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CCPA is seeking proposals & it’s great for your resume!







We are looking for presentations that inform higher educational professionals about theoretical background, tangible resources, and best practices in line with our theme of engaging a global campus. CCPA is specifically interested in proposal topics that address issues in mental health, working with students associated with/affected by international or immigration issues, and opportunities and challenges with new technology. Below is a list of suggested topics in line with our theme and focus areas.

Suggested Presentation Topics:

  • Mental Health
    • Counseling for Non-Clinical Practitioners
    • Current Trends
  • Immigration & International Issues Affecting Students
    • AB540
    • Advocating for Social Justice
  • Technology
    • Online learning
    • Social Media Presence and Digital Privacy
    • Opportunities and Challenges
    • Global Consciousness and Reach Through Technology

 Session Format:

  • 40 min presentation followed by a 20 min discussion and/or q&a time
  • Audio/Visual Equipment will be provided

 Presenter Benefit:

  • Each accepted presenter will receive complimentary conference registration

 Proposal Submission Format

Proposal submissions should include:

  • Selection of which topic area your proposal addresses (mental health, immigration/international students, technology)
  • A presentation title (to be included in the institute program)
  • A brief abstract (not exceeding 50 words) describing the session (to be included in the institute program)
  • A description (approximately 300 words) of the session (for presentation selection purposes)

 Please submit your proposal by November 30, 2015 via this link.

Please note: we welcome presentation proposals from both members and non-members

CCPA’s Mission, Values and Purpose:

Mission:We are a comprehensive Student Affairs organization that meets the unique and specific needs of higher education professionals in the state of California.

Values:We value social justice, collaboration and learning.


  1. Create change by providing leadership opportunities for higher education professionals in the state of California;
  2. Promote and disseminate research on effective practices in facilitating student learning and development; and
  3. Encourage and advocate for the development of multicultural and social justice competencies.