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How Two Colleges Brought Learning Community Practices to Guided Pathways Redesign

October 20, 2020
This year’s Strengthening Student Success Conference is unrolling virtually each Friday in October. The conference underscores the continuing equity imperative for redesign. CLP and LearningWorks are partnering with 3CSN and the RP Group to organize the annual conference. In one of CLP’s breakou... Read More

Two New Dual Enrollment Resources

October 20, 2020
The Aspen Institute and the Community College Research Center have teamed up to release The Dual Enrollment Playbook: A Guide to Equitable Acceleration for Students. They examined nine dual enrollment programs across the country that have narrowed or closed equity gaps for Black, Latinx, Indigenous,... Read More

COLEGAS webinar on Latinx Workforce: Completing the Promise

October 19, 2020
More than 350 people zoomed in to the October 1 COLEGAS webinar, Latinx Workforce: Completing the Promise, to hear a broad range of panelists discuss ideas and actions to reach workforce goals for Latinx students across the system and in partnership with industry. As the disproportionate impact of C... Read More

CA Cloud Workforce Project Reaches Students Through Virtual Events

September 28, 2020
Did you know that cloud computing has been the number one job category posted on LinkedIn for five years running? Cloud computing has upended business practices in industry after industry and represents one of the most sought after skills today. Over 100 students attended the California Cloud Workf... Read More
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Online Guided Pathways Design Guide Now Available

September 28, 2020
Career Ladders Project has launched an online Guided Pathways Design Guide for Integrating Student Supports into the community college student’s journey. The team has spent the last year researching and interviewing college leaders to learn how they are working to more proactively support studen... Read More

Available Resources for Dual Enrollment Onboarding

August 12, 2020
Career Ladders Project convened a group of practitioners from across the state to share resources for online onboarding of dual enrollment students. We developed a list of videos, presentations, handouts and other web-based tools to share broadly with California practitioners. The resources are list... Read More

Student Supports, Equity and Guided Pathways Online Webinars

May 27, 2020
As colleges across the state move student support services online, it is important to keep both equity and student experience at the center of our redesign efforts. CLP hosted two May webinars focused on how colleges are adapting and continuing student services redesign in the virtual environment. H... Read More

College Students and Career Choices – A Brief Video

May 27, 2020
CLP has produced a brief video featuring Dr. Cecilia Rios-Aguilar, professor of education and the associate dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, discussing her findings based on a research partnership with a CA community college a... Read More

Better Careers at Hartnell College!

May 21, 2020
Hartnell College has established strong connections from college to career for its agricultural, health and education students through pathways that include work-based learning and internships. Now, with support from the James Irvine Foundation, Hartnell is looking to scale these innovations across ... Read More

Moving Student Supports Online, a CLP Webinar Series

May 6, 2020
To support student services staff and administrators and counselors at community colleges across California as they re-orient to an all-online world, CLP hosted a series of four conversations via Zoom in April: On April 8, in the first webinar, Dr. Cynthia Olivo from Pasadena City College and Val Ga... Read More