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PESC 2011 Spring Data SummitThe Postsecondary Education Standards Council has opened registration for its Spring 2011 Data Summit. The summit—to be held in Boston, April 26-27—will focus on data and information systems standards in postsecondary education.

California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeThe California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office has announced a nomination period for the CCC Technology Awards program. Nominations will be accepted through February 17, 2011.

Michelle Pacansky-BrockIn February a renowned and awarded leader in online teaching will guide a workshop about building community in online classes with social media tools. The workshop will be offered February 1-3 as part of the @ONE Institute at Glendale Community College.

Association of American Colleges and UniversitiesOn January 29 the American Association of Colleges and Universities will host an ePortfolio Forum titled "Deepening High-Impact Learning" as a special event during the organization's 2011 annual meeting in San Francisco. The forum will focus on the core issues surrounding ePortfolios for teaching and


Online Teaching Conference 2011, June 22-24, Orange Coast Community CollegeThere's still time to submit a presentation proposal to the Online Teaching Conference 2011 at Orange Coast Community College. The deadline for submission has been extended to midnight on January 31.

Scene from a workshop at the 2009 @ONE Spring Institute.Sharpen your technology skills while completing fun projects that will help you and your students. @ONE in-person institutes offer California Community Colleges staff and faculty high-quality, face-to-face workshops on how to use technology most effectively.

SecureIT: Information Technology and Network SecurityThe California Community Colleges Chief Information Officers Association (CISOA) and SecureIT have announced a new, joint conference in  April 2011, "Sustaining and Strengthening Security Through Collaboration".


2020 Vision For Student SuccessCommunity college leaders from across California recently established a bold goal of increasing the number of students earning a degree or certificate by one million by 2020.

Common Data Standards InitiativeA national initiative that addresses the need for common education data standards will answer questions from the public during a December webinar.

Sloan ConsortiumThe deadline for presentation proposals for the 8th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop is this Friday, December 3, 2010 by 11:59pm ET. Full paper submission is not required; deadline is for abstract submission only.

Online Teaching Conference 2011The 2011 Online Teaching Conference has issued a call for presentation proposals. The conference will be held June 22-24 in Costa Mesa. Proposals are due by January 10.

WOW Award 2010Foothill-De Anza Community College District has been recognized for the outstanding work of its College Open Textbooks Collaborative.

ePortfolio CaliforniaIn Los Angeles in October, ePortfolio California co-hosted a fall summit with PESC, the Postsecondary Education Standards Council. The day’s schedule of working sessions focused on the collaborative standards development work of the PESC Academic ePortfolio Workgroup and ePortfolio California, a


EDUCAUSE Center For Applied ResearchToday's student is mobile, connected and highly social, and these traits are changing how we teach and learn.


Digital Community Colleges Survey 2010Graded winners from an annual survey focused on information technology at the community college level will share the secrets of their digital success during a live webinar, delivered free to registered attendees on November 30.

1st Place CENTSS Innovation Award Winner 2010-2011eTranscript California has been recognized with a first-place award for innovation in online student services from CENTSS, the Center for Transforming Student Services.

CCC ConferLater this month CCC Confer will deliver an informative webinar about a revolution. Open licensing and major publisher offerings are re-forming the college textbook landscape.


CENIC 2011: Expanding Our HorizonsThe Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, CENIC, has announced the launch of its 2011 conference website. CENIC 2011: "Expanding Our Horizons" will be CENIC's 15th annual conference

Instructional Technology CouncilThe Instructional Technology Council (ITC) would like to give distance educators everywhere the opportunity to recognize their staff members for their tremendous hard work, excellent service to your students and quality eLearning courses. The deadline to nominate a colleague or distance learning program to


ePortfolio California. For Learning. For LifeSome of the most recognizable names in the world of academic ePortfolios lead the ePortfolio California Summit 2010 in Los Angeles on October 11.

3C Media Solutions3C Media Solutions recognizes and rewards students for their achievements in video, film, broadcasting and animation.

Lumina Foundation logoThe Lumina Foundation for Education has announced a series of interconnected projects that aim to engage, motivate and help students who previously have gone to college actually earn their degrees.

EdUnify: Find IT HereThe Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) recently announced an extensive list of supporters for the EdUnify SOA Governance Framework Initiative, which will reduce costs and improve efficiency.

eLearning 2011, February 19-22, 2011, St. Pete Beach, FloridaThe Instructional Technology Council invites you to present at eLearning 2011, February 19-22, 2011 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, Florida. The submission deadline for presentations is Friday, Oct. 8, 2010.

CENIC: The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in CaliforniaThe Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) will hold its 15th annual conference, Expanding our Horizons, March 7-9, 2011, at the University of California Irvine Student Center, in Irvine, California.

David Brown, Executive Director, WASC< EDITOR'S NOTE: An update to this story has been added as a comment below. >

David Brown, Executive Director of The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), will lead a discussion on accreditation and ePortfolios, October 11, 2010 during the ePortfolio California day of working


CCCApply.orgAs of July 2010, development is underway on the next generation of online student application to the California Community Colleges (CCC) with a goal of delivering a new system by summer 2012.


College Seen 2010 Photo Contest Winners AnnouncedSeven California Community Colleges students have been named winners in this year’s College Seen, an annual photo competition co-sponsored by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, its CollegeBuys program and Adobe Systems Incorporated.

CCC Confer logoCCC Confer is located at Palomar College in San Marcos. It is a project funded through a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and directed by education technology guru Blaine Morrow, this month's CENIC Featured Star Performer.

ePortfolio California: For Learning. For Life.< EDITOR'S NOTE: An update to this story has been added as a comment below. >

ePortfolio California will join the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) on October 11, 2010 for a day of working sessions dedicated to standards development, implementation and interoperability of academic