Congress of Connecticut
Community Colleges
March 9, 2016

Member Poll
The 4Cs is planning a Lobby Day for our members ! Besides Friday (which is not a busy day at the Capitol), what day of the week works best for your schedule?  
4Cs Membership Conference Tentative Schedule
The 4Cs will be holding a Membership Conference on Saturday, April 30 at Manchester Community College. Please see the tentative schedule that follows, which is based on the results of a membership conference survey. Would you be interested in serving on one of the panels? Would you help staff an information booth? Would you be interested in helping to set up or break down? Let us know!

9am: Welcome & Keynote Speaker

10:30-11:20: Concurrent Sessions A (choose 1)
  • Thinking about retirement for full-time members
  • What other chapters have won and how: New England & New York
  • Contract 101 for Part-Timers, including Seniority Pool

11:30-12:20: Concurrent Sessions B (choose 1) 

  • Thinking about Retirement for part-time members
  • Contract 101 for full-time members
  • Conflict mediation

12:30-1:20: Lunch & Information Fair

Visit our information tables to ask specific questions one-on-one and pick up information about our contract, retirement, benefits, and more!


1:30-2:20: Concurrent Sessions C (choose 1)

  • Being active in the political process
  • Promotion & tenure
  • Diversity on our Campuses: What are our needs?

2:30: Wrap Up & Discussion


The Membership Committee is considering raffling prizes throughout the day. Do you have anything you would like to donate to the raffle? 


A number of individuals noted on the survey that they would be willing to assist. However, because the survey was anonymous, only a handful of people included their name and contact information.  Please let us know if you are able to help or would like to assist us plan the event


One Final Reminder: 4Cs Postcard Campaign 
The 4Cs has collected about 1000 postcards that ask legislators to protect the community colleges from devastating cuts. You can also sign up online . Please encourage others to sign too, including students, alumni, and friends and family!   Help us strengthen our impact by signing now !

Phone: 860.296.5172


4Cs Calendar

March 9
Norwalk Chapter Meeting
Time: 2:30
Location: W121 CADR

March 12
Committee Meetings: Membership, Part-Timers, Diversity & Inclusion
Time: 9am
Location: 4Cs office

Delegate Assembly
Time: 10am
Location: 4Cs Office

March 15
4Cs Retirees Chapter
Time: 9:30am
Location: Legislative Office Building Cafe

Capital Chapter Meeting
Time: 2:30
Location: Community Room

March 17
Middlesex Chapter Meeting
Time: 3:15
Location: 808D

April 30
SAVE THE DATE: 4Cs Membership Conference