New Learning: Supporting Foster Youth Through NextUp

NextUp serves eligible current and former foster youth enrolled in the California community colleges by ensuring they get the support and resources they need to matriculate and succeed. This introduction to the NextUp program is intended for system professionals involved with the program. Our primary goal is for participants to familiarize themselves with the legislation and regulation associated with the program so they may correctly apply it within their work.

New Learning: Courageous Leadership: Santa Ana College

The Courageous Leadership webinar series is designed to highlight the accomplishments of California community colleges striving to advance equity across their campuses.

Drawn from the webinar recording, this video-based module highlights the exemplary work done by Santa Ana College. In addition to focusing on the transformative power of integrating Student Equity into the Guided Pathways Framework, the module addresses both Student Services and Academic Affairs from personal, professional and systemic perspectives.

New Learning: Courageous Leadership: Foothill College

The Courageous Leadership webinar series is designed to highlight the accomplishments of California community colleges striving to advance equity across their campuses.

Drawn from the webinar recording, this video-based module highlights the exemplary work done by Foothill College. Highlights include the scope of equity work and the importance of developing a campus vision as well as centering race in student support services.

New Learning: Courageous Leadership: Compton College

The Courageous Leadership webinar series is designed to highlight the accomplishments of California community colleges striving to advance equity across their campuses.

Drawn from the webinar recording, this video-based module highlights the exemplary work done by Compton College. The lived experiences of both students and faculty are highlighted, as is the importance of data, research and planning for institutional effectiveness. The importance of professional development to equity work is also featured.

New Learning: Courageous Leadership: Cerritos College

The Courageous Leadership webinar series is designed to highlight the accomplishments of California community colleges striving to advance equity across their campuses.

Drawn from the webinar recording, this video-based module highlights the exemplary work done by Cerritos College. It highlights diversity, equity and inclusion from both a historical and a student perspective as well as creating a courageous campus culture and measuring successes in achieving equity-centered student success.

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.