The California Community Colleges Technology Center is a partnership between the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the Butte-Glenn Community College District. The Technology Center's principal directive, sister, and partner organizations include:
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
The California Community Colleges (CCC) is the largest higher education system in the nation, comprising 72 districts and 113 colleges with more than 2.9 million students enrolled per year. Community colleges supply workforce training and basic skills education, prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions, and offer opportunities for personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The Chancellor's Office provides leadership, advocacy, and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.
Chancellor's Office Technology, Research, and Information Systems Division
The Technology, Research, and Information Systems Division of the CCC Chancellor's Office is responsible for a full range of administrative services relating to research, accountability, and management information systems.
Chancellor's Office Telecommunications and Technology Unit
Within the Technology, Research, and Information Systems Division, the mission of the Telecommunications and Technology Unit is to provide quality leadership by defining systemwide telecommunication and technology policy and standards to California's colleges. The unit provides communications support for the delivery of systemwide data, satellite, video, and voice communications. The unit also provides learning support in the areas of technology training and online learning.
California Virtual Campus (CVC)
The CVC manages technology pilot projects funded by grants from the CCC Chancellor's Office. The CVC also maintains a current catalog of online courses offered by institutions throughout California. CVC is the sister project of the Technology Center. Both projects are headquartered at Butte College in Oroville, California.
Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)
California's education and research communities leverage their networking resources under CENIC, in order to obtain cost-effective, high-bandwidth networking to support their missions and answer the needs of their faculty, staff, and students.
Foundation for California Community Colleges
As the official foundation for the CCC Board of Governors and Chancellor's Office, the Foundation develops programs and services that save millions of dollars for colleges and students, promotes excellence in education, and provides valuable learning opportunities for students throughout the state. It also supports the system through special initiatives, statewide awards, and direct donations to the colleges and the Network of California Community College Foundations.