In the Spring of 2018, the Chancellor’s Office presented a second set of Guided Pathways workshops built around feedback from the fall series. The video playlist below captures the responses from the panel of experts to some of the most pressing questions that were identified at the first series of...Read more
The Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) program is one of the Open Educational Resources initiatives to improve teaching, learning and accessibility for all learners. California community colleges have a unique opportunity to plan, implement, and sustain a Zero Textbook Cost pathway of courses (major and...Read more
Well-trained managers provide leadership, stability, and motivation for their direct reports and the entire management team. Frequently, employees are promoted to supervisory or management positions because they are good at the job they’re doing. But a whole new set of skills is necessary to become...Read more
Community college trustees are either elected or appointed to a Board of Trustees that is responsible for the leadership of their institution and its connection to the local community. Occasionally some Boards, whether appointed or elected, find themselves either as a full Board or a portion...Read more
IEPI convened a Change Leadership Summit in October 2017 for colleges looking to capitalize on their local talent and foster leadership development to take student achievement to a higher level. Colleges were encouraged to gather a cross-functional team of experienced and emerging leaders to...Read more
IEPI invites colleges to apply to the IEPI Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Program. The SEM Program is a comprehensive one-year program that provides training, coaching and resources in SEM.Read more
To better identify the various student populations served by De Anza College, the college’s Office of Institutional Research and Planning collaborated with consultants to conduct a statistical analysis of enrolled students in fall 2016.Read more
Cuyamaca College is the first community college in California to undertake a full-scale transformation of mathematics instruction. The college has made three critical changes: 1) the assessment and placement of students into math courses, 2) the paths students take to reach and complete transfer-...Read more
Los Angeles City College (LACC) has developed a “Zero-Based” scheduling model and process for its primary terms. The Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness established the process and associated scheduling tools in consultation with the College’s academic...Read more
In partnership with Innovative Educators, Foothill College developed a student-to-student online orientation that meets the eight mandated areas for the Student Success and Services Program (SSSP) orientation. The student-to-student online orientation referred to as Go2Foothill, takes less than 30...Read more
The Kern Community College District Office of Research and Reporting provides the District and college constituencies with a weekly enrollment update that offers transparency to the enrollment management process. While some pieces of the update vary, it typically goes out each week during the...Read more
West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) is focused on leveraging prior learning assessment as a means to help all students, but especially post-traditional students (25 and older). WHCCD awards students credit for knowledge and skills gained outside of the classroom upon entering college.Read more
Pasadena City College (PCC) leverages the District and federal resources to operate the PCC Pathways. The PCC Pathways is a comprehensive approach for ensuring that students identify and complete their academic goals in a timely manner. PCC Pathways was launched in 2011 to increase the success,...Read more
To address the increasing apprehension over food insecurity on campus, San Diego Mesa College Student Services launched a food pantry called The Stand. In addition to providing immediate food relief, The Stand provides information on other support programs (e.g., CAL Fresh and 211 San Diego), and...Read more
The purpose of the enrollment management plan is to guide the efforts of the college to maximize opportunities supporting student success. The plan outlines goals, activities, and desired deliverables for the next five years of the college’s enrollment management efforts. It is a living document,...Read more
Each term at Kern Community College District, the Office of Institutional Research provides an Excel data file to the college vice presidents with information that projects the FTES the class schedule will generate. The process is fairly simple and could be replicated by other colleges and...Read more
Sierra College’s SEM practices are an integrated effort between Instruction, Student Services, Research, and Campus Facilities to ease students' progress through the enrollment process, meet student demand through more effective course scheduling, and increase course availability through greater...Read more
College of the Siskiyous has increased its recruitment, services, and program offerings in a number of ways in an effort to increase access to several populations. Our target audience is based on our Student Equity Plan in order to address access gaps and to meet the needs of our community...Read more
The purpose of the dual enrollment program at East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is to provide opportunities to high school students who wish to enroll in courses that provide credits toward graduation equivalency as well as getting a head start in their attainment of a higher education degree...Read more
Pasadena City College uses Banner registration audit tables to report every enrollment attempt for each course section and breaks down the success and failures of attempted Add requests. Of the failed attempts, the college can see which eligible students were blocked due to full or closed sections...Read more