Documents for college-wide committee structure and management.
The Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters.
Meetings, documents, and resources related to accreditation
Documents and meetings for the Basic Skills Initiative Committee
The Behavioral Intervention Team, or BIT, at Porterville College serves as the centralized coordinated body for discussion and action regarding students exhibiting behaviors that indicate distress, cause of disturbance in the community, and/or present a danger to oneself or others. Committed to proactive, early intervention, the BIT supports students directly through consultation with campus partners.
The Budget Committee is a Sub-Committee of the College Council (CC). The Budget Sub-Committee has the responsibility for coordinating budget planning in a manner that assists the institution in effectively utilizing its fiscal resources in the pursuit of the college mission.
Holds advisory committee minutes and agendas
The general charge of the College Council (CC) is to coordinate and communicate the college-wide planning, budgeting, and reporting processes. The Council also reviews the various proposals and/or recommendations from the various constituents to provide the highest quality learning services to our students and communities served by the College.
The Curriculum Committee reviews and recommends courses and programs functioning under policies and procedures set by the academic senate (through either primary advice to or mutual agreement with the board). The board approves courses and programs recommended directly by the curriculum committee and with the assurance of the academic senate that established policies and procedures have been reviewed and followed. The Board of Governors has final approval for educational programs passed by the KCCD Board. The role of the Curriculum Committee is specified in Title 5 in the area of recommending courses and programs in the curriculum. However, other duties may be assigned to the committee as part of the shared governance structure of the college.
The charge of the Porterville College Data Team is to do in depth analysis of all college data, with a special emphasis on data focusing on student success and equity. The team analyzes various data and reports compiled by the College and the District, and by other sources, and provides recommendations to the Success & Equity Sub-Committee and other groups across the College for actions to improve student success and institutional effectiveness.
The Distance Education Committee addresses all matters that affect distance education classes, services, and programs operated by the college, and reports on those matters to the Academic Senate.
Dual Enrollment Coordinating Council documents and meetings.
Enrollment Management is a comprehensive process designed to help achieve and maintain optimum enrollment (recruitment, retention, graduation rates). It is an institution wide process that permeates virtually every aspect of the College's function and culture.
The Facilities Planning Advisory Committee is actually a sub-committee of the College Council Committee. Their objective is for campus facilities & grounds to be kept updated, safe and clean to serve students. This sub-committee membership charge include being responsible to review and respond to facility and infrastructure recommendations submitted by any interested party. The District Office Representative(s) report to this committee any and all projects - completed and ongoing - involving the campus including.
The purpose of the flexible calendar program (Flex) is to provide time for faculty to participate in developement activities realted to "student, and instructional improvement" (title 5, section 55720). Flex is a component of the staff development program with an emphasis on three main areas: a) staff improvement, b) student improvement, c) instructional improvement (title 5 section 55722)
IT Committee initiates, coordinates, reviews and recommends campus-wide technology-related policies, procedures, and purchasing plans.
The Outcomes Committee is a sub-committee of the Academic Senate. The committee is composed of volunteers from each division for peer discussion of the implementation of the Outcome Assessment Cycle as it applies to courses, programs, and services across campus.
This committee develops and coordinates marketing and outreach activites which promote programs. The objective of the committee is to improve the efficiency of college-wide marketing and outreach strategies.
This team provides a port of entry for communication regarding safety and security on campus.
To apportion funds available for student scholarships and select recipients of scholarships and awards.
To oversee and administer to staff needs, generally of a social nature, and not related to CSEA, CCA, and/or the Academic Senate. Primarily responsible for the annual year end staff recognition/retirement luncheon.
A sub-committee of College Council. Strategic planning is defined as a continuous and systematic process where decisions are made about intended future outcomes, how outcomes are to be accomplished, and how success is measured and evaluated.
The general charge of the Success and Equity Sub-Committee is to coordinate and communicate college-wide planning for identifying and implementing student success strategies across the campus. The focus of this committee is to identify specific plans to strategically address the five (5) California Community Colleges Keys to Success; Priority Enrollment and Academic Standards; Redesigned Student support Services, Transparency and Accountability; Streamlined transfer and improving Basic Skills instruction. This committee will identify task forces as needed to concentrate on specific data and identify best practices to implement.