MEDIA ADVISORY February 26, 2016

Paige Marlatt Dorr

Office: 916.327.5356

Cell: 916.601.8005

Office E-mail: pdorr@cccco.edu

California Community Colleges Skills Builder Media Teleconference

Who/What: California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will host a media teleconference on new measures for success in California Community Colleges. The call will focus on students known as ‘skill builders’, or students who finish some intermediate or advanced career technical education classes but do not earn a certificate or degree. Chancellor Harris will explain their importance and positive impact on the state’s economy.

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016

Teleconference is scheduled for 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Details: Phone Number: 888-401-4668

Participant Passcode: 647333/ Calling about ”California Community Colleges Skills Builder” Participants are asked to provide: Their name, organization and email address (for follow-up information after the call).

Speakers: Chancellor Brice W. Harris

NOTE: Media planning to call are asked to RSVP to Paige Marlatt Dorr at pdorr@cccco.edu.

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 113 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.

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