The Advocate

Accreditation expands entry into auto industry

By Salvador Godoy, Advocate Staff

November 16, 2016

The Contra Costa College automotive services department for the first time earned accreditation from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) last summer, providing benefits to young skilled automotive te...

Council approves policy for online ‘transparency’

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 28, 2016

To improve transparency, the online file storage to which Contra Costa College committees upload their minutes and agendas will be standardized. While the Brown Act, California’s open meetings law,  does not require that com...

State calls for reform of unfair practices

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

In response to the State Chancellor’s Office’s third iteration of its “Accreditation Task Force,” the California Community Colleges Board of Governors unanimously voted last month to direct the Chancellor’s Office to d...

Accreditation evaluations ensue

By Christian Urrutia, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2015

A visit from the external evaluation team that approved the campus for accreditation earlier this year is set to take place on Nov. 4 and 5 to follow up on recommendations given by the accrediting commission. The Accrediting...

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