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 2010

Meeting Notes - October 3, 2012

Attending: Caballero de Cordero, Chung, Cole, Cook, Glapion, Haynes, Kirkpatrick, LeBleu-Burns, Leonard, Moreno, Robles, Thai Guest: Cheney
Welcome & Introductions

Cook introduced and welcomed George Robles as the new Classified Professional member of the SSPBT. As a follow up Staff Development, will hold Orientations for committee members this fall. Watch for the dates from the Staff Development Office.
SSPBT co-chair - Cook asked everyone to review the co-chair description located on the SSPBT web site.  At the October 10th meeting, nominations will be made and a co-chair chosen.
SSPBT Meetings - Cook proposed and it was agreed that the SSPBT meet weekly during the fall. 
Accreditation Follow Up Report – Cook thanked Haynes and the SLO team for their work on helping draft the follow up report. The AACJC had three recommendations.
1) The Mission Statement – recommendations made on how the statement should read. Response - during our 13-14 planning cycle year, we will address the Mission Statement.
2 Integrated planning assessment and resource allocation model, demonstrating a planning cycle. How we are connecting our budget planning & decision-making.
3) College Planning Committee relates to SLOs and assessment of SLOs.
Discussion followed about what the commission defines as proficiency, which has not been clearly identified. Information input into TractDat will provide more evidence about the work we have completed on the SLOs.
SS APRUs Timeline, SS Viability Process, PRs
Haynes reviewed the APRU timeline and what remains to be done.
Viability – last spring SSPBT reviewed and approved the Viability chart and Process. The Process has implications that need to be acted on this fall.
SSPBT will need to develop criteria for review of the PRs. Emphasis on programs that need changes.
SSPBT agreed to submit the Viability Chart and Process for review by the College Council.
SSPBT will consider moving the due date for the SSLOACS to early or mid-winter instead of the fall quarter after the budget timeline is known.
Measure C Update – Couch-Vong will be contacting people regarding purchasing items on the Measure C request lists that were approved in the very near future.
Budget Reduction Proposal & Timeline – Cook and SS Managers will review the Budget Reduction Proposals and include adjustments made since last spring. Next discussion will be at the SSPBT meeting on October 10th and a recommendation by the SSPBT meeting on October 17th to be presented to the College Council on October 26th. Budget reduction proposals will be presented at the November 5th Board meeting to give the district time to implement once the results of the November 7th election are known.
Review of the SB 1456 Student Success Act of 2012 Webinar viewed today, regarding the framework to implement several Student Success Task Force recommendations, specifically the Student Success Initiative (re-purposing of Matriculation and BOG Fee Waiver academic conditions.
Leveraging Technology Conference at FH on Friday, October 12. Presentations include how to utilize technology to improve student support and staff development.

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