Fast Forward California

Catalyzing Conversations on Coherence Webinar

May 30, 2023
In case you missed the “Catalyzing Conversations on Coherence” webinar on April 26, you can now access the webinar recording, presentation slides, and tools. The Linked Learning Alliance, Career Ladders Project, and The Education Trust—West, co-leading a new partnership called Fast Forward Cal... Read More

Fast Forward California Will Prepare Local Schools and Communities to Make Good on Massive Golden State Pathways Investments

April 26, 2023
With $500 million in funding for Golden State Pathways and $200 million for Dual Enrollment, California is making a once-in-a-lifetime investment in students and our shared future prosperity. But ensuring these dollars result in increased college completion, meaningful employment, and equitable outc... Read More
California Dual Enrollment Equity Conference

Dual Enrollment Equity Conference

March 30, 2023
Innovative practices, actionable resources, and the latest research are all on the agenda for the inaugural California Dual Enrollment Equity conference on May 2-3 at the Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center. This practitioner-focused event will support high school and college partnerships in iden... Read More

California’s Continued Commitment to Equitable Dual Enrollment

March 23, 2023
California continues to advance its commitment to equitable dual enrollment. New legislation introduced by Assembly Member Chris Holden, AB 368, would further refine College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) dual enrollment, removing barriers to college for students from underrepresented groups. AB ... Read More

Lessons on Equitable Dual Enrollment from a Community of Practice

March 22, 2023
Dual enrollment leaders from three colleges shared successes and challenges from their work to identify implementation issues and expand equitable dual enrollment on the March 14 webinar hosted by CLP in collaboration with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO). The three ... Read More

L.A. Regional Consortium March 7 webinar: Equitable Dual Enrollment

March 16, 2023
Working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Regional Consortium, CLP’s March 7 webinar focused on opportunities to align current and future funding opportunities for greater impact in the L.A. region. Access the webinar recording and slides. Topics featured in the webinar: Dual enrollment grant ... Read More

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