Senate Committees

The Accreditation Committee advises the Academic Senate Executive Committee and the faculty regarding accreditation and continuous quality improvement. The committee identifies and disseminates knowledge and information regarding faculty roles and effective practices in conducting comprehensive...

The Basic Skills Committee reviews policies and recommends to the Executive Committee positions and actions on issues related to meeting the needs of under-prepared community college students. In addition, the Basic Skills Committee gathers information on best practices in providing instruction...

The CTE Leadership Committee provides recommendations on career and technical education issues. Through recommendations to the ASCCC Executive Committee, the committee provides assistance to community college districts to ensure that career technical education and its instruction is responsive...

The Curriculum Committee is charged to make recommendations to the Executive Committee on issues related to the development, review, implementation, and assessment of all aspects of curriculum both at the college and state level. The committee distributes information through institutes and other...

The Educational Policies Committee studies educational issues of concern to the Academic Senate and is the standing committee that recommends educational policies to the Executive Committee. The Committee provides a forum for high-level discussion and development of Academic Senate Policy,...

The Equity and Diversity Action Committee (EDAC) responds to resolutions from the session that deal with the issues of equity and diversity in hiring, equal opportunity, and cultural diversity in the curriculum. The EDAC committee recommends strategies that promote student equity and student...

The Faculty Development Committee creates resources to assist local academic senates to develop and implement policies that ensure faculty primacy in faculty professional development. The committee assess the Academic Senate’s professional development offerings and makes recommendations to the...

The Legislative and Advocacy Committee is responsible for providing the President with background information on all legislation related to academic and professional matters. Through research and analysis, and representation on appropriate advocacy groups, the Committee will provide the...

The Academic Senate Committee on Noncredit will serve as a resource to the President and Executive Committee on issues related to instruction, counseling, student services, and program development in noncredit and the role of faculty in noncredit instruction as related to governance and local...

The Online Education Committee informs and makes recommendations to the Academic Senate Executive Committee and the faculty regarding policies and practices in online education and educational technology. The Committee supports quality online education and the effective use of educational...

ASCCC OER Task Force Charge

The ASCCC Open Educational Resources (OER) Task Force will identify ways to institutionalize the use of OER in the California Community Colleges (CCCs). The OER Task Force will advocate for the sustainable use of high quality OER resources and...

The Part-time Faculty Committee provides recommendations to the Executive Committee on academic and professional matters impacting part-time faculty members. The committee advocates for part-time faculty access to professional and leadership development offerings and shared governance...

The Periodic Review Committee is charged with reviewing the Academic Senate and providing internal and external stakeholders assurance as to the ASCCC's quality and commitment to the standards it sets for itself, to assist in improving the effectiveness of the its programs and operations in...

The Relations with Local Senates (RwLS) Committee serves to augment the work of the Executive Committee. Its overall purpose is to provide an opportunity to share local and state concerns, exemplary practices, and other information with the Executive Committee. In order to accomplish its overall...

The Standards & Practices Committee is charged with reviewing, acting on, and monitoring various activities as needed and assigned by the President or the Executive Committee of the Academic Senate. The Standards & Practices Committee's activities include, but are not limited to,...

The Transfer, Articulation, and Student Services Committee is responsible for development and review of policies, procedures, administrative requirements and general information regarding counseling and library issues; discussion of current counseling and library programs; and consensus...


Operational Committees

The Budget and Finance Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Executive Committee for the annual budget for each subsequent year and making recommendation on fiscal policies and procedures. This committee is also responsible for the review of budget performance and revision...

The Elections Committee is responsible for the delegate credential sign-in registration, providing election information, overseeing the nominations process, and collecting and tabulating of ballots at the fall and Spring Session of the Academic Senate.

The Resolutions Committee charge is to provide accurate and timely documents of the resolutions that eventually are adopted at the Senate Sessions. The process begins with Senate Committees that submit resolutions to the Executive Committee, which in turn adopts resolutions for submission to...