L.A. Regional Consortium March 7 webinar: Equitable Dual Enrollment

March 16th 2023 - News, Uncategorized

Working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Regional Consortium, CLP’s March 7 webinar focused on opportunities to align current and future funding opportunities for greater impact in the L.A. region. Access the webinar recording and slides. Topics featured in the webinar: Dual enrollment grant opportunities from the California Department of Education (CDE). Dr. Naomi Castro […]

Equitable Dual Enrollment: Applying for the New State Grants

March 7th 2023 - blog, News, Uncategorized

Last week’s CLP webinar, Equitable Dual Enrollment: Applying for the New State Grants, featured Arvin High School’s award-winning dual enrollment partnership with Bakersfield College. Presenters from Arvin High School and the Kern High School District, along with the partner Bakersfield College of Kern Community College District, joined CLP to talk about key ingredients that helped […]

Now Open: Applications for State Dual Enrollment Grants

February 28th 2023 - blog, News, Uncategorized

Applications for state dual enrollment grants are now open. The California Department of Education (CDE) recently released the RFAs for College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) grants and Middle College Early College (MCEC) grants. This funding promises to expand equitable dual enrollment statewide, in keeping with the original intent of CCAP legislation to increase postsecondary […]

New Regulations for Ability to Benefit and California’s Career Pathways

February 27th 2023 - blog, News, Uncategorized

  “California has all the elements to help put together a successful Ability to Benefit strategy,” said Judy Mortrude of World Education, Inc., in the February 14 webinar, New Regulations for Ability to Benefit – What Do They Mean for California’s Career Pathways? Such a strategy would provide much-needed financial support for adult learners in earning […]

Webinar: County Office of Education CCAP Partnerships with Colleges

January 30th 2023 - blog, News, Uncategorized

At the January 25 webinar, presenters talked about their current dual enrollment partnerships with county offices of education, and how they’re planning to transition them to College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) partnerships. Recent legislation clarified CCAP eligibility to affirm dual enrollment opportunities for students in community schools, juvenile court schools, and adult education programs. […]

Catalyzing Coherence Lab: Join the Cross-segment Collaboration Launching February 17

January 25th 2023 - News, Uncategorized

The $700M in funding for Golden State Pathways and Dual Enrollment is an exciting, important investment in California students and our future. But ensuring these dollars result in increased college completion, meaningful employment, and equitable outcomes will require new coherence across our systems to sustain upward student trajectories from K–12 to and through college and […]

Federal Guidance Clarifies Use of Coronavirus Relief Funds

December 13th 2022 - blog, News, Uncategorized

In a “Dear Colleague” letter released last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona offered guidance to states and LEAs for use of funds appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act. The letter calls out the following areas of focus: “Expand access […]

Counselors and Holistic Student Supports

December 13th 2022 - blog, News, Uncategorized

There’s a renewed statewide focus on counseling and student services. CLP’s project centered on equitable counseling is among the new initiatives and efforts focused on exploring how colleges can better support students. This past year, CLP has been bringing together counseling faculty interested in reimagining and strengthening counseling services grounded in equity, including convening a […]

A New Day for Dual Enrollment in California

September 29th 2022 - News, Uncategorized

California is rethinking dual enrollment. Long acknowledged as an effective acceleration strategy, dual enrollment has emerged as a powerful equity strategy when designed for the success of students who might not otherwise attend college. Over the past few years, college-high school partnerships across the state have been strengthening and expanding their dual enrollment programs—removing barriers […]

Leading the Growth of Miami’s Cybersecurity Workforce

September 29th 2022 - News, Uncategorized

In the span of three years, Miami Dade College (MDC) implemented a full, stackable credential pathway that students can take from industry certifications to an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, one of the fastest-growing and most lucrative fields in the country. In 2022, the National Security Agency designated MDC as a National […]