Programs & Courses for Educators

California Teachers Association

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California Teachers Association and CSU, Chico Regional & Continuing Education offer conferences that focus on issues and challenges encountered in professional service and aim to meet the needs of individuals seeking vocational improvement and career advancement.

By attending these conferences you can earn semester credits on a Chico State transcript, which may be valid for professional credit at the discretion of local school districts. These credits do not, however, meet degree or credential requirements* and are not calculated in the Grade Point Average.

How to Get Started:

  1. Review the conference schedule below.
  2. To attend a conference, register through the CTA official website. All unit requests will be validated by the association prior to officially processing units at CSU, Chico.
  3. To receive credits for attending, register online using the links below.


Winter/Spring 2017 Conferences

Conference Title/Number Dates Course Number Register Online by selecting the link below
CCA Spring Conference
4/21-4/23 EDUC 802M or EDMA 697
Professional Dev. Credit (1 unit-EDUC802)

Graduate Credit (1 unit-EDMA 697) (Required: Reflection paper due April 28 to Leo Kirchhoff at

Download Registration Form (pdf)
Time to Thrive 4/28-4/30 EDUC 808D or EDMA 697 Professional Development (1 unit-EDUC 808D)

Graduate Credit (1 unit-EDMA 697) Required: Reflection paper due May 12 to Leo Kirchhoff at lkirchhoff@csuchicoe.du

Download Registration Form (pdf)
Joint Ethnic Caucus Conf 5/5-5/7 EDUC 886B
Professional Dev. Credit-1 unit

Download Registration Form (pdf)

Summer Conferences-Registration begins in April

Conference Title Dates Course Number Register Online by selecting the link below
Presidents Conference 7/20-7/23 EDUC 856K Returning Presidents (1 unit)

New Presidents (2 units)

Download Registration Form (pdf)
Summer Institute 7/30-8/3 EDUC 855K Professional Dev. Credit-3 units

Download Registration Form (pdf)


Your grades can be viewed online through the Chico State Portal. If you have not activated a portal account you can do so at

You will need to enter your date of birth and the nine-digit Chico State Portal ID number you received with your registration confirmation.

Step 1. Select the “Activate your account” link
Step 2. Enter your Chico State ID & Date of Birth
Step 3. Answer the security questions
Step 4. Your account should be activated
Step 5. Enter the Student Center
Step 6. Select “Grades” under Academic History
Step 7. Select the term you wish to view grades

If you did not supply RCE with your date of birth you will not have access to activate an account. If you are experiencing difficulty and do not remember if you supplied us with your date of birth, you should contact our office so that this information can be added to the system. Once the system is updated, approximately 24 hours after you contact us, you should have access. If you do not, please contact the Help Desk at 530-898-HELP (4357) or

If you have already created a CSC Portal account, you can log in at and click the Portal Login link at the top of the page. This requires your Username - generally your first initial and last name and your unique Password you’ve already created.

Information regarding grades prior to summer 2004 will require a transcript request form available to download at

Official Transcripts

Information on requesting an official transcript is available online at For questions regarding other services offered by Student Records and Registration please visit or call (530) 898-5142. Teachers requesting transcripts for salary increment note the Special Instructions and review processing outline to ensure timely receipt of transcripts. Your transcript shows CSU, Chico work for courses numbered 001-899. Courses numbered 800-899 do not apply towards a degree unless approved by the appropriate department. Successful completion of an 800 level course will appear on the transcript with a CR or Letter grade and a value in the attempted field that may not be reflected in the earned field or the summary totals.

Late Requests

Late requests are subject to the approval from the CTA office, Instructor of Record, CSU, Chico department chair, and college dean which requires a serious & compelling reason. A late fee will also apply. Submit to CSU, Chico Regional and Continuing Education office request to  Please note, there is a 3 year limit for late requests. 


Refunds are only granted if your request to Regional & Continuing Education is prior to the day of the conference. No refund is granted after the conference has begun.


* These courses are designed to meet objectives not served by established graduate and undergraduate courses. However, in exceptional cases and with the approval of the appropriate department chair and the dean of your school, they may be applied toward degree and credential programs for which such courses are deemed acceptable. Determination of the acceptability of these courses for degree and credential credit will depend primarily upon course content and approach. If you are considering using these courses for credential or degree purposes, consult with the appropriate department before registering.