SAN JOSE, CA – Today, state and national educational leaders gather in San Jose for the Community College League of California’s (League) 2017 Annual Convention, the premier leadership and professional development event for California community college Trustees, CEOs, faculty, administrators and staff. This year’s theme, California Community Colleges: Creating, Adapting, Innovating, brings together industry experts and community college leaders to share big ideas, knowledge, and expertise that can increase the effectiveness of campus initiatives and strengthen statewide programs.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Friday, September 8, 2017
ONTARIO, CA – Today, the Community College League of California (League), in partnership with the RP Group, released a new report, Elevating Equity for Social Mobility, at Equity 2017, a one-day summit held in Ontario, CA. The report highlights how community colleges are using their Student Equity Plans to leverage community-based resources and partnerships that give needed support to community college students who may otherwise fail or dropout.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (League) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement to end DACA: "The callous decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is antithetical to American values and abandons the promise made to over 800,000 individuals pursuing the American Dream. This shortsighted political calculation inhibits the aspirations of 222,795 Californians.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA – On Tuesday, June 27th, Governor Brown signed the 2017-18 Budget Act, allocating $183.6 million in base augmentation funding to support general operations at California’s community colleges. The Community College League of California applauds Governor Brown and the California State Legislature for understanding California community colleges’ most significant needs.
Monday, May 1, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA - In response to encouraging and impressive preliminary data that alternative math pathways have demonstrated the potential to dramatically increase student success and lead to greater completion of degrees, the Boards of the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) and Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) are gravely concerned that the proposed recommendations from the CSU Chancellor’s Office will be a significant setback to our shared interest in closing equity gaps and increasing completion of degrees.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (League) hosted its 2017 Legislative Conference at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, January 29-30, 2017 in Sacramento. “When it comes to getting the most bang for your buck, it’s hard to beat the value provided by California’s community colleges,” said State Treasurer John Chaing in his discussion with Brian King, President of the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges and Chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.
Friday, November 18, 2016
SACRAMENTO, CA - California community colleges were founded with the goal of fostering excellence and guaranteeing educational access for all. Now one in every five community college students in the nation attends a California community college. Over 67 percent of California community college students are people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and roughly 53 percent are female.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (The League) today announced the selection of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni. The awards will be presented at the League’s Annual Convention, November 17-19, at the Riverside Convention Center.
Monday, July 18, 2016
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (League) congratulates Eloy Ortiz Oakley on his selection as chancellor of the California Community Colleges and would like to thank the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for their time and effort during this process.