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Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California Community CollegesCalifornia Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the Online Teaching Conference, running June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Oakley is scheduled to speak at 8:30 a.m. on the last day of the conference.

CollegeBuys.orgOver the past several years, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, through its CollegeBuys program, has been increasing resources dedicated to securing systemwide technology agreements for the California Community Colleges (CCC). These agreements are secured in accordance with

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California Awards for Innovation in Higher EducationThirteen California community colleges and districts will split a $25 million award from the state of California for their individual efforts to increase student completion rates and make college more affordable.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAre you concerned about test security? Do you require your online students to travel to campus for exams? How do students living at a distance complete your assessments? Is your enrollment in jeopardy because of this requirement?

Mike Caruso, CCC MyPath Product Manager, presents at CISOA & 3CBG 2017The latest stop in the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) spring road show was the annual conference of CCC IT professionals, hosted by the CCC Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA).

Cosumnes River College students; image courtesy of the California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) statewide application suite, known as CCCApply, will mark its fifth anniversary this spring, with nearly 6 million online applications processed since it first went live in 2012.

Foundation for California Community CollegesThe Foundation for California Community Colleges has negotiated a very aggressive discount on the Cisco Umbrella/OpenDNS solution available through the Foundation’s CDW-G contract (CB-185-15).

Tech Center Wednesday at CISOA-3CBG 2017Seats have filled for Track 1 of Tech Center Wednesday, but space is still available for Tracks 2 and 3. The FREE half-day event will take place March 29 as part of the last day of the CISOA-3CBG 2017 Conference in Monterey, Calif.

OEI will host an online plagiarism detection webinar with VeriCite on March 24, 2017The California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), in partnership with the Foundation for CCC, offers the VeriCite plagiarism detection tool to all colleges systemwide through the Foundation’s CollegeBuys program.

pln skillsoft1According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the California Community Colleges (CCC) currently offers more online education courses than any other public higher education institution in the nation.

2017cccapply etran speakersSeats are still available for the FREE 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop, April 12-13 at Sacramento City College. However, registration will close on Wednesday, March 29, so be sure to reserve your spot.

otc17 logoAnnouncing the full program lineup for the Online Teaching Conference 2017. We've worked hard to bring you the best and brightest in online teaching practices. Come learn about emerging technologies, student success, technical support and more!

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) will conduct several different presentations at the 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop, coming this spring to Sacramento, Calif.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeOnline tutoring services offered through the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) appear to be a valuable resource for those students who use the service, which is easy to access and free to students.

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) is holding regional professional development meetings this spring to give faculty and staff an opportunity to learn how to implement CCCAssess at their campus.

Tech Center Wednesday at CISOA Conference, March 29, 2017Wednesday conference sessions have been added to the CISOA & 3CBG 2017 annual conference program that will spotlight the California Community Colleges (CCC) Project Glue initiative and cloud services from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

CCC Tech Center Receives CENIC 2017 Innovations in Networking AwardThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Technology Center has been selected to receive the CENIC 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Educational Applications, to be presented during CENIC’s annual conference in March.

2017cccapply etran speakersKeynote speakers and session topics have been announced for the 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop being held April 12-13 at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif.

Martha J. Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign, will keynote at OTC'17We are pleased to announce that Martha J. Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign, will return to the Online Teaching Conference (OTC) this year as a keynote speaker for the event, being held June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is beginning its conference season by providing stakeholders with information on where to learn more about EPI and how to get involved.

One For Training: Creating Accessible Course Content

@ONE has launched a newly revised and updated course in Canvas: “Creating Accessible Course Content,” bringing a fresh perspective on how to make online courses more accessible.

Foundation for California Community CollegesNew network security solutions are available to California community colleges through CollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges that negotiates discounted pricing for the colleges on a wide range of educational products.

collegebuys sidebar logoSeveral technology vendor partners of CollegeBuys are hosting webinars in February, March and April to discuss products and services available to California community colleges through CollegeBuys.org.

PESC Spring 2017 Data SummitRegistration is open for the PESC Spring 2017 Data Summit, taking place May 3-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Entries are also being accepted for PESC’s Annual Best Practices Competition, with the award to be presented during the summit.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Course Exchange is now live. Capping off years of team work, the CCC’s first-ever course exchange is cross-registering students at pilot colleges through the Online Education Initiative (OEI).

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeFollowing announcement of a new timeline for the systemwide common assessment known as CCCAssess, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office and Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) provided an update on the pilot effort.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeOn Jan. 23, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) hosted a webinar focused on the CCC MyPath student services portal and the Career Coach tool being offered as a component of the portal.

SSL Certificates Available For California Community CollegesCalifornia’s community colleges can now create an unlimited number of web security certificates as part of their membership in the InCommon Federation, affording significant cost savings for districts that own multiple web domains.

2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual WorkshopA panel discussion focused on student data is on tap to kick off Day Two of the CCCApply and California Electronic Transcripts 2017 Annual Workshop, coming up April 12-13 at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe Online Course Exchange, developed by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), has recently been in the spotlight, with Fresno City College and Lake Tahoe Community College this month becoming the first to cross-enroll students into courses.