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. The college engages 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
           • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental justice
           • Critical thinking                                                                                                    — Updated Spring 2014

SSPBT Meeting Notes - February 2, 2017

Attending Members: Argyriou, Cook (co-chair), Doan, Glapion (co-chair), LeBleu-Burns, Robles, Ward, White-Daniels

There were no amendments to the notes and one made to the agenda.

B Budget Discussion

Everyone on the SSPBT committee was in agreement with the proposed positions utilizing the B Budget including the permanent Custodian II position. Cook will notify Susan Cheu of the outcome so Cheu can proceed with her proposal to College Council.

Program & Committee Updates

White-Daniels reported on Starfish

  • Working with the representative to set up an informational meeting with the core team.
  • A pre-kick off meeting will be set-up to work on the roll out.
  • Then the official kick-off meeting will take place for everyone.

LeBleu-Burns reported on the Guardian Scholars Program for Foster Youth

  • De Anza now has this program available for Foster Youth students.
    • The program assists the students with the transfer process and access
      to resources and support they need to succeed.  

Ward reported on Naviance

  • The Naviance program will be going live at the end of February.
  • It is a new student recruitment/outreach tool for De Anza.
    • High School students can show interest in attending De Anza and we
      are notified so we can follow-up and connect with the student.

Robles reported on EOPS

  • EOPS program registration will be open from Feb. 6-10th.
  • The application is posted on the EOPS website and they would like to increase
    enrollment for the next quarter.

Glapion reported on DSPS

  • DSPS is looking into providing book vouchers for DSPS students.

Doan reported on PSME

  • Would like to have some emergency and safety training for the building for faculty and staff.

Institutional Research Report Discussion

  • The new MIS Quarterly Report for fall was released and the data was discussed.
    • The numbers have improved from last year.
    • The CARE/CalWorks population has gone down statewide except for in Southern California in the Los Angeles area where they have had an increase.
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