California Community College Reports

Chancellor's Office Reports



Nursing
April 2014
This report includes information about the allocation of funds, the additional number of students served over the course of several years, completion rates, funds used to purchase equipment, and the number of new and existing faculty receiving annual stipend awards. The report highlights the number of students taking assessment tests prior to enrolling in the nursing programs, the results of the tests and various demographic and enrollment information.


Adult Education Regional Planning Process Report
April 2014
Assembly Bill 86 (AB 86) charged the California Department of Education and the California Community Colleges with jointly implementing an adult education process to develop plans with the shared goal of better serving the educational needs of California's adult learners. This report provides information on the organizational structure developed by our agencies to carry out the intent of the legislation. The guiding principles of inclusion, transparency, equality, and representation of adult learners have been the driving force behind our planning effort.


2014 Student Success Brochure -- Focused on Student Success
2014 Student Success Initiative Brochure -- Focused on Student Success
January 2014
In January 2011, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors formed a task force to chart a roadmap for system-wide focus on student success. The task force identified best practices and designed evidence-based recommendations to ensure student success is a driving theme in our colleges. This comprehensive plan, known as the Student Success Initiative, focuses on our core missions of workforce preparation, remediation, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and degree and certificate completion. The initiative is transforming our community colleges and helping more students from all backgrounds achieve their educational goals.
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Student Success Initiative -- 2013 State of the System Report
January 2014
The Scorecard, which is part of the Student Success Initiative, aims to close achievement gaps, improve outcomes for our system’s 2.3 million students and present an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability on student progress and success metrics in public higher education in the United States. As you’ll see in the report, the Student Success Initiative is starting to move the needle on the system’s performance related to access, progress and completion.
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Report from California Community Colleges Baccalaureate Degree Study Group
January 2014
There has been renewed interest in the addition of bachelor degrees to the California community college mission as evidenced by the responses to presentations made at recent statewide meetings and conferences. The establishment of bachelor degree programs at community colleges is seen by some as a strategy to increase college participation rates for local residents who are unable to relocate because of family or work commitments or to address the needs of rural communities and the state's need for additional bachelor degree-trained individuals in high demand technical disciplines that are either not offered by other segments of higher education or for which demand cannot be met by existing programs.

 

Distance Education Report
August 2013
This seventh bi-annual report of the growth of distance education in the California Community Colleges is presented to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as an information item to help inform them about the impact and development of this instructional mode.


Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative Report
August 2013
The report captures the most recent highlights of the CTE Pathways Initiative's progress in three key areas: monitoring statewide coordination of regional pathways, building human and organizational support and sharing data/progress monitoring.


Disabled Student Programs and Services Report
August 2013
The report includes a campus-by-campus review of the enrollment, retention, transition and graduation rates of community college students receiving services through DSPS. This data was collected from all 112 colleges and is presented in the report in system-wide aggregated summaries.


California Community Colleges System Strategic Plan - 2013 Update
June 2013
The System Strategic Plan for the California Community Colleges provides a comprehensive road map for restoring student access and improving student success. It presents clear system goals, specific strategies and implementation measures, as well as methods for assessing implementation and ensuring its ongoing renewal.


Workforce and Economic Development Annual Report
May 2013
The California Community College Economic and Workforce Development program helps students, incumbent workers, business partners and industries develop skilled competencies in critical industry sectors. As a source for developing and implementing training and curriculum, the EWD program is instrumental in helping the community college system respond to markets in a rapid and flexible manner.


Nursing Education Programs
April 2013
This report includes information about the allocation of funds, the additional number of students served over the course of several years, completion rates, funds used to purchase equipment, and the number of new and existing faculty receiving annual stipend awards. The report also highlights the number of students taking assessment tests prior to enrolling in the nursing programs, the results of the tests and various demographic and enrollment information.

Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure Program
December 2012
Included in this annual report are program highlights, financial charts and future program direction. This report also summarizes how the program furthers the mission of the California Community Colleges and specifically its commitment to the effective use of technology in education.


Basic Skills Accountability
Supplement to the ARCC Report

November 2012
This report includes the results of systemwide goals and outcomes in basic skills. Student performance is measured by metrics in demographic snapshots, workloads, assessment and placement and student progress.


Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative
October 2012
The Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative prepares students to succeed in the workforce through partnerships between the California Community Colleges and the California Department of Education. This report captures the most recent highlights of our progress in six themes incorporated into the Pathways vision.


Student Financial Aid
August 2012
This report documents the expenditures of the Board Financial Assistance Program-Student Financial Aid Administration funds provided to increase student financial aid participation in all 112 community colleges. It also includes extensive data on the numbers and characteristics of new financial aid recipients.


Career Development and College Preparation Program
July 2012
This report shows that CDCP-coded courses seem to positively affect persistence, especially for students whose first courses were classified as ESL or basic skills. Further, while the percentages of students persisting to credit courses were low, the “persisters” proved quite successful in their credit courses.


Economic and Workforce Development Annual Report
April 2012
The California Community College Economic and Workforce Development program helps students, incumbent workers, business partners and industries develop skilled competencies in critical industry sectors. As a source for developing and implementing training and curriculum, the EWD program is instrumental in helping the community college system respond to markets in a rapid and flexible manner.


Economic and Workforce Development Independent Evaluation
March 2012
This report shows EWD business assistance programs generated an even more immediate return to the state-for every state dollar spent on business training, two dollars in state and local revenues were generated over the next two years, more than covering program cost.


Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure Program
March 2012
Included in this annual report are program highlights, financial charts and future program direction. This report also summarizes how the program furthers the mission of the California Community Colleges and specifically its commitment to the effective use of technology in education.


Focus on Results --
Accountability Reporting for the California Community Colleges (ARCC)

March 2012
This sixth year of the ARCC effort improves the annual report that provides the State Legislature and the Governor’s Office an ongoing, cost-effective structure for performance improvement that respects and promotes local decision-making. The bulk of the ARCC report covers each college’s performance on eight critical indicators. 


Nursing
February 2012
This report includes information about the allocation of funds, the additional number of students served over the course of several years, completion rates, funds used to purchase equipment, and the number of new and existing faculty receiving annual stipend awards. The report highlights the number of students taking assessment tests prior to enrolling in the nursing programs, the results of the tests and various demographic and enrollment information.


Student Financial Aid
December 2011
This report documents the expenditures of the Board Financial Assistance Program-Student Financial Aid Administration funds provided to increase student financial aid participation in all 112 community colleges. It also includes extensive data on the numbers and characteristics of new financial aid recipients and a comparison of years 2008/09 and 2009/10 with the baseline year 2002/03 performance measures.


Library and Learning Resources Program
December 2011
The purpose of this informational report is to provide you with data about the status of libraries in relationship to expenditures, staffing and faculty. The report also includes details from a five-college pilot study on student perceptions and attitudes toward college libraries.


Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative
November 2011
The Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative prepares students to succeed in the workforce through newly formed partnerships between the California Community Colleges and the California Department of Education. These partnerships provide students with a seamless career technical education from the middle grades through community college.This report captures the most recent highlights of our progress in six themes incorporated into the Pathways vision.


Basic Skills Accountability
Supplement to the ARCC Report

October 2011
Assisting the under-prepared student to attain the basic skills needed to succeed in college has been a core function of the California Community Colleges throughout its history and we capture data that is reflected in this report to measure our level of success.


Train Today… Jobs Tomorrow
Economic Workforce and Development Program Report

October 2011
The important role of California community colleges is to provide a trained workforce to fuel the state’s economy. This report captures the highlights of our progress in the various components of the EWD Program including short-term grants and the 10 key strategic priority areas that address emerging areas and local project needs.


Career Development and College Preparation Program
September 2011
CDCP students taking short-term vocational courses have higher median wages across all academic years compared to those taking basic skills or ESL courses.


Connecting Military Service and Civilian Life
September 2011
This report provides an overview of veterans accessing the system’s colleges and highlights several of the innovative steps taken by the board of governors, the Chancellor’s Office and local campuses to address the critical needs of the growing population of veterans.


Distance Education Report
April 2011
Distance education (DE) allows students the flexibility to work, parent, learn and even graduate from the systems’ 112 colleges. Two Chancellor’s Office surveys record the DE students’ needs and the campus services. Legislative reports and cost analysis methods present an in-depth summary.


Basic Skills Accountability
March 2011
This report includes the results of systemwide goals and outcomes in basic skills. Student performance is measured by metrics in demographic snapshots, workloads, assessment and placement, and student progress.


Focus on Results --
Accountability Reporting for the California Community Colleges (ARCC)

March 2011
This fifth year of the ARCC effort improves the annual report that provides the State Legislature and the Governor’s Office an ongoing, cost-effective structure for performance improvement that respects and promotes local decision-making. The bulk of the ARCC report covers each college’s performance on eight critical indicators. 


Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure Program
March 2011
TTIP’s partnerships throughout the state strive to continually improve technology services and also result in milliions in savings. 

 
Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative, 2010 Annual Report (SB 70)
December 2010
This report captures the most recent highlights of our progress in three key areas:
  • monitoring statewide coordination of regional pathways
  • building human and organizational support,
  • sharing data/progress monitoring
Student Financial Aid Programs and Exhibits
September 2010
Financial aid makes college affordable. Over the past decade, the number of students who apply for and are awarded financial aid has steadily increased. The Chancellor's Office directs a statewide media campaign to encourage students to apply for aid that can be used for fees, books, supplies and sometimes even the rent.

 

 

Career Development and College Preparation Program Report
September 2010 (supplement to the ARCC report)
This report is the third in a series of annual reports on the Career Development and College Preparation program (CDCP). It explores the effects of CDCP courses on two performance indicators.

 

 
Five-Year Capital Outlay Plan
July 2010 (Full)
These contents include more detailed information projected for 2011/12 to 2015/16 on best practices to balance enrollment with the needs of facilities, including data on inventory, spending and costs.
Five-Year Capital Outlay Plan
April 2010 (Introduction Excerpt)
A brief preview of how the Chancellor’s Office streamlines existing processes to ensure the high-quality, district capital outlay planning that is projected for 2011/12 to 2015/16.
Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure (TTIP) Program and TTIP Supplement
April 2010
See how the effective use of technology is essential in the classroom, staff development and data management. The program invests in multimedia, community partners and online training and teaching to enhance education.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Programs Report
April 2010
These programs provide academic and financial support to 102,000 low-income students. Cohort studies show that most are females over 40 years old, and about 25 percent earn a degree or certificate.
Nursing Education Programs
April 2010
Seventy-five percent of colleges offer registered nursing programs. Enrollments have increased by almost 45 percent due to new courses and partnerships with the healthcare industry.
Investing in California's Economic and Workforce Development 
March 2010
Current highlights capture the importance of curriculum development, community partnerships, alignment of programs with emerging sectors of the economy, and EWD’s investment in economic recovery.
 
Accountability Reporting for the Community Colleges 2010 Report
March 2010
Statewide priorities and student performance are assessed through research and data evaluation of persistence and completion of college-level courses in vocation, basic skills, and ESL improvement.
 
CalWORKs 2006-2009 Report
February 2010
Helping more than 30,000 older students reach economic self-sufficiency, CalWORKs offers educational goals and training, pays wages and child care, and partners with community employers for jobs.
 
English as a Second Language/Basic Skills Professional Development Grant Report
January 2010
Incoming students are unprepared for college level English (75 percent) and college level math (90 percent). Learn what steps Los Angeles Community College District took to define basic skills, strategically plan objectives, and train faculty to ensure student success.
 
Disabled Student Programs and Services Report
January 2010
This report summarizes 38 programs for disabled students, including staff and student perceptions of their effectiveness as well as data on enrollment, retention, transition and graduation rates.

 
Report on Basic Skills Accountability for the California Community College System
September 2009
This report includes the results of systemwide goals and outcomes in basic skills. Student performance is measured by metrics in demographic snapshots, workloads, assessment and placement, and student progress.
 
Periodic Report on Distance Education
September 2009
Distance education improves access to higher education and offers students flexible options. Learn about the popular programs and the types of students who access and complete distance education courses.
 
Periodic Report on Credit Program Approval
September 2009
Here’s the latest information about credit programs in AA and AS degrees and in certificates of achievement requiring either 12 or 18 semester units. Evaluation criteria includes: appropriateness to mission, need, curriculum standards, adequate resources, and compliance.
 
Noncredit Repetition and Multiple Enrollments in the Same Course During the Same Term
July 2009
The chancellor’s report to the board of governors reveals findings from its study on repetition and multiple enrollments for noncredit courses, and makes recommendations for the board’s approval.
Preparing Students for Careers and College Through Noncredit Enhanced Funding
March 2009
This annual report highlights the role of the colleges in enhancing students’ basic education and employment skills. It also contains a wealth of exhibits that show approved courses and certificates by college.
 

Style Guide

California Community Colleges - Style Guide
March 2011

Serving 112 California community colleges gives the Chancellor’s Office a very visible and responsible presence; we are the official voice for higher education to many audiences. All of us strive to inspire our readers by providing information about the critical role community colleges play in California’s future. As such, it is important to serve the goal of effective communication in a common voice and with consistent visual branding.

The Office of Communications created the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Style Guide as a reference for all who write and edit documents for our external audiences.

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