Basic Skills Advisory Committee

Fall
2010
Resolution Number: 
13.04
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ Basic Skills Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending positions and actions on issues related to under-prepared students and is responsible for gathering information on best practices to provide instruction and support services to underprepared students and conveying this information to the field;
Whereas, The Chancellor’s Office has established a new Basic Skills Advisory Committee that will advise the Chancellor’s Office on the direction for basic skills efforts within the state; and
Whereas, Meeting the needs of underprepared/basic skills students is a priority for both the Academic Senate Basic Skills Committee and the Chancellor’s Office Basic Skills Advisory Committee;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the Academic Senate Basic Skills Committee chair be an active participant on the Chancellor’s Office Basic Skills Advisory Committee to ensure a clear connection between the work of the Chancellor’s Office Basic Skills Advisory Committee and the Academic Senate; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the Chancellor’s Office to facilitate a connection between the Academic Senate Basic Skills Committee and the work by the Chancellor’s Office to coordinate efforts related to basic skills.
MSC Disposition: Chancellor’s Office, Local Senates

Status Report: 

The chair of Basic Skills Committee is a member of the Chancellor's Advisory on Basic Skills.