The UC Articulation Conference presents “A-G Learning Lab 2017”

Sponsored by UC Office of the President, Department of Student Affairs – Undergraduate Admissions..

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Need support with drafting and submitting “a-g” course submissions? Could you use new strategies for managing your institution’s “a-g” course list? Then consider getting trained by High School Articulation staff at one of the UC Articulation Conference (UCAC) A-G Learning Labs! Each UCAC Learning Lab is a one-day event with two workshops designed to help high school and district faculty and staff build and maintain a robust "a-g" course list. We welcome teachers and administrators who serve as course authors and/or course list managers to register.

Important Conference Information

  • Please bring a laptop for the workshops
  • If you do not already have an account, please register for a user account on the A-G Course Management Portal:
  • For directions and parking information, please visit the Eventbrite page for the specific conference you are attending

Conference Goals

  • Provide an overview of “a-g” policy/vision
  • Review the A-G CMP for all users & highlight new system enhancements for district / school network users
  • Provide hands-on training sessions for specific user types (school user, district/ school network user) based on their role as course authors or “a-g” course list managers


  • 9:00-9:45 — Registration  (45 min)
  • 10:00-10:20 — Welcome & A-G CMP Overview  (20 min)
  • 10:30-12:00 — Workshop Session 1  (1 hr 30 min)

Breakout A: Manage Your A-G Course List Like a Pro 

In this breakout session, you'll practice using the features of UC's A-G Course Management Portal (CMP) that allow you to submit and manage your "a-g" courses with ease. You'll also learn the key differences between managing course lists at the district/school network level and at the individual school site level. 

Breakout B: A-G Course Writing, Demystified 

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to write a successful a-g course submission. See examples of strong unit overviews and assignment summaries, critique a draft course framework, and apply what you learn to your own submission drafts.

  • 12:00-12:45 — Lunch / Networking  (45 min)
  • 12:45-2:15 — Workshop Session 2  (1 hr 30 min)

Breakout A: Manage Your A-G Course List Like a Pro

Breakout B: A-G Course Writing, Demystified

Our Presenters

Monica LinDirector, Academic Preparation and Relations with Schools and Colleges – Undergraduate Admissions, UC Office of the President

  • Monica brings 18 years of student affairs leadership and research experience to her role overseeing academic preparation and undergraduate admissions initiatives that support high schools and all three public higher education segments in California.

Addison PetersonHigh School Articulation Coordinator, UC Office of the President

  • Addison bring his experience as a former legislative staffer to lead the UC team that reviews high school courses and educates schools on UC “a-g” policy.

Sarah FidelibusUCCI Program Manager, UC Office of the President

  • Sarah brings over 20 years of experience as an educator, curriculum designer and program strategist to her work directing the programs of the UC Curriculum Integration (UCCI) Initiative.

Katie LeslieUCCI Course Development Coordinator, UC Office of the President

  • Katie brings nearly 10 years of experience as an educator, trainer and curriculum designer to her work overseeing the UCCI Teacher Exchange program and managing the course development process for the UCCI Institutes.

Carolina Reyes, UCCI Resources Coordinator, UC Office of the President

  • Carolina applies her considerable experience as a designer and researcher to structure resources for UCCI courses and data related to UCCI programs in order to increase program impact.

Conference Session Materials

  • Materials from the conference (slideshows, sample courses, and program) can be found at