Assessing Student Equity and Achievement Program Contribution to Guided Pathways Implementation

Fall
2019
Resolution Number: 
03.01
Category: 
Diversity and Equity
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The Student Equity and Achievement Program was established to boost achievement by closing equity gaps through, among other things, implementing activities pursuant to the California Guided Pathways Award Program; [2]

Whereas, College districts must, as a condition of receiving the Student Equity and Achievement Program funds, maintain a Student Equity Plan that is developed with the active involvement of the local academic senate, other constituencies, and the community; [3]

Whereas, College districts must, as a condition of receiving the Student Equity and Achievement Program funds, provide an annual report detailing how funds were used and include an assessment of progress in advancing program goals, which includes implementing activities pursuant to the California Guided Pathways Award Program; [3] and

Whereas, Implementation and evaluation of a guided pathways framework and the Student Equity and Achievement Program are pertinent to several areas of academic senate purview, including but not limited to curriculum, educational program development, standards or policies for student preparation and success, and processes for institutional planning and budget development;[4]

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to develop guidance for college districts on including in their annual Student Equity and Achievement (SEA) Program report an assessment of how SEA Program funded activities contribute to local guided pathways implementation; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to participate in the annual report on Student Equity and Achievement Program and the assessment of how SEA Program funded activities contribute to local guided pathways implementation.

MSC


[1] California Education Code §78222(a) (2):
[2] California Education Code §78222 (b) (1) and §78220 (b):
[3] California Education Code §78222 (b) (5):
[4] California Code of Regulations §53200: