Whereas, Workforce preparation is one of the missions of California community colleges;
Whereas, The System Office routinely researches and sets direction for vocational programs, resulting in budgetary proposals; and
Whereas, Faculty do not appropriately/routinely participate in System Office planning of budgetary proposals, where their perspectives and expertise would be useful;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges affirm that planning for the future directions for vocational programs is an academic and professional matter; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the System Office to develop strategies to assure appropriate faculty participation in budgetary proposals that involve System Office participation and/or approval. MSC Disposition: System Office, Local Senates
I think we have accomplished this. We have been directly involved in most all discussions.