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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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LINKS 9: Working on the GRID

LINKS 9: Beyond the Classroom at Cerritos College

LINKS 9 kickoff was held on February 21, 2014, at Cerritos College.  Participants walked away with an understanding of how learning happens in academic support services: library, peer assisted learning programs (i.e. tutoring, writing center and learning centers) and noncredit programs that reinforce credit classroom learning.  The day was enriched by having attendees create an effective […]

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LARN/FIER BSI End-of-Year Reporting Workshop

On August 31, 2012 the Los Angeles Regional Network (LARN) and Foothills Inland Empire Regional Network (FIER) participated together for the review of the 2011-12 ESL/ BSI Allocation End-of-Year Reporting Workshop at Los Angeles Community College District.  This event had members from these regions learn about the changes of this year’s form, which are:  understand […]

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Welcome Los Angeles Regional Network!!!

I wanted to welcome all new and former colleagues to the Los Angeles Regional Network (LARN).  I am Roza Ekimyan, the co-coordinator for LARN with Darryl Kinney  who  is spearheading on the ESL Reading Apprenticeship.  Our network consists of colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District, Ventura Community College District, Santa Monica College, Pasadena City […]

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LARN Members currently involved in the 2012 FTLA

The current Faculy Teaching & Learning Academy (FTLA) cycle, currently being hosted by ELAC and sponsored by the California Community Colleges’ Success Network (3CSN), is breaking new grounds this year with the inclusion of Reading Apprenticeship as part of the curriculum.   One of the newest members of the FTLA teaching team is Nika Hogan, a 2011 […]

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Data Coaching/Program Evaluation Workshop on May 24 at LACC

Darla Cooper and KC Greaney of the RP Group came to the LA Region to provide information on effective ways to gather and use data in program evaluation.  There were 38 faculty, staff, and administrators from 14 colleges in the region who attended.  Power point presentations and handouts from the workshop can be found on […]

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NSF comes to LACC to describe programs and projects

On Friday, February 26, Dr. Eun-Woo Chang of the National Science Foundation (NSF) came to Los Angeles to  offer support to community colleges as they write grant proposals for submission to the NSF.  Dr. Chang explained the various kinds of programs supported by the NSF and provided exercises to guide the more than 70 faculty […]

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FTLA 2010 kicks off in January

The 2010 FTLA began on January 19 and just completed six intensive full day sessions.  To check out the FTLA activities, click here.

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Program Outcomes Workshop at Pierce College

On October 16, 2009, Arend Flick of the Riverside Community College District (Norco campus) came to Pierce College to facilitate a day-long discussion focused on identifying and assessing program level learning outcomes.  More than 100 faculty, administrators, and staff from across the LACCD came together first in constituent groups (student services, CTE faculty, administrators, Social […]

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