COIN/Vocational Advisory Committees

Spring
1994
Resolution Number: 
06.05
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Commission on Innovation
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas AB 1725 establishes vocational-technical education as a primary mission of California Community Colleges, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges supports a good working relationship between local community colleges and local business communities, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recognizes the importance of Vocational Advisory Committees in maintaining that sound working relationship and in keeping the vocational-technical curriculum timely and relevant to the needs of the business community, and

Whereas the Commission on Innovation report Choosing the Future: An Action Agenda for Community Colleges in Recommendation 1, Strategy 3, Action 2, states, "Establish California Standards and Certification Council to develop refined degrees and certificates, academic and skill standards, and certification procedures,"


Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to prepare a report on the use of Vocational Advisory Committees, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to promote local models of Vocational Advisory Committees that have been shown to be effective, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate oppose the development of state-wide vocational standards and a state-level council to promote such standards, degrees, or certificates, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate remain committed to the local and regional development of vocational-technical programs and curricula and the use of vocational advisory committees to assure the relevance of such programs and curricula.