Whereas, California Education Code recognizes the community college transfer function as an essential component of California's commitment to access and educational opportunity by requiring that "Each community college district governing board shall ensure that its college or colleges maintain student transfer counseling centers or other counseling and student services designed and implemented to affirmatively seek out, counsel, advise, and monitor the progress of potential and identified community college transfer students" (Education Code 66736);
Whereas, Section 51027 in Title 5, Part VI of the California Code of Regulations establishes Minimum Program Standards for community college transfer centers;
Whereas, By implementing those provisions of Title 5 and the Education Code since 1985, the Community College Transfer Center Directors have established their expertise in best practices in delivering transfer services; and
Whereas, The Community College System Office and the California Community College Transfer Center Directors Association as the representative of all Transfer Center Directors have co-published the document "Transfer: Recommended Guidelines" based on that experience and expertise;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges aid in the widespread dissemination of the co-published work, "Transfer: Recommended Guidelines", and provide a breakout at an appropriate Academic Senate-sponsored venue to familiarize faculty and local senates with the principles and recommendations contained in the document. MSC Disposition: Local Senates
The body adopted a resolution S09 supporting the document and calling for the ASCCC to make it available on our website.