California Community Colleges System

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  • The California Community College System: Case Study

    The community college system in the state of California has a unique governing structure that practice shared governance (California Community College, 2016). There are17 board members that are appointed by the state’s governor. The board of governor has the legislative authority to establish and implement policies for the institution. Members of the Board of Governors are required to meets 11 times per year. The Board of Governors appoints the Chancellor of the Community College. On May 16, 2016, Erik E. Skinner was appointed as the interim Chancellor for (CCC). The primary role of the Chancellor is to supervise and coordinates the efforts of the following divisions: Academic Affairs; Student Services and Special Programs; Economic…

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  • Why I Choose To Join A Community College

    You have applied for admission in a community college. You got the admission in that college. You have met the counselor and planned everything that you need for your major. But when you try to register for the classes, are you able to register for all the classes that you need? What if you don’t get the classes that you need for your major, because they were full? So what are you going to do if this is happening to you every semester? You don’t have to worry about that anymore-I have all the…

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  • Reflective Essay To Santa Monica College

    I am one of them. Santa Monica College was my first stop after high-school, almost 20 years ago. Growing up it seemed that I was always marginalized. I was the “darker skinned kid” who didn’t speak English and whose parents had funny accents. I recall being 7 years old and being cornered by a bunch of kids my age, and being told that my skin color was not liked by “God”. I realized early on that I was different. This difference, for an immigrant, is a hard pill to swallow. My high school…

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  • Summary Of Individual Analysis: ACCJC

    Individual Analysis: ACCJC Background Reviewing recent reports surrounding the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) reveals that there are many issues that have been proposed in regard to the efficiency and efficacy of their accreditation processes (CITE). For this reason, many feel that the ACCJC is not meeting their obligation to maintain institutional quality. In the following sections, I will discuss what issues specifically the ACCJC is having in terms of…

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  • Why Community College Students 'Aspirations' Hold Steady

    The peer-reviewed article I chose to read about was “Fake It ‘til You Make It”: Why Community College Students’ Aspirations “Hold Steady,” written by Kelly Nielsen. The article focuses on people who come from low-income families and are also in the lower class of society and how their aspirations of attending a four-year university might change while attending a community college. The purpose of this research is to find out the reasons why people’s aspirations of attending a four-year university…

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  • Free Community College Analysis

    Having free community college encourages high school graduates to pursue a higher education. Tuitions and fees for four-year institutions have increased by 3.4 percent each year from 2005 and 2015 (Morris). The increasing cost of tuition for four-year universities turns away students from automatically going to a university, thus leading them to go to a community college instead. However, they still run into some financial troubles there. Students are most likely to apply for a community college…

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  • Group Counseling Reflective Report

    Prior to starting my program in educational counseling, I strongly believed that I wanted to work in a four year setting. However, when I took ‘Group Counseling’ and met Dr. Mosqueda, she slowly convinced me to seek out the community colleges. As the class progressed, she mentioned the opportunity of doing hours at El Camino College, in particular the First Year Experience (FYE) program, so I decided to take the offer. This preface is important because it gives a glimpse into my constant…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Should There Be Free Community College?

    everything would loose it’s overall value. There would be such an abundance of that particular thing due to its accessibility. As a child we had no income, rather our guardian/parents did. When we wanted something from the store our parents would buy it for us, so to an extent it was free from the child 's perspective although in reality it was not free at all, someone else was paying for it. The same goes with the free community college concept. The cost would shift from the student paying to…

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  • Essay On Respiratory Therapy

    Respiratory Therapy began to enter the medical field in the early 1940s. Fast forward a few years and Respiratory Care still remains a relatively new field in the medical industry. Almost all fifty states now require a license or some other form of “other legal credentialing law governing the profession of respiratory care” (Weilacher). A Respiratory therapist by definition “treats people with health care issues affecting the cardiopulmonary system such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia,…

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  • Two Years Are Better Than Four Analysis

    the benefits of community college before attending a university, saying “The philosophy of the community college and I have been to two of them, is one that unconditionally allows its student to begin.” In Addison’s essay, she explains that the community college system is the better route to take than attending a four year university program right away as many people do right out of high school. Addison uses the memories and thoughts of “Mr. Perlstein from the University of Privilege” to justify…

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