In an effort to serve our conference participants, presenters, and exhibitors, a digital copy of the Innovations 2016 Conference Program is now available.
As the centerpiece of conferences and federal initiatives across the educational spectrum, career pathways could be seen as be the latest fad offering community colleges the promise of increased funding and student success. In contrast, the authors of this paper contend that career pathways are the building blocks of a critically needed systemic transformation that will position community colleges as leaders in the effort to address some of the most pressing economic and social concerns facing the country today--not as a short term fix or project, but as incubators of innovation capable of...
This document in the final report of the League for Innovation's Community Colleges and Public Health Project, published in fall 2014. It provides background on the role of community colleges in education for public health and provides two broad curricular models for community college certificate and degree programs, including "Public Health Generalist and Specializations" and "Health Navigators." The project was initiatied in partnership with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Framing the Future task force.
This guide is a product of the League's Significant Discussions Project, and was created to facilitate discussions between secondary and postsecondary faculty and administrators, and business, industry, and community partners. The Significant Discussions guide is a comprehensive set of tools to assist these partners in their collaborative work to better align curriculum across institutions, thus easing student transitions from high school to community college and university transfer. The guide is based on effective practices in place at nine participating sites and promising practices...