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Spring 2011 Webinars

The Academic Senate will provide three webinars on select topics in basic skills this spring. Click here for more information.

About the Project

BSI: A Collaborative Project Driven by the System's Strategic Plan - Addressing Student Access and Success

How did this statewide initiative get started and how successful has it been?  Read here...

What's New?

Chancellor's Office Memo on September 12, 2013
Announce of the publication "Basic Skills Completion: The Key to Student Success in California Community Colleges by the California Community Colleges Basic Skills Initiative."

Senate Online Resource List. 
Want a visit from an expert on a particular topic?  We may have the right person for you. 

Need Additional CB21 training?
Trying to meet that March 2010 deadline? 

Want more information on Noncredit? Read the latest noncredit paper.


Who has been recognized for their hard work?

2010 Exemplary Award for programs transitioning to transfer and career.  Read more.

ASAE's Associations Advance America Award
The Academic Senate received ASAE’s Associations Advance America Award for its work on the Basic Skills Initiative. This national award recognizes associations that propel America forward.  Click here to read the press release.

Noncredit Taskforce

Click for more information... about the Noncredit Progress Indicators Taskforce.

CB Recoding for Basic Skills 

For more information this. Click Here...

For Archive of webinar meetings or Resources Click here...

Sample CB-21

Click here: Spreadsheet and ESL Webinar

Basic Skills Initiative Database

The Basic Skills Initiative Effective Practices Database. Click here...

What practices work to increase basic skills success?  Search our effect practices website. Click here.


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