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LAP Launches Inaugural Leadership Institute!

Culver City, CA–As is the tradition with 3CSN communities of practice, the Learning Assistance Project launched its leadership track with the 2018 LAP Leadership Institute (LAPLI), a two-day event held at West Los Angeles College on January 12/13. In total, 11 educators represented the following seven colleges: Coastline Community College Cuyamaca College Los Angeles Pierce […]

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Orange County Learning Assistance Sharing Event

Orange, CA–On Friday, October 20, 2017, twelve educators representing five colleges (Coastline Community College, Golden West College, Santiago Canyon College, Saddleback College, and Cypress College) convened at Santiago Canyon College for a morning of discussion related to learning assistance (e.g., tutoring, supplemental instruction, etc.). Among the topics included the role of learning assistance in Guided […]

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crowd of attendees for Tutor Expo '17

LAP Strikes Gold in Sacramento at ACTLA 2017

Sacramento, CA–On Thursday, April 27th, 2017, coordinators of 3CSN’s Learning Assistance Project presented a 3-hour pre-conference workshop at ACTLA 2017 on the current developments within the LAP community of practice, which included a theoretical framework for tutoring. In total, participants represented ten different instutitions in higher education that included two and four-year institutions.¬† To view […]

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2015 Survey Results of California Community College Tutoring / Learning Assistance Programs

Throughout 2015, the Learning Assistance Project distributed a statewide survey through various list-servs to gauge the scope and organization of tutoring and learning assistance programs within the California Community Colleges. The results of this survey help to surface themes and possible trends in the field. To review a summary PDF with charts representing the results […]

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Tutor Expo Recognizes Award Recipients

  Pasadena, CA–For the first time in its four-year history, Tutor Expo featured an awards ceremony to recognize both tutors and coordinators who had been nominated for excellence in their practice. The nomination form for both Tutor of the Year and Coordinator of the Year were part of the registration materials in the months leading […]

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Tutor Expo ’17: Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA–For two days across the final weekend of March 2017 (Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1), hundreds of learning assistance educators convened at the beautiful and serene Pasadena City College campus for Tutor Expo ’17, the flagship conference event produced by 3CSN’s Learning Assistance Project. Tutor Expo is an annual spring conference by […]

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Tutor Expo ’17

Tutor Expo is an annual conference for postsecondary educators connected to tutoring and learning assistance within the California Community Colleges. Below are links for Tutor Expo ’17: Pasadena City College (Southern California) and Tutor Expo ’17: Delta College (Northern California).   Tutor Expo ’17: Pasadena City College (March 31, April 1, 2017)   Tutor Expo […]

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Learning Assistance Project

The Learning Assistance Project (LAP), a 3CSN-based community of practice, promotes ongoing professional learning for tutors and all educators connected to learning assistance within the California Community Colleges. Founded in 2015, the origin of the community can be traced to 3CSN’s Basic Skills Initiative Leadership Institute (BSILI), where founding LAP coordinators Crystal Kiekel, Mark Manasse, […]

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Welcome to the Learning Assistance Project

Icebreaker: Let’s get to know each other and create a shared vision for our project. Mission: Professionalization of Tutoring Terminology Statewide Survey Regional Meetings Tutor Expo 16 Gavilan and San Diego City College Network with¬†ACTLA, CalADE, NADE, CATESOL Other CoPs: Reading Apprenticeship, Acceleration, Habits of Mind Areas of Focus Training Evaluation Funding Faculty Ownership   […]

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