Whereas, In spring 2022, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) adopted Resolution 13.02 S22 Faculty Responsibility for Equitable, Accessible Learning Environments,  which recognized the need to update the existing ASCCC position paper titled Ensuring Effective Online Programs: A Faculty Perspective to include current and clarifying information regarding accessibility in online learning environments related to sections 504  and 508  of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as faculty responsibility in providing these accessible learning environments for students;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper titled Effective and Equitable Online Education: A Faculty Perspective  and disseminate the paper to local academic senates upon its adoption.
1. Resolution S22 13.02 Faculty Responsibility for Equitable, Accessible Learning Environments: https://asccc.org/resolutions/faculty-responsibility-equitable-accessible-learning-environments.
2. “Protecting Students With Disabilities.” (10 January 2020). US Department of Education. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html.
3. “Section 508 Compliance" (2023). Level Access. https://www.levelaccess.com/accessibility-regulations/section-508-rehabilitation-act/.
4. “Effective and Equitable Online Education: A Faculty Perspective.” (2023). Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. https://asccc.org/sites/default/files/2023-03/Effective%20and%20Equitable%20Online%20Education_Final_03_16_2023.pdf.