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LINKS (Learning in Networks for Knowledge Sharing) 2018

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 focused on transformational leadership and building coherence for student success. Please join ust at the Crowne Plaza on the beautiful beach of Ventura, California.

We invite all those who are intersted, esecially those teams who have particpated in BSILI and Leading from the Middle. This is a professional learning opportunity to grow our capacity as leaders.

 

A detailed agenda will be posted soon.

Registration 

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.

 

We will conclude the conference by a raffling off prizes, including registrations for the October 2018

Strengthening Student Success Conference

 

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
 

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-garden/ventura-california/pierpont-inn-wyndham-garden-ventura/overview

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

 

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

 

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2nd Annual Inland Empire SI Regional Conference (11/17-11/18/17) — Mt. San Jacinto College

3CSN and The Learning Assistance Project (LAP) Present:

The 2nd Annual Inland Empire SI Regional Conference

Mt. San Jacinto College

November 17th & 18th, 2017

3CSN and The Learning Assistance Project are proud to support the 2nd Annual Inland Empire Supplemental Instruction Conference (IESIC) at Mt. San Jacinto College- San Jacinto Campus on Nov 17th & 18th, 2017. 

The IESIC began as a grass-roots effort by Inland Empire colleges and universities that support their students with the Supplemental Instruction program. This conference aims to share knowledge and information between Supplemental Instruction supporting staff, faculty, administration, and especially SI Leaders to promote the collective success of our program and the wonderful stories from the students who benefit from our assistance.

The conference will feature

SI Best Practices  *  SI Research Assessment  *  Innovation in SI
Collaborative Learning  *  Professional Learning  *  Student Success Strategies 

Panel Discussion  *  Poster Presentation  *  Conncurrent Sessions  *  Presenter Awards

 

Agenda

Friday November 17th Conference

8:00 – 8:30 Pre-Conference Session Check In and continental breakfast Library

8:30 – 12:30 Pre-Conference Session from the International Center for SIB5 Library
12:30 – 1:20 Pre-Conference Session Lunch Library

12:30 – 1:20 Friday Conference Registration Outside the Theater
1:30 – 2:00 Key Note Speaker –
2:00 – 2:10 Passing
2:10 – 3:00 Breakout Session #1  
3:00 – 3:10 Passing
3:10 – 4:00 Breakout Session #2  
4:00 – 4:10 Passing
4:10 – 4:30 Drop off Evaluations 

Saturday, November 18th Confrence

8:30 – 9:30 Conference Registration and Breakfast 
9:30 – 9:40 Passing
9:40 – 10:10 Opening Session 
10:10 – 11:00 Key Note Speaker – Dr. Rodney Smith  
11:00 – 11:10 Passing
11:10 – 12:00 Breakout Session #3 
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch, Vendors, Poster Presentations, & Networking 
2:10 – 3:00 Breakout Session #4 
3:00 – 3:10 Passing
3:10 – 4:00 Breakout Session #5 
4:00 – 4:10 Passing
4:10 – 5:00 Closing (Scholarships announcement, awards)

 

Fee

  • Please see below the ticket prices for Administrators, Faculty, Staff, and Students.

Event Information

  • Mt. San Jacinto College:  https://www.msjc.edu/CollegeInformation/MapsDirectionstoMSJC/Pages/San-Jacinto-Campus1.aspx
  • Parking: Free Parking in lot B, D, & E  No pass required.
  • Registration:  There will be signage and volunteers to guide you from parking to registration.
  • Dress Business Casual

 

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Northern California Learning Assistance Project Sharing Event #2 (10/27/17) – Skyline College

 

Faculty, coordinators, staff, instructional aides, and student leaders:

Please join us for a 3CSN Learning Assistance Project (LAP) event for Fall 2017: Professionalizing Learning Assistance and Building a Statewide Network!  Come share best practices and discuss how to create a wider learning assistance community.  Topics will include:

  • How Learning Assistance Programs support guided pathways at CA community colleges
  • Focused discussion on professional development for peer leaders
  • Establishing advisory committees for Learning Assistance Programs on your campus
  • Leveraging our LAP network: Association of Colleges for Tutoring & Learning  Assistance (ACTLA) and other state/national organizations

This event will also serve as a lead-up to Tutor Expo 2018!

Please find a map of Skyline College: http://www.skylinecollege.edu/maps/  A parking permit will be provided closer to the date of the event.

 

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SSI/AtD Summit #1 – Early Alert and Alert Teams (10/27/17) – LA Mission College

In this summit, participants will focus on the importance of Early Alert and creating Early Alert Teams (faculty, staff and program coordinators) to improve student outcomes.  

* Student Success Initiative Committee of LACCD. All local colleges can participant in the SSI/AtD Summits. LACCD -SSI Committee’s monthly meeting immediately follows the summit.

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Intro to Equity and CRTL (10/26/17) – Laney College

Intro to Equity and CRTL will give participants an opportunity to learn and engage in activities to support their efforts in reducing opportunity gaps and improving student success outcomes.  Facilitators, Arnita Porter and Paula Brown, will provide an overview of Equity and Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (CRTL) pedagogy and share effective practices to improve equitable outcomes for students across disciplines and in the delivery of services.  Using Appreciative Inquiry, participants will engage in activities that foster

 

 

1. integration of equity and CRTL principles into their daily practice to improve students’ sense of belonging and increase engagement;

2. alignment with student equity and college success plans; and

3. building capacity for creating equity-minded institutions. 

 

From a strength-based perspective, this interactive workshop focuses on reimagining our campus communities into welcoming and supportive environments for our students.  

Tentative Agenda: 

8:30 – 9:00 am – Continental Breakfast, Check-in

9:00 – 9:15 am – Welcome, Introductions, Icebreaker

9:15 – 11:00 am – Session A, Activities

11:00 – 11:15 am – Break

11:15 am – 12:30 pm – Session B, Activities

12:30 – 1:00 – Reflections, Next Steps, Feedback

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Lunch 

 

 

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Ventura/Central Coast Learning Assistance Project Sharing Event (10/20/17) – Santa Barbara City College

 

Faculty, student leaders, coordinators, instructional aides and staff: Please join us as we introduce 3CSN’s Learning Assistance Project (LAP), share practices, and discuss how to create a wider learning assistance community, including participation in the statewide Tutor Expo in spring 2018.

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Northern CA Learning Assistance Project Sharing Event #1 (10/20/17) – Sierra College

 

Faculty, student leaders, coordinators, instructional aides and staff: Please join us as we introduce 3CSN’s Learning Assistance Project (LAP), share practices, and discuss how to create a wider learning assistance community, including participation in the statewide Tutor Expo in spring 2018.

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Greater Orange County Learning Assistance Project Sharing Event (10/20/17) – Santiago Canyon College

Calling all tutoring, supplemental instruction, and learning assistance (broadly) coordinators, directors, and others connected to postsecondary tutoring within the greater Orange County region! Join us for a morning of discussion, networking, and sharing to advance our community of practice. Topics will include:

  • Tutor Training
  • Preparing for Tutor Expo ’18
  • Leadership Training for Coordinators/Directors
  • The Role of Tutoring in Guided Pathways and Integrated Planning
  • Ways we can support each other’s programs (strengthening our community of practice)

Morning refreshments will be provided, and parking will be free. More details will be posted and emailed to registered participants.

 

Tentative Agenda

8:30 am – sign in and refreshments

9:00 am – welcome / introductions

9:10 am – think/pair/share (current issues)

9:30 am – read together (guided pathways activity)

10:00 am – break

10:10 am – discussion (guided pathways / integrated planning)

10:30 am – tutor training / Tutor Expo

11:00 am – who/what map activity

11:30 am – wrap up and evaluations

 

Please send any questions to Danny@3csn.org.

 

 

 

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Intro to Equity & CRTL Regional Event (9/29/17) – Riverside City College

The Intro to Equity and CRTL workshop will give participants an opportunity to engage in activities and learn tools that will support efforts in reducing equity and opportunity gaps and improving student success outcomes. Facilitators, Arnita Porter and Paula Brown, will provide tools and strategies for embedding CRTL and high-impact practices to create equity-minded classrooms and student services programs that are welcoming, supportive, and learning-centered. In this interactive workshop, participants will: 

1. be introduced to principles of Equity, CRTL, and Cultural Humility; 

2. engage in discussions to increase awareness and deepen their understanding of learning barriers, such as unconscious bias and stereotype threat; 

3. learn effective strategies for embedding equity and CRTL principles and practices into their daily practice;  

4. engage in activities to support their efforts in helping students reach their goals and improve student success outcomes. 

This regional event is open to instructors, counselors, classified staff, administrators, and all who are interested in building capacity for equity work. Join us to share ideas, network, and build community. 

Tentative Agenda: 

12:00 pm – Check-in, Working Lunch 

12:00 – 12:15 – Welcome, Introductions, Icebreaker 

12:15 – 1:00 – Session A, Activities

1:00 – 1:45 – Session B, Activities

1:45 – 2:00 – Break

2:00 – 3:00 – Session C, Activities

3:00 – 3:45 – Session D, Activities

3:45 – 4:00 – Reflections, Next Steps, Feedback 

Campus Map: HERE

 

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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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