IEPI Evaluators Workshop- February 2017

In collaboration with the California Association of Community College Registrars and Admissions Officers (CACCRAO) and with the support of the CCCCO's Student Services Division staff, IEPI offered a one-day workshop for evaluators. Consistent transcript evaluations and degree audits are vital to the education planning necessary not only for student success goals related to transfer and completion, but also to improve college operations such as enrollment management. The workshop included speakers from the California Community College system and partners from the CSU and UC systems. Video of...

IEPI CTE Data Unlocked Workshop - April 2017: Tools for Growing Enrollment and Strengthening CTE Pathways

Under the Strong Workforce Program, many colleges are striving to increase enrollments in CTE. But in order to support this growth, colleges need to establish pathways that work for diverse student populations and help them progress up their career ladders. IEPI designed a workshop in order help colleges face these challenges. The workshop outlined common barriers to student progress and described ways that colleges can support students in overcoming those challenges. For example, topics included covered: Why students do and don’t major in CTE The highest-leverage actions that can change...

Helping or Hurting Students? The Case for Auto-Awarding Degrees and Certificates to College Students

The presentation attached below was delivered at the 2017 CACCRAO Conference, and provides information about how and why Mt. San Antonio College and West Hills Colleges auto-award degrees and certificates. It first lays out legal considerations from both the legal and state level, such as the federal requirement that students must be in an eligible program of study, and the minimum requirements for an associate degree in California. The presentation then explains why Mt. SAC implemented an auto-awarding process, and what it looks like at their college. The process is, technically speaking, an...

Achieving Dual Enrollment Success through Hybrid Courses

High schools are requesting dual enrollment courses from your college, but you currently don’t have a model for successfully fulfilling their requests. This presentation from the 2017 OTC conference shows how one college has increased its FTES and student success rates and maximized its human resources through its dual enrollment offerings. The model pairs a hybrid online delivery system with a daily high school support class. It is applicable across multiple disciplines and implementation blueprints have been developed for each entity involved. This conference presentation included the...

Setting Course Enrollment Maximums: Process, Roles, and Principles

Appropriate course enrollment maximums are an essential aspect of guaranteeing the quality of instructional programs. Colleges must consider many factors in establishing these enrollment limits, including legal codes, student and instructor safety, instructor workload, and the fiscal viability of the institution. However, the primary basis of any determination regarding enrollment maximums should be the pedagogical factors that influence the success of the students in the course. Many different college constituencies have roles to play in establishing appropriate enrollment limits, including...

Reg365 - Year Round Registration at West Hills Community College District

In 2014-15, West Hills Community College District implemented Reg365, allowing students to register for summer, fall, and spring during a single registration period. The Challenge Once students incorporate academic and career goals into educational plans, colleges should provide tools for students to act on these plans. Over the last decade, West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) took a close look at its student success data, focusing in particular on the demonstrable impact educational plans have on student success. Approach/Strategies In 2014, WHCCD helped its students implement...

Workshop: Effective Enrollment Management Is Everyone's Business

In August 2015, the Association of Chief Business Officials, Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (administered by the State Chancellor's Office), and Success Center for CCC (administered by the Foundation for CCC) hosted two two-day workshops (one in the North and one in the South) on effective enrollment management strategies. The workshop at Riverside City College (August 20th and 21st) was recorded. The linked videos include the following presentations: Nuts and Bolts of Enrollment Management : A general overview of the collaborative process of managing enrollment, including...