Whereas, Faculty believe that a foundational outcome of the community college experience should be the development of our students as whole persons;
Whereas, Faculty affirm open-access, opportunity for student exploration, and the traditional breadth of a liberal education as historically critical pieces of the community college mission;
Whereas, Faculty remain open to new strategies that may enhance the ability of our students to achieve their goals, including those who struggle most; and
Whereas, Community colleges in California are now beginning to implement, and in some cases feeling pressure to implement, pathways programs on an expanded scale;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges investigate practices and outcomes, intended and unintended, for faculty and students from various pathway programs across the state; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges produce effective practices to assist community colleges that are exploring and implementing pathway models.
Ed Policies along with Curriculum and TASSC will form a task force to accomplish this resolution -- Ed Pols to lead. 2017 - 18: The ASCCC will form a task force on Guided Pathways.