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CAL-ED sponsors many events, including an annual state-wide conference with the goal of providing professional development and networking opportunities for our members within their local educational community. 

Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • 27 Oct 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • Marriott, La Jolla

    Dear Prospective Exhibitors,

    California Education of the Deaf (CAL-ED) Boards is writing to see if your organization, business, or corporation would be interested in providing vendors for our conference this coming October 25 - 27, 2024, in La Jolla, California.

    Our conference theme “Mosaic Experiences: Reframing and Reconnecting in Deaf Education”, will feature workshops available to all conference attendees with a focus on thriving for a better future for our Deaf students, their families, and our Deaf community. We are very much looking forward to continuing our successful conference this coming September.  

    This is a great opportunity for you to partner with CAL-ED to help promote, protect, preserve, and elevate educational, linguistic, human and civil rights for all Deaf students and community members.  Our organization has been and continues to be very active with our contributions and in our volunteerism to support many programs, events, and organizations for Deaf Californians and Deaf children’s families. 

    To make a difference by participating; 

    The interactive booths will be centralized near the workshop sessions, banquet rooms, and restrooms. 

    Exhibition fee for Friday, Oct 25th  - Sunday, Oct 27th for one representative will be:

    • $500 for profit corporations

    • $425 for non-profit organizations

    • $375 for personal/home-owned businesses

    • $200 for additional representative (included all food listed below)

    The exhibition fee also includes:

    • One 6’x3’ table and two chairs

    • One identification sign stating company name 

    • One exhibitor registration tag

      • Includes Friday appetizers/cash bar, Saturday breakfast, and Sunday breakfast

      • Company listing in the program book/social media platforms

    The exhibition will be open as followed:

    Friday     9:00am to 1:00pm (SET UP) 

    Friday     1:00 pm to 5:00 pm 

    Saturday  8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

    Sunday    8:00 am to 12 noon 

    Please make arrangements with our exhibitor coordinator by September 15, 2024 if you will need American Sign Language interpreting services to interpret for you at your booth.

    Cancellation & Refund Policy

    Refunds will be made to those who cancel, a $100 processing fee will be deducted. Written cancellation requests must be postmarked on or before September 15, 2024. No refunds will be made after September 15, 2024.

    Deadline to Register

    To become an exhibitor at our conference, please register at, no later than September 1, 2024.  

    We are looking forward to connecting with you at the 2024 CAL-ED Conference!


    Shane A Molaison

    CAL-ED Sponsorship & Exhibitor coordinator 

    CAL-ED Treasurer 

    • 25 Oct 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • 27 Oct 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Marriott La Jolla

    Dear Potential Sponsor,

    The California Educators of the Deaf (CAL-ED) are hosting its 64th conference in La Jolla, California October 25 - 27, 2024. This year’s theme is: Mosaic Experiences: Reframing and Reconnecting in Deaf Education. As we embark on this amazing future filled with new possibilities in Science, Technology, Social Justice. Your contribution to this year’s conference is essential in supporting Deaf Education in California, as Engineering, Art, and Mathematics it is critical that we continue to view each through the lens of well as across the nation, as we collaborate with our colleagues and community members to lift, educate, nurture, and heal all of our Deaf students as they move forward on their educational journeys in unprecedented times.

    We look forward to gathering and collectively building the future we know our Deaf students deserve. It is with this common goal that we will meet with about 300 educators, administrators, paraprofessionals, service providers, interpreter, community members, and families to network, share experiences, teach and learn new strategies, and build our capacity to navigate the every-changing needs of our Deaf students, while supporting and recognizing the hard working individuals that tirelessly contribute to the field of Deaf Education. 

    It is with great honor and humility that we acknowledge the importance of your donation and are reminded of how vital you are to the continued work of our organization and to the success of our Deaf students. Your support will truly further the mission of CAL-ED to provide the quality education of Deaf students and foster the collaborative network of resources, professional development, advocacy, and information sharing on relevant topics for professionals, families, and stakeholders in the field of Deaf Education.

    California Educators of the Deaf* is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Please take a moment to look over the sponsorship menu to determine which level best defines your contribution to elevating the field of Deaf Education. To contribute, a credit card payment can be made on the website.

    We look forward to your generous response and appreciate your willingness to support the education of 17,000 Deaf children in California. Please contact us with questions. Thank you in advance for making a difference in the lives of  Deaf children and their families. 

    In partnership,

    Shane A. Molaison
    CAL-ED Treasurer 

    • 25 Oct 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • 27 Oct 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Marriott La Jolla

    Please join California Educators of the Deaf from October 25th to 27th, 2024, for the 64th annual CAL-ED conference in La Jolla, California.

    This year’s theme is Mosaic Experiences: Reconnecting and Reframing Deaf Education!

    We invite you to be a part of the amazing cultural and linguistic landscape of Deaf Education. Our communities are so diverse and only through connecting with other professional colleagues, can we strengthen our networking bonds, our multilingual and multimodal teaching practices and our shared unique experiences. Your upbringing, your education, your values and your cultures are significant in acknowledging the diverse Deaf student population and through reconnecting our  shared understandings.

    As a member of this organization, you are an integral member of the larger Mosaic of Experiences related to Deaf education. Each child within Deaf education is given a safe space to be seen as a contributing agent to change. This conference presents us with an opportunity to meet at this critical juncture where our collective knowledge, wisdom, resources, and love for our Deaf students will be spotlighted, shared, and realized in multiple forums.

    Join us as we collaborate with our colleagues to lift, educate, nurture, and strengthen  all of our students and support them on their educational journeys in these unprecedented times.

2023 CAD + CAL-ED "Together We Thrive" Conference Supporters

CAL-ED board

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