TechEDge eNews Update | 15 December 2016 | http://CCCTechEDge.org
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The following message was sent to Chief Instructional Officers and other California Community Colleges faculty members statewide on Dec. 10, 2016:

Dear colleagues,
The Common Assessment was originally scheduled to be available in Fall 2016, but that availability has been delayed to ensure ... Read More

Hello! I wanted to fill you in on where we are and say farewell as the Executive Director of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). The last three years have gone by so quickly and we have accomplished a lot. ... Read More
Dec. 12 marked a major milestone for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) as Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) became the first institution to launch CCC MyPath, the new student services portal. ... Read More
January is just around the corner, so register soon for the CCC Information Security and Electronic/IT Accessibility Workshops, being held Jan. 9-10, 2017, at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, Calif.

The all-day, back-to-back workshops are geared specifically for IT and information professionals of the California Community Colleges, and are free to attend. ...
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The Professional Learning Network, launched in April 2016, is a one-stop site for all California Community Colleges (CCC) employees to access effective practices, trainings and valuable resources.

The PLN began with a key recommendation from the CCC Board of Governors Student Success Task Force committee for the Chancellor's Office to create a "virtual professional development ... Read More

Big things are on the horizon next year for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center. We have three new services that will be rolled out for use by all of the colleges, systemwide.

As part of your InCommon membership, you will have access to create as many SSL Certificates as you need. ... Read More
 
Accessibility standards, such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 or US Section 508 Standards, can be used to set institutional benchmarks and provide guidance in developing or procuring electronic and information technology (IT) supporting access for individuals with disabilities.

Yet, while achieving, or surpassing, these is ... Read More
 
CCC Tech Connect is a new website portal with quick access to four great systemwide resources you already know.

These services are easy to use, available 24/7, and free to all faculty, staff and students of the California Community Colleges (CCC). These projects are funded by grants from the CCC Chancellor's Office. ... Read More

There has been a change of date and venue for the 2017 CCCApply and California Electronic Transcripts Workshop. The two-day event is now scheduled to take place April 12-13, 2017, at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif. ... Read More
The California Community Colleges (CCC) Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) will be descending on Monterey, Calif., in March for its 2017 Annual Conference, being held at the Hyatt Monterey.

With the theme, "Securing Student Information" the conference is designed with a broad range of offerings appealing to community college information technology (IT) leaders, technical staff and department employees who regularly interface with ...
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Would-be presenters have extra time to get proposals in for the Online Teaching Conference, taking place June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Conference organizers have extended the call for proposals deadline to Jan. 31, 2017. ... Read More

We're starting to feel the chill here in Menifee, which can only mean that December has come and finals are almost over! As you look ahead to the holiday season and much needed vacation, we at @ONE want to remind you of the array of professional development opportunities available to California Community Colleges (CCC) faculty and staff for the upcoming winter and spring sessions. ... Read More

Planning is underway - and registration is open - for the 2017 CENIC conference, to be held March 19-22 in San Diego. The event will mark the 20th anniversary of the Corporation for Education Networks in California (CENIC). ... Read More

An affordable mobile internet service is being offered through CollegeBuys.org to support students, faculty, staff and underserved communities throughout California.

Open to anyone in California, the California Connects Mobile Internet Program is provided by the Foundation for California Community Colleges through its CollegeBuys program. ...
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The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is going to San Francisco to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today.

OLC Collaborate, being held Feb. 16, 2017, at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront, will focus on textbook affordability as well as campus strategy, data and sustainability issues. ...
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