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Reach Presentation


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Reach Presentation

  1. 1. Basic Skills Initiative 2009 Together, We Can REACH Meeting Shasta College May 8, 2009 1
  2. 2. History of the BSI BSI discussions born out of need to raise  math and English requirements  Collaboration between  Academic Senate  Chief Instructional Officers  Chief Student Services Officers  Chancellor’s Office 2
  3. 3. BSI Grants $31.5 million per year, 110 community  colleges $1.6 million per year for professional  development Year 1: Center for Student Success  Years 2 & 3: Foothill-De Anza Community  College District, Barbara Illowsky Year 4: Los Angeles Community College  District, Deborah Harrington 3
  4. 4. Some Goals of CCC BSI 2009 Create a Network that over five years will  encompass all 110 community colleges  Create a yearly Leadership Institute  Create a virtual network 4
  5. 5. Why a Network? Fall 2008 Chancellor’s Office data   93, 762 community college faculty, staff, and administrators  63,313 faculty How can we address the needs of this huge  population of employees? 5
  6. 6. Popularity of Social Networking Sites Facebook  MySpace   Twitter  And others… 6
  7. 7. Sacramento/Central Valley  Bay Area  LA  San Diego 
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  9. 9. Leadership Institute June 14-20, 2009 at San Francisco State  Participants from inaugural networks  Follow up and sharing   ASCCC Sponsored Basic Skills Regionals  Strengthening Student Success Conference  Tillery Institute  Network Website 9
  10. 10. Making Connections Regional Workshops  Learning Network   Summer Leadership Institute 10
  11. 11. CA Success Network (SN) Logic Model Activities Short Term Outcomes Long Term Outcomes Systemic Learning Target Population Coordination with core organizations Policies that Support (Alliance building among ASCCC, LACCD Project, Other Partners) Sustained, Innovative/ -State and Local- -Guide statewide infrastructure development Alternative & Engaging Level Decision- -Assist in securing funds for acquiring additional resources to support State & Regional infrastructure Methodologies/ Local Policy Adoption Makers Pedagogy at CCCs Supporting SN & -Administrators Other BSI Initiatives -Faculty -Support Staff Create statewide infrastructure -Students (Permanent learning network among 110 Colleges and a CCC Center) -Establish statewide coordinating center -Guide the development of and coordinate & support a system of regional networks Institutional Learning -Coordinate & support partnerships among professional development efforts Support for Sustained, -Provide vision & support for the development of innovative professional development activities Innovative/ Alternative & Collaborative -Introduce & engage in collaborative evaluation activities that generate knowledge about effective Engaging Learning learning to transform practice Methodologies/ Networks Pedagogy Create regional level infrastructure (networks) -Develop & support long-term on-going regional professional development training & supporting Skilled materials for the target population Implementation of -Develop infrastructure for colleges to learn about & share innovative instructional programs Faculty Learning Responsive, -On-going evaluation of professional & program activities, including benchmark assessment & Implementation of Innovative, capacity building Innovative/ Alternative & Integrated Engaging Essential Methodologies/ Academic Skills Pedagogy Curriculum Develop a cadre of campus leaders -Conduct Summer Leadership Institute, ASCCC Workshops, Other Leadership Institutes & on-going professional development activities -Develop strategies to retain effective leaders -Guide annual revision of Campus BSI Action Plans Student Learning -On-going evaluation of the process and impact of professional development activities Success of Students’ Personal Goals, Increased Learning, Completing AA/AS & Success & Promote models of effective practices Certificate Programs & Persistence of -Build capacity of all faculty to teach students who are underprepared for learning in college courses Transferring to 4 Yr Students -Develop Web-based, virtual teaching & learning communities, including a virtual resource library Colleges -Engage in collaborative evaluation activities
  12. 12.  Student Learning  Faculty Learning  Institutional Learning  Systemic Learning
  13. 13. Build the Network! Nancy Cook, Sacramento/Central Valley Regional Network Coordinator 16