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College of Alameda hosts “Transforming Student Success through Appreciation and Integration”

The NCLN and College of Alameda hosted a Transforming Student Success through Appreciation andIntegration event on February 10.  Participants from 11 community colleges and 2 CSU campuses came together to learn about Appreciative Inquiry as a means to facilitate conversation and goal-setting for campuses seeking to integrate BSSOT, BSI, Equity, and other transformational college initiatives.  […]

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Intro to RA at Monterey Bay!

To kick off the spring semester, nearly 40 CSU Monterey Bay and Ohlone College faculty members came together to explore discipline-specific literacies through an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship workshop at CSU Monterey Bay on January 17, 2017.  These faculty members teach in diverse disciplines and learning contexts, including Cinematic Arts and Documentary Film Production, English, First […]

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Sierra College Hosts Introductory RA Workshop for ESL

Sierra College hosted an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop for ESL.  ESL educators convened to learn how the RA Framework and Routines can be used to apprentice English Language Learners, and they engaged in rich discussion of teaching and learning to help our students find greater success.  Also, special thanks to Susan Gaer and Tiffany Ingle […]

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BSI Kick-Off at Berkeley City College

Integration is the hot topic on California Community College campuses these days, as the Chancellor’s Office works to integrate plans; with this knowledge, 20 educators representing 10 California Community Colleges came together to discuss the integration of BSI, Equity, Transformational Grants, SSSP and other grant funding.   Berkeley City College hosted the NCLN’s Kick-off to explore […]

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Gavilan hosts Introductory RA Event

To kick off the academic year, Gavilan and 3CSN co-sponsored an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop on Friday, 9/9/16. Participants (students, faculty, tutors, and Supplemental Instruction leaders) came from Hartnell College, Gavilan College, CSU Monterey Bay, Evergreen College, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey, Foothill College, Cabrillo College and Gonzales Adult School.   The day […]

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Upcoming September Events

Welcome back!  We hope your fall terms are off to fantastic starts!     The NCLN is busy organizing professional learning events, and here are a few of them:    September 9: Introductory Reading Apprenticship Workshop hosted by Gavilan College: https://introragavilan16.eventbrite.com   Reading Apprenticeship (RA) helps teachers support students across the disciplines and levels to become motivated, […]

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Introductory RA Workshop at San Jose City College

On February 26, San Jose City College hosted a one-day Reading Apprenticeship event.  With the goal of making the invisible visible to our students, attendees spent the day learning how to invite our students into reading as problem-solving through the Reading Apprenticeship framework. Attendees experienced core Reading Apprenticeship routines like the Norms List pictured above.  […]

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March 25, 2016 Tutor Expo at Gavilan

On March 25, 2016, Gavilan will host its first Tutor Expo.  The purpose of the Expo is to extend tutoring networks of support within our campuses, our region, and our state.  The goals of the Expo are to help build peer tutor expertise, share strategies for collaborating with faculty and staff to provide effective academic support, showcase good work […]

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Professional Learning Event

  On October 30, Cañada College hosted our NCLN Professional Learning Event.  We spent the day hearing about the amazing Professional Learning efforts happening at Cañada College, Gavilan College, College of Marin and Santa Rosa Junior College.  We also used Appreciative Inquiry as a framework to discover, dream and design what professional learning could be on our […]

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October 23 Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Event hosted by Cabrillo College

Cabrillo College hosted a one-day Reading Apprenticeship event on October 23.  With student learning and success on our minds, and a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean in our sights, attendees spent the day learning how to invite our students into Reading as problem-solving through the Reading Apprenticeship framework. Over 30 participants joined us from […]

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