Published by Stanford Social Innovation Review on February 17, 2017
Change is rarely easy. And systemic change within the largest and most complex higher education system in the United States—the 113 California Community Colleges, which I help lead—is no exception. Succeeding requires motivating multiple, sometimes disparate groups under a unifying framework for action. In our case, it meant galvanizing business, organized labor, social justice advocates, and educators to move a common agenda. Our efforts to increase social mobility and economic competitiveness for our students and communities led to a significant reinvestment in the career technical education mission of the California Community Colleges, and the resulting cross-sector collaboration offers insight into five successful change management strategies.
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