The Linked Learning Convention theme for 2017 is Accelerating Quality and Building Scale. Time to start personalizing your Convention experience! The Linked Learning Convention 2017 breakout session descriptions are now available to view. Breakout sessions were selected by the Convention Executive Planning Team to ensure attendees gain meaningful insights and benefit from professional learning offered by experts in the Linked Learning field.

A few of the breakout session highlights include:

  • Developing High Quality Linked Learning A-G Course Descriptions
  • Employer Partnerships in Teacher Career Pathways: Addressing State Teacher Shortages
  • The Dawn of a New Era of Federal Education Policy
  • Strengthening the Pathway: Ensuring Quality in Dual/Concurrent Enrollment Courses
  • Small Business Engagement in Work Based Learning
  • Strong Social and Emotional Skills Facilitate Work Based Learning Success

If you haven’t registered for the Convention, there’s still time! You can register by calling Renee Felice at 734.926.0980.

Registration & Hotel

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To qualify for Early Bird pricing, your registration must be received by Dec. 9th. All fees must be paid prior to the convention. Registration fees can be paid via credit card, check, or purchase orders. To process a payment or if you have any payment related questions, please e-mail Renee Felice at

Refund requested before and on January 13, 2017 will result in a $50 cancellation fee. Refunds will not be available for cancellations made after January 13, 2017 or for no-shows. No exceptions.

The Oakland Marriott is SOLD OUT, please contact one of our other convention hotels for reservations:
> The Washington Inn at 510.452.1776 and give the group code LLA17
> The Clarion at 510.279.1700 and ask for the Linked Learning Alliance Rate
> Homewood Suites – book your stay, use group code: LIN
If you are unable to secure a hotel room please contact Stephanie Nishioka at 734.926.0980 or


Click here to view a detailed agenda.
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The Wonderful Company

The California State University Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning
The California State University Office of the Chancellor

If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Sue Byrne at View Sponsorship Opportunities.


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View full speaker bios here.


If you are interested in being a vendor in our Exhibition Hall, please contact Kelly Reynolds at View Vendor Opportunities.

Site Visits

All site visits will happen the morning of Monday, January 23, 2017 and include transportation & lunch. Pre-conference attendees will attend a pre-arranged site visit and will not be able to sign up for the Optional Site Visits as they will occur at the same time.

Pre-Conference Site Visit
Bay Area Digital Arts at San Lorenzo High School
Antioch High School

Optional Site Visit of your choicereserve your spot by Jan. 13, 2017 with addt’l fee
1) Oakland High School
2) DeAnza High School Health Academy
3) Life Academy of Health and Bioscience at Life Academy
4) Envision Academy of Arts and Technology
5) City of Oakland
6) Oakland Chamber of Commerce and Eden Area ROP
7) Skyline High School

Site visit descriptions are available here.



2017 Linked Learning Champions

The 2017 Linked Learning Champions are:

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View full Champion bios here.