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Committee and Charge

Basic Skills Committee

The scope and function of this committee is to support college educational programs which promote basic skills student success in reading, writing, math, ESL , tutoring, and study skills support. The BS Committee recommends, allocates, oversees expenditures of categorical BSI funding to ensure successful retention, persistence and academic success in college level transfer or degree applicable coursework for the basic skill students.

--Faculty development- professional development- for student success

--Institutional research track student success

--Have a defined proposal form and assessment instrument -evaluate student success

--Maybe matriculation policies -ensure student success

 

Curriculum Committee

The purpose of the Curriculum Committee is to approve new and revised curriculum and academic prior to submission to the District Governing Board for final approval. In addition, the Victor Valley College Curriculum Committee provides guidance and oversight to ensure that all curriculum is sound, comprehensive and responsive to the evolving needs of our students as well as the academic, business, and local communities.
MEETINGS:  2nd & 4th Thursdays at 2:30p.m.

Equivalence/Eminence

To evaluate applications and the appropriate supporting documentation submitted by applicants whose degrees, certificates and/or experience may prove equivalent to the state mandated qualifications for specific disciplines.
MEETINGS:  Meets as needed.

EQUIVALENCY FORMS:

Equivalency Qualification Forms Guidelines pdf icon
Faculty Minimum Qualifications Under Equivalency Process FILLABLE FORM pdf icon
Request for Verification of Related Work Experience for Equivalency Process FILLABLE FORM pdf icon

Fair Employee Relations Reps (FERS)

The FER shall insure the hiring practices and processes, as adopted by the Board of Trustees, are consistently adhered to by the hiring committee.
MEETINGS:  Meets as needed.

Honors Committee

To raise the institution’s level of intellectual discussion and research, enhance its students’ lives through study and conferences and increase graduates’ opportunities and options for transfer.

 

Instructional Program Review Committee (IPRC)

Promote a sustainable practice of Program Review for ongoing improvement of Instructional programs in conjunction with the Non-Instructional Program Review Committee.  Maintain the Victor Valley College Program Review Handbook and implement the processes outlined within.  Provide support and promote integrity of the Program Review and PRAISE report process through an annual technical review.  Evaluate and revise the process of Program Review based on inclusive feedback from Instructional programs in conjunction with the Non-Instructional Program Review Committee.
MEETINGS:  Fridays, 10-11:30a.m.

Petitions Committee

Deny or accept student requests for exceptions to regulations or policies; examples: late adds, late withdrawals, unit overloads, etc. Committee interprets Title V regulations, campus policies, campus procedures, etc., and determine whether a student's "extenuating circumstances" merit a waiver of the rules in a given instance. Deliberations are confidential.
MEETINGS:  Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30p.m.

Senate Distance Education Committee

Recommend to VVC Academic Senate academic and professional policies and procedures regarding distance education; these policies and procedures include, but are not limited to: academic freedom, facilitating student success in online courses, and maximizing student access to online courses.
MEETINGS:  Fridays, 1-2:15 p.m.