California Community College Leadership Academy (3cla)

Application

Complete the application and email to CA Community College Leadership Academy Director, Deborah Knowles, dknowles@ccccs.org, (916) 558-2607.

3CLA Application Final (PDF form)

Who is Eligible?

One team from each CA Community College District. The applicant is a classified staff member nominated by a chancellor/superintendent/president (CEO) of a college or district.  The team will include a faculty member and a manager, selected by the applicant with the approval of the CEO.

The selection process for participation in the California Community College Leadership Academy (3CLA) is:

    1. Each district submits at least one team to participate.
      a.       All colleges/districts (including multi-college districts) can recommend more than one team.
    2. In the event some districts choose to abstain, those empty slots will be given to districts submitting more than one team.
    3. Should there be more applicant teams than there are available slots, a selection panel (consisting of classified, faculty, and administrators) will decide which teams go.
    4. If only one team is submitted from a district, that team will automatically be included.


What will participants do?

Leadership development will include a broad spectrum of elements:

  • For staff person only, 3-day intensive leadership training, September 19-21, 2017, in Pacific Grove, CA
  • For entire team, 2 one-day regional discussions, one in October and one in November, happening in 9 locations throughout the state
  • An equity-based project proposal to be presented & considered for implementation at local district Board of Trustees meeting

Costs

Training costs, lodging, and food are INCLUDED at no expense to the participants or district.  District is asked to cover the expense of travel (airfare, mileage, etc.).


Commitments
(timelines)

The primary commitments are as follows:

  • September 19-21, 2017, in Pacific Grove, CA
  • Two (2) one-day trips in your local region (dates to be determined)
    • October
    • November
  • Complete an equity-based project proposal to be presented and considered for implementation at your local district board of trustees meeting.

Outcomes & Certification

3CLA Outcomes with full participation in the CA Community College Leadership Academy:

  • Present an equity-based project proposal at the local campus/district with the CEOs support to implement as appropriate
  • Certificate of Completion of 3CLA
  • 4CS President will select specific teams to present at Classified Leadership Institute - 2018

Background Information

Introduction to the CA Community College Leadership Academy

Contact for More Information

CA Community College Leadership Academy Director, Deborah Knowles - dknowles@ccccs.org , (916) 558-2607.