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Achieving the Dream

A large group of us from BC attended the ATD Dream 2013 Conference in Anaheim the week of Feb 4th – see:  http://www.achievingthedream.org/DREAM2013.  We also were joined by folks from Porterville College, Cerro Coso College and the District Office.  See if you recognize the faces in the picture. My biggest takeaway was the predictive analytics …

Regional Occupational Center (ROC): Making a Difference

There was so much to discuss in my last post from the phenomenal President’s Breakfast event that I wanted to stop and revisit one of the highlights from the morning worthy of its own separate recognition. Among the stellar speakers at the Breakfast, Salvador Gochez from the Kern High School District Regional Occupational Center delivered …

Bakersfield College Equity TV

Education never comes easy. Nothing worth acquiring ever does. And with all of life’s pressures and responsibilities we juggle each day – our jobs, our families, our friends and all the rest that comes with our frantic existences – it’s easy to look at the added toil of going to classes, completing assignments and paying …

BC in the News: Making It Happen (MIH)

The Bakersfield Californian article about remedial education and the associated costs describes the stimulus for exciting new Bakersfield College strategies designed to help students complete their education plans more efficiently. The entire process begins with closer cooperation and communication with our high school colleagues. The plan uses a cohort of first time,first generation students from …

Today, July 19, 2014 is a good day

I am so very glad to be back at BC.  Life is good. 5:30 a.m. Started off my day reading Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream and thinking that we should probably have Civic Literacy as one of our Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs). The author, Suzanne Mettler asks …

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