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5th Annual Affordable Learning Solutions Workshop & AB 798 RFP Prep Discussion, March 1 & 2, 2016, Los Angeles

The 5th Annual Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) workshop will be followed by a one day event specifically focused on the AB 798 Textbook Affordability Act's RFP.

Tuesday, March 1st

At the AL$ workshop, you will be experiencing:

  • Exemplary AL$ practices and strategies throughout the CSU.
  • Guidance on using systemwide AL$ services, training, and tools for your local initiatives
  • Recommendations on developing a proposal to receive funding from the Chancellor’s Office to support your campus AL$ initiative. 
  • To receive funding, attendance by a campus representative is required.
  • Last year, each campus received between $10 - $30K their local AL$ proposal. 
  • Attendees include faculty, librarians, library staff, academic technology staff, bookstore staff.

See attached agenda.

Wednesday, March 2nd

The AB 798 Textbook Affordability Initiatives' Regional Discussions to Prepare for State Funding Opportunities

  • Listen to CA thought leaders presenting on the vision and efficacy of affordable course materials.
  • Discuss with regional CCC and CSU participants the “Textbook Affordability Act's requirements” and strategies for applying for funding.
  • Prepare to respond to the $50K RFP due June 30, 2016.
  • Attendees include faculty, AL$ coordinators, librarians, academic technology staff

Location:  Crowne Plaza, LAX

Program and register.

For any questions:

Thank you,


Director, Affordable Learning Solutions

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