Posted June 07, 2012 in CCA Advocate
My community college students have always been my heroes
Over my 32 years of teaching, I have tried to challenge my students to do everything they needed to do to change their lives forever. Yet, as I look back on my teaching career, I realize that my...
Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator
Students and the arts thrive at West Palms Conservatory
“Grab your mat, lie on your stomach and raise your head up slooowly,” Alison Stewart tells her first- and second-grade students. The youngsters arch like cobras and breathe deeply.
Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
Research: Use of Student Test Scores
Research includes many cautions about the problems of basing teacher evaluations substantially on student test scores.
Posted August 06, 2012 in CCA Advocate
CCA testifies on Student Success Act
Concerns about funding have not been addressed
Legislation to put the Student Success Act of 2012 has moved closer to becoming law, but not without the strong opposition of...
Posted October 01, 2012 in CCA Advocate
Legislature passes Student Success Act
CCA able to make significant changes to bill
The Student Success Act of 2012, which would significantly restructure student services in California’s community colleges...
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