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New Learning: DSPS Overview

This module reviews the implementation of Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) including eligibility, services, timeliness, legal requirements and allocations, and provides several resources to help meet the needs of students. This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in administering DSPS, as well as anyone else interested in these programs.
Special thanks to Gail Conrad (DSPS Solutions), Jill Jansen (DSPS Solutions) and Linda Vann (Chancellor’s Office) for contributing to the development of this module.

New Learning: Credit Course Repetition

The regulations governing credit course repetition have undergone significant changes over the past 10 years. In this module, we discuss student enrollment limits and district apportionment limits. We also provide reference resources and channels for your questions and collaboration. It also provides reference resources and channels for your questions and collaboration.
This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in admissions and records, as well as anyone interested in this subject.
Special thanks to Raul Arambula (Chancellor’s Office), Victor DeVore (San Diego Community College District), Lillian Justice (El Camino College), Michelle Pena (Chancellor’s Office and CACCRAO) and Wilbur Wu (City College of San Francisco) for assisting in the development of this learning module.

New Learning: Interacting with Financial Aid

California has some of the highest costs of living in the nation, and students need our support to receive the financial aid they deserve. This module discusses seven functions that intersect Admissions and Records and Financial Aid. It also includes reference resources and channels for your questions and collaboration.
This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in admissions and records and financial aid, as well as anyone interested in the topic.
Special thanks to Victor DeVore (San Diego Community College District) and Lillian Justice (El Camino College) for assisting in the development of this learning module.

New Learning: Supporting Students Through Residency

This module addresses residency rules and regulations, including legislation and establishing residency for tuition purposes. It includes reference resources and channels for questions and collaboration with other directors and staff. This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in admissions and records, as well as anyone else interested in learning more about residency.
Special thanks to Raul Arambula, Rosa Estrada, Bob Quinn and Devin Rodriguez from the Chancellor’s Office for assisting in the development of this learning module.

New Learning: Supporting Students Through Dual Enrollment

This module describes different program models as well as the legislation establishing dual enrollment in the California Community Colleges. Dual enrollment allows students enrolled in high school to take community college classes that can count towards both high school and college graduation. This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in admissions and records, as well as anyone interested in dual enrollment.
Special thanks to Lorena Romero and Natalie Wagner from the Chancellor’s Office for assisting in the development of this learning module.

New Learning: Reporting and Audits

Apportionment revenue is allocated based on full-time equivalent students (FTES) in attendance. This module addresses how to calculate FTES, attendance reporting requirements and periods and additional resources. This module was developed from the New Directors Learning Series and is useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in admissions and records, as well as anyone interested in reporting and audits.
Special thanks to Lillian Justice (El Camino College), Kip Nead (Calbright College) and Michelle Pena (Bakersfield College and CACCRAO) for assisting in the development of this learning module.

New Learning: CalWORKs for New Directors

The CalWorks for New Directors playlist consists of three learning modules about CalWORKs in the California Community Colleges. The “CalWORKs: Program Overview and Administration” learning module addresses program services and eligibility. The “CalWORKs: California Department of Social Services State Program Overview” learning module provides an overview of CalWORKs at the state level. The “CalWORKs: Program Implementation” learning module provides promising practices for program implementation, including program structures and work study. These modules are useful to practitioners, directors and staff involved in administering CalWORKs programs, as well as anyone interested in the program.
Special thanks to Christina Dawber (Palomar College), Reynold Garcia (Los Angeles City College), Breanne Holland (American River College), Damie Ladd (California Department of Social Services), Gerardette Nutt (Grossmont College) and Angela Vellos (California Department of Social Services) for contributing to the development of the CalWORKs learning modules.

New Learning: Playing Behind a Screen: The Implicit Bias in Our Colleges

This module introduces implicit bias and how it manifests on a college campus. The module offers strategies to address implicit bias at the institutional level to improve the educational outcomes for students and experiences for everyone on our campuses by creating culturally affirming and equity-centered policies and practices.

New Learning: I Don’t See Color, I Just See People: Becoming Culturally Competent

This module examines the way in which the U.S. educational system perpetuates inequity and introduces various frameworks that can be leveraged to promote cultural competence and develop culturally affirming policies, practices that improve students’ experience on campus.

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.