IBCC Orientation


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Invoice #: 102814
CAWS Tax ID: 94-3381716 (CAWS is a non-profit organization)
Dates: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Location: Sacramento, CA, Sheraton Grand Hotel
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Registration: $125 per person includes Tuesday breakfast, and snacks plus conference materials. Advance payment is required.
If payment is not received prior to the conference, please be prepared to present a credit card or personal check at registration.
Authorized Schools that have paid their 2013/14 CAWS dues pay $75 per person
Registrations will be confirmed only upon receipt of a Check or Purchase Order.
No refunds after October 1. Registrations close October 21st.
Contact: Pat Prather - Executive Director
6686 Via de La Reina, Bonsall, CA 92003
Phone: 760.758.9829 - Fax: 760.758.0167
Email: pkprather@sbcglobal.net


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Hotel Reservation Guide

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, 1230 J Street, Sacramento, for Saturday and Sunday nights, October 25th and 26th and 27th at the rate of $137 a night plus tax. Book your reservation today by calling 1-800-325-3535. Please ask for the group name, “California Association of IB Schools block” The last day for reserving rooms in the block is 5pm, Thursday, September 26, 2014. Below you will find the appropriate link(s) to access the site:

The hotel is located in the restored historic Public Market Building, twelve miles south of Sacramento International Airport. The hotel does not provide a shuttle but transportation is readily available. Taxis cost about $45.00 each way and the super Shuttle (1-800-bluevan) is $13.00 per person each way. The Super Shuttle stops in front of the hotel every 15 and 45 after the hour. Parking is an additional fee each night: $18 for self-parking and $28.00 for valet. The hotel provides in-room dining and a restaurant. Many restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.

Additional Information

Send your payment to Pat Prather at
6686 Via de La Reina, Bonsall, CA.
See Contact Information above for additional details.

Daily Schedule

Monday – 27th
5:30 - 6:30 pm Early Registration - Meet and Greet
Beverages available in the lounge
Tuesday – 28th
7:30 - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks - CAWS
8:45 - 9:00 IBCC Overview - Bob Poole, Regional Development Specialist, IBA Vancouver
9:00 - 9:30 DP Subject and CRS in the IBCC – IBCC Practitioner (Barbie Cole (Walnut High School))
9:30 - 11:30 IBCC Core Unpacked – IBCC Practitioners
  • 9:30 - 10:00 Approaches to Learning (Jo Benson (San Jose High School))
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Language Development (June Hilton (Claremont High School))
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break/Snacks
  • 10:45 - 11:15 Community & Service (Duane Blomquist (Granite Bay High School) )
  • 11:15 - 11:45 Reflective Project (Manette Idris (Walnut High School))
11:45 - 12:00 pm Application Process - Bob Poole
12:00 - 12:30 pm Closing Remarks - CAWS

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