CCBE Annual Conference Program

California County Boards of Education (CCBE) is California's key organization for county board members. This years Virtual Annual Conference offers a wide range of opportunities for professional development specifically designed for county board members. CCBE invites you to submit a proposal for the 2020 Annual Fall Conference, which will be held virtually on September 11-12, 2020. As the role of County Offices of Education continues to evolve, CCBE’s Annual Conference strives to provide innovative and timely resources for board members and superintendents. We invite you to share your expertise and inspire your colleagues throughout the state by presenting an informative and interactive workshop tailored to the needs of County Boards of Education.

Application Process

The deadline to submit your electronic proposal to CCBE at, has been extended to be due on or before Tuesday, June 30. You will be notified in July, whether or not your proposal has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 CCBE Annual Fall Conference. If your proposal does not meet the needs of this year’s program, the committee hopes you will resubmit your proposal for a subsequent conference.

Key Focus Areas for the 2020 conference

We seek presentations that provide tools, instruction, and prepare attendees on educational changes on the horizon in one or more of the five key focus areas. While not limited to the questions here, by way of example, below are possible specific presentation topics of in the 5 areas.

  • Leading and managing through crises.
  • Implementing health and wellness and social and emotional learning opportunities and programs throughout your county schools and districts. 
  • Providing effective and equitable distance learning opportunities and bridging the digital divide
  • Advocate and ensuring inclusive and equitable learning environments for all students and staff.
  • Share best practices and inspirational stories about how you or your team made a difference for students, the county, or the community so that the work you’ve done today sets the foundation for a better future for all students.

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