Leadership deals with important things leaders need to know about successfully managing a consortium or managing an adult education K-12 Adult agency or non-credit program. Programs aligned to this area might focus on regional and local policies, developing systems, supervision and management of staff, organizational change, leveraging resources, or capacity building at the consortium and local level.
The American Rescue Plan presents hope and opportunity amidst a difficult year. The $2.3 billion investment that California’s community colleges will soon receive from the Federal stimulus provides leaders an opportunity to innovatively re-invest the one-time funds in much-needed systemic changes that can ensure equitable opportunities and outcomes for all students. As colleges craft spending plans aligned with federally allowable uses, a group of community college leaders crafted 10 ideas centered around student needs and the urgency to act in their best interest. The needs range from replacing costs for student resources that would normally be provided by the college inside classrooms and support areas to providing direct emergency grants to students in need and most affected by the pandemic. Access the newsletter for more details.