The chair discussed the resolution with Victor DeVore, a member of the executive board of the California Association of Community College Registrars and Admissions Officers (CACCRAO) in March 2018 and determined that recent improvements in training for admissions and records personnel by the Chancellor's Office has provided the additional guidance to the field called for in the resolution.
Whereas, Title 5 §55040 (b) (9) permits students to re-enroll in a course due to a significant change in industry standards or licensure and Title 5 §55041(b) permits student re-enrollment in a course when there is a legally mandated requirement; and
Whereas, Some career technical education faculty have expressed challenges with Admissions and Records staff prohibiting the student re-enrollment due to changes in industry standards and legal mandates;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Chancellor’s Office to encourage Admissions and Records staff to permit the students’ re-enrollment into necessary courses as presented in the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office document California Community Colleges Guidelines for Title 5 Regulations on Repeats and Withdrawals; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges research effective practices used by local districts to re-enroll students that meet the criteria under Title 5 §55040 (b)(9) and §55041(b) and present its findings by 2016 Spring Plenary Session.