At Crafton Hills College, Planning and Program Review (PPR) has become a cyclical and sustainable process that is central to integrated planning , evaluation, and resource allocation. Each unit participates in a full Program Review every four years and completes the Annual Planning questionnaire on...Read more
A key benefit of the Online Education Initiative (OEI) is the opportunity to identify common challenges that arise at colleges as they strive to ensure that their distance education programs are of high quality and that student needs are met in an effective and efficient manner. As a result of this...Read more
English as a Second Language (ESL) and Auto Technology instructors at San Diego Continuing Education collaborate to foster success for students who require basic skills support for Auto Tech curriculum. The Challenge The target population consists of adult basic education and career technical...Read more
An hour-long roundtable discussion with several representatives from Education Planning Tool (EPT) pilot colleges. Education Planning Tool Pilot College WebinarRead more
Through its Habits of Mind workshops, the California Community Colleges' Success Network (3CSN) provides professional learning opportunities and resources for building students’ academic and career dispositions and attitudes. For colleges wanting to infuse Habits of Mind practices across...Read more
The Habits of Mind Community of Practice, which is administered by the California Community Colleges' Success Network (3CSN), assists educators throughout the state with addressing student equity and cultivating the essential academic mindsets, dispositions and attitudes students need to succeed in...Read more
Pasadena City College (PCC) leverages district and federal resources to operate "PCC Pathways," a comprehensive approach designed to ensure that students identify and complete their academic goals in a timely manner. The program guarantees students full schedules -- including difficult-to-get...Read more
The Express to Success Program (ESP) offers accelerated learning communities in developmental (basic skills) math and English for students who assess at one to two levels below college level. ESP counselors work with instructors and students, both inside and outside of the classroom. ESP students...Read more
This video contains an informational webinar, given by members of the Education Planning Initiative (EPI), regarding the tools and services of the EPI program. In addition, the recording includes a brief question and answer session. For detailed responses to the questions and to continue the...Read more
The Freshman Seminar at Cosumnes River College (Interdisciplinary Studies 313) started as a 1 unit experimental course, and then became a 3 unit CSU/UC transferable course. It was designed to help new students have a smooth transition to the college environment. The Freshman Seminar received the...Read more
El Camino College's Career Advancement Academy has created supportive, short-term training programs and learning communities to engage low-income adults in higher education. This model provides opportunities to students for employment in high-growth industries in the South Bay region. The Challenge...Read more
The Partnership for Student Success (PSS) at Santa Barbara City College is the product of a college-wide Student Success Initiative led by the Academic Senate. The outcome of this initiative was a recommendation to significantly expand three existing tutoring programs (the Writing Center, the Math...Read more
Project MATCH (Mentors Act to Change History) is an internship program in the Los Angeles Community College District dedicated to preparing and recruiting diverse faculty who are sensitive to the needs of the students and the community they serve. The goals of the program are to improve the...Read more
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)...Read more
The Career Advancement Academy (CAA) is a gateway to college and high wage careers for under-prepared, underemployed, and unemployed youth and adults. The employer recognized certificate and degree programs lead quickly and directly to employment by bridging the gap between career ladders needed by...Read more
The Long Beach College Promise partners propose the academic collaboration between Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, California State University, Long Beach, and the City of Long Beach as the definitive candidate for California’s Awards for Innovations in Higher Education...Read more
Butte College has increased the number of degrees it awards and the number of students it transfers to University of California and California State University campuses by more than 30 percent over the last five years. It has accomplished this by taking a comprehensive approach that involves...Read more