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CCC TechEDge, the California Community Colleges technology newsletter, provides current information about statewide technology efforts and the people bringing cutting edge technology to the the California Community Colleges. Its audience includes distance educators, information systems officers, business leaders, the California legislature, and the entire CCC technology community.

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From May of 2003 to June of 2009, the TechEDge newsletter was printed quarterly with additional, special issues per year. Visit the TechEDge Web site for a complete archive.

TechEDge is funded by a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and published by the California Community Colleges Technology Center at Butte College.

TechEDge welcomes relevant submissions and feedback. Direct all correspondence to the TechEDge Editor at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tech Center Highlights

We bring systemwide enabling technologies to our colleges.

Adopt Our Tech

From connectivity to student services and educational technology.

Connecting Colleges

Gigabit fiber optic network for all of our colleges.

Information Security

Logging, monitoring, and no-cost tools to protect students and educators.


Training and resources to make tech accessible to users with disabilities.


Upcoming CCC Technology Center workshops and webinars.

About the Technology Center

The California Community Colleges Technology Center, hosted by Butte College, facilitates and coordinates the work of systemwide technology. Our 25-year history of collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office and community colleges throughout the state has resulted in great strides forward for the system in areas including federated identity, application architecture, networking, and student services.

We operate under the Gartner model of “Run, Grow, Transform” to simplify our portfolio of services and prioritize resources in support of ongoing operations, the next phase of growth, and longer term transformative innovation.

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Top Stories

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Get Ready for SuperGlue

As of July 1, 2022, any new CCCApply student application data will be delivered via SuperGlue only as the Download Client is phased out. Be sure you’re set-up for real-time delivery of student application data and bidirectional data sharing. Learn More

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System Use of the CCCID

While the CCCID provides students with a secure, single sign-on to various cloud-based applications, it is also an effective tool for colleges, districts, and the Chancellor’s Office to track students’ non-linear journeys which often span multiple colleges. Learn More

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CENIC: Expanding Internet Access Across California

CENIC was named as the third-party administrator responsible for developing the fiber network and creating rural exchange points for California's historic broadband legislation known as the Middle Mile Broadband Initiative (SB 156). Learn more