Peralta Community College District Career Technical Education

Peralta Community College District
Career Technical Education (CTE) Committee
Mission, Structure, and Scope – As of February 27, 2014
I. Mission and Goals
In the Peralta District shared governance structure, the District Wide CTE Committee —
an advisory committee— is a sub-committee of the District Wide Education Committee
(DEC). The District Wide CTE Committee represents CTE instructors and administrators
throughout the Peralta District.
The mission of the District Wide CTE Committee is to assist the DEC to enrich the
community through providing well-trained, self-directed workers with rewarding
careers and develop well-educated lifelong-learners with fulfilled educational goals.
The District Wide CTE Committee’s role includes but is not limited to advising the
Peralta District community by analyzing community workforce needs, providing
leadership in developing institutional systems and programs to meet those needs, and
promoting quality CTE Program practices.
The District Wide CTE Committee analyzes and recommends improvements to general
population student services as pertaining to CTE students, CTE Student Success policies,
procedures and systems, also assures quality recruitment, enrollment, assessment,
retention, persistence, placement, and safe educational practices and promotes
innovative and up-to-date program development.
The District Wide CTE Committee advises the Peralta District Shared Governance
Committees on CTE budget needs, technology needs, laboratory and classroom
furniture, facilities, equipment and maintenance needs.
II. Structure
A. Members of the CTE Committee will be appointed as follows:
CTE Committee Members
Appointing Authority
A representative of the Office of Educational
Vice Chancellor of Educational
A college president or their designee
College Vice Presidents of Instruction, CTE
Deans, or designee(s) – One per College (4
College Presidents
College Faculty Representatives – Two per
College (8 total)
College Faculty Senate Presidents
(candidate nomination process for
appointment to be determined by
each college’s CTE faculty)
A representative from Student Services (1)
Associate Vice Chancellor of Student
Student representatives (1-2)
Chancellor in consultation with
Student Trustees
B. The District Wide CTE Committee adopts Peralta’s Planning and Budgeting
Integration Model (PBIM) “Implementation Roles” with the following exceptions
- (see the Planning and Budgeting Integration Handbook, Section1 Overview,
Implementation Roles
The District Wide CTE Committee will be led by the Co-Chairs and
supported by a facilitator. The Co-chairs and Facilitator are intended to
work collaboratively.
The Co-chairs will share the duties of the Chair and Co-chairs as described
in the PBIM.
o The administrative Co-chair will “Provide status reports to
Strategic Management Team (aka, Chancellor’s Cabinet).”
College Presidents
One College Presidents or College President’s designee will serve on the
District Wide CTE Committee
The facilitator works with the Co-chairs to design meeting agenda and
discussion/decision tools to develop the committee’s recommendations.
The facilitator’s specific role includes:
o Work with the Co-chairs on a timeline of meetings and activities
to deliver recommendations
C. The responsibilities of the CTE Committee members include the following:
a. Advise the District Wide CTE Committee of the needs and concerns of
CTE programs at their college.
b. Represent and support the decisions of the District Wide CTE Committee
throughout the Planning and Budget Integration Model process especially
to the District Education Committee.
c. Inform the administration and faculty of the colleges which they
represent about the proceedings of the District Wide CTE Committee.
d. When necessary represent and support the decisions and actions of the
District Wide CTE Committee at district, college and community
e. Promote, cultivate and sustain a regionally recognized and studentfriendly environment for CTE.
The responsibility of the CTE Committee is to advise the District Education
Committee of the needs and concerns of CTE programs and services, which include
but are not limited to the following:
A. Aligning District policies and procedures to meet the needs of CTE programs and
services, including but not limited to those that involve:
1. Procurement
2. Human resources and personnel recruitment and management
3. Budgeting
Grant applications, monitoring, and compliance reporting
Information Technology systems and support
Student support
B. Planning and implementing short-term and long-range goals for district-wide CTE
C. Assuring that quality marketing of CTE programs is resourced and executed in a
timely manner, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Development and maintenance of a dedicated, District-wide CTE Web site,
including up-to-date information on articulation agreements
2. Design and production of dedicated CTE print materials
3. Community outreach to attract CTE students
4. Coordination with and leverage of other CTE marketing initiatives such as
those pursued by the Deputy Sector Navigators and the Bay Area Community
College Consortium (BACCC)
D. Making recommendations for improving the quality of CTE programs Districtwide, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Input on program review and annual program update process
2. Advocacy and support for state-of-the-art CTE curriculum, pedagogy,
professional development, and facilities
3. Advocacy and support for a full range of CTE programs
4. Advocacy and support for effective approval processes for new CTE programs
and curriculum through curriculum committees and Planning, Budgeting and
Integration, including adequate consultation between colleges
5. Develop, monitor, and maintain quality articulation agreements between the
Colleges and K12 and 4-year partners
E. Ensuring that CTE students receive the same student support services as general
population students, as well as that CTE students get additional student services
unique to CTE programs such as career counseling, job placement services,
placement tracking and monitoring, and other services.
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