OEI CTE Pathways Grant Provides Professional Development To Serve Students Remotely

Major Benefit For Students During The Pandemic

The $400,370 OEI CTE Pathways Grant has given Laney College the opportunity to train faculty in the disciplines listed in the grant and align their courses with the OEI Course Design Rubric. Additionally, the grant has provided resources for our faculty to support English Speakers of Other Languages in an online modality, which is significant given the large population of ESOL students we serve, as well as to provide tech tutoring and remote counseling services.

This grant came at what turned out to be a critical time for our college and the community college system, as our transition to online course offerings was accelerated due to COVID-19. The grant allowed us to leverage our resources to not only provide Professional Development to our Career Education faculty, but to other faculty members who were forced to transition to distance learning, many for the first time.

The CTE Online Pathways Grant team includes Mark Fields (Principal Investigator), Alta Erdenebaatar (Grant Administrator), Karen Tellegen (Admin support), Chelsea Cohen (Distance Education support), Kim Glosson, Arturo Dávila S., Melissa McElvaneSuzan Tiemroth-Zavala (faculty leads), Ian Latta (Tutoring support), and Larena Baldazo (Marketing support).

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