New Learning: Calculating Full Time Equivalent Student (FTES)

“Calculating Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES)” learning module discusses attendance accounting for California Community colleges. This module defines what the FTES is and how to calculate it. The module also covers accounting methods, offers scheduling exercises to put this knowledge into practice, and discusses reporting requirements, audits and frequently observed errors.

New Learning: Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

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This module is an overview of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), which helps students disadvantaged by social, economic, educational or linguistic barriers get the resources they need to enroll and succeed at any California community college. Designed to be useful to both new and experienced directors, as well as other professionals administering the programs, this module provides background and compliance information about EOPS programs. Other topics addressed include student eligibility; the differences between Education Code, regulations and guidance; the roles and responsibilities of program directors; using data to inform and support EOPS programs; and the basics of EOPS funding.

New Learning: Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

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This module is an overview of the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program, which offers support services to help students transition from welfare dependency to self-sufficiency by securing education, training, and marketable skills. Designed to be useful to both new and experienced directors, as well as other professionals administering the programs, this module provides background and compliance information about the CARES programs. Other topics addressed include the basics of CARE funding; services provided by Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS); student eligibility; and how to use data to inform and support EOPS programs.