E-Blast October 2019

E-Blast October 2019

As a subscriber, you will receive this E-Blast to your inbox every month. The goal of the E-Blast is to keep everyone in the NFN Regional Consortium up-to-date on news, events and other activities happening both in our region and the state. If you would like something placed into the E-blast and/or NFNRC Calendar, please send the information to (please submit by 5pm on the first Monday of the month to be included in that month’s newsletter). A full calendar and more information can be found on the Member Hub of the NFNRC website.

Upcoming AB705 Implementation Regional Convening

The Chancellor’s Office will be offering an opportunity for California community college professionals to discuss and design AB705 implementation at their college or district.

The regional convening will focus on highlights and trends from the AB705 implementation plans and provide colleges with a forum to collaborate on implementation challenges and early successes.

Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss strategies to support AB705 implementation, such as retroactive placement or inclusion of counseling staff. Presentations will include a discussion of data collection practices and ways to use data to support a continuous improvement cycle.

Click on the date below for registration and hotel information.

All workshops are from 9:30am to 3:00pm

Sacramento: October 14, 2019

Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo

The Chancellor’s Office invites all California community college professionals to attend.

CCC Vision for Success Summit

Regional ICT Industry Advisory Meeting

This semester’s Regional ICT Industry Advisory meeting will be held on Friday, November 01st, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 NOON  at the Sacramento County Office of Education in the Mather Room at 10474 Mather Blvd, Mather, CA 95655 .

The meeting will feature speakers and panelists on the important and timely topic of, Which Cybersecurity Skills do Employers Need Most Urgently?

Our planning team has also set aside some time for you to meet with fellow educators from throughout the region.

Please register here to reserve your seat.

For additional information please contact Markus Geissler, PhD at 1-916-692-9155 or


This free course will provide skills for Health Professionals on:
Assessment tools and techniques for physical and psychosocial assessments.
Risk factors (abuse, neglect, hoarding, addiction, suicide) & health promotion.
Cognitive & psychological changes, sexuality and gender identification.
Caring for diverse populations & communication strategies with the cognitively impaired.

9:00 am – 2:00 pm Continental Breakfast (8:30 – 9:00 am) & Lunch Provided
Face-to-Face Location
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
815 W Wabash Ave, Bayshore Rm
Eureka, CA 95501
Trudy Old, Regional Director, Employer Engagement, Health Far North

Zoom TeleConference/Webinar
Butte College Skyway Center
2480 Notre Dame Blvd Rm 144 Chico, CA 95928

Informational Flyer



Inviting all industry and educational sectors to a FREE Development Dimensions International’s award-winning “Interaction Management” workshop that covers the wide range of critical skills your leaders and team members need to drive productivity and achieve results. These training programs equip leaders at all levels with day-to-day interpersonal skills for leading individuals or groups and with the broader, overall skills needed to create and maintain a high performance workplace.

2001 Campus Drive Room 121
Yreka, CA 96094


Friday, November 1, 2019

Path to Success
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Communicating for Leadership Success
1:00 – 5:00 pm


Informational Flyer

Amendment to California Code of Regulations (CCR) title 5 Local Approval of Noncredit Curriculum

In response to stakeholders in the California Community College System, the Board of Governors (BOG) of the California Community Colleges approved and adopted changes in the regulations governing the approval of noncredit curriculum. These actions build upon the foundation and framework to equalize noncredit curriculum approval process to that of credit curriculum approval processes in order to be more responsive to the curricular needs of the students in the California Community College system.

Memorandum September 25, 2019 

California Community Colleges 2020-21 Budget and Legislative Request
Request Introduction

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, made up of 73 districts and 115 colleges that serve 2.1 million students annually. The state’s community colleges provide a range of educational needs aimed at supporting Californians’ social and economic mobility, with students seeking to  build foundational skills, gain career-related skills to enter or advance in their careers, or earn a degree or transfer to a four-year university.

New Grant Opportunities—2019-20 K12 Strong Workforce Program

The Request for Application (RFA)  for the K-12 SWP funds was released on October 1, 2019.  The link to the application can be found here

The CCCCO staff will host an informational Bidders’ Conference Webinar to provide an overview of the project submission process and offer potential applicants an opportunity to ask additional clarifying questions. Failure to attend the webinar will not preclude the submission of an application.
               Bidders’ Conference: October 21, 2019, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm PST
Link to register:

For question please contact the North/Far North K-14 Technical Assistance Provider:  Tanya Meyer at

October 1, 2019 Memorandum

Regions Rise Together hears from Northern CA

Leaders from northern California came together to share with state officials the vital issues of forest resiliency, housing, broadband access, ag tech, and the climate economy.

The conversation is part of a process which will identify and inform recommendations to support inland California and the interconnected nature of the state’s economy.

“It was thrilling to see the transformation going on in northern California,” said Micah Weinberg, CA Fwd CEO


Northern California priorities are focus of Redding’s Regions Rise Together Event