Academic Senate


Student Learning


Board Policy

Basic Skills

Flex Day




and Minutes


Agendas all on one page F2006-S2010


Agendas all on one page F2010 to present



Dec 4, 2014

2:30-4:15 in LTC 216

Agenda in printable form


Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Kathleen Clark (VP)

Paola Gilbert (ASCCC delegate)

Catherine Webb 


Merry Dennehy

Lynn Kragelund

Sandra Washington

Robynn Smith

Eric Ogata



Heather Craig

Alexis Copeland
Kevin Raskoff/

Andres Durstenfeld

Mike Torres

Mark Clements

I.  Opening Business

A.  Public Comments

Any persons may have up to three minutes to address the Academic Senate on any subject not on the agenda today.


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Nov 20 meeting  (2:30-2:35)  


II. Reports  


A. President Report Notes (2:35-2:45)  


B. COC (Action) (2:45-2:50)


Math Screening Committee

Elizabeth Bishop, Chair

Andy Washburn

Blanca Morgan

Tracie Catania

Luke Spence

Joel Pickering

John Cristobal

Lynn Iwamoto

Mike Torres


Spanish Screening Committee

Sonia Lizano

Kelly Stack

Lisa Gonzales

LaRon Johnson

Diane Boynton, Chair


Business Screening Committee

Jon Mikkelsen
Tom Rebold
Steve Albert
Lynn Iwamoto
Leandro Castillo, Chair (I assume)


Nutrition Program Coordinator Screening Committee

Heather Faust, Chair

Sunshine Giesler

Abeje Ambaw

Laura Loop


Mike Torres' Instructional and Counseling Collaboration Committee

Luke Spence

Sarah Gerhardt

Susanne Muszala

Kendra Cabrerra


III. Old Business


A. Equivalency (Second Reading -- ACTION) (2:50-3:15)

Guideline proposal for disciplines not requiring a masters

Failed ASCCC resolution -- There is no Equivalent to the Associate Degree


B. MPC Equity Plan (Second Reading -- ACTION) (3:15-3:30)

Larry Walker, Rosaleen Ryan, Lakisha Bradley

Draft Student Equity Plan

Rosaleen's Prezi Presentation


IV. New Business


A. CTE Opportunities and Changes at MPC (Information/Feedback) (3:30-3:50)

Denise Moss Presentation


B. Shared Governance Processes  (Feedback) (3:50-4:15)

Are two readings for all reports/documents at *all* shared gov groups too cumbersome and time-consuming? Examples include the Basic Skills report, the Equity Plan and the 3SP Plan.


V. Future Agenda Items


An MPC PE Graduation Requirement