April Advocate 2019

Your April 2019 Advocate issue is here!  You will find loads of info on part time parity, the governors budget, and upcoming CCA Elections at the Spring Conference.  Find out who the candidates are and where they stand on important issues by registering for the Spring Conference today!

Nominations for excellence in journalism deadline is April 5th

CTA’s John Swett Awards recognizes excellence in education reporting and the deadline for submissions is April 5. CCA recommends local chapters presidents and Service Center chairs nominate a news reporter or news organization that has done an excellent job telling the story of community college students and faculty. These CTA awards honor individuals, publications, websites, television and

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CCA Winter Conference 2019: Bargaining for Success; Advocating for what’s Right, not what is left!

Engagement is growing each year as locals become more and more involved in union work and stewardship.   Over 30 first-time attendees arrived on Day 1 and enjoyed a wonderful orientation and delicious dinner where they could learn, network, and gain resources for success.  Day 2 is sure to be even better.  To see photos from

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Dual Enrollment Requires K-14 Collaboration

Dual Enrollment Requires K-14 Collaboration CC and K-12 colleagues share information, build networks “Together we are stronger” is not just a slogan, especially when it comes to providing the resources and opportunities for students to succeed. Sometimes it’s simply about sharing information, which is what local leaders are doing on the topic of dual enrollment.

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CCA Response to the Governors Proposed Budget for Community Colleges

Community College Association (CCA) President Lynette Nyaggah released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s community colleges budget proposal, which includes a $246 million (7 percent) increase in Proposition 98 funding. “Governor Newsom has provided a strong community college budget with significant pension cost relief to districts. I am hopeful this means community college districts

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