Arbitrary and Unlawful Eligibility Requirements Exclude Hundreds of Thousands of Community College Students, including veterans and students with DACA status. Read the full story HERE
Category: In the News
When Southwestern College Restorative Justice Program Director and CCA member Patrice Milkovich popped the trunk of her Subaru in the parking lot of the Pilot Truck Stop near the Mexican border, the cargo inside was more precious than any illicit cargo that passes through. Milkovich was there to hand over 414 individual student packets of
Actions to help ensure that teaching and learning continues at all 115 community colleges and that students are not penalized academically or financially due to the COVID-19 crisis has been announced by California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley. For the entire story please visit the California Educator Blog
Have you registered for this summit? Check out the info on the flier and get involved. “50 Years of Challenges, Accomplishments, and the Continuing Quest for Educational Equity” LEAD SUMMIT XI
Come join your colleagues in the study of Pluralism, Inclusion, and Equity in a new Series taking place at NOCCCD. This series of workshops and trainings is designed to increase our intercultural competancy and proficiency, so that we may provide effective teaching and support services to our diverse student body. Come join us!!! P.I.E. Series
The following is a brief message from your CCA President, Eric Kaljumagi, about the recent California Faculty Association (CFA) disaffiliation and what that means for the future of CCA and District Q representation on the CTA Board. To our members: On July 19th we were privileged to have an hour in which our
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
The Camp Fire has been contained. This fire was rated to be the worst wildfire to hit CA in decades. Read more Here is how you can help those affected by the wildfires in CA. Also, if you are an educator and CTA member visit the CTA disaster relief fund website to apply for aid.
In a historic CA election, Tony Thurmond defeats Marshall Tuck; a candidate backed by special interest charter school billions. Teachers and Educators across the state went and Got Out the Vote in support of Tony in a frenzy of pre-election texting, calling, and canvassing districts. Read more
From West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky to Colorado and Arizona, educators took to the streets last spring to rally for adequate K–12 funding, properly equipped classrooms, better wages, and stronger public schools. And in all sorts of other places, they’re winning victories that serve students, create stronger public schools, and strengthen the education profession.