Faculty Equivalencies Review Task Force

Chair Requirements

Any Faculty Member – Recommendation, elected by Task Force – Two Year Term

Committee Composition

Administrators (1) Faculty (4)
VPI or Designee School of MBEPS (1)
School of Liberal Arts(1)
School of Public Safety(1)
School of BTCWI(1)


Memberships shall include the Vice President of Instruction or their designee, one tenured Faculty from each instructional school. The Task Force may seek non-voting advisory membership from discipline experts within the District.

Committee Goals

The Task Force shall further develop membership, goals, procedures and processes to establish the necessary elements for this to become a standing committee.

The Task Force will fulfill the requirements of Education Code 87359, which states that the equivalency process “shall include reasonable procedures to ensure that the governing board relies primarily upon the advice and judgment of the Academic Senate to determine that each individual employed under the authority granted by the regulations possesses qualifications that are least equivalent to the to the minimum qualifications…” list as maintained by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) and the System Office (CCCCO).

The Task Force shall be available to screening committees as a resource regarding equivalency determinations and to further clarify criteria and review recommendations of the screening committees as needed.

The Task Force will review the State, District, and local equivalency laws, regulations, and procedures and recommend necessary changes to the Academic Senate. The Task Force will also review any proposals by the ASCCC to provide guidance to the Miramar College Academic Senate voting delegate.

Committee Procedures

Task Force will meet on an as needed basis and at least once per semester to review procedures and proposals by the ASCCC. It shall make its recommendations directly to the Academic Senate President for implementation. If such implementation is of an urgent nature the President shall normally implement it as recommended, with a follow-up review by the Academic Senate Executive Committee. In all other cases the Academic Senate Executive Committee shall review the recommendation and direct the President accordingly.