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Transition Timeline

Below is our estimate timeline for the transition to Canvas. As the project progresses, items may be adjusted and details will be added.


Summer 2018

Decision made to replace Blackboard as FSCJ's Learning Management System with Canvas. Technical implementation and project planning process begin.

Fall 2018

Transition Team begins documenting best practices for LMS. Targeted training for trainers, transition team, early adopters, then open to all faculty/staff. Blackboard course content migration process underway.

Spring 2019

Training and communications begin for students. Training for faculty and staff available.

Summer 2019

Training and communications continue.

Fall 2019

Faculty begin teaching in Canvas.

Spring 2020

Most courses now taught in Canvas.

Summer 2020

All classes live in Canvas. Blackboard contract ends and is no longer available.