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2016-17 Community College Innovation AwardsEntries are being accepted for the 2016-17 Community College Innovation Challenge, an annual competition that asks student teams to come up with solutions to real-world problems using science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office and Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) announced they are now working toward a Fall 2017 pilot of the common assessments in Math, English and English as a Second Language (ESL).

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeExploration of possible career paths is one of many options facing California Community Colleges (CCC) students, whether in the process of determining their goals, nearing completion of their studies, or deciding how to use their degree.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIn ongoing efforts to improve student success and completion rates, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) is developing strategies for closing the online equity gap among our diverse student population.

A Santa Rosa Junior College student views the CCC MyPath portal with a counselor.Dec. 12 marked a major milestone for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) as Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) became the first institution to launch CCC MyPath, the new student services portal.

CCC IT Security & Accessibility Workshops, Jan. 9-10, 2017January is just around the corner, so register soon for the CCC Information Security and Electronic/IT Accessibility Workshops, being held Jan. 9-10, 2017, at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, Calif.

Academic Senate for California Community CollegesThe following message was sent to Chief Instructional Officers and other California Community Colleges faculty members statewide on Dec. 10, 2016:

Dear colleagues,

Professional Learning Network websiteThe Professional Learning Network, launched in April 2016, is a one-stop site for all California Community Colleges (CCC) employees to access effective practices, trainings and valuable resources.

CCC Tech Connect logoCCC Tech Connect is a new website portal with quick access to four great systemwide resources you already know.

These services are easy to use, available 24/7, and free to all faculty, staff and students of the California Community Colleges. These projects are funded by grants from the California


CCCApply & eTranscripts California 2017 WorkshopsThere has been a change of date and venue for the 2017 CCCApply and California Electronic Transcripts Workshop. The two-day event is now scheduled to take place April 12-13, 2017, at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif.

CISOA/3CBG 2017 Conference: Security Student InformationThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) will be descending on Monterey, Calif., in March for its 2017 Annual Conference, being held at the Hyatt Monterey.

2017 Online Teaching ConferenceWould-be presenters have extra time to get proposals in for the Online Teaching Conference, taking place June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Conference organizers have extended the call for proposals deadline to Jan. 31, 2017.

@ONE logoWe're starting to feel the chill here in Menifee, which can only mean that December has come and finals are almost over! As you look ahead to the holiday season and much needed vacation, we at @ONE want to remind you of the array of professional development opportunities available to California


CENIC 2.0: The Right Connection Conference, March 19-22, 2017Planning is underway for the 2017 CENIC conference, to be held March 19-22 in San Diego. The event will mark the 20th anniversary of the Corporation for Education Networks in California (CENIC). California Connects Mobile Internet ProgramAn affordable mobile internet service is being offered through to support students, faculty, staff and underserved communities throughout California.

OLC CollaborateThe Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is going to San Francisco to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today.

Online Education Initiative participates in U.S. Department of Education symposium, "Sustaining the Momentum for Innovation in Higher Education," held at the White House, Nov. 15, 2016.In recent weeks, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has received recognition for leadership and innovation for achievements related to implementation of the OEI online education ecosystem.

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe year 2016 saw much progress by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI), as products moved from development to implementation, and focused communication increased awareness of the initiative.

Common Assessment Initiative representatives at the CATESOL 2016 Conference, left to right: Oranit Limmaneeprasert, American River College; Dana Miho, Mt. San Antonio College; Nancy Frampton, Madera Community College Center (Reedley College); Gabriella Nuttall, Sacramento City College; Amy Beadle, CAI Program ManagerThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) recently presented at the California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL) conference to discuss status of the statewide common assessment.

CCC Information Security and Accessibility Workshops, Jan. 9-10, 2017The California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center and Accessibility Center will again present back-to-back workshops designed for CCC IT and information professionals, January 9-10, 2017, at Evergreen Valley College.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAs California’s community colleges adopt the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) as part of the state’s Online Education Initiative (OEI), librarians have new opportunities to bring library research and information literacy instruction into the online environment.

Student Senate for CCC 2017 Fall General AssemblyCollaboration between the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) has been well documented. Since its inception, EPI has made student engagement a priority, from including students in its governance


Online Teaching Conference, June 19-21, 2017The Online Teaching Conference is pleased to announce pre-conference workshops designed to complement the OTC’17 program. With input from attendee feedback, the workshops provide hands-on opportunities for exploring leading-edge teaching and learning skills and strategies.

Santa Rosa Junior College is one of the first to offer CCC MyPath, a Student Services Portal developed by the Education Planning Initiative.

The California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) announced the initial production version of the CCC MyPath student portal is ready for colleges to begin offering it to their students.

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) has been working diligently to develop CCCAssess, the common assessment tool to be implemented systemwide.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) is once again partnering with the Online Teaching Conference to bring together educators to share and learn about innovative and effective online education.

Project Glue is a program of the California Community Colleges Technology Center.What do Canvas, the Course Exchange, CCC MyPath portal and CCCApply have in common? Aside from being elements of student success programs in the California Community Colleges (CCC), they all involve massive amounts of data.

California Community Colleges to connect to CENIC network backbone at 10-GBytes/secTo meet increasing demands on campus network capacity, the California Community Colleges (CCC) received $7 million one-time and $5 million in ongoing state funds to upgrade campus network circuits systemwide.

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office held a webinar Oct. 11 to provide options for early-adopter colleges affected by a delayed rollout of CCCAssess, being developed by the CCC Common Assessment Initiative (CAI).

California Community Colleges Educaiton Planning InitiativeAn important objective of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is to simplify the lives of CCC students, counselors, faculty and staff. As EPI develops its tools and services, this objective has served as a guide, ensuring the promotion of student success.

CCC TechEDge News and CCC Technology for Student Success News ceased publication in 2018.

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