Occupational Student Access

Fall
2005
Resolution Number: 
21.01
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Found Not Feasible

Whereas, There have been a number of challenges to student access due to institutional practices;

Whereas, College efforts often affect the success of occupational students in ways that challenge their access;

Whereas, Some recent examples of practices appear to exacerbate access issues for students; and

Whereas, Matriculation, placement efforts and course registration practices can create barriers to student access;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges research and disseminate best practices regarding the impact of matriculation, placement efforts and course registration practices on occupational education students. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Research and disseminate best practices regarding the impact of matriculation, placement efforts and course registration practices on occupational education students.
Recommendation: 
Discuss possibility of surveying college matriculation officers (possibly in coordination with the Counseling and Library Faculty Issues Committee).
Status Report: 

Conducting the requisite research would be a fairly sophisticated study. Given the limited resources of the Academic Senate, this resolution is infeasbile at this time.