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LINKS (Learning in Networks for Knowledge Sharing)-Building Leadership Networks: Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn — Ventura Crowne Plaza (4/21-4/22/17)

04/21/2017 @ 10:00 am - 04/22/2017 @ 3:00 pm

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until 02/17/2019

For the past several years, RP Group’s Leading from the Middle (LFM) and 3CSN’s Basic Skills Initiative Leadership Institute (BSILI) have supported colleges as they strengthen their capacity to create and sustain leadership focused on what students need to reach their goals. Expanding on this work, LFM and 3CSN are pleased to invite you to a two-day conference, “Building Leadership Networks: Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn.” Held at the Crowne Plaza on the beautiful beach of Ventura, California on April 21-22.

Registration and Agenda Details


The cost is $50 (plus EventBrite Processing Fee of $3.74) for two days; this includes the preconference and meals. If you plan on attending one day, the cost is $30  (plus EventBrite Processing Fee of $2.64). Advance payment via EventBrite registration accepted via Visa, Check or Invoice. Checks should be made out to: Los Angeles Community College District.  Same day payment accepted via check only.


Friday, April 21, 2017


10:00am – 12:00pm – Preconference – California Guided Pathways

Dr. Craig Hayward will provide an overview of the California Guided Pathways project and lead an interactive session exploring ways in which your college can connect with this work.


12:00pm – 5:00pm Day One –Building Collaborative Cultures and Institutional Coherence

Interactive breakout sessions will feature case studies from exemplar LFM and BSILI colleges. Through these case studies, participants will explore leadership themes, including:

  •    Building organizational coherence
  •    Cross walking for integrated planning
  •    Developing collaborative cultures
  •    Engaging resistance
  •    Collecting and sharing data
  •    Seeding networks and relationships
  •    Scaling and sustaining projects/initiative over time

5:30pm – 7:00pm – Reception

Dinner on your own


Saturday, April 22, 2017


8:00 – 9:00am – Breakfast


9:00 – 3:00pm – Day Two – Building Capacity for Equity at Scale

Keynote speaker Dr. Francis Kendall will set the context for integrating equity into our success initiatives. The State Chancellor’s Office will discuss how they will provide resources to support leadership and integration for transformation at scale. Teams will participate in an interactive “Equity Data Walk,” and LFM and 3CSN coordinators will facilitate a conversation about how we can continue to leverage our networks and resources to support colleges across the state.


We will conclude the conference by a raffling off prizes, including registrations for the October 2017 Strengthening Student Success Conference

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Area Hotels:
Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach: 450 E Harbor Blvd, Ventura (805) 648-2100
Wyndham Garden View Point:550 San Jon Road, Ventura (805) 643-0245


Ventura Beach Marriott:2055 E. Harbor Blvd. (805) 643-6000


Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura: 708 E Thompson Blvd, (805) 648-3101



04/21/2017 @ 10:00 am
04/22/2017 @ 3:00 pm
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Ventura Crowne Plaza Hotel
450 East Harbor Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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