Institute II


April 3-5, 2024
May 1-3, 2024
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island, San Diego

Participants must attend all sessions both virtual and in-person to complete the institute.

Applications are now closed. Selected individuals will be notified in the coming weeks. 

If you are interested in being notified when the next cohort for Institute II is available for application, please add your name to our interest list

ACBO’s Institute II professional development program goes beyond its “nuts and bolts” business officials Institute I training program and is specifically targeted to business officials currently serving in mid or senior level administrator positions at one of the system’s 116 colleges or 73 districts and their current or next career ladder step is as The Chief Business Officer of a California Community college or district. Institute II was designed to specifically address the growing need of the California Community College System for qualified Chief Business Officers that are ready to take on these very demanding administrative roles.

Institute II is limited to a maximum of 18 participants and will provide participants with an opportunity to increase their current professional knowledge and expertise related to administrative matters such as leadership, governance, educational policy, data driven decision-making, collective bargaining, state and district bonds while also providing an opportunity for participants to develop and/or expand their network of support and resources. 

Institute II consists of two 2.5-day sessions Wednesday through Friday, April 3-5, and May 1-3, 2024. The facilitators for the 2024 Institute II are, Dr. Bonnie Ann Dowd, recently retired Executive Vice Chancellor, San Diego CCD and Dr. Chris Dela Rosa, Vice President, Ohlone CCD. 

Dr. Chris Dela Rosa
Vice President, Administrative and Technology Services,
Ohlone CCD
Dr. Bonnie Ann Dowd
Retired Executive Vice Chancellor, Business and Technology Services, SDCCD and
Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services, Palomar CCD

If accepted into the program, tuition cost is $900 and includes all sessions *(attendees are required to pay for their own travel and hotel accommodations.) 

ACBO Inst. II Cohort
(2022 Institute II Cohort)

PO Box 1017 | Sacramento, CA 95812-1017
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