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

Meeting Notes - March 9, 2017

Attending Members: Cook (co-chair), Cortez, Doan, Glapion (co-chair), Kirkpatrick, LeBleu-Burns, Mandy, Phillips, Robles, Shears, White-Daniels

There were no amendments to the agenda or to the notes.

Position Request

  • Cook presented a new position to be approved by the SSPBT Committee.
    • Testing Technician
      • The position would assist the new Common Assessment Pilot and
        Multiple Measures
      • Position would be funded by SSSP
    • The SSPBT Committee approved the position.

Program Reviews

  • The 2015-16 Program Reviews need to be reviewed by next week and any updates
    sent in to be posted on the webpage.
  • 2016-17 Program Reviews need to be completed by the end of spring quarter in June.

Program & Committee Updates

Shears reported on the Technology Committee

  • The new website is progressing and Gaeir Dietrich is working with them to make sure everything is accessible.
  • Shears is also working on making all workstations on campus accessible. The committee suggested putting in an ETS work project request to get this moving forward.

 Sheila reported on Starfish, EduNav, and Banner

  • Getting ready to schedule the Starfish kick-off date.
    • Sheila would like to present to SSPBT
  • EduNav has been approved by the Board for student use.
    • This software program will be SSSP funded
  • The Banner meeting:
    • Discussed the implementation of student emails and are looking for feedback.
    • There has been some policy discussion for students under 18 years old.
    • Working on a new policy for Academic Renewal and are waiting for feedback.

Michele reported on EOPS

  • Announced the donation EOPS received for a new student Scholars Program.
  • The goal is to reduce the equity gap and will provide for meals, books, laptop, etc.
  • The pilot program will have 20 students.

Philips reported on Career Week for De Anza students

  • Planning Career Week at De Anza
    • May 1st & 2nd Workshops
    • May 3rd Alumni Panel
    • May 4th Job Fair

Cortez reported on SSRS

  • Umoja is hosting a Black Professionals event on Thursday, March 16th
  • Puente is visiting UC Santa Cruz
  • FYE is visiting UC Santa Cruz

Cook reported on the A2MEND Conference

  • Cook described the conference as powerful and engaging
  • The conference started with about 200 and now has over 1000 participants
  • The conference gives positive examples of successful black males in the community
  • Suggested bringing De Anza students next year
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