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Breaking Down Barriers to Support Black Students

November 17, 2021
An “acceleration, not remediation” approach has led to remarkable success for Black students in the early college program at Mount Miguel High School. Dr. Mark Jeffers, Matador Early College Program (MEC) coordinator, presented “Black Student Success in Dual Enrollment: A Case Study,” at the... Read More

Lessons from the Pandemic: Implementing Systemic Changes in Counseling and Student Services

November 6, 2021
Recordings and resources from the fall 2021 series of six webinars on redesigning student services and implementing systemic changes are available below. September 15. Successful Student Entry: Addressing & Supporting Student Needs As colleges “re-open”—returning in-person and via hybrid m... Read More

Tools for Integrating Careers in Guided Pathways Redesign

October 25, 2021
Research indicates that students will change their major three times on average while in college. First-generation college students and students farthest from opportunity struggle more with understanding how college pathways impact their ability to transition from college to career and which degrees... Read More

SSSC 2021 Breakout Session Presentations

October 25, 2021
CLP co-presented two breakout sessions at this year’s Strengthening Student Success Conference. A Community Engagement Approach to Dual Enrollment for Equity Community engagement increases dual enrollment among minoritized and low-income students. Families have high aspirations for their children ... Read More

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