Community Colleges

Accelerated Learning Program

2013

Materials from the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP), which uses a form of mainstreaming to increase student success in the post-secondary, introductory developmental writing course.

Administrators
Instructional Staff

Contextualized College Transition Strategies for Adult Basic Skills Students: Learning from Washington State’s I-BEST Program Model

2012

Findings and recommendations are presented from the final phase of a multi-year evaluation of the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) model in which basic skills instructors and professional-technical faculty jointly design and teach college-level occupational classes that admit basic skills-level students.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Transformative Change Initiative

2014

This report provides information on the Transformative Change Initiative (TCI), which is dedicated to assisting community colleges scale-up innovation in the form of guided pathways, programs of study, and evidence-based strategies to improve student outcomes and program, organization, and system performance.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

2011

This report seeks to identify the key elements of a comprehensive and systemic approach to the challenge of educating immigrant students .

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers

Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Prisons Providing Workforce Education and Training to Reduce Recidivism

2009

This resource discusses the logistics behind a partnership between prisons and community colleges in order to reduce recidivism rates. 

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

Promising Practices for Transitioning Students from Adult Education to Postsecondary Education

2009

This report is a follow-up to California’s Basic Skills as a Foundation for Student Success initiative and provides an overview of practices and strategies for transitioning adult education students to postsecondary education.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff