Career Technical Education Professional Development for Faculty Internships and Mentoring

Fall
2016
Resolution Number: 
21.04
Contact: 
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The Board of Governors approved the Board of Governors Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report and Recommendations,[1] including Recommendation 13.d., which states that the California Community College system should “Establish a mentorship model that delineates pathways for industry professionals to intern at colleges to gain teaching skills, knowledge, and experience while pursuing an associate degree or the equivalent”;

Whereas, Title 5 §53502 describes a system for mentoring and internship for those disciplines for which a master's degree is not expected or required; and

Whereas, A limited number of community colleges offer internships or mentoring for career technical education (CTE) faculty;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a module in its Professional Development College that supports diverse industry professionals with a pathway to becoming career technical education (CTE) faculty interns; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a module in its Professional Development College that supports faculty in mentoring diverse CTE faculty interns.

MSC


[1] Board of Governors Task Force On Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy Report And Recommendations,

http://doingwhatmatters.cccco.edu/portals/6/docs/sw/BOG_TaskForce_Report_v12_web.pdf

Status Report: 

2017-18: The committee chair will identify faculty who are willing to work on the creation of a module for the PDC. In addition, the chair will work with the CO to identify funding for faculty who will create such modules.