Whereas, Within the Economic and Workforce Development Division of the California Community College System, there are ten initiatives that develop workforce instruction, funded at an amount of $46 million;
Whereas, The level of interaction between the initiatives and local college programs, departments, senates and faculty varies widely across the state;
Whereas, The level of awareness of local faculty about the work of the Economic and Workforce Development initiatives varies widely across the state; and
Whereas, There have been benefits to students, programs, and institutions when the initiatives develop a supportive relationship with the colleges;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges collaborate with faculty and local senates to ascertain the following: the level of faculty awareness of the ten Economic and Workforce Development initiatives and the level of integration of those initiatives with college programs, departments, senates and faculty; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges use the findings to inform its representatives on Economic Development Workforce Preparation Advisory Committee (EDWPAC) and the System Office. MSC Disposition: EDWPAC, System Office, Local Senates
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