Purpose

The specific purposes of this corporation are to benefit, support, and enhance the excellence of California community colleges; to support, design and implement professional development for California community college faculty; to research, develop and communicate effective practices to promote effective teaching and learning in the California community colleges; and to promote a variety of activities and strategies to advance teaching and learning.

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Spring Fling 2017

On Friday at the Spring Plenary Session, April 21st, 2017, the Foundation will hold a dinner, dance, and raffle contest. On Saturday April 22, 2017 the raffle prize winners will be announced.  All proceeds benefit the Foundation’s mission to enhance the excellence of the California community colleges by sustained support for professional development of the faculty in the furtherance of effective teaching and learning practices. Please visit our donation page if you have any item to contribute.

More information about Spring Session…

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Support the Academic Senate Foundation by Shopping at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Foundation. Support us every time you shop.

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10 + 1 Campaign:  

Become an advocate for the future success and advancement of California Community Colleges. Contribute monthly to the 10 + 1 program to support the professional development of part-time faculty, the Professional Development College, and research in the area of Academic and Professional Matters (Title 5 §53200). Find out more…  To sign up electronically, please click here.

Area Contest: 

The Academic Senate Foundation is requesting your support in this year’s Area Competition. The funds raised from now until the end of Fall Plenary Session will go toward a research project that will begin with a literature review on how to infuse cultural competencies hiring practices for California Community Colleges from job announcement to the tenure process.  The winning team of the competition, Area A, Area B, Area C, or Area D will be announced at our Fall Plenary Session where they will be awarded with our new and improved Ostrich Trophy! Please visit our Crowdrise page to make a donation.

General Donations:

Donations made at Academic Senate events and through the Crowdrise Fundraising Page are recognized at the individual level in a variety of ways such as: receptions, website mentions, and through direct communication with donors.

 

Message from Dr. Richard Mahon

Watch the video message from Dr. Richard Mahon, a past local senate president at Riverside City College.