This is the California Acceleration Project's first annual statewide conference showcasing community colleges that are transforming placement and remediation in English/reading, math, and ESL.

Conference Information

March 9, 2017: Pre-Conference Workshops (10:00-1:00 and 2:00-5:00)

March 10-11, 2017: Main Conference (9:00-4:15, both days with a reception on Friday from 4:30-6:00)

Hotel Information

We have negotiated a group rate of $192 per night for a limted number of rooms at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento on Thursday, March 9th and Friday, March 10th. Room reservations must be made by Thursday, February 16th to receive the group rate.

Please use the following link to make reservations:

Registration/Payment Information

Early bird registration through February 9: $100 for main conference, $50 for pre-conference

Late bird registration begins February 10: $150 for main conference, $75 for pre-conference

Registrations to be paid by credit card through the Eventbrite registration. In case of cancellation, refunds will be available through Eventbrite until February 9, 2017. No refunds will be issued after this date.


Lunch will be provided to pre-conference participants on Thursday and to all participants Friday and Saturday. There will also be a reception on Friday evening. Breakfast and dinner are on your own each day.


We are asking all participants to bring placement and completion data from their home institution to have for reference during the opening session and break-outs. Coordinate with your campus team and research office to complete the template. The CAP data template is included in the link below.

Date and Time

Thu, Mar 9, 2017 10:00 AM -
Sat, Mar 11, 2017, 4:30 PM PST


Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Conference Program