The California Community Colleges, through the Economic and Workforce Development Program (EWD), continue to propel the California economy forward by providing students with skills to earn well-paying jobs. At the same time, EWD helps provide California companies with the talent they need to compete on a global scale. This report highlights our efforts in helping to build workforce development programs in the state and discusses California’s seven macroeconomic regions through the 10 important economic sectors or industries we have targeted for investment.
This Telecommunications, Technology and Infrastructure Program report meets 2013-14 Budget Act requirements and is managed by the Technology and Telecommunication Unit. Included in this 17th annual report are program highlights, financial charts, and future program direction. This report also summarizes how the program furthers the mission ofthe California Community colleges and specifically its commitment to the effective use of technology in education.
The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office is pleased to present the 2015 State of the System report. This report highlights the great progress made this past year in the system, including the approval of a pilot program that allows 15 California community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees; legislation that increases high school students’ access to education; the approval of 25 recommendations put forth by the Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation and a Strong Economy to strengthen workforce education throughout the California community colleges; and the addition of Clovis Community College to expand the system to 113 campuses.
The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the California Department of Education are pleased to present this progress report of the Adult Education Block Grant in response to the requirements outlined in Assembly Bill 104, Section 84917.
The Chancellor’s Office established an Institutional Effectiveness division to oversee the development and operation of a comprehensive technical assistance program. The program aims to identify and scale-up effective practices, and provide technical assistance, training, and support to colleges facing operational challenges.
In addition, it addresses the need for a coordinated and sequenced delivery of professional development resources that span all aspects of the system including the entire teaching and learning environment (pre-collegiate, transfer, workforce), student support, college/district operations, and leadership development.
The 2015 Task Force on Accreditation report evaluates the current accreditation process of California's 113 community colleges. The report focuses on the qualities that would constitute an ideal accrediting agent, and tracks the accreditation progress of all colleges. Members of the task force represent various constituent groups within the community college system, including administration, faculty, trustees, accreditation liaison officers, and the Chancellor's Office.
In order to help manage the deep cuts in categorical program funding imposed on the colleges in the 2009-10 State Budget, budget trailer bill language (AB 4X 2) allowed community college districts to redirect funds from a select number of categorical programs to support any other categorical program funded in the state budget. This report shows how many of the 72 community college districts transferred funds and the amount of funds that was shifted among the various categorical programs. In summary, 24 districts exercised the flexibility provisions allowed by the 2014 Budget Act and a total of $941,592 was shifted.
The Economic and Workforce Development Program makes strategic investments to improve the skills of California’s workforce. It brings together members of the business community and academia throughout the state to create job opportunities for Californians.
This report highlights our efforts in helping to build workforce development programs in the state which, for the purposes of directing program investments, are divided into seven macroeconomic regions. Furthermore, this report summarizes the work the program has done to stimulate career training and employment opportunities in 10 important economic sectors in California.
Senate Bill 852 established the Career Technical Education (CTE) Enhancement Fund, which allocated on a one-time basis $50 million in the 2014-15 budget year to expand, enhance, and improve upon CTE programs statewide. This funding was designed to help community college CTE programs purchase equipment, align and develop curriculum, and provide professional development training to better meet the employment needs of the regional economy in each of seven macro-economic regions.
2016 Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators Handbook
The 11th edition of the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges is an update of the disciplines lists, including those adopted by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors at their regularly scheduled meeting on January 19, 2016. It incorporates changes that resulted from recommendations from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and its delegates, and includes a comprehensive review of regulations regarding the minimum qualifications and disciplines lists.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Best Practices Handbook
This document is intended to serve as a guide to using Equal Employment Opportunity programs to promote diversity in hiring and promotion at our community college districts.
Student Services Automated Reporting for Community Colleges (SSARCC) Handbook
This handbook is designed to help Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) directors prepare the end-of-year expenditure report in Student Services Automated Reporting for Community Colleges (SSARCC).
California Community Colleges - Style Guide
Serving 113 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.
1993 Fee Impact Study
75/25 Workgroup Report and Recommendations
An Aspiration for Excellence — An Update on the Review of the Chancellor's Office
First Report to the Legislature on the Status of Systemwide Investigation of College/High School Concurrent Enrollment
Impacts of Student Fee Increase and Budget Changes on Enrollment and Financial Aid in the California Community Colleges
Ladders of Opportunity
Real Cost of Education
CCC Preparing Students for the Jobs of Tomorrow (best viewed in PDF as 2-up continuous)