McElderry, Elon University
How do you feel about EQ and you?, Jason Joyce, UC Berkeley
Hmong students, college choice, and family members, Dr. Soua Xiong, CSU Fresno and Dr. Pamela Yang, San Jose City College

11:30am-12:20 pm, Educational Sessions II
Navigating uncertainty and managing ambiguity: How to be more intentional about your career decisions, Dr. Geisce Ly, City College of San Francisco
How social class influences our work in higher education, Dr. becky martinez
Navigating paradigm shifts: The potential of the curricular approach, Ryan Taylor

12:30-1:30 pm, Lunch on your own

1:30-2:20 pm, Discovery Sessions
Identities and Networking, Lina Anastasovitou and Andrea Sadek
Coaching Connects, Dr. Soua Xiong, Dr. Patience Bryant, and Dr. Tracy Pascua Dea

2:30-3:20 pm, Facilitated Discussions
First Generation Students, Ricardo Rico
Authenticity in the workplace, Solomon Matthews
Personal and programmatic mentoring for students, Chriztopher Johnson

3:30-4:30 pm, Leadership Panel
Dr. Patience Bryant – San Jose State University, Dr. Debra Griffith – West Valley College, and Dr. Sunny Lee – UC Berkeley

4:30-4:45 pm, Closing
Director of Professional Development, Lina Anastasovitou

5:00 pm, Networking and Social (optional)
at Raleigh’s Pub, 2438 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704

Arrival and Location Information

Public Transportation

Please note that masks are required on Bay Area public transit. If you are arriving to campus by public transportation, we recommend you take BART to the Downtown Berkeley station, and then take the 79 bus to the Warring & Parker Street stop. From there, proceed to the Krutch Theater inside the Conference Center on the Clark Kerr campus for check-in.


If you are driving to the Clark Kerr campus, enter the Southwest Parking Lot off Warring Street, between Dwight Way and Derby Street. Use 2649 Warring St., Berkeley, CA 94720 in your navigation app for the quickest route. Parking is $2 per hour. Please stop at the ticket dispensing machine to issue payment via cash (exact change in $1 or $5 bills/$20 maximum) or credit card.

To operate a ticket machine:

Enter Space #, then press ENTERInsert Cash or Credit Card. For cash transactions, please use exact change, machine does not give change. For credit card transactions, insert card and press ADD $1 for the amount of time you want to park. Press ENTER to receive your ticket.


If you are arriving by taxi, shuttle or other ride sharing service, enter at Horseshoe
Drive off of Warring Street. Use 2601 Warring Street, Berkeley, CA 94720 for the quickest route.

Institute Check-in
Check-in for the CCPA Institute begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Krutch Theater inside the Conference Center.

Institute participants have the option to bring their own lunch or purchase lunch at the Clark Kerr Dining Commons. All conference attendees will take their lunch to the outdoor Dining Commons Plaza (weather permitting) to eat together. Please note that lunch is not included with institute registration.

Come as you are. Dress comfortably. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required, indoors — regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Outdoors, masks are optional for everyone.