Expanding Equitable Dual Enrollment in the Bay Area

September 24, 2021
Five college-high school partnership sites in the San Francisco Bay Area will be working to expand dual enrollment opportunities for students who are low-income or are from Black, Latinx, or indigenous communities. The partnership sites, which include Berkeley City College, City College of San Franc... Read More

Dual Enrollment: Lessons from a Year Online

May 25, 2021
It’s been a year since CLP launched the webinar series Problem-Solving: Moving Dual Enrollment Online. Since then, practitioners have come up with creative ways to support students in this challenging environment: College specialists who help students apply, enroll and make sure they’re up and r... Read More

CLP Collaborates with Colleges on Focus Group Inquiry

May 24, 2021
CLP’s approach to design starts with a shared understanding of students’ experiences. Focus groups can play an important role in developing this understanding, and we have supported several colleges to conduct focus groups with students and with faculty, staff, and administrators. CLP recently w... Read More

Recordings and Resources from the CaCN Roundtable Series

May 24, 2021
The six-part roundtable series, Conversations with Counselors: Strengthening our Practice with Equity in Mind, was designed by California Counseling Network (CaCN) members to connect counselors across the community college system, engage in student-centered conversation, and share strategies and pra... Read More

U.S. Dept of Education Report Cites CLP’s Dual Enrollment Research

April 26, 2021
CLP’s research on dual enrollment, which highlights the critical importance of intentional design for equity and student completion, was cited in recently released guidelines from the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The COVID-19 Handbook, Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All St... Read More

Expanding Dual Enrollment for Equitable Completion—Statewide and Regionally

March 23, 2021
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new dual enrollment initiative in the Bay Area of northern California funded by Tipping Point Community. Supporting the ultimate goal of increasing college success for low-income students of color in the Bay Area, this project will convene college-high ... Read More

Recordings and Resources from the Equity-grounded Counseling Webinar Series

March 4, 2021
The four-part webinar series, Equity-grounded Counseling: Serving Black Students, was specifically designed for those working in counseling offices across the state. Participants gained a deeper understanding of the experience of Black students in counseling environments and discussed ways to indivi... Read More

Building Careers in the Cloud

February 19, 2021
Two new CLP briefs offer insights on key elements of success and lessons learned in the development of a regional cloud computing pathway in the greater Los Angeles area. “I have never seen any other program at my college have such a dramatic, life-altering effect on students’ lives,” noted Ho... Read More

From Voice to Action: Putting Students at the Center of College Redesign

January 19, 2021
“We keep focusing on the need for student voice, and this [project] really puts it into action. The key is that we are then making choices and changes based on the results of the student focus group.… An action plan needs to come from the results,” explains Jessica Champagne Hansen, GP facilit... Read More

Equity Walk at Compton College: New Case Study and Tool from CLP

January 19, 2021
The work of Compton College in student-centered redesign is profiled in CLP’s new case study and tool, Equity Walk at Compton College. The equity walk exercise helps participants gain insight into how students experience the college by asking them to assume a specific student’s perspective and n... Read More