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It’s Out!!  Legal Opinion 16-02 Dual Enrollment and AB 288 (CCAP)

March 17, 2016
“Assembly Bill 288 (Holden) was enacted January 1, 2016 . . .  [It] enables the governing board of a community college district to enter into a College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) partnership with the governing board of a school district.” Legal Opinion 16-02, issued by the Califo... Read More

As Governor Jerry Brown calls for math reform, LearningWorks initiatives emerge.

February 26, 2016
Via ED Source Oakland, Calif., March 1, 2016. LearningWorks was mentioned this month in an Edsource article which detailed Governor Jerry Brown’s intent to ask California institutions to compete to create math reform across the state. The governor “is proposing spending $3 million for a competi... Read More

Community College Week cites LearningWork/PACE Degree of Freedom papers

August 19, 2015
“The need for reform is clear. Developmental math long has been called the Bermuda Triangle of community colleges: students go in but never come out. More than 60 percent of community college students are placed into at least one developmental math course. In California, home to the country’s la... Read More

CLP is hiring a Senior Program Associate!

July 22, 2015
The Career Ladders Project (CLP) is seeking a Senior Program Associate to join a dynamic team of professionals developing the capacity of education and workforce partners to implement and drive positive change within the greater Los Angeles region. Based in the Los Angeles area, the Senior Program A... Read More

Skyline High School’s Computer Academy visits Berkeley City College

May 25, 2015
  On May 21, 2015 50 students from Skyline High School’s Computer Academy clambered out of a bus on Center Street and poured into the foyer of Berkeley Community College (BCC). Just as enthusiastically awaiting them were Berkeley City College faculty and staff, and executives and technolo... Read More

OUSD Students Earn Associate Degrees While Still in High School

May 19, 2015
SAP, OUSD, Berkeley City College, and the Career Ladders Project Unveil Program to Help OUSD Students Earn Associates Degrees While Still in High Schoo OAKLAND – On Tuesday, May 19, SAP will introduce a landmark partnership with the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), Berkeley Communit... Read More

CROSSING BOUNDARIES TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE PATHWAYS

May 14, 2015
A regional effort underway in the East Bay-the Design It, Build It, Ship It (DBS) Initiative-is developing new and innovative pathways at 10 San Francisco Bay community colleges.  IMPAQ International and the Career Ladders Project in conjunction with DBS have released a new brief, Crossing Bounda... Read More

Berkeley City College Introduces High School Students to Careers in Game Design

May 13, 2015
Mary Clarke-Miller, the Game Design instructor and a couple of her students went over the details of their projects. Two of her students came to class to work on programming. Their characters were already designed, they had written their scripts, and were now resolving the kinks that kept their game... Read More

CLP Brief: Placed for Success

March 26, 2015
A new, practitioner-focused brief released by the Career Ladders Project highlights how community colleges can improve accuracy of placement in English and math courses, reduce remediation rates, and improve student success. Placed for Success provides a succinct summary of research that casts d... Read More

The Bay Area’s best Surgical Technologist program – Skyline College

March 20, 2015
Henry Viray Jr. always knew he wanted to work in the medical field. Growing up, he was surrounded by family members who worked in medicine, ranging from nurses to pharmacy technicians. For Henry, a South San Francisco native, it was just a matter of finding the right match, one that paired well with... Read More