Whereas, The Student Success Task Force final report acknowledges that sustained, ongoing professional development activities are essential to improving student success in the California Community College system;
Whereas, The Chancellor’s Office Professional Development Committee acknowledges the ever present need for professional development; and
Whereas, Title 5 §53200 designates faculty professional development activities as one of the 10+1 academic and professional matters under the purview of local academic senates;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges survey local senates about their current best practices in faculty development; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges update the 2000 paper, Faculty Development: A Senate Issue to enable local senates to best respond to the current educational and economic climate.
We have assigned this several times but I do not think the paper revision has gone anywhere.