Information Technology Solutions
Why Pilot the Network?
Benefits Colleges Receive
An opportunity to showcase suc-
Funds for professional learning
Connection cessful programs/projects on your
through the Network, above and
campus as well as field trips to
beyond BSI funds.
Pilot colleges build connections
other community colleges with
through a network of profession-
model programs and practices.
Sustained, ongoing support from a
als who can turn to one another designated regional network coor-
Partnerships with state-wide ini-
tiatives, such as the Faculty In-
quiry Network, Center for Student
Participation in a summer leader-
Success, and Career Ladders.
ship institute designed to support
successful implementation of your
Regional workshops put on by the
BSI action plans.
Pilot colleges build a community
ASCCC where faculty and admin-
of learning where successes are
istrators can gain additional infor-
Participation in a post-leadership
mation and insight.
institute project geared specifically
shared and answers to chal-
toward the needs of your campus
lenges are brainstormed to-
Data coaches to help with assess-
and basic skills program.
ment and evaluation of your pro-
jects and who will also help guide
Campus visits from the leadership
you in making evidence-based de-
institute mentors, who will answer
questions, provide support, and
help with your post-institute pro-
A time to shine—an opportunity
Faculty and administrators build
to showcase your college, includ-
a network for learning that
ing your post-leadership institute
Participation in regional work-
spreads to programs/institutions,
project, at the Strengthening Stu-
shops where you’ll get to discuss
dent Success Conference in Octo-
ideas, problems, solutions, and
ultimately increasing student
ber 2009 in San Francisco.
where you’ll get to build camarade-
learning and success.
rie and community with colleagues
Whatever you want the network
from regional colleges.
to be! How the network is built
will depend upon you and upon
Participation in not only your own
what you want the network to be.
regional networks but in the larger
network as well—where you can
gain ideas, get insights, and work
together to seek answers to thorny
A robust and interactive virtual
network to enhance professional
learning and collaboration.