Whereas, California community colleges play an essential role in language acquisition and preparation for citizenship;
Whereas, California community colleges are vital to communities for upgrading the skills of their local workforces and may increase earning potential;
Whereas, Students often attend California community colleges to brush up on skills that lead to employment; and
Whereas, There is tremendous pressure on California community colleges to measure success through completion, and skill-building students are often not included in such metrics;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the Chancellor’s Office to develop a mechanism to count students’ successfully completed educational plans as completions.