Contact

Central Valley Higher Education Consortium

Dr. Benjamin Duran
Acting Executive Director

UC Merced Center – Fresno
550 E Shaw Avenue Suite 100
Fresno CA 93710

 

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Priority 3
Recommendations

Two-year and four-year institution collaboration to increase student transfer rate; Establish Central Valley higher education policy and advocacy; Encourage Valley higher education to provide programs that meet workforce needs of employers; Support collaborative initiatives including professional development and data collection analysis.

2016 Report

Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC) is the Partnership’s Higher Education Priority partner. Its focus is: Partner with Complete College America to increase college completion rates and reduce remediation time. Develop policy reform regarding foster care/transitional youth and college completion. Work on Central Valley GOAL 2025 with partners in all four sectors – higher education, K-12, nonprofit, business for profit. Work on education advocacy with Partnership Board.

Compete College America

The Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC) was selected as the Complete College America (CCA) California partner, joining a cohort of 14 states to scale to a co-requisite remediation process through CCA by 2018. CVHEC is engaged with CCA to increase college completion and reduce remediation and is participating in the national program of block schedules and co-requisite remediation for career technical students. See Full 2016 Report

Focus

Enhancing cooperation between two-year and four-year institutions to increase student transfer rate

Establishing an effective policy voice and effective advocacy for higher education in the Central Valley

Encouraging Valley higher education institutions to provide programs that meet the workforce preparation needs of Valley employers

Supporting effectiveness of member institutions through appropriate collaborative initiatives including professional development and data collection analysis