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Join us at Wayfinding Online This Week!

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Experience the Power of Peer Educators this Fall!

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Equitable Assessment Inquiry Continues with Ungrading in the Classroom Design Lab

  In “The Trouble with Rubrics,” Alfie Kohn writes, “Research shows three reliable effects when students are graded: They tend to think less deeply, avoid taking risks, and lose interest in the learning itself.”  Traditional grading methods can be barriers to students, particularly those who are historically underrepresented, in staying on the path and persisting […]

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Participants Find What They’re Looking For in 3CSN’s Summer ePortfolios Design Lab

Click on each slide above to get a closer look at the amazing ePortfolios some of our stellar design lab participants produced   Identified by the AAC&U as the 11th high impact practice influencing postsecondary success, campuses are eager to engage in ePortfolio work as we all strive to help students stay on the path […]

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Join us for Summer 2021 Design Labs!

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Winter 2021 in Brief

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3CSN’s Fall Newsletter is Here!

Dear colleagues, We are excited to share this year’s 3CSN Fall Newsletter with you. This newsletter is traditionally distributed during the Strengthening Student Success Conference, but like the conference, we too have gone virtual. Although we miss seeing you at our in-person events, we are even more appreciative to see you online with us. Together, […]

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Leveraging Community in Challenging Times – A Message from Our Executive Director, Dr. Deborah Harrington

  Dear 3CSN Community,   As concerns over COVID-19 continue to increase, not only in California but around the world, we are moving into the next phase of response, in alignment with updated guidance from both the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the California Department of Public Health. We want to be clear that we […]

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Experiencing the Power of “Yet” at Showcase of Habits of Mind & Growth Mindset at San Diego Mesa College

On February 21st, our amazing 3CSN Habits of Mind and Growth Mindset team– Miguel Powers (Fullerton College), Mary-Jo Apigo and Vicky Nesia (West Los Angeles College), with support from Kelan Koning (CSU Northridge)– brought the Showcase of Habits of Mind and Growth Mindset to San Diego Mesa College.  We were thrilled to see familiar faces, […]

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Affirming Our Voice through Community and Learning at ASCCC Part-Time Faculty Institute

On January 23rd through 25th, 132 colleagues from community colleges across the state gathered in Napa for the 2020 ASCCC Part-Time Faculty Institute, a free professional development institute which, in partnership with 3CSN and with support of the Chancellor’s Office, is specifically designed to address the needs of part-time community college faculty.  This year’s institute, entitled “Affirming […]

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