Pathways to Success and Equity Committee

About the Committee

FUNCTION

 

1.        Focus on the California Community Colleges Student Success and Equity initiative including Guided Pathways, collaborative planniing, and Achieving the Dream.

2.        Review the state Student Success Metrics measures for Porterville College.

3.        Identify, review and analyze existing college research data.

4.        Identify missing or needed data compiled by the Office of Research.

5.        Develop, monitor, review and recommend campus-wide research specifically related to the 5 keys to success: Priority Enrollment and Academic Standards; Redesigned Student support Services; Transparency and Accountability, Streamlined transfer and improving Basic Skills Instruction.

6.        Analyze the scope and effectiveness of Porterville College’s Guided Pathways, Integrated Plan, AB705, and Achieving the Dream.

7.        Review the impact of High School Career Pathways and the transition from high school to college.

8.       Identify educational and/or student service courses or activities that make it difficult for students to transition into Porterville College.

9.       Establish priority goals for each identified key to success. Review existing student services in the academic and student services area.

10.    Reviews analysis and recommendations from the Data Team regarding increasing student Success and closing achievement gaps through Equity lens.

11.     Identify and review possible best-practice strategies to forward specific coordinated recommendations to College Council.

 

OBJECTIVE

 

1.        Identify the various campus-wide academic and student services in order to streamline and coordinate efforts, staff and resources to better serve our students.

2.        Review all new proposals that include academic and student services programs, staff and/or resources.

3.        Recommend specific courses, technological resources, events and/or activities to assist students to complete their educational goals in a timely manner.

4.        Provide well-researched, coordinated, and streamlined proposals to the Budget Committee, Strategic Planning, Enrollment Management and College Council.

5.        Review and analyze Data Team recommendations.

6.        Provide timely feedback to Data Team regarding recommendations made to CC.

 

SPECIFIC TASKS

 

1.        Annually review, analyze and evaluate each measure listed in the State Chancellor’s Office Student Success Metrics for Porterville College.

2.        Analyze the results of the Student Success and Equity Measures and understand the common barriers and momentum points that students expierence.

3.        Identify and evaluate the success of Academic Affairs and all Student Services.

4.        Identify areas of research and data to be collected.

 

QUORUM

 

1.        All agenda items must come to the chair of the committee and co-chair

2.        All agenda items on which action is taken are forwarded to the College Council.

3.        The deadline for submitting agenda items is one week prior to the scheduled meeting.

4.        If a decision needs to be made at a regularly scheduled meeting, the majority vote will be the final recommendation to the College Council.  If an unscheduled special meeting is called, a minimum of 50% plus 1 committee members must be present.

 

MEETINGS

 

Meetings are to be held twice per month.  Regular and special meetings shall be called or canceled by at least one of the co-chairs.  The co-chairs should include one administrator (appointed by the president) and one faculty member (appointed by the Academic Senate) and the committee membership will be voted by the committee.  We must at all times respect each other’s opinions and not personalize, e.g., use specific names of staff members.  

Members

MEMBERSHIP

 

Vice President of Student Services.................................................................................. Primavera Arvizu

*Dean of Student Success and Counseling...................................................................... Erin Cruz

Marketing and Communications..................................................................................... Roger Perez

Director, Institutional Researcher.................................................................................... Michael Carley

*Academic Senate President.............................................................................................Robert Simpkins

Faculty............................................................................................................................. (vacant)

................................................................................................................. Connie Gutierrez

................................................................................................................. Ethan Hartsell

................................................................................................................. Mary Jo Jordan

................................................................................................................. Araceli Carranza

Program Director of Equity and Education Services........................................................... (vacant)

Program Manager Office of Instruction............................................................................. Reagen Dozier

Classified........................................................................................................................ Analicia Jauregui 

................................................................................................................ (vacant)

*ASPC Representative....................................................................................................... ASPC Student (Varies)

ASPC President or designee

 

Co-Chairs......................................................................................................................... Primavera Arvizu

................................................................................................................. Robert Simpkins

Secretary.......................................................................................................................... Jodie Logan

 

*Or designee

Last Meeting

Pathways to Success and Equity Committee Meeting - May 4th, 2021

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