Basic Skills Initiative at College of San Mateo - Overview
Basic Skills Initiative

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Kristi Ridgway
BSI Coordinator

(650) 574-6686
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The Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) Committee participates in a collaborative statewide effort to address the needs of Basic Skills/ESL community college students who are academically under-prepared. BSI is intended to facilitate basic skills education and to provide extended professional enrichment opportunities to faculty, classified staff, and administrators. 

BSI Mission
BSI assists College of San Mateo in providing comprehensive instructional support and student and faculty services, integrated throughout the institution. These services are intentionally designed to nurture the success of Basic Skills/ESL students. Get involved!

Visit BSI Projects & Plans and Center for Academic Excellence Upcoming Campus Events

For Professional Enrichment resources, please contact Theresa Martin.