System-wide Initiatives

CCCOnline Connect Conference
CONNECT, our annual conference, is a FREE event held in October drawing over 300 instructors, staff, and administrators from CCCOnline, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) colleges, and other Colorado institutions. Each year, our participants draw inspiration, information, and excitement from a special keynote session, general sessions, and an awards ceremony honoring top-performing instructors as well as our Subject Matter Expert and Department Chair of the Year.
CCCS Excellence Through Equity-Minded Teaching Symposium
As a system we seek to pursue equity and improve the educational experience for all students. Symposium participants will deepen their understanding and ability to engage in difficult equity conversations, and apply practices around campus culture and morale when working in challenging situations and with diverse populations.
CCCS Leadership Academy
This pilot program is designed for individuals from all backgrounds and is intended for those who are interested in preparing themselves for advancement within their careers. CCCS Leadership Academy will support emerging leaders in developing the skills necessary to cultivate innovation, lead transformational change and scale proven ideas. The program will offer networking opportunities, mentorship experiences and will allow participants to learn from experienced leaders within the system.
CCCS Student Affairs Conference
Equalizing the Scales - CCCS Student Affairs Conference 2021 We are excited to announce the 2021 student affairs conference June 23rd – 25th.  It has been quite the year; one with lots of moving pieces, complexities, additional asks, and  emotion. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for students and each other.  It’s time for us to come together to celebrate what we have accomplished this year, take a moment to invest in our tool kits, network, and share space with other amazing colleagues from around our system. We have a great guest speaker line up and learning from the tremendous expertise within our ranks. Please take a moment and Register today.  We will gather virtually once more to share space and every minute will be one invested our continued success.
CCCS Student Excellence Awards
This is a combined event that honors roughly one-hundred exceptional students from across the system who have excelled in academics, leadership, and community service contributions on their campuses.
Faculty 2:2 Conference
Each year, over 900 faculty gather to engage in the work of evaluating, innovating and developing the educational programming within their disciplines.
Student Affairs Toolbox Series
In 2020, leaders from across the system and beyond helped us pivot to provide this professional development content in a virtual-only work environment. Take advantage of these recorded training series.