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MSJC - Mt. San Jacinto College

MSJC Eagle Makerspace & Get Ready Mobile Career Center

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
MSJC San Jacinto Campus

You are cordially invited to attend the Eagle Makerspace & get Ready Mobile Career Center Ribbon Cutting/Unveiling Ceremony.
To RSVP, please contact [email protected]

The unveiling of Mt. San Jacinto College's new Mobile Career Center that was scheduled for today (Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019) on the San Jacinto Campus has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date will be announced soon.

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NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

NACCE's Entrepreneurship Specialist Certificate Online Training

February 18th through August 18th, 2019

The purpose of this course is to provide community college administrators, faculty, and staff with information and ideas on how to apply the entrepreneurial method to the business of running a community college as well as in creating, refining and sustaining successful entrepreneurship education programs. In addition, this course will provide the tools for you to assist existing and future students and community members in applying the entrepreneurial method to achieve their goals.
NACCE has expanded the participation window on this training until August, so folks can still register for it and jump in at any time.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - [email protected]

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California Mayor Cyber Cup

2019 California Mayors Cyber Cup

Saturday, February 23, 2019
12:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Moreno Valley College

You are cordially invited to attend the California Mayors Cyber Cup where cyber teams represent their city to compete for the regional Mayors Cyber Cup. The winner will take home the coveted cup to their mayor and city hall officials! Teams in each region will represent their respective city and compete in a 4-hour academic cyber challenge mitigating cyber vulnerabilities in a critical infrastructure scenario. Teams will be competing live across the state with an active scoreboard recording their successful endeavors! The California Cyberhub, California Community Colleges, and Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy sponsor the California Mayors Cyber Cup in a collaborative effort to expand cyber education and STEM pathways, support California ICT labor market demand, and support the cyber needs of our small businesses within our communities through academic and business partnerships.

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Regional Advisory and Industry Skills Panel

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Regional Advisory and Industry Panel

Friday, March 1, 2019
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dorothy Inghram Learning Center

Please join us for invigorating conversations, bringing together educators and business professionals, to discover the latest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry demands, employment skills needed, and training practices.
GOAL: To design curricula and programs responsive to industry needs; preparing a highly-skilled workforce; for educators to meet Perkins requirements

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NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Specialist 2.0 – Funding & Development

March 4th through September 4th, 2019

Fundraising in the community college environment is different from university and non-profit development, and requires entrepreneurial thinking to produce innovative outcomes. By reframing your development strategy through the lens of effectual thinking participants will develop new skills and pathways to grow partners and produce financial results. Whether you are a college administrator, an enterprising faculty member or a stakeholder in a community college environment this course will shift your mindset in new directions.
Funding & Development opens 3/4th and folks can register now and the participation window runs till Sept.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - [email protected]

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Developing and Sustaining Enhanced Noncredit Programs

March 21 and 22, 2019
San Bernardino Community College District - PDC Room 101

This two-day workshop is sponsored through the Strong Workforce Program (SWP), Employability and Soft Skills Project. The workshop will focus on creating enhanced noncredit programs as compared to noncredit courses. Three seats have been set aside for each college. Please forward this email to your faculty members most likely to develop curriculum. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops.

Participants will learn both the basics and challenges of implementing or expanding a colleges’ enhanced noncredit curriculum. There are ten noncredit categories. This workshop will focus on those noncredit courses offered in the four distinct categories that are eligible for "enhanced funding" when sequenced to lead to a Chancellor's Office approved certificate of completion or certificate of competency.

To register or if you have questions, please contact:
Vanessa Canova
[email protected]
Work - 909-382-4099
Cell – 909-544-3787
Please make sure to register by March 8, 2019 to ensure your seat and meals are secured.


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ICT Educator Webinar Series

March 8th - March 29th, 2019
Online (CCCConfer - Zoom)

The ICT Educator Webinar Series will bring you the latest in technology, job skills evolution, and the educator tools that work in the CCC environment.

Please join us every Friday at 10:00 a.m. (except holidays) for a cost-free journey into excellence. Then follow up on our new website which will host the recorded webinar (edited for value), the presentation material, important links and in many cases the materials and resources you need to take the learning into the classroom or develop your own Strong Workforce project.

Our goal is to serve you. Please join us and share your comments and ideas for future episodes in the ICT Educator Webinar Series.

Upcoming Webinars:
March 8: Digital Badges in the CCCs
March 15: Business Information Worker Hybrid Programs
March 22: Cybersecurity Articulation
March 29: Virtual Labs: Practice Labs User Group

Join by phone
(669) 900-6833 or (646) 876-9923
Meeting ID: 995 270 007

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MSJC - Mt. San Jacinto College

Menifee Mini Makers Faire

Saturday, March 9th, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee

This year MSJC’s Eagle Makerspace and team, are partnering with the City of Menifee and Menifee Valley Unified School District to present a day of MAKING for middle school students and the Menifee Valley community, at the MSJC Menifee Valley Campus. The event will be March 9th from 10a.m. – 2 pm. The Makers Faire is time to celebrate creativity! A platform where art, innovation and science meets. A festival for craftspeople, scientists, artists, hobbyists, techies, musician, makers and more! Participate in exciting interactive workshops and demonstrations. If you are interested in showcasing any work or projects, or are just looking to get involved, please contact Avante Simmons or click on the link below to access the Menifee Mini Makers Faire Vendor Application and apply to participate no later than February 15th.

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San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono Science & Engineering Fair - Competition

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Auto Club Speedway of California

The SIM Science & Engineering Fair is an annual competition of exemplary science projects designed, developed and presented by elementary and secondary students
schools in San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties. Participants share their knowledge of science and engineering with experienced industry professionals. Projects are judged based on scientific method, content, clarity of presentation and originality. Who might participate? Engineering Pathways and Advanced Manufacturing Pathways.

San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono Science & Engineering Fair - Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Doors Open: 5:30 p.m.
Awards: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location TBD


Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Friday, May 10th, 2019
8 am - 4:30 pm
College of the Desert

This 8 hour seminar covers up-to-date information on how to care effectively for those who have a dementia related illness. It is the required seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP®) certification.
Why take the class?

  • California State Assembly Bill 1570 which requires all direct care staff who work in any state wide Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) to be trained on dementia specific care needs
  • CDPH in-service requirements for LTC
  • CEs from the Board of Registered Nursing
  • To provide care for your residents in Memory Care Units
To RSVP, please contact [email protected]