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Integrating & Transforming for Student Success at Los Angeles City College

Campus leaders from the Los Angeles Regional Network gathered for an Integrated Planning Retreat, hosted by Los Angeles City College.  Teams consisted of LACP implementers, Counselors, SLO Coordinators, SSSP & Equity Committee Members, Institutional Researchers, BSI leaders, and other leaders key to campus Integration efforts.  Through Appreciative Inquiry, Equity and Coherence as a frameworks for […]

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LARN BSI Kick-off

Los Angeles Regional Network BSI Kick-off

The Los Angeles Community College District hosted LARN’s BSI Kick-off event on September 9, 2016. All nine of LACCD’s campuses were represented, along with Taft College, Rio Hondo, and Crafton Hills.  Executive Director Deborah Harrington welcomed the 26 participants and began the day discussing integration of student success initiatives and what colleges should be planning […]

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SSI – AtD Summit #3 – “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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LARN- Professional Development Coordinators Spring Event

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the 3CSN Los Angeles Regional Network (LARN) and LACCD Student Success Initiative Steering Committee invited Professional Development Coordinators, organizers, and those interested in creating intentional professional learning on their campus to the District office to discuss connecting professional learning to the SSSP, Basic Skills, and Equity Initiatives, as well as other […]

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LAVC: Integrated Planning for Student Success Workshop

The Integrated Planning for Student Success Workshop was held at Los Angeles Valley College, March 4, 2016,  and was facilitated by Deborah Harrington, Jessica Cristo, Scott Weigand and Arnita Porter.  The purpose of this professional learning event was to support LAVC with addressing achievement gaps through integration efforts and implementation of programs to increase student success and promote institutional […]

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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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