Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations, 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”;
Whereas, Apprenticeship instruction leads to high-wage, high-skill careers for nearly 100% of enrolled students; and
Whereas, Education Code §87357 states that for minimum qualifications for apprenticeship instructors the Board of Governors “shall consult with, and rely primarily on the advice and judgment of, appropriate apprenticeship teaching faculty and labor organizations [from the relevant industries]”;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the efforts of the apprenticeship teaching faculty and labor organizations from the relevant industries in the development of minimum qualifications as specified in Education Code §87357.
MSR Referred to the Executive Committee for clarification and return to the body in Spring 2017
Referred Resolutions determined by the Executive Committee as moot.