Agenda for March 18, 2021

Voting Members

Executive Officers

    • President: Leigh Anne Shaw "votes in ties"
    • Vice President: Jesse Raskin
    • Secretary: Kim Saccio-Kent
    • Treasurer: Rika Yonemura-Fabian
    • Past President: Kate Williams Browne "non-voting" 

Senators

ASLT:

 

    • Pia Walawalkar (Fall 2020)
    • Ame Maloney (Spring 2021)
BEPP:
    • Dick Claire
    • Filipp Gleyser
Counseling:
    • Jacqueline Escobar
    • Alberto Santellan
    • Jessica Truglio
Language Arts:
    • Lindsey Ayotte
    • Jarrod Feiner
    • Vincent Chandler
KAD:
    • Dino Nomicos (Fall 2020)
    • Kevin Corsiglia (Spring 2021)
SSCA:
    • Amir Esfahani
    • Jennifer Merrill
    • Jude Navari
SMT
    • Carina Anttila-Suarez
    • Younga Choi
    • Maryam Khan
    • Cassidy Ryan-White
CTE Liaison
    • Pablo Ramirez
    • Tim Rottenberg
    • Sujatha (Suji) Veknataraman
Non-voting Members

Governance Committee Chairs

    • Curriculum: Jessica Hurless
    • Educational Policy: Jacqueline Escobar
    • Professional Personnel: Bianca Rowden-Quince

Advisory Members

    • AFT: Marianne Kaletzky
    • ASSC: Carlos Ungo
    • Classified Senate: Marisa Thigpen, Flor Lopez
    • PD/CTTL: Nicole Porter
    • SEEED: Nathan Jones
    • Guided Pathways: Ernesto Hernandez
    • OER: Ame Maloney
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1.0 Opening Procedures

1.1 Call to Order

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 1

Notes:

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 1

Notes:

1.3 Adoption of Minutes

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 1

Notes:  

1.4 Consent Agenda

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 0

Notes:

1.5 Public Comment

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 3

Notes:

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2.0 New Senate Business


2.1  Small Group Discussion: Addressing the Rise in Anti-Asian Racism

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Shaw

Time:  15

Notes:  Senate was given a pre-reading in preparation of this talk. In breakout groups, we will discuss the following questions:

  • What do you know about the rise in anti-Asian racism in the Bay Area and elsewhere?
  • How are these incidents impacting you, your students, and your colleagues?
  • What can we do to support our community and address such incidents?

This activity is to prepare for a larger discussion in the April Senate meeting.

2.2  Faculty Gateway Portal

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Richard Rojo

Time:  20

Notes:  The Faculty Gateway Portal was shared at the previous senate meeting. Senators will bring questions and comments for Richard Rojo.

2.3  Vote on Use of Senate Dues

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Yonemura-Fabian

Time:  5

Notes:  Proposal is to earmark $1,000 for textbook rentals and $1,000 for student scholarships.

2.4  Minor Revisions to CPR Template

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Wong and Chandler

Time:  10

Notes:  

2.5  Senate Election Bylaws Revision Recommendations and Discussion

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Ryan et al.

Time:  25

Notes:  

2.6  Professional Learning Update

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Shaw

Time:  5

Notes:  

2.7  Board Policies

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter:  Escobar

Time:  10

Notes:  

 

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3.0 Standing Agenda Items

3.1 President’s Report

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter(s): Shaw

Time: 5

Notes: Please see Leigh Anne Shaw’s video of the President’s Report for this meeting. Text file is in Google folder.

3.2 Committee Reports

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: Standing Committee Chairs

Time: 5

Notes: Committee members will present updates orally and/or in writing. Google folder for committee report materials is on the Google doc site.

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4.0 Announcement and Closing Procedures

4.1. Announcements – Honoring Skyline faculty in tenure process

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 1

Notes:   

  • Recommended to Contract II: Andrea Fuentes, Christopher Watters, Felicia Mazzi, Shawn Perisho, Christina Shih, Beatriz Qura Del Rio, Suzanne Schubert, Kolo Wamba
  • Recommended to first year Contract III/IV: Kenny Gonzalez, Emilie Hein, Katie Hern, Mandy Lucas, Ame Maloney, Athena Nazario, Janice Sapigao
  • Recommended to second year Contract III/IV: Yancy Aquino, Lindsey Ayotte, Vincent Chandler, Perry Chen, Jing Folsom, Pia Walawalkar
  • Recommended for tenure:  Brianna Clay, Lucy Jovel, Nicole Porter, Kim Saccio-Kent, Alberto Santellan, Jessica Truglio, Miranda Wang, Kenyatta Weathersby

4.2. Motion to Adjourn

Presenter: Shaw

Time: 0

Notes:
Next meeting will be April 15, 2021.


Academic and Professional Matters, AB 1725 “10 + 1”

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines
  2. Degree and certificate requirements
  3. Grading policies
  4. Educational program development
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success
  6. District and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities
  9. Processes for program review
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development
  11. Other academic and professional matters as are mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the academic senate