The Technology Steering Committee is a standing subcommittee of the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) and serves the following purposes:
- To plan and coordinate the application of technology to the execution of the College’s mission and Educational and Strategic Master Plan
- To serve as a resource on technology-related issues for all divisions, units, and programs
- To serve as the advisory committee to the Information Technology department
- To review and make recommendations towards the implementation of the Technology Resources Master Plan
Membership (by position/representation)
- Academic Senate Representatives appointed by the Academic Senate President (3)
- AFT Representatives appointed by the AFT Chapter President (3)
- Academic Affairs (1)
- Administrative Services (1)
- Student Services (1)
- Manager, College Information Systems (1)
· Dean for Institutional Advancement
a. Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month from 3:30-4:30 pm in AD 300
b. Meetings are open to the campus community.
c. Minutes are made available both electronically.
II. Committee Co-Chairs—The administration co-chair is appointed by the College President. The faculty co-chair is appointed by the Academic Senate President. Co-chairs that are not chosen from the designated membership of the committee are non-voting.
III. Decision Making/Recommendations
a. Whenever possible the committee makes its decision by consensus. If consensus is not reached, then decisions are made by majority vote. As much as possible, decisions are made during the academic year to allow for adequate review by college constituencies.
b. Recommendations are forwarded to the Strategic Planning Committee for review and approval
a. The committee makes regular reports to Strategic Planning Committee and Academic Senate
b. Members of the committee are notified at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting date and time.
c. The agenda and all meeting materials are posted online.
Technology Master Plan Accountability
I. Provides strategies for the College to meet the goals of the Educational and Strategic Master Plan
II. Provides support for the College to meet the goals of related planning efforts including Distance Education, the Equity Plan, and the SSSP.
III. At the beginning of Fall semester, the committee will receive measure updates for all Technology Master Plan goals, and review and analyze the data sets to identify possible college actions that could lead to improvement in the measure. Such review and analysis may include:
a. Making recommendations for revising Technology Master Plan goals and/or measures
b. Identifying areas of concern that warrant immediate attention for the college
c. Making recommendations through the college governance structure for actions to improve measures
IV. At the end of Spring semester, the committee will provide a status report on the Technology Master Plan as part of its annual committee assessment.
Educational and Strategic Master Plan Accountability
V. At the beginning of Fall semester, the committee will receive ESMP measure updates for its assigned ESMP objective and/or strategy. The committee will review and analyze the data sets to identify possible college actions that could lead to improvement in the measure. The results of this review and analysis may include:
a. Reviewing of college performance on the assigned measure and make recommendations for revising the existing college standards or targets as needed.
b. Identify areas of concern that warrant immediate attention for the college.
c. Make recommendations through the college governance structure for actions to improve the measure.
d. Refer specific programs to SPC for action as appropriate.
VI. In the beginning of Spring semester, the committee will receive EPPIC’s Summary of Program Review results. As appropriate the committee will make recommendations through the college governance structure for actions to help the college meet its ESMP objectives.
VII. At the end of Spring semester, the committee will provide a status report on its ESMP committee actions as part of its annual committee assessment.
I. Task forces and workgroups are ad hoc subcommittees and may be created by majority vote. Such bodies are assigned specific tasks to be completed by an agreed-upon deadline and are dissolved once the assigned task is completed.
II. Members of task forces and workgroups need not be members of the Technology Steering Committee. While the Technology Steering Committee may determine the membership composition by constituency, subcommittee members are appointed by the appropriate constituencies.
This document will be reviewed each academic year.
I. ACCJC Accreditation Standard III.C
II. The Technology Steering Committee is directly involved in the execution of the Technology Master Plan, driven by the College mission and in alignment with the District Strategic Plan
III. Assigned objectives and measures from the Educational and Strategic Master Plan
Approved by Shared Governance Council, November 2, 2009. Revision approved by SGC 05/06/2013.
Revision approved by SGC Sept 9, 2015 and Senate Exec Sept 24, 2015