So the CTE liaisons and CTE Leadership Committee cover this one.
Whereas, Some colleges have undergone reorganization since the recent budget cuts;
Whereas, In some cases, career technical education (CTE) programs are no longer organized in exclusively CTE departments or divisions but rather are mixed in with non-CTE programs and faculty; and
Whereas, The concerns and issues of CTE faculty and programs are different from those in other disciplines and CTE programs may not be getting the specific attention and support that are needed;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop and disseminate strategies to help career technical education faculty and local senates ensure the CTE faculty retain the voice and level of participation needed in governance activities; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop and disseminate strategies to help local senates better understand the unique concerns and characteristics of their colleges’ CTE programs so senates can ensure they represent the needs of all the college programs when participating in governance activities.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates