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3CSN Kicks Off FLC 2019-2020 at Cal Poly Pomona

 On September 6th and 7th, we kicked off our 2019-2020 Facilitator Learning Community (FLC) at Cal Poly Pomona’s Kellogg West Conference Center!  The FLC is a year-long professional learning experience for BSILI 2019 colleges as they design and facilitate the professional learning needed on their campuses in support of implementing their change initiatives.   34 participants, […]

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3CSN Brings UC Berkeley’s Faculty Learning Program to California Community Colleges

 This fall, 3CSN proudly offered our network the opportunity to participate in UC Berkeley’s two-semester Transforming STEM Teaching Faculty Learning Program (FLP).  The project began in Spring of 2019, when community college STEM leaders launched an intensive “train the trainer” course with FLP founders Catherine Halverson and Lynn Tran. FLP supports faculty in exploring active learning designs […]

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Literacy and Community at the Heart of 4th Annual Reading Apprenticeship Conference

On May 3rd and 4th, 160 faculty, staff, students and administrators gathered joyfully at the Fourth Annual Reading Apprenticeship Conference, “Literacy at the Heart of Institutional Change.”   Day 1, Friday, began with a warm welcome from Nika Hogan, 3CSN Reading Apprenticeship and Threshold Projects Coordinator, Strategic Literacy Initiative/WestEd’s College National Coordinator, and Associate Professor of English at […]

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Co-Creating Community, Leadership, and Learning at LINKS 2019

After an amazing year of hard work on our BSILI campuses, we gathered for LINKS 2019: The Fierce Urgency of Now- From Inquiry to Action, a two-day leadership and learning convening held at Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura Beach.  The feeling of community and excitement was palpable as our BSILI 2018 cohort as well as colleagues from across the state […]

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Building Bridges of Trust at Final 2019 Spring Regional Sharing Summit at Mission College

Our final stop for our Spring Regional Sharing Summits took place on April 12th at Mission College in Santa Clara.  Twenty-three students, staff, faculty and administrators gathered for the event which was facilitated by 3CSN Coordinators Joanna Zimring-Towne and Kelan Koning.   After a warm welcome from Ken Songco, Director of Student Equity and Success, participants were […]

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Tutor Expo 2019 Puts Students and Peer Learning at the Center

In March and April of 2019, over 450 learning assistance professionals from across California came together at Tutor Expo to showcase the work of postsecondary tutors and coordinators/directors toward the goal of student success and the professionalization of postsecondary learning assistance. This year, 3CSN expanded this Core Event, offering three locations and dates in order to […]

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LA Region Spends Ides of March at Spring Regional Sharing Summit at West LA College

March 15th was a busy day for 3CSN!  Among other activities, we held Spring Regional Sharing Summits in the FIER/OC as well as Los Angeles regions.  Our West LA event was a roaring success with a modest but strong contingent of students, faculty, staff and administrators  from West LA College as well as a smattering […]

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Students Bring Growth Mindset to Spring Regional Sharing Summit at Chaffey College

  On March 15th, a small but mighty group of students, faculty, and staff from the Foothill Inland Empire and Orange County regions gathered for the third stop for our Spring Regional Sharing Summit, “Students are Educators, Educators are Students” at Chaffey College facilitated by 3CSN regional coordinators Roy Ramon and Jan Connal.  We were […]

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Participants Share Their “Why” at 2019 ASCCC Part-Time Faculty Institute!

We were beyond excited for the 2019 Academic Senate for California Community Colleges‘ (ASCCC) Part-Time Faculty Institute, a free professional development institute specifically designed to address the needs of part-time faculty.  The Institute, in partnership with 3CSN and with support of the Chancellor’s Office, was held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa from February 21st through […]

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3CSN Heads Far North to Kick Off Spring Regional Sharing Summits: “Students are Educators; Educators are Students”

On February 1st, 9 students and 32 faculty, staff, and administrators gathered at Shasta College in Redding for the “Students are Educators; Educators are Students” Regional Sharing Summit. Faculty, staff, and administrators reached out to students to join the day of discussion and learning centered on the inquiry question: How can colleges meaningfully engage student participation […]

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