Basic Skills Subcommittee

Chair Requirements

Basic Skills Coordinator and Administration Member or Designee appointed by College President – Recommendation, faculty co-chair elected by committee--Two years

Committee Composition

Administrators (1) Classified Staff (3) Faculty (minimum 9) Students (1)
VPI, VPSS, or Designee Representative 1 Academic Success Center Coordinator Representative
Representative 2 Basic Skills Coordinator
Representative 3 Dev. Math Faculty (2)*
Dev. English/ESOL Faculty (2)*
Counseling Faculty (2) (EOPS, DSPS, General Counseling)
Career Education Faculty Rep.

Membership

*Administration representation shall include the Vice President of Instruction or the Vice President of Student
Services or designee. Faculty representation shall include two Counselors (from DSPS, EOPS, and or general
counseling) and the Faculty Coordinator for Academic Success. Additional faculty members will include the basic skills coordinator, two developmental math faculty, two developmental English/ESOL faculty, and one faculty at large from a Career Education discipline. Student membership shall include a representative from Associated Student Government.

Committee Goals

  1. Goal: Focus college efforts on student learning and success of those assessing into basic skills classes
  2. Mission of Sub-Committee
    • Design and implement a research-based plan for Miramar College's basic skills students to address both academic and social integration into the college community by:
      • identification of basic skills students
      • follow up strategies
      • placement
      • instruction in the basic skills
      • support for instruction
      • support services and programs

Committee Procedures

Committee will meet once a month or as needed. Committee will recommend resources in support of Basic Skills students.

Administrative Area