It’s About Time for a COLA

Pursuant to the Education Employment Relations Act, the Coast Community College District (District) and the Coast Community College Association/CTA/NEA, hereby agree as follows:   Beginning July 1, 2013, and continuing thereafter, each step in the Part-Time Instructor salary schedule shall be increased each fiscal year after adoption of the State budget by an amount equal…

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Fall Enrollment

This semester has already proven to be a very busy one! Below is a chart showing the enrollment figures for each College. It is important to remember that these numbers are headcount, and not full-time equivalent student (FTES) numbers. Reported FTES are not calculated until later in the semester. Throughout the state, there are varying…

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California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds Gov. Brown’s Proposed 2014-15 Budget, Calls It Best in Recent Memory

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued the following statement today about Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2014-15 budget: “After years of budget cuts forced us to turn away hundreds of thousands of students, Gov. Brown’s proposal is welcome news for California and for the economy. With an 11.4 percent increase in…

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National Coverage of Adjuncts and More!

The CPFA executive board announces the launch of a new blog, CPFA Forum, which will attempt to keep up with the rapid cycling of Part-time faculty news and perspectives developing in the state. Links to relevant news, independent legislative analysis, national coverage of adjuncts, narratives and personal stories, and ‘nuts and bolts’ posts on retirement, eligibility…

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CTA Credit Union Program

Many of us bank with Schools First Credit Union, but did you know the CTA Credit Union Program includes two additional credit unions, Logix Federal Credit Union (newly endorsed in 2012) and Provident Credit Union (originally endorsed in 1950)?   Many members prefer banking with credit unions as they are regional, not for profit, member…

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