SSI – AtD Summit – “The ‘New’ Noncredit: Changes in the Noncredit to Credit Pathway”

Los Angeles Valley College hosted “The ‘New’ Noncredit: Changes in the Noncredit to Credit Pathway” summit on Friday, March 18, 2016.  Participants from around the state listened to keynote speaker, Diane Edwards-LiPerla of Southwestern College, who provided a statewide perspective for participants and discussed recent policy changes in adult education, noncredit to credit pathways, and […]

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AtD/SSI Summit #2: Welcoming Students to Your Campus: Innovative Efforts in the SSSP & Equity Initiatives

Our second summit, held at Los Angeles Mission College on November 20, focused on utilizing Equity and SSSP funding sources to improve “front door” services that welcome students onto campus. Participants were from 10 campuses, with eight out of the nine LACCD colleges represented.  Colleges participating outside of LACCD included Folsom Lake, Pasadena City College, and […]

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Beyond Financial Aid Toolkit Workshop: Supporting Financial Stability and Improving Student Outcomes

The Beyond Financial Aid Toolkit workshop, held Friday, November 6 at the Los Angeles Community College District, was presented by LACCD, LUMNIA Foundation, and Achieving the Dream.  The event drew 29 participants from 8 of the 9 campuses in the LA Community College District, including LACCD administrators. The goal of this workshop was to introduce the BFA toolkit, […]

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Achieving the Dream/Student Success Initiative‐Summit #1: Placement for Success

The Los Angeles Community College District, in collaboration with the Student Success Initiative Committee and Achieving the Dream, held its first planned professional learning summit,  Placement for Success, on October 30 at Los Angeles Southwest College.  The summit had more than 50 participants from 19 campuses across the region, including Career Ladders Project and LACCD administrators.  Six […]

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Learning Assistance Sharing Event at L.A. Pierce College

L.A. Pierce College held a Sharing Event on October 16, 2015 to introduce participants to the Learning Assistance Project (LAP) for 3CSN, whose mission is to work across campuses to sustain a community of educators toward the professionalization of postsecondary tutoring and learning assistance.  Program Director Crystal Kiekel provided an overview for participants from 9 […]

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FYE Program Site Visit – L.A. Southwest College

Los Angeles Southwest College’s FYE Program held a site visit for participants from around the region to learn how Southwest successfully serves a large portion of incoming students.  FYE Program Counselor/Coordinator, Ming-huei Lam,  gave an overview of their program, discussed counseling interventions, and other measures that provide support for first generation students and those attending […]

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Los Angeles Community College District Academic Senate Summit

LARN co-hosted LACCD’s Academic Senate Summit on September 26, 2015 at L.A. Valley College.  The Summit is an annual event that occurs in the fall for faculty and administrators of the District’s nine campuses. This year’s theme was “Towards a More Effective District: LACCD in the 21st Century.” Over 140 attendees gathered from all nine campuses, […]

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4th Annual Achieving the Dream Retreat

The 4th Annual Achieving the Dream Retreat was held on May 29, 2015 at Los Angeles City College. There were 48 participants, including three AtD coaches present. We reviewed the four AtD goals from this past year, including survey data regarding these programs/plans: First Year Experience Programs, Assessment/Placement, Developmental Educational Pathways, and Culturally Responsive Teaching […]

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BSI Reporting & Equity Planning for the LA Region

On September 12, 2014, LACCD teamed up with 3CSN to facilitate two successful and informative events at West Los Angeles College: The Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) Reporting Workshop for the Los Angeles Region and the Equity Planning Workshop for Foster Youth. At the BSI Reporting Workshop, BSI Coordinators from all across the district and from […]

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Join 3CSN at the Strengthening Student Success Conference 2014

Register for the Strengthening Student Success Conference in Costa Mesa on October 8-10, 2014, and join us for one of our 3CSN sessions: “Scaffolding, Schema, and Students: Inviting Students into Disciplinary Ways of Reading and Thinking” – October 9 from 10:30am – 12:00pm “Beyond the Pilot Stage: Supporting Faculty to Expand Successful Accelerated Courses” – […]

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