Chancellor Newsletter – March 2023

District Office News 

The recruitment process for the new permanent Chancellor continues to remain on schedule. Meet our finalists, linked here, and information on public forums. 


Data Validation Trainings – April 14, 21, and 28

Flex Credit if available

As part of our work for data validation, we have teamed up with Deborah from Cambridge West to provide us with trainings on the different State and Federal Reporting requirements. These trainings will help us understand the data that we put into our SIS impacts the reports we send out as well as our funding.  

As part of the Lunch and Learn training series, this Data Integrity training will be provided on Fridays in April and will be recorded for those who cannot attend in person. Each training will use the following Zoom link: Although anyone can attend to learn about this, the training will best support those who report or belong in the following groups:

  • Curriculum and Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Human Resources
  • A&R
  • Counseling (Including ESL)/Testing/Assessment/Credit for Prior Learning
  • DSPS
  • EOPS/CalWORKS & Foster Youth
  • VTEA/Perkins
  • Tutoring
  • Veterans/Special Student Programs

The dates that these are scheduled are as follows:

  • Friday, April 14 at 12-1:30 PM – MIS Training
  • Friday, April 21 at 12:30-2:00 PM – SCFF Training
  • Friday, April 28 at 12-1:30 PM – IPEDS/320 Training

Please attend this Lunch and Learn training series if you can. Future work will be built on these trainings to help support our Data Validation practices.


Woodland Community College News 

Save the date! 

WCC Eagles of Excellence 
Friday, April 28, 2023 
Woodland Community College – Community Room 800 

The celebration will recognize individuals and organizations that are important in the life and success of Woodland Community College and those who have made a significant impact. 


Yuba College News 



The Yuba College math club celebrated Pi Day on March 14, Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π = 3.14. For a donation to the math club, one could put a pie on the face of a Yuba College math professor. Pictured is a student who got to “pie” Dr. Mark Lydon!   






On March 18, four MESA students and EOPS Specialist Michelle Rosales, attended the Silicon Valley Women in Engineering Conference. They had an eventful day with workshops and presentations.  





Congratulations to the Yuba College Mass Communications program team who won second place in the Yuba Sutter 48-hour film festival! Local filmmakers had a challenge to make a film within just 48-hours which was later shown at the Sutter Theater Center for the Arts on March 25th.

Happenings at Yuba College: 

  • April 11: Tuesday Noon Recital, YC Theatre 
  • April 11: Softball vs. Mendocino College 
  • April 11: Baseball vs. Napa Valley College 
  • May 9: Tuesday noon Recital, YC Theatre 
  • May 19: Spring Concert, Yuba College Theatre 


YCCD Foundation News 

Director Lowden is working with Lake County Campus Dean, Ingrid Larsen, in organizing the Wildflower Walk. Flyer linked here. Save the date for this wonderful event! 

Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 9:00 –11:00 a.m.

Six Sigma Ranch & Winery

13372 Spruce Grove Rd, Lower Lake, CA 95457

Upcoming Foundation Board Meeting dates are listed below. Agendas are posted in Board Docs. 

May 3 
August 2 
November 1 

—– We are hiring! Visit our hiring webpage for more information. —–


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Vision: Our vision is to empower our students and strengthen our communities by providing equitable, student-centered learning opportunities.