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California Connects Mobile Internet logoCalifornia Connects, a service offered through CollegeBuys, is celebrating its first anniversary this month. California Connects is a mobile hotspot powered by Sprint that works for any Wi-Fi enabled device.

Nearly 1,100 attendees gathered for the Online Teaching Conference 2017, held Monday, June 19, through Wednesday, June 21, at the Hilton Anaheim, in Anaheim, Calif.In June, nearly 1,100 faculty, staff and administrators involved in online education gathered in Anaheim, Calif., for the Online Teaching Conference 2017 (OTC'17), an annual event of the California Community Colleges (CCC) for more than 15 years.

Career Coach student support tool available from the California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeFor some potential California Community Colleges (CCC) students, the first step in their educational pathway is determining which career they would pursue after graduation from college.

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeA hoped-for fall launch of the California Community Colleges (CCC) common assessment has been put on hold. The hold will allow the Chancellor’s Office to further study issues that first led to an analysis of the CCCAssess pilot.

Nearly 1,100 educational professionals attended the Online Teaching Conference 2017, June 19-21, 2017, at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, Calif.The Online Teaching Conference 2017 (OTC) — held June 19-21 in Anaheim, Calif. — featured sharing of online knowledge among educators from across the state. It was an amazing event and it’s time to mark your calendars for next year!

CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops, July 24-25, 2017, Mt. San Antonio CollegeTime is running out to sign up for the California Community Colleges Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops. The bi-annual event, being held July 24-25, 2017, at Mt. San Antonio College, is free for CCC staff to attend.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeOffering courses online is a priority for the California Community Colleges (CCC). It is understood that students lead busy lives, juggling coursework with family and/or career responsibilities, in addition to other personal priorities.

CollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community CollegesThe Foundation for California Community Colleges, through its CollegeBuys program, renewed its partnership for technology products with CDW Government (CDW-G), a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions.

prolearningnetwork logoThe Professional Learning Network (PLN) contains hundreds of helpful resource documents and videos that are meant to be shared among colleagues at all 114 California Community Colleges (CCC) campuses across the state.

Nursing students at Long Beach City College; photo courtesy of the California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeDetermining the best approach in helping students achieve success is one of the main priorities of the California Community Colleges (CCC). One recent, high-profile reform is the California Guided Pathways Project.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeOver the years, the California Community Colleges (CCC) has deployed innovative programs and initiatives that support the best interests of the state’s 113 community colleges. Among these is the CCC Online Education Initiative (OEI).

Online Teaching Conference, June 19-21, 2017With just over a week to go until the Online Teaching Conference 2017, registration is quickly selling out. The annual event will run Monday, June 19, through Wednesday, June 21, at the Hilton Anaheim, in Anaheim, Calif.

CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops, July 24 & 25, 2017, at Mt. San Antonio CollegeA call for speaker proposals is on for the upcoming CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility summer workshops, a FREE event taking place July 24-25, 2017, at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAs part of an ongoing partnership between the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) and Instructure, an improved workflow to the "Add people" feature was recently deployed in Canvas.

CannInovate Logo 2017Registration is now open for Can•Innovate 2017, an education technology conference dedicated to faculty, staff and administrators from the California Community Colleges (CCC).

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) has recently begun presenting a series of webinars designed to assist CCC staff and faculty with the many tools available from the initiative. As many colleges are winding down the spring term and preparing for summer

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Professional development through @ONE@ONE continues to make progress toward complete integration with the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). @ONE will join OEI at Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA) beginning July 1, 2017.

collegebuys logo 270x100For the first time, Apple has enabled select technology resellers to offer its products to the higher education market. As a result, the California Community Colleges can now procure Apple products through CollegeBuys agreements with CDW-G and SHI.

at one logo 2017Summer and fall professional development courses for California Community Colleges faculty and staff are now available from @ONE. The Online Teaching Conference is coming in June, so be sure you're registered and take a look at the pre-conference workshops available.

Diablo Valley College chemistry students; photo provided by California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeWith a technical review underway on the systemwide common assessment known as CCCAssess, California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley recently provided college leaders with an update on the initiative.

College of the Canyons graduates; image provided by California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeIn the coming weeks, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) will be releasing its Online Education Initiative Enrollment, Demographics, and Outcomes Summary 2015-16 report.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeOn May 6, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) presented at the 2017 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Leadership Institute, with a focus on CCC MyPath, emphasizing the Career Coach tool.

The Online Teaching Conference 2017 will be held at the Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, Calif., June 19-21, 2017.Seats are still available for the Online Teaching Conference 2017 (OTC’17) taking place June 19-21, in Anaheim, Calif. Register by June 8 to receive the general conference pricing of $325; the price will increase to $375 on June 9.

The CISOA-3CBG 2017 Conference was held March 26-29 in Monterey, Calif.In March, nearly 300 college IT professionals gathered in Monterey, Calif., for a conference packed with sessions about current topics of the IT professional in management, security, information systems and IT curriculum.

The 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts annual workshop series was held April 12-13 at Sacramento City College.The 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Workshops were held Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14, at Sacramento City College. More than 200 higher education professionals from throughout the state attended each workshop.

California Community Colleges Technology CenterCalifornia’s community colleges are being urged to upgrade their Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) instances immediately to Version 3 to guarantee continued secure access to technologies like Canvas, CCCApply, CCC MyPath and others.

California Community Colleges @ONE ProjectProfessional development organization @ONE will soon relocate to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA), and its operations will be integrated with the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI).

California Community Colleges Online Course ExchangeThe online Course Exchange for the California Community Colleges (CCC) has begun using a systemwide-technology support site to broadcast news about software updates and answer questions users have about the exchange.

CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops, July 24 & 25, 2017Save the date for the Summer 2017 IT workshops put on by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center and Accessibility Center. The FREE, bi-annual event for CCC staff is coming July 24-25 to Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeComponents of the CCC MyPath student services portal will be discussed in a pre-recorded presentation by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) to be posted online.

College staff are encouraged to listen to the presentation and then post questions or feedback to the

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