A tentative timeline for CNM's transition to Brightspace. The timeline will be updated as more precise information becomes available.

Fall 2019

  • ITS staff implement the CNM Brightspace platform and integrate it with CNM’s existing infrastructure.
  • End-user testing of the new platform begins.
  • DL staff test the tool that migrates courses from Blackboard to Brightspace.
  • Faculty and staff training modules are developed.

Spring 2020

  • Training is offered to a small group of early adopters (February 2020).
  • End-user testing of the CNM Brightspace platform continues.
  • Training is rolled out to all DL faculty (March 2020).
  • Faculty gain access to Brightspace.
  • Training and support is available to all faculty and staff and continues through the rest of the year.

Summer 2020

  • DL staff migrate courses and content from Blackboard to Brightspace.
  • Faculty and staff trainings continue.

Fall 2020

  • Student outreach and marketing related to the transition to Brightspace begins.
  • Faculty review migrated courses and make necessary adjustments.
  • December intersession courses are the first to use Brightspace.

Spring 2021

  • All CNM courses use Brightspace as the learning management system.