Apply to Send a Team to BSILI 2016!

You are invited to submit an application to attend

3CSN’s 8th Annual Summer Leadership Institute:

BSILI—Leadership for Curricular and Institutional Transformation

June 12-17, 2016


Join with educators from your campus, district, or region, who are interested in developing leadership to support an initiative related to one of the following: 

  • Basic Skills Transformation Grant
  • Acceleration (curricula redesign)
  • Career Technical Education
  • Equity
  • Noncredit
  • Professional Development
  • Reading Apprenticeship
  • Learning Assistance/Tutoring/SI
  • Threshold Concepts, Intersegmental/Disciplinary Cross-Collaborations
  • Pathways to Completion
  • Embedded Remediation
  • Habits of Mind/Growth Mindset
  • Placement for Success
  • Reading Apprenticeship in STEM
  • SSSP 
  • Integrated Planning 
  • Scaling a high impact student success initiative

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In addition to the summer institute in Lake Arrowhead, participants will:

  • Participate in a year-long Community of Practice designed to strengthen and leverage their home organization’s student success initiatives as well as support ongoing professional development activities in their regions.
  • Attend a post-conference session at the Strengthening Student Success Conference at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, CA, October 5-7, 2016 (team registration for the post-conference session will be sponsored by 3CSN)
  • Participate in follow-up conference calls during Summer 2016 and Academic Year 2016-17 (dates and times TBA)
  • Be eligible for sponsored participation in additional professional learning opportunities such as: RP Group’s Leading from the Middle Initiative, 3CSN’s Reading Apprenticeship Project, Tutoring Expo, Habits of Mind Leadership Community of Practice, Growth Mindset Training, and Threshold Project.



BSILI 2014 groups workingBeginning with their participation in BSILI, teams will receive a year-long, wrap-around support package consisting of inclusion in one or more of 3CSN’s Communities of Practice, ongoing coaching and technical assistance, and other resources that will help the team contribute to increased student completion and success. Leadership training and ongoing support cover three crucial areas:

Building your initiative

  • Capacity Building
  • Evaluation
  • Making your case with evidence
  • Logic Modeling
  • Data Inquiry Groups


Networking within and between institutions

  • Training and assistance
  • Sustainability and support
  • Knowledge Exchange
  • Building and nurturing regional communities of practice
  • Opportunities for intersegmental collaboration

Resources – people and money

  • Research-based communities of practice
  • Grant writing assistance
  • Connecting to national networks
  • Succession planning
  • Leveraging
  • Repository of effective interventions


See attached BSILI 2016 Application to apply and to find out more information on the institute!!!


BSILI 2014 main room pic

Apply as a team to attend this institute at the beautiful UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead. Lake ArrowheadLake Arrowhead Marina