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The Career Technical Education (CTE) Committee is a sub-committee of the Taft College Academic Senate, is charged with making recommendations on the 10+1 areas of (4) educational program development, and (9) processes for program review, as related to career technical education. The committee serves as a resource in the development of CTE (1) curriculum including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines.
Role of the Career Technical Education Committee:
The Career Technical Education Committee, a standing committee of the Taft College Academic Senate:
Reports to the Academic Senate on issues and activities related to 10 +1 responsibilities;
Makes recommendations to the Curriculum and General Education Committee on curriculum and program needs as appropriate, and;
Interacts with other College stakeholders to ensure collegial consultation and to support participatory governance processes.
Areas of focus for the Committee include:
Recommendations for Program Review processes related to CTE data and decision-making processes;
Aggregation of input from Advisory Committees across CTE programs;
Development and evaluation of processes and practices for CTE program specific Advisory Committees;
Evaluation of the effectiveness and processes of advisory committee meetings;
Make recommendations to other Academic Senate committees, or college bodies as appropriate, about the sustainability of Career Technical Education programs as part of the evaluation process;
Present information and make recommendation to Division Chairs on new and replacement faculty positions;
Integrate and provide relevant CTE information to related committees and agencies about student, staff/faculty, community, District and program interests and performance;
Refer issues to other Academic Senate committees in accordance with the scope of each committee;
Respond to requests for action or recommendations from other committees of the College; and
Make recommendations to appropriate committee/division using annual program review findings.
The Career Technical Education Committee consists of:
Chair: Academic Senate member appointed from the committee membership
Seven Academic Senate Members with a preference for Academic Senate representatives from each division with CTE programming
VP of Instruction or Designee (Non-Voting)
Resource representatives (non-voting, attendance not required but may be requested for some topics):
Representative from Admissions and Records
Representative from Counseling, preferably CTE-related