IEPI's CCC Guided Pathways Self-Assessment Workshop - October 2017

California Community Colleges Guided Pathways is a multi-year program of the Chancellor’s Office designed to provide each college with the opportunity to implement Guided Pathways as an overarching framework for significantly improving student outcomes. The State of California’s 2017–18 budget includes a one-time investment of $150 million to support the implementation of the Guided Pathways framework at all 114 California community colleges. In fall 2017, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) sponsored several one-day workshops to help colleges implement the Guided...

IEPI's Data Disaggregation Workshop - September 2017

Disaggregating data allows us to perceive differential impacts among student populations, and is a powerful first step toward closing achievement gaps. However, students have complex lives; their identities don't fit neatly into one box or another. Students wouldn't describe themselves solely by one demographic characteristic; ethnicity, gender, age and program of study are all part of who they are. Deeper analysis of student data through multivariate analysis can provide a way to understand patterns of need and program effect among sub-populations such as men of color, older returning...

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 BSI/SE/SSSP Integration Workshop- May 2017

In an ongoing effort to integrate three programs—Basic Skills Initiative (BSI), Student Equity Program (SE), and Student Success and Support Program (SSSP)—the Chancellor’s Office released new integrated expenditure guidelines and a new 2017–19 Integrated BSI/SE/SSSP Plan and Budget template in February 2017. IEPI designed a workshop to cover the essential elements of the integrated plan, including an explanation of each of its three parts. There was also a discussion of new expenditure guidelines, and an interactive discussion about change management practices that built on the content of...

IEPI Dual Enrollment Workshop - February 2017

This IEPI Workshop was designed for secondary and postsecondary partners, and the agenda was shaped by key questions that they raised about dual enrollment implementation. Information shared was designed to support the development of new and the scaling up and strengthening of existing partnerships with a focus on students from underrepresented groups. Participants (1) learned about relevant research, (2) discussed implementation challenges and barriers, (3) shared promising practices and models, and (4) reviewed legislative guidelines. Special attention was paid to similarities and...

IEPI Noncredit Summit- May 2017: Building Bridges and Programs, Developing and Sustaining a Culture of Noncredit

In collaboration with the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, the Association of Community and Continuing Education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the California Community Colleges Success Network, and the Career Ladders Project, IEPI hosted a noncredit summit in May 2017 so that practitioners and those looking to begin new noncredit programs could share and hear about the basics of noncredit, how to develop programs, common challenges, and promising practices. Videos of the general sessions are available below along with associated PowerPoints. These...

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...

IEPI Pathways Workshop- January 2017

IEPI, in partnership with the Statewide Academic Senate and select AACC CA Guided Pathways colleges, sponsored two pathways events in late 2016 and early 2017. These two-day events were designed for college leadership teams interested in learning about different strategies for implementing a college pathways approach. Time and attention were spent disseminating California-grown pathway strategies now in place at our colleges. National pathways models were also shared. In addition, workshop attendees heard from Davis Jenkins, Senior Researcher at the Community College Research Center at...

IEPI Indicators Workshop January 13, 2017

The IEPI Indicators Workshop covered important changes to the indicators for the year. Discussions included best practices for using the indicators, and creating goal setting processes to ensure the greatest success for your college. Examples of specific strategies and processes used are included in the presentations and supporting materials below. Here is a preview of the workshop: Below is a video from the workshop: Watch the full playlist of videos from the workshop here

Basic Skills and Student Outcome Transformation Program Workshops

The Basic Skills and Student Outcome Transformation Program Workshops were IEPI -sponsored events that featured practitioners and other experts who provided information on a variety of evidence-based and nationally-recognized principles and practices related to basic skills. The goal was for attendees to leave these highly interactive workshops with knowledge of a set of high-impact strategies that could be locally implemented. Agendas and resources from the various events are available . Additional information related to many of the presentations is available elsewhere in the PLN. Videos...