Educating the Body on Occupational Education Issues

Spring
2007
Resolution Number: 
21.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Occupational Programs are an integral part of the California Community College System;

Whereas, Over the past two years, the Governor, through his budget, and the Legislature have funded many career and technical education and other economic development projects and initiatives;

Whereas, Local senates, curriculum committees and all faculty need to be aware of issues affecting occupational programs; and

Whereas, The public and governing bodies often have inaccurate perceptions of occupational programs and students;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges attempt to integrate occupational education issues and perspectives throughout presentations at plenary sessions, institutes, and other Senate events as appropriate;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges actively seek out vocational faculty to address the Board of Governors regarding vocational education at community colleges; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges consider publishing at least one article per Rostrum on occupational education issues. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Attempt to integrate occupational education issues and perspectives throughout presentations at plenary sessions, institutes, and other Senate events as appropriate; actively seek out vocational faculty to address the Board of Governors regarding vocational education at community colleges; and <BR> <BR> Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges consider publishing at least one article per <i>Rostrum</i> on occupational education issues.
Recommendation: 
Completed. Place intent of this resolution (integration of CTE topics in session breakouts, include one CTE-related article in each Rostrum, and include CTE faculty in presentations to Board of Governors) in to the charge of the committee.
Status Report: 

CTE topics are integrated into breakouts at session and at least one CTE-related article was included in each Rostrum.