New COVID-19 Community

The Chancellor’s Office is continually updating its website with information about COVID-19, including public health information, emergency planning resources and communications to colleges.

California Community Colleges faculty, staff and administrators can also find resources and information within the Vision Resource Center. Create an account or log in. Under the “Connect” menu, visit “All Communities” and look for the “CCC | COVID-19 Resources, Tools and Discussion”. Select the community and then “Join Community” to access the content within.

New Resource: Strategic Enrollment Management Resource Guide

Strategic enrollment management is a holistic approach to addressing enrollment and student success challenges, enabling the fulfillment of the institution’s mission. Focused on strategically meeting the needs of our community and students, strategic enrollment management promotes student success, optimizes enrollment, and ensures the fiscal viability of our colleges. This resource guide is a compilation of many resources and tools, including foundational elements, promising practices, and other detailed resources.

New Learning: Trauma-Informed Care

Given the diversity and size of our system, it is crucial that we account for students’ experiences while empowering them for success. As many as 85% of youth experience some form of trauma by the time they reach college, which can deeply affect their ability to succeed. This module provides an overview of what trauma is and how it affects many of our students. It then provides information for how professionals can help develop college and classroom environments that support those impacted by trauma.

New Learning: Supporting Undocumented Students

California Community Colleges educates more undocumented students than any other college or university system in the state. This module provides an overview of who undocumented students in our system are, as well as promising practices for supporting them. In addition to covering the protection of student information and how undocumented students can pay for college, it includes a robust set of resources for undocumented students and allies to make use of.

A promotional PDF flyer is also available to help share this module with your colleagues: Supporting Undocumented Students Learning Module PDF Flyer

Guided Pathways Field Notes

The Field Notes is a collection of activities and discussion-starters to utilize in team meetings. Designed to create the conditions for innovative thinking, the Field Notes are a workspace where professionals can record, illustrate, and share triumphs and challenges associated with Guided Pathways implementation. This learning module allows you to download the entire collection of Field Notes or build your own by selecting just the one or two activities that you want for your meeting. It also includes a link to the community where you can share how you have used or modified the field notes, any additional activities that you have found helpful, or make requests.

New Learning Series: Instruction in Prisons

Professionals working within prisons and jails need to remain observant, to continue to seek internal and external training and to use their understanding of these systems to adapt and adopt policies and practices to better serve students. This series introduces instructors to the unique opportunities of teaching in jails and prisons. It is composed of three modules, covering what you need to know about Prisons, Students in Prisons, and Instruction in Prisons.

What You Need to Know About Prisons

This module focuses on what instructors need to know when they are entering a jail or prison. It covers rules and regulations, movement within prisons, personal safety and boundaries, custody staff relations, and power structures.

What You Need to Know About Students in Prisons

This module covers general student background and diversity, unique challenges, students’ vulnerabilities, common medical issues, manipulation, and language.

What You Need to Know About Teaching in Prisons

This module covers unique considerations in preparing for the course, textbooks and other supplies, course policies, classroom management, and instructor support beyond the classroom.

New Learning: Student Centered Funding Formula

The Student Centered Funding Formula is all about ensuring community colleges are funded, at least in part, on how well their students are faring. It encourages progress towards the Vision for Success by strengthening incentives to improve access and outcomes for all students. This module introduces the basics of the Student Centered Funding Formula and explores how this change helps align our system’s funding with our broader mission.

Be sure the share this module with your:

  • College Leadership and Administrators
  • Guided Pathways Committee
  • Faculty
  • Financial Aid Personnel