Adopt the DEI in Curriculum Model Principles and Practices Framework

Spring
2022
Resolution Number
03.02
 
Contact
Executive Committee
Category
Diversity and Equity

Whereas, Resolution F20 3.04 Develop Resources on Effective Practices for Anti-Racist, Equitable, and Inclusive Instructional Strategies [1] directed the “Academic Senate for California Community Colleges [to] develop resources identifying effective practices for anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive instructional strategies and present the resources to local academic senates”;

Whereas, Curriculum is one of the areas of academic senate 10+1 academic and professional matters purview per Title 5 §53200, and the ASCCC has committed to supporting inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, and accessibility (IDEAA) work through multiple resolutions, approved papers, its mission statement, and its role in professional learning;

Whereas, The California Community College Curriculum Committee (5C) has produced a resource entitled DEI in Curriculum Model Principles and Practices that was developed collaboratively with representatives from the ASCCC, the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC), the California Community College Chancellor's Office, and representatives from administrative and classified constituencies; and

Whereas, The SSCCC, in its Anti-Racism Plan of Action [2], calls for curriculum changes to “Ensure that the community college curriculum is responsive to all cultures in an effort to foster cultural appreciation, awareness, acceptance, and value”;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the DEI In Curriculum Model Principles and Practices [3] and encourage local academic senates to use the model to review their curriculum practices; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with system partners to support the implementation of the DEI in Curriculum Model Principles and Practices through collaborative professional learning.

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1. https://www.asccc.org/resolutions/develop-resources-effective-practices…
2. https://ssccc.org/file_download/inline/d0fb70f5-a721-4f61-9815-778806fc…
3. DEI in Curriculum Model Principles and Practices