Whereas, The funding to support institutional transformation as codified by the California Community Colleges Guided Pathways [Award] Program is coming to an end, with the final allocation of the remaining 10% in July 2021;
Whereas, The work of establishing and improving a college’s guided pathways framework is integral with all institution-wide work;
Whereas, The integration of a college’s guided pathways framework with college practices and processes in areas such as governance, workflow, and responsibilities requires thoughtful, proactive planning that is institution-wide, and
Whereas, Key elements for institutional change through a guided pathways framework are academic and professional matters as provided for in Title 5 §53200 and fall under the purview of the local academic senate;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to work within their local processes to infuse, expand, and integrate guided pathways efforts into institutional structures and practices; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges provide professional development opportunities and resources on topics such as but not limited to creating integration plans, sharing successful strategies, and identifying challenges to infuse, expand, and integrate guided pathways efforts into institutional structures and practices.