Whereas, Over 70% of first time college students place into pre-transfer level reading, writing, English as a Second Language (ESL) or mathematics courses;
Whereas, Data from the System Office indicate most of our pre-transfer level reading, writing, ESL and mathematics courses are taught by adjunct faculty; and
Whereas, Adjunct faculty generally do not have the same access to professional development activities that full-time faculty have;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local colleges to ensure better access for adjunct faculty to attend professional development activities related to these pre-transfer level courses. MSC Disposition: Local Senates
We have tried to address this many times, but the issue is certainly not resolved. Still, I think we have done what the resolution asks for in numerous ways.