Presentation on theme: "What’s Happening in Sacramento System Office Update Dona Boatright Interim Vice Chancellor, Ed. Services AS Vocational Leadership Conference March 12,"— Presentation transcript:
What’s Happening in Sacramento System Office Update Dona Boatright Interim Vice Chancellor, Ed. Services AS Vocational Leadership Conference March 12, 2005
Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges 17 members appointed by the state’s Governor Sets policy and provides guidance for the 72 districts and 109 colleges which comprise the system Formally interacts with state, federal and other officials, and selects a Chancellor for the system Directs the work of the Chancellor and staff. Education Code Section 70901: The work of the board of governors shall at all times be directed to maintaining and continuing, to the maximum degree permissible, local authority and control in the administration of the California Community Colleges. So what’s the System Office?
Role of the System Office Administrative branch of the California Community College system. Provides leadership, advocacy and technical assistance for the 109 community colleges and 72 community college districts in California. Responsible for allocating state funding to the colleges and districts.
The Chancellor’s Office includes six major divisions conducting the business of the system: College Finance and Facilities Planning Educational Services Governmental Relations Legal Affairs Student Services and Special Programs Technology, Research and Information Systems.
Educational Services Division Academic Affairs Course and Program Approval Distance Education ESL and Basic Skills Career and Technical Education Workforce Investment VTEA Tech Prep Apprenticeship Economic and Workforce Development Regional Centers Statewide Networks Industry Driven Collaboratives Job Development Incentive Fund
Federal Programs Perkins Reauthorization WIA Reauthorization Higher Ed Reauthorization Workforce Development dollars
Governor’s Budget Highlights 7.4% increase 3.93% increase in COLA 3% increase in Growth $31.4 million set aside contingent on accountability model $20 million for 2+2 programs Potential WIA funds for Health Initiatives No additional student fees Total: $371,864
System Budget Proposal Restoration of 2004 COLA Professional Development Part-time Office Hours & Health Insur. Restore Academic Senate $ Equalization Restore Matriculation Restore CalWORKS Services Augment Econ & Workforce Development Augment Noncredit funding CalPASS Total: $548,528
Addressing System Issues 75/25 Issue Review BOG Strategic Planning Funding Formula Change Proposal Accountability Model (AB 1417) Federal Funding Proposals
The Board accepts the System Office report in concept as the basis for a new approach to community college finance, and the Board authorizes the Chancellor to proceed with necessary steps for: (1)legislation addressing the broad parameters of this new funding model, (2) changes in title 5 regulations that address more detailed aspects of the model, (3) changes in administrative practice addressing details that do not require specification in legislation or regulation, (4) The Board specifies that these changes result in implementation of the new funding model no sooner than the 2006-07 fiscal year and not alter the 2005-06 System Budget Request."
Accountability Model: AB1417 03-04 bill (Pacheco) charged the BOG to recommend the structure of a district-level performance evaluation system and report back to Legislature and Governor by March 25, 2005 $31,409,000 set-aside placed in budget pending outcome of project (PFE)
Federal Issues The Good Pell $100 plus Basic Job Training $250M CC Access $125M HS Concurrent Enroll The Bad Perkins Tech Prep Gear Up Trio Proprietaries access to funds
New and Possible Initiatives in Educational Services Division Health Professions Development Corrections Service Training Homeland Security Economic/Workforce Development Vocational Program Articulation Curriculum Approval Process Noncredit Alignment Project
SB 794: Vocational Articulation Build on Tech Prep Consortia Bring in Business Partners Stronger Links to Economic/Workforce Development Program Create middle school career materials Develop programs for high-impact/high wage jobs Reversion funds/one time money
System Advisory Committee on Curriculum (SACC) Establish an Advisory Committee Policy Issues and Ratification of Approval Process Technical Assistance and Staff Development Amend Ed Code and Title 5 to allow local approval of Stand Alone Courses Amend Title 5 to expand definitions of Supplementary Instruction
Noncredit Alignment Project Goal: Promote curriculum Development and Alignment Activities to strengthen articulation with credit career tech and other instructional programs Outcome Objectives: Improved coordination, alignment, access for underserved students, accountability and professional development
What Can You Do Understand Funding Understand Issues Participate on campus Meet your local representatives Participate through your organizations Pay Attention Develop Partnerships Bring others into the discussion