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Fall 2016 3CSN Newsletter Now Available!

Want to know the latest and greatest across 3CSN’s networks?  Check out our latest newsletter! Fall 2016 3CSN Newsletter  

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Gavillan Hosts Introductory RA Event

To kick off the academic year, Gavilan and 3CSN co-sponsored an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop on Friday, 9/9/16. Participants (students, faculty, tutors, and Supplemental Instruction leaders) came from Hartnell College, Gavilan College, CSU Monterey Bay, Evergreen College, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey, Foothill College, Cabrillo College and Gonzales Adult School.   The day […]

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1st Annual Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference

Nearly 200 educators from Washington and California, representing over 60 colleges, the CSU Chancellor’s Office, and the California Community College Chancellor’s Office attended last week’s 1st Annual Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference co-sponsored by 3CSN, WestEd, and College of San Mateo.  On Friday, participants attended with full-day workshops focused on integrating Reading Apprenticeship in various contexts, […]

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Register to Attend LINKS 2.0: Building Community and Expanding Networks for Equity and Innovation

You are invited to attend 3CSN’s LINKS 2.0:  Building Community and Expanding Networks for Equity and Innovation April 29-30, 2016 Hosted at College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, California   3CSN is so excited that this year’s LINKS event brings together several keynote speakers, professional learning leaders, and alumni from our summer leadership institute to […]

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Reading Apprenticeship Events in Northern California!

3CSN sponsored two Reading Apprenticeship events in Northern California in February.  On February 19, STEM faculty and Instructional Assistants from nearly 10 Northern California community colleges gathered at College of San Mateo for a Reading Apprenticeship in STEM workshop.  The co-facilitators, representing Biology, Math, and Chemistry, are part of the Reading Apprenticeship Community College STEM […]

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Apply to the Cultivating a Growth Mindset Institute!

Faculty Teams* Are Invited to Apply for 3CSN’s Cultivating a Growth Mindset Institute  Facilitated byMary-Jo Apigo (West LA College) &Miguel Powers (Fullerton College)     *The Fall 2016 Institute is open to Southern & Central California Community Colleges only   The Institute is provided in a sequence of three drive-in, all-day meetings during Fall 2016.  […]

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Apply to the Habits of Mind Leadership Community of Practice!

3CSN’s Habits of Mind (HoM) Project provides professional learning opportunities and resources for building students’ academic and career dispositions and attitudes. Momentum around the HoM Project has exploded since its inception spring 2012. Beginning with 60 educators showing interest in the Habits at LINKS V, there are now more than 600 educators, from at least 75 colleges, who have […]

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Northern California Equity Summit

Nearly 100 community college educators joined Veronica Neal, Equity Director at De Anza College for an Equity Summit at Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma Campus.  Like all California community colleges, these schools are taking action to eliminate disproportionate impact.  The keynote and follow up presentations were invigorating and offered opportunities to discuss the theories and beliefs […]

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Apply for 3CSN’s 2015-2016 Threshold Project Community of Practice

What if the first two years of college were problem based, integrative introductions to disciplinary habits of mind?  What if they explicitly taught students how to problem solve from distinct disciplinary perspectives and made visible the need for multi-disciplinary approaches to complex “wicked problems”?   What if educators from across disciplines and institutions developed these programs […]

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Innovations Stalled by “Not-Invented-Here?”

A “not invented here” bias on the part of faculty is often cited as a factor in inhibiting the spread and adaptation of innovations in teaching and learning practice. The “bias” part alludes to a prejudgment that what we create locally will be better-suited to our teaching needs and learning contexts than an adaptation of […]

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