Reports and Resources:
CCCIE Books Showcase Best PracticesCCCIE’s two companion volumes feature the best practices of our member colleges and their partners. Working Toward an Equitable and Prosperous Future for All:How Community Colleges and Immigrants Are Changing America and Working Together:How Community Colleges and Their Partners Help Immigrants Succeed—showcase innovative and practical models and offer recommendations to advance immigrant and refugee education, career development, and integration. Read more in our press release and click here to to see the table of contents for both volumes.
Highlights of CCCIE’s Work CCCIE is pleased to share highlights of our work. Learn how we’re building ESL contextualized worksite training programs, providing technical assistance to help communities tap the talents of skilled immigrants, integrating immigrant education and workforce development, and expanding advocacy for Dreamers and all immigrant students. Read more.
Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: An Online Toolkit for Community Colleges and CBOsCCCIE and WES Global Talent Bridge developed this online toolkit that community college and CBO practitioners can use to integrate foreign-educated students into college programs and careers. You’ll find best practices, success stories, videos, checklists, and other interactive tools.
English Learning Unlocks Career Pathway Potential for Immigrant EmployeesCCCIE has been a key partner in English At Work, an initiative of the National Immigration Forum that works with businesses to provide industry-contextualized English language training for employees to build work site skills and unlock career pathways. This training is customizable, offered in-person or through live online instruction, and has an online tool for employees to access learning as it fits their schedules. The training has proved to be a highly effective solution for limited-English-proficient (LEP) workers across various industries. CCCIE serves as coordinator and facilitator for engaging community colleges as providers of high-quality ESL instruction in their communities. The report, Upskilling New Americans: Innovative English Training for Career Advancement, shares lessons learned with the broader workforce development, immigration, and adult education fields.
Presidents for New American Success PledgeThe goal of our College Presidents Campaign is to engage additional community college presidents across the country in CCCIE’s mission. Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY is proud to host CCCIE and be part of this national initiative. Read more about our Presidents for New American Success Pledge and sign on.