Setting Accountability Targets for Perkins IV

Spring
2008
Resolution Number: 
21.02
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Perkins IV has new requirements that are to be implemented in 2008, and these new requirements change how programs will qualify for funding;

Whereas, Program review and development, curriculum, and student success are under local academic senate purview, and the Perkins IV accountability measures on student success impact these; and

Whereas, At some colleges the administrators are setting the accountability targets to qualify for Perkins funding without conversations with their occupational faculty;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges remind local academic senates that faculty should be setting the student success accountability targets for their occupational programs; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the System Office to ensure that when System Office staff communicates with occupational deans, they remind them that faculty should be setting the student success accountability targets for their occupational programs. MSC Disposition: System Office, Local Senates

Status Report: 

This perspective was shared with representatives of the Basic Skills Initiative as well as WEDAC, CCCAOE, and EDWPAC.