Catch the Next was one of six organizations which were awarded funds in the Trellis Foundation’s first-ever micro-grant award cycle.
CTN hosted the second in its series of professional development trainings for new and returning Ascender instructors on October 16.
Erin Doran, CTN Director of Research and Evaluation, along with Paul Hengesteg and Dian Squire, published an article titled “Developing Racial Justice Allies in an Online Graduate Workshop Centering Latinx Students” on October 14 in Innovative Higher Education.
Rafael Castillo, CTN Director of Publications and Special Projects, and Lillian Huerta, ACC Ascender instructor, were recently featured in #NISODProfiles.
CTN peer mentor, Victor Saenz, Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Texas at Austin, moderated the second session titled “Education,” at ACL Fest 2020’s Make Change initiative which was hosted by actor Matthew McConaughey.
“Power at the Pass: The Don Shapiro Story,” by CTN peer mentor, Valentin Sandoval, tells the true story of a young New Yorker who came to El Paso and helped transform it socially and economically.
Austin Community College District has joined Google’s first federally registered apprenticeship program through the Department of Labor.
CTN Operations Manager, Juan Higa, has been selected to serve as Co-Chairman of the Technology Committee for the TACHE 46th Annual State Conference. Higa will serve with Dr. Nancy Garcia.
CTN hosted a virtual Fall Ascender Student Transfer Motivational Conference on Friday, September 25th. The theme for the seminar was Aspire, Inspire, and Motivate (AIM)
CTN peer mentor, Sonia Nazario, was selected by Parade Magazine as one of the 52 most influential Latina women in history.