Professional Development College Modules on Noncredit

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Executive Director
Faculty Development
Proposer Contact
Christen Smith, College of The Desert and Richard Weinroth, San Diego Continuing Education, San Diego Continuing Education

Whereas, Resolution 13.02 F15 states, “the recent equalization of Career Development and College Preparation (CDCP) noncredit class apportionment with credit class apportionment, the ongoing funding for student success efforts including Basic Skills, Equity, and Student Success and Support Programs, and the Recommendations of the California Community Colleges Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy (August 14, 2015)  are all resulting in an increased focus on the use of noncredit instruction to improve student success and close equity gaps in basic skills as well as provide additional options for preparation for courses in career and technical education programs;” and

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has offered noncredit professional development at plenary sessions and other events, but not all faculty are able to attend these events;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges design and implement a Professional Development College module that provides training on recent developments affecting noncredit no later than Spring 2018.