Category: Member Spotlights

San Joaquin Delta College Teachers Association Social Justice and Equity Committee wins prestigious Stanback-Stroud Diversity Award

The San Joaquin Delta College Teacher Association’s Social Justice Committee earned the Stanback-Stroud Diversity Award presented by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The prestigious award honors faculty members’ tireless work on behalf of Delta College students through projects such as the Dreamer’s Success Center, Social Justice Radio Hour and Pathway to Law Program. SJDCTA is

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Oral History Project Receives IFT Grant: Riverside CCD Faculty Association awarded $18K to bring project to life!

Thanks to a grant from CTA’s Institute for Teaching (IFT), CCA member Jennifer Escobar is working with four other educators and 30 secondary and postsecondary students from Val Verde and Moreno Valley school districts on an ambitious oral history project. Escobar, associate professor of English at Moreno Valley College and member of the Riverside CCD

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Social Justice Radio Hour promotes courageous conversations

The “social justice and equity guys” at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton take to the airways every week to discuss social justice issues and political topics. InLakesh, Radio Cosmico, a Discussion on Social Justice is recorded monthly and the pre-recorded episodes are broadcast every Tuesday from 3pm to 4pm on 93.5 KWDC and RadioFX. Topics include

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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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Merced College Faculty, Dos Palos/Oro Loma K-12 teachers support each other on education!

MERCED COLLEGE FACULTY ASSOCIATION (MCFA) President Patrick Mitchell and Dos Palos Oro Loma Teachers Association (DPOLTA) President Marty Thompson understand the importance of electing quality citizens to local boards of education.  Their two unions are linked by geography and by necessity, and they share resources, such as their CTA staff person, Paul Chambers. They discovered

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