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March 18, 2010

2:45-4:30 in the Sam Karas Room

Agenda in printable form


I.  Opening Business

A.  Call to order and roll call

Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Debbie Anthony (Interim VP)

Laura Loop  (Secretary)

Mark Clements (COC Chair)

Anita Johnson (ASCCC rep)

Steve Albert

Kevin Raskoff

Jean-Claude Prado

Mila MacBain

Stephanie Tetter

Susan Joplin

Marguerite Stark

Chris Calima
Alexis Copeland
Susan Walter


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the March 9, 2010 meeting (2:45-2:50)


II. Reports


A. President/SLO committee Report Notes (2:50-2:55)


B. Academic Senate Officer Elections (2:55-3:05)


C. Accreditation Report (3:05-3:10)

"MPC meets all accreditation standards"

We will agendize for a future meeting an item about responding to the recommendations.


D. COC (Possible ACTION item) (3:10--3:15)

at-large adjunct position


E. Flex Day Committee Report (3:15-3:25)

 Fall 2010


F. ASCCC Report (3:25-3:40)

Preliminary Spring 2010 Resolutions and Appendices

Please note Appendix F--No Equivalent to the Associates Degree for Minimum Qualifications


G. Equivalency Committee Report (3:40-3:55)
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications
Equivalence for Specific Courses

Comparison Table
Nice background information for the "No Equivalence to an AA Degree" resolution


H. BSI Report (3:55-4:05)

Student Success Tips

Based on a program from College of the Canyons


II. Old Business

A. Finding New People to Serve on Committees (4:05-4:15)

III. New Business

A. The Bridging Research, Information, and Cultures Initiative (BRIC) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) Application (4:15-4:30)
BRIC: "The purpose of the BRIC Initiative is to strengthen inquiry-based practice and build cultures of evidence at the California community colleges in order to enhance student success and facilitate goal attainment."

TAP: "Up to fifteen colleges will be selected to receive an organizational needs assessment, professional development training, and customized data facilitation and coaching interventions during the 2010-11 academic year."

Quotes from the BRIC TAP application

This is sponsored by the RP Group
MPC's application