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LINKS 2018 “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Preparing for Change”- Day 2

LINKS 2018 continued on Saturday, April 21st.  The day began with a warm welcome and debrief by Deborah Harrington and Rose Asera (Leading from the Middle/RP Group).  Melissa Bader and Misty Burruel (LFM) then presented Leading from the Middle: Assessing Conditions for Change – Individual Impact. Using an iceberg as a metaphor, practitioners assessed their […]

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LINKS 2018 “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Preparing for Change” – Day 1

On Friday, April 20th, participants from across the state convened for LINKS 2018: The Fierce Urgency of Now: Preparing for Change at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura.  Deborah Harrington, 3CSN Executive Director and Dean of Student Success at the Los Angeles Community College District,  set the tone with a powerful welcome message.  3CSN Coordinators Erik Armstrong and Kyle […]

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Cuyamaca College’s English Department Embarks on an Equity Project

On Friday, March 16th, the 3CSN Equity Project introduced Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (CRTL) to an eager group of 18 Cuyamaca College English faculty as part of their equity project.  (more…)

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Showcase of Growth Mindset & Habits of Mind at West LA College

Colleagues from across Southern California brought the sunshine back to Los Angeles through a Showcase of Growth Mindset and Habits of Mind at West LA College.  Miguel Powers, Scott Sandler, and Hetty Yelland provided context as well as thought-provoking activities while Jan Connal meaningfully interacted with participants.  We were also excited that Kim Manner dropped […]

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Second Annual NorCal Equity Institute – Day 2

The second day of the Equity Institute provided participants the opportunity to learn and apply frameworks for doing equity work. This included “calling in” presented by Dr. Veronica Neal and nonviolent communication (NVC) presented by Nancy Kahn.   Creating a Call-in Culture Veronica A. K. Neal, Ed.D. This session will offer a deeper dive into […]

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Second Annual NorCal Equity Institute – Day 1

The 2nd Annual NorCal Equity Institute began with a wonderful welcome from Mission College President, Daniel Peck, who discussed bringing students at the forefront of our discussions and to include students in our work, especially in this time of Guided Pathways and AB705. Deborah Harrington, Executive Director of 3CSN, delivered a passionate address with the […]

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Equity in Action at Riverside College!

The Equity Project presented “Designing a Cohesive Equity-Embedding Framework for SI Leaders, Tutors, and Embedded Tutors” at Riverside College on August 17, 2017.  This day-long program was attended by 60 tutors and SI leaders.  During the program, the EP coordinators introduced the principles of equity, CRTL, and cultural humility, led an engaging discussion on the […]

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Leadership Initiatives Conversation at ASCCC Event

In August 2017, ASCCC and 3CSN teamed up to facilitate a conversation with part-time faculty members from across the state of California about how to get more involved in statewide leadership initiatives. The purpose of the event was to break down some of the major state wide student success initiatives and to explore how part-time […]

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Growing the Growth Mindset Team!

Mary-Jo Apigo, Kimberly Manner, and Vicky Nesia, all of West Los Angeles College, presented an interactive session on the 20-years of research by Dr. Carol Dweck and other scholars that have identified fixed and growth mindsets, two contrasting approaches on how individuals think about and behave in the world.  The West Community College team demonstrated to […]

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Appreciative Inquiry Discussion Spurs Interest at ASCCC PT Faculty Event!

About 30 participants learned about the Appreciative Inquiry framework by making a large list of all the strengths students bring to class – socially, academically, culturally, interpersonally, etc.  Students were recognized by the group as being curious, having grit, possessing a strong sense of social justice, and overcoming hardship, to name but a few.   Beginning with strengths […]

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