Past Events 

May Revise Webinar
May 14, 2024

The Governor recently presented his annual May Revise. Despite California's budget deficit, the California Community Colleges have managed to avoid substantial cuts. Explore the Governor's proposals, the Legislature's priorities, and anticipate the upcoming changes before the final budget is approved in mid-June.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

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Part-Time Faculty Symposium | Unified Faculty Model: One-Tier
Friday, May 10, 2024

FACCC's annual Part-Time Faculty Symposium provides tailored support and insights for part-time faculty in community colleges. This year's virtual event offered enriching discussions on topics like outreach benefits, "One-Tier" systems, and legislative strategies. The Symposium facilitated collaboration and dialogue, empowering attendees to tackle challenges and enact positive change in their educational settings.

Thank you to our panelists for taking the time to be part of such a critical discussion.

Watch the recorded symposium here.  

Dr. Debbie Klein's draft research paper entitled, 'A Unified Faculty Model: Addressing Decades of Failed Education "Reform" in the California Community Colleges'.

EdSource commentary piece by Dr. Debbie Klein: "Undoing Overreliance on Part-Time Faculty Could Reverse Decline of California Community Colleges"

ASCCC's Part-Time Faculty Equity, Rights, and Roles in Governance

Community College Advocacy: Navigating the Legislative Process
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Attendees of this virtual workshop on legislative advocacy had the chance to acquire essential strategies for effectively engaging with the legislative process. This recorded event covers the following information:

  • Understanding the state legislative process
  • The journey from bill drafting to enactment
  • Effective advocacy techniques
  • Building relationships with representatives
  • Crafting impactful messages for policy advocacy

Hosted by the FACCC Counselors Committee, this event follows our commitment to sharing, informing, and inspiring advocacy efforts for equity in grade alleviation practices. Special thanks to FACCC Advocacy Manager Anna Mathews for delivering an insightful presentation.

Watch the recorded workshop here.

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Policy Webinar | SCFF Budget 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

FACCC Board Member Sarah Thompson discusses the complex challenges posed by California's Student Centered Funding Formula (SCFF) for community colleges.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

FACCC Position Paper on California’s Community Colleges Funding Models by 2024 Legislative & Budget Committee

Deep Dive: California's 50% Law 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

FACCC President Wendy Brill-Wynkoop and FACCC Advocacy Manager Anna Mathews host a policy webinar examining California's 50% Law. This law mandates that at least half of community college general unrestricted funds support instructional salaries vital to maintaining small classes, faculty positions, and student success. In light of recent controversy regarding the policy, FACCC provides an insight into the 50% Law's importance, examine concerning trends in data regarding the law, provide thoughtful solutions, and discuss how faculty can get involved.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

50% Law Talking Points and Link Tree 

January 2024 State Budget Webinar
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Anna Mathews, FACCC Advocacy Manager, and Austin Webster, President of W Strategies LLC and
FACCC's Contract Lobbyist, intricately explore the proposed 2024-25 California State Budget, shedding light on its details and examining the anticipated impact on the California Community Colleges.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

FACCC Policy Forum
Friday, January 19, 2024

Bringing Community Back to Community Colleges

The FACCC Policy Forum centered on bringing community back to California's community colleges featuring a panel of influential faculty, student, and elected state leaders who shared their perspectives on strengthening the colleges' mission to support the multifaceted needs of local communities statewide.  The webinar reinforced the importance of California’s community colleges in empowering students to achieve academic, career, and personal growth that in turn fosters economic and cultural enrichment in our communities and throughout California far into the future.  

Watch the recorded webinar here.

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FACCC Legislative Recap Webinar
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

FACCC President Wendy Brill-Wynkoop delves into a comprehensive discussion of this year's community college legislation and offers valuable insights into what we can anticipate in the upcoming 2024 legislative session.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

FACCC State Budget Webinar
Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Executive Director Evan Hawkins reviews the changes included in the enacted 2023 - 24 state budget and shares how they could impact your college budget and the students you serve.

Watch the recorded webinar here.