19th Annual Summer Institute

July 7-10, 2019

CALSA Summer Institute 2018 RECAP


CALSA Summer Institute (SI) will provide a venue for educational leaders to access solutions and strategies necessary to address the needs of all students, but with special emphasis on Latino/a students. The SI will continue to promote CALSA’s values of mentoring, advocacy, networking, leadership development and Familia through the high impact program of activities scheduled.

Conference Location

Experience a revitalizing urban destination at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. Stay and play in the historic and lively Gaslamp Quarter, featuring a dynamic variety of shopping, dining and entertainment for all ages. Relax in our tranquil outdoor heated pool; lace up for an invigorating workout at our state-f-the-art WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio; and enjoy delicious Italian cuisine at Pinzimini or Starbucks Coffee at Ingredients Cafe. Our inviting 450 guest rooms and suites ensure serenity in the city with soothing color palettes, wood and stone accents, and stylish décor. Sleep well wrapped in the award-winning Heavenly bed, and awake refreshed and ready to experience the energy and excitement of the Gaslamp Quarter. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter’s signature amenities and services make your stay in San Diego effortless, leaving you feeling better than when you arrived.


Provide leadership in school administration and instructional capacity.

Provide mentoring and networking opportunities for aspiring Latino educators.

Provide professional assistance to community groups, boards of education, and other leaders in, or related to, the field of education.

Initiate research and provide data necessary to develop educational programs, which meet the educational needs of the community served by the membership.