2016

Statement of Competencies in the Natural Sciences Expected of Entering Freshmen

In 2013, California adopted revised standards for education in the natural sciences based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These new standards were designed to move away from an exhaustive list of content toward a greater focus on outcomes that would indicate a deeper understanding of underlying scientific phenomena.

Career Technical Education Apprenticeship Programs

Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations,[1] including Recommendation 14.f., which states that the California Community College system should “Convene representative apprenticeship teaching faculty, labor organizations, and other stakeholders to review the appropriateness of minimum qualifications for apprenticeship instructors”;

Amend Resolution 10.03 F16

Strike the first whereas:

Whereas, Faculty minimum qualifications for health services professionals, noncredit instructors, Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), and learning assistance/learning skills/tutoring services are established in Title 5 and not the Disciplines List, and therefore revisions to those minimum qualifications require regulatory changes;

Amend the second whereas:

Amend Resolution 10.03 F16

Amend the first whereas

Whereas, Faculty minimum qualifications for health services professionals, noncredit instructors, Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), and learning assistance/learning skills/tutoring services are established in Title 5 and not the Disciplines List, and therefore revisions to those minimum qualifications require regulatory changes;

Amend the third whereas

Collaborate with System Partners to Relocate Minimum Qualifications from Title 5 to the Disciplines List

Whereas, Faculty minimum qualifications for health services professionals, noncredit instructors, Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), and learning assistance/learning skills/tutoring services are established in Title 5 and not the Disciplines List, and therefore revisions to those minimum qualifications require regulatory changes;

Support for Career Technical Education Programs

Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations,[1] including Recommendation 20.b., which states that the California Community College system should “Provide support for [Career Technical Education] CTE programs including internships, guest lecturers, employment, equipment and facilities support, and participation on advisory boards”;

Career Technical Education Professional Development for Faculty Internships and Mentoring

Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations,[1] including Recommendation 13.d., which states that the California Community College system should “Establish a mentorship model that delineates pathways for industry professionals to intern at colleges to gain teaching skills, knowledge, and experience while pursuing an associate degree or the equivalent”;

Institute for Counseling Faculty Focused on Career Technical Education

Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations,[1] including Recommendation 1.e., which states that the California Community College System should “Enhance capacity of counselors to provide [Career Technical Education] CTE-related program counseling through professional development and the sharing of best practices such as designating counselors as CTE specific or designating liaisons to CTE programs”;

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