Economic and Workforce Development

Fall
2006
Resolution Number: 
21.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Completed

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

Summary: 
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; use the findings to inform its representatives on Economic Development Workforce Preparation Advisory Committee (EDWPAC) and the System Office
Recommendation: 
Work with ASCCC liaisons to EDPAC.
Status Report: 

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