About

Welcome to the 2022 COLEGAS Annual Conference: 

Pa’delante Juntos Podemos


Pre-Conference: November 2

Conference: November 2-4

Post-Conference: November 5


Renaissance Long Beach Hotel 

111 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802


COLEGAS is an affiliate of the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC). Our mission is to elevate authentic Latina/o/x leadership to accelerate, change and advance equity for Latina/o/x professionals and students.

4
Days
19
Speakers
22
Sponsors
87
Sessions

Speakers

Dr. Gina Garcia
Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick
Senior Fellow, College Excellence Program The Aspen Institute
Rafael AgustĂ­n
Chief Executive Officer Latino Film Institute (LFI)
Dr. CĂ©sar A. Cruz
Co-Founder Homies Empowerment
Dr. Narcisa Polonio
Dr. Daisy Gonzales
Interim Chancellor California Community College Chancellor's Office
Dr. Cynthia Olivo
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Student Services Pasadena City College
Dr. Martha Garcia
Superintendent/President College of the Desert
Dr. Cruz Medina
Associate Professor Santa Clara University
Angela Aguirre
Poet/Author/Educator
Yosimar Reyes
Poet
Julie Chavez Rodriguez
Julie Chavez Rodriguez
Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President The White House
Dr. Abdimalik Buul
Visiting Executive of Educational Excellence and Equal Employment Opportunity Programs California Community College Chancellor's Office
Dr. Vicenta Arrizon Maffris
Dr. Vicenta Arrizon Maffris
Professor Santa Monica College
Dr. Ilder Betancourt Lopez
Dr. Ilder Betancourt Lopez
Vice President of Learning and Student Success Pierce College
Dr. Angélica Garcia
President Berkeley City College
Dr. Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Dr. Eloy Ortiz Oakley
President & CEO College Futures Foundation
Rosa Perez
Rosa Perez
Chancellor (Retired) San Jose Evergreen Community College District
Ozomatli

Sponsors

Oro

Plata

Cristal

Program

Categories:
Stages
Pre-Conference

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

Welcome & Introductions (Pike 1)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cover Letter and Resume Development (Pike 1)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Prep Techniques for Day Of Interview (Pike 1)

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Lunch and Review Interview Questions (Pike 1)

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Pre-Conference Workshops

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Salary Negotiations (Pike 1)

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Dr. Narcisa Polonio Dr. Narcisa Polonio

Closing Remarks (Pike 1)

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Conference

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

Conference Check–In/Information Desk

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Conference Kick-Off Reception (Bixby Ballroom)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dr. Daisy Gonzales
Dr. Cynthia Olivo
Dr. Martha Garcia
Dr. Cruz Medina

VIP Reception (Invitation Only)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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