Equitable Dual Enrollment: Applying for the New State Grants

March 7, 2023
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 ... Read More

Now Open: Applications for State Dual Enrollment Grants

February 28, 2023
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... Read More
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New Regulations for Ability to Benefit and California’s Career Pathways

February 27, 2023
  “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 strate... Read More

Webinar: County Office of Education CCAP Partnerships with Colleges

January 30, 2023
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 en... Read More

Federal Guidance Clarifies Use of Coronavirus Relief Funds

December 13, 2022
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 let... Read More

Counselors and Holistic Student Supports

December 13, 2022
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 intereste... Read More

Dual Enrollment Student Voice: Set Up for College Success

August 30, 2022
As a junior at Esteban E. Torres High School in East Los Angeles, Melisa Osuna didn’t know what to expect from her first college experience, a Chicano Studies dual enrollment class offered by East Los Angeles College. What she discovered was a welcoming, engaging classroom experience that got her ... Read More

Register for SSSC Post-conference Workshops: Equitable Counseling and the Impact of Dual Enrollment

August 26, 2022
CLP is leading two post-conference workshops at the upcoming Strengthening Student Success Conference in Garden Grove. One focuses on equitable counseling and the other on the impact of dual enrollment. Workshops meet on Friday, October 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Continental breakfast is included. Re... Read More

Tools for Redesigning Transitions in Guided Pathways

April 27, 2022
Community colleges serve students from diverse backgrounds with varied experiences and resources. Although colleges may have clear onboarding support mechanisms for students graduating from local high schools, more systems design might be needed to provide that same support for students coming to th... Read More

Students Speak Out for Dual Enrollment

April 26, 2022
“The benefits from dual enrollment are amazing. It has helped me boost my confidence, being more responsible, and helped me in high school. I also loved it because it treated me like an adult while I was in high school,” said Lina Iboa Orozco in her testimony before the Assembly Higher Education... Read More