Cooperative Work Experience Title 5 changes

Spring
2007
Resolution Number: 
07.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, Cooperative Work Based Education helps students acquire desired work habits and skill competencies that aid student success in the classroom and the workplace;

Whereas, Current Title 5 language requiring parallel or alternate plans restricts student options for work experience;

Whereas, Title 5 55256 requires consultation "in person" with the employer and does not allow for other methods of contact such as phone and email; and

Whereas, Faculty prefer having "in person" contact with employers but also recognize that remote contact is sometimes appropriate;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support Title 5 changes that remove the restrictive guidelines requiring "parallel" or "alternate" plans; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support changes modifying Title 5 55256 that leave in place "in person" contact with employers as a preferred method but allow for other methods of contact.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates