Whereas, SB 1440 (Padilla, 2010) and AB 2302 (Fong, 2010) stress the need for Senate responsibility for degree development and implementation, as well as establishing the most effective methods to inform students, counseling faculty, and the general public about the transfer pathways;
Whereas, Degree development is an academic and professional matter and under the purview of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges; and
Whereas, Informing students about the transfer pathways and guiding them to efficiently follow the transfer degree requirements in a way that satisfies the students’ individual needs is a responsibility of counseling faculty of the California community colleges;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges provide professional development opportunities for counselors, articulation officers, curriculum chairs, and other faculty regarding the implementation of SB 1440 (Padilla, 2010) and AB 2302 (Fong, 2010).
MSC Disposition: Chancellor’s Office, Local Senates
The Academic Senate provided a number of professional development opportunities including regional training, presentations, webinars, and other resources to help colleges implement SB1440 and AB 2302.