Investigate Effective Practices for Pathways Programs

Fall
2016
Resolution Number
09.03
 
Contact
Troy Myers
Assigned to
Educational Policies Committee
Category
Curriculum
Status
Completed
Status Report

Ed Policies along with Curriculum and TASSC will form a task force to accomplish this resolution -- Ed Pols to lead. 2017 - 18: The ASCCC will form a task force on Guided Pathways.

Whereas, Faculty believe that a foundational outcome of the community college experience should be the development of our students as whole persons;

Whereas, Faculty affirm open-access, opportunity for student exploration, and the traditional breadth of a liberal education as historically critical pieces of the community college mission;

Whereas, Faculty remain open to new strategies that may enhance the ability of our students to achieve their goals, including those who struggle most; and

Whereas, Community colleges in California are now beginning to implement, and in some cases feeling pressure to implement, pathways programs on an expanded scale;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges investigate practices and outcomes, intended and unintended, for faculty and students from various pathway programs across the state; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges produce effective practices to assist community colleges that are exploring and implementing pathway models.

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