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California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is ending its conference season and has provided stakeholders with updates on the various tools and service EPI offers, and information on how to get involved.

CISOA-3CBG Annual Conference, March 18-21, 2018CISOA and 3CBG have announced a Call for Proposals for their annual conference. If you have a success story or presentation you would like to share with your colleagues, proposals will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2017.

CCC Information Security & ICT Accessibility Workshops, January 8-9, 2018, Evergreen Valley CollegeSave the date for the Winter 2018 IT Workshops, presented by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security and Accessibility centers. The free workshops will run Jan. 8-9, 2018, at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose.

Unlimited SSL Certificates Free to California Community CollegesCalifornia’s community colleges can obtain an unlimited number of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates – free of charge – as a service of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center.

otc 2018 logo 280x183Do you have a proposal you’d like to submit for an opportunity to address the online teaching community? The Call for Proposals is now open for the 2018 Online Teaching Conference (OTC’18).

CollegeBuys logo CollegeBuys and the Southern California Community College Purchasing Association (SCCCPA) will host a forum on Friday, Nov. 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., at Pasadena City College.

Santa Monica College logoSanta Monica College (SMC) recently deployed PortalGuard within its environment as a solution to provide both security and usability. PortalGuard is available to California community colleges at a 75-percent discount through CollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges.

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In a recent online discussion on the Basic Skills Coordinators Listserv, the question was posed whether any of the California Community Colleges (CCC) provides mathematics instruction in Spanish.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeProfessional development is a critical component for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI). To support its goals, the EPI has joined with the CCC Professional Learning Network (PLN).

Stepping Up To LeadershipWe are all in a position to become campus leaders and serve students on a larger scale – whether leadership comes with a title change or not, according to California Community Colleges (CCC) faculty member and administrator, Kate Jordahl.

California Virtual Campus 2017 Catalog UpdateThe California Community Colleges (CCC) has added 2,285 courses and 63 degree programs to the California Virtual Campus (CVC) catalog for 2017. The distance education catalog now lists 23,445 online courses and 1,376 degree programs.

CISOA & 3CBG Annual Conference, March 18-21, 2018The Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) of the California Community Colleges and the California Community College Banner Group (3CBG) have announced the dates for their 2018 annual conference.

3CMedia Solutions logo3C Media Solutions is ready to connect with your Canvas courses. Let your Canvas administrator know about this great new connection tool!

@ONE logoAs of July 1, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA) and the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) have been given the honor of hosting the @ONE grant.

Online Teaching Conference, June 18-20, 2018, Anaheim, CABe a part of the learning experience by joining us at the Online Teaching Conference 2018 (OTC'18), returning June 18-20, 2018, to the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif. Registration information will be available on our website this fall.

WCET 29th Annual Meeting, Oct. 25-27, 2017Registration is now open for the 29th Annual Meeting of WCET, a collective of higher education institutions, organizations and companies dedicated to improving the quality and reach of distance education programs. The event will take place Oct. 25-27, 2017, in Denver.

Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director, Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryInternet2 is pleased to announce that professor Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will give the 2017 Technology Exchange (TechEX17) keynote address on Monday, Oct. 16.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeFrom its inception, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has focused on student support services that allow all students equitable access, increasing their chances of success in the online environment.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeWith the school year in full swing, curriculum is on everyone’s mind. As the foundational tool for instruction in the California Community Colleges (CCC), it is important that courses and programs are consistent and high-quality.

Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative logoMark your calendars for the first in a series of change-leadership events designed to foster leadership development in the California Community Colleges (CCC), and take student achievement to a higher level.

The CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops were held July 24-25, 2017.The California Community Colleges (CCC) Technology Center would like to thank everyone who participated in the summer CCC Information Security and IT Accessibility Workshops, which were held July 24-25, 2017.

CCC Professional Learning NetworkThe Professional Learning Network (PLN) is a tool created to help foster collaboration among colleagues in the California Community Colleges (CCC). One way the PLN helps to facilitate this is in the collecting and sharing of promising practices and successful programs happening out in the field,

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Online Teaching Conference 2018 logoIf you weren't able attend the Online Teaching Conference 2017 in person, or you missed our live webcast sessions, 18 sessions from OTC'17 are now archived and available on-demand. Included for your viewing pleasure are our three keynote addresses as well as sessions on Canvas, accessibility

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CollegeBuys logoCollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges, has secured an agreement with Dropbox, establishing optimal systemwide pricing for a secure cloud file sharing and storage solution.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe Course Exchange, developed by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), is an exciting new way for students to access the classes they need to complete their educational goals.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeEven as many California Community Colleges (CCC) students enjoyed their summer breaks, work continued on college campuses implementing an education planning tool suite developed as part of the CCC Education Planning Initiative (EPI).

CCC Maker, part of Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the EconomyTwenty-four California community colleges were awarded a total of $6 million to establish “makerspaces” — do-it-yourself centers where students have access to technology that allows them to create, invent, learn and share ideas.

California Community Colleges Technology Center Enabling ServicesThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Technology Center has adjusted its organization to simplify the way it communicates with campuses that are involved in one or more CCC Chancellor’s Office-funded technology projects.

Van Ton-Quinlivan, California Community Colleges Vice Chancellor of Workforce & Economic DevelopmentThe Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) named six new directors to its Board of Directors, including a top official from the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office.

TechEX17 - Internet2 2017 Technology Exchange ConferenceA call for Gender Diversity Scholarship applicants is open for the Internet2 2017 Technology Exchange Conference (TechEX17), being held in San Francisco this October. Scholarship applications will be accepted through Aug. 18.