In the News: LBCC Awarded Grant to Further Help Linked Learning Academy High School Students

May 13, 2013
Career Ladders Project, CCCLLI and Linked Learning in the news! via the Long Beach Post: “Long Beach City College was awarded a $75,000 Career Ladders Project (CLP) grant as they began participation in the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative (CCCLLI), which aims to ease the... Read More

3CSN – Now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Community of Practice in Acceleration

April 16, 2013
2013 -14 Community of Practice in Acceleration Deadline to Apply: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:00 pm 3CSN and the California Acceleration Project are now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Community of Practice in Acceleration. Participating faculty receive extensive support to develop and teach new... Read More

New PPIC Report – The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges

March 28, 2013
Authors: Sarah Bohn, Belinda Reyes, and Hans Johnson for Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)  “In the aftermath of the Great Recession, which officially began in December 2007, funding for higher education in California has been severely curtailed, causing a great deal of fiscal p... Read More

New Article by Mike Rose – Time to help college professors be better teachers

March 22, 2013
Mike Rose  “If we want more students to succeed in college, we have to turn full attention to the craft of university-level teaching. What’s at stake is not only increasing graduation rates but providing a quality education for those who, a generation or two ago, might not have seen college... Read More

A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: Strategies to Focus Adult Education on College and Career

March 14, 2013
 “Other states have confronted the same challenges with which California is now wrestling. Some have made major strides in redesigning their education and workforce systems to accelerate students’ acquisition of basic math and English skills and improve students’ success in accessing and comp... Read More

California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Defy the Predictable

December 3, 2012
California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Hyatt Regency Orange County: January 15-17, 2013  Defy the Predictable This dynamic conference showcases successful strategies in program design and implementation that are making a difference for at-risk and opportunity yout... Read More

Webinar on Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment

August 31, 2012
YOU’RE INVITED TO A WEBINAR ON Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment Reaching Underachieving and Underrepresented Students with Career-Focused Programs This free webinar features the results of a three-year study showing that career-focused dual enrollment programs can provide important... Read More

California Skills Gap Spurs Community College ‘Career Pathways’ Job Training

August 3, 2012
“California already has some career-pathways programs, which are supposed to change ‘the way in which we approach students who have basic skills needs, or who are not quite college ready, but who with the right support could be there very quickly.’ “ A new Huffington Post art... Read More

The Stuart Foundation is Hiring

August 3, 2012
The Stuart Foundation is seeking a Senior Program Officer for Foster Youth College Access and Success. The Senior Program Officer is a member of the Child Welfare Team and works in close collaboration with the Child Welfare Director to implement the activities necessary to achieve the vision, ... Read More

Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment

July 26, 2012
“The Concurrent Courses initiative has laid a foundation for strengthening the high school to college transition. In just three years, partnerships implemented and enhanced programs that provided college exploration and dual enrollment offerings to California students who had not previously ... Read More