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Sidekick is a collaborative project combining the resources of six programs under one, easy-to-use website. Each program is committed to helping you create engaging multimedia content that is accessible to all community college students. From tactile graphics to webcasting and closed captioning, our lineup of programs offer you the tools needed to accomplish any multimedia project. Each of these resources are at least partially funded through the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and are just more examples of how the nation’s largest system of higher education is leading the nation in student accessibility and success. Be sure to check back often as we add new and exciting resources to communicate even more effectively with students and the system.
3CMedia Solutions tools

3C Media Solutions

3C Media Solutions is an educational media distribution network that enhances learning and student success by providing the most up-to-date and inspiring media solutions available. Discover how this resource can provide dynamic video content, podcasts, streaming services, captioning and event coverage. It’s one tool you won’t want to be without.

3C Media Solutions Website

@ONE tools


Continuously evolving technology can be a challenge, but @ONE makes it easy. This innovative program provides California community college faculty and staff tools for training and networking as well as online resources so you can learn how to use technology to inspire student learning and success.

@ONE Website

Alternate Text Production Center tools

Alternate Text Production Center

The Alternate Text Production Center creates alternate media products for students who require print and electronic Braille, electronic text files, or tactile graphics. With our state-of-the-art technologies, we can provide timely delivery of the tools our students need to succeed.

Alternate Text Production Center Website

Distance Education Captioning and Transcription tools

Distance Education Captioning and Transcription

The Distance Education Captioning and Transcription grant enables the California Community Colleges to enhance access and inspire learning for students utilizing distance education. The funding provided by this great resource supports captioning and transcription for online courses, hybrid courses, telecourses and even live classes that utilize web-based content delivery.

Distance Education Captioning and Transcription Website

CCC Confer tools

CCC Confer

CCC Confer provides high quality web conferencing technology tools and lecture capture services to support students, faculty, and staff in collaborative online environments. With this ADA-compliant resource, communication via the Internet or phone brings inspiring ideas together to ensure the continued success of the California Community Colleges system and our students.

CCC Confer Website

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High Tech Center Training Unit

Get the tools you need to create an inspiring environment of access and success for all students. The High Tech Center Training Unit provides free, year-round training to California community college faculty and staff in the use of technology to promote meaningful learning for students with disabilities.

High Tech Center Training Unit Website