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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. Project planning begins.

Fall 2018

Technical implementation tentatively scheduled. Transition Team begins documenting business practices for LMS.

Spring 2019

Targeted training for trainers, transition team members, early adopters; then open to all faculty/staff. Blackboard course content migration process underway.

Summer 2019

Early adopters begin teaching first live courses in Canvas. Training and communications continue.

Fall 2019

Additional faculty 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.