Mission Statement – De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning
environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect,
character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders
in their communities, the nation and the world. De Anza College fulfills its mission
by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and
attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies: Communication
and expression, Information literacy, Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility,
Global, cultural, social and environmental awareness, Critical thinking Adopted Spring
Meeting Notes - January 30, 2014
Attending: Burgos, Ceballos, Claros, Cole, DASB, Glapion, Haynes, Kirkpatrick, LeBleu-Burns,
No additions to the agenda and no corrections to notes from the January 16th meeting.
Equity – Neal shared the following information:
The Equity Strategic Planning Process Action Items for 2013-14. (Handout)
What is a Divisional or Department Equity Plan, (Handout) which involves division
or department members volunteering to serve on a Equity Core Team to help guide the
division or department in identifying shared goals and objectives, making sure the
SSEP is updated annually and is reviewed by each department.
What is the Role of the De Anza Divisional Equity Liaisons? (Handout). The Equity
Liaison is a member of the Equity Core Team and provides a link between the Office
of Equity, Equity Action Committee and De Anza’s divisions. The goal is to support
the campus community in closing the racial and teaching achievement gap, deepen our
sense of cultural humility and develop skills for helping each person, and especially,
our most vulnerable students, faculty, and classified professionals thrive.
SSPBT members were asked to review the documents as a group to help start the dialogue
for equity planning.
Comprehensive Program Review – Haynes shared the most recent draft of the SSCPR template
(Handout) and requested feedback from members to incorporate into the document and
will bring the final to the next SSPBT meeting.
SSSP Update – Teams are meeting and working on recommendations to the larger group. The
next meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 21st.