Incentive Grants for 2017-2018 Conferences

The CTA Board of Directors will award Incentive Grants for attendance at the following statewide conferences:

Issues Conference
Application Deadline: November 6, 2017
Location: Rio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Conference Date: January 26-28, 2018

Good Teaching Conference – North
Application Deadline: November 6, 2017
Location: Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
Conference Date: February 2-4, 2018

Equity & Human Rights Conference
Application Deadline: January 1, 2018
Location: Marriott Hotel, Torrance
Conference Date: March 2-4, 2018

Good Teaching Conference – South
Application Deadline: January 1, 2018
Location: Hyatt Regencey Orange County, Garden Grove
Conference Date: March 16-18, 2018

Grants will also be offered for the summer conferences. Look for information about the Presidents Conference and Summer Institute in April 2018.

To apply for an incentive grant online visit

Minority Incentive Grants – Minority members are defined as belonging to one of the following racial-ethnic groups:  African American; American Indian/Alaska Native; Asian; Hispanic; Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander or Multi-ethnic.  These grants are offered to encourage minority leadership within the Association.

Small Chapter Incentive Grants will be awarded to small chapters with a unit size of 100 or fewer members or 200 or fewer members for Issues Conference.  Unit size is defined as the number of persons who are represented for purposes of collective bargaining. The chapter membership may be less than the unit size.

Special Small Chapter Full Incentive Grants will be offered for Issues Conference participants from chapters with a unit size of 25 or fewer members.  In addition to the conference fee and covered transportation costs, this grant pays for substitute cost for release time and housing based on two conference participants per room.

Special Under-Represented Groups (White Male, and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender) Grants will be offered for Equity and Human Rights Conference participants.

New Member Grants will be awarded to applicants who are within their first 5 years of CTA membership.

Again, to learn more about CTA Conferences and grants, go to

Should you have any questions regarding the online application process for the incentive grants, please call the CTA Conference Coordination Center at 650-552-5355.

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