Curriculum Committee

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CAC Chair    
Randy Bublitz   X 2457    
CAC Vice Chair    
Kathy O'Connor    X 2322
Curriculum Coordinator    
Kaylene Thomas    A-119a   X 8763

Fall 2016

All meetings and tech reviews are 3-5 p.m. in room A-181

Meetings are scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month and are subject to change. Please contact the Curriculum Coordinator ( X 8763) for accurate dates.

Fall 2016 CAC Course Review Timeline
Tech Reviews:  CAC Meetings Board Of Trustee
Hearing Action
  August 18 - in service  August 22    
August 22       August 29 September 12 September 22   Jan 2017
September 12    September 19  September 26 October 27   Feb 2017
September 26   October 3    October 10 October 27   Feb 2017
October 10   October 17  October 24 October 27   Feb 2017
October 24 No Tech Review appointments (3-4pm CAC super admin meeting)     November 7  Nov 21 December 15   April 2017
October 31   November 21  Nov 28 December 15   April 2017
November 14   November 28  January 2017 (TBD) TBD 2017   May 2017
** The above chart indicates a timeline to move a proposal through the CAC
  1. Each proposal requires a Tech Review, you may show up to the meeting or schedule a time by contacting the Kaylene at x8763
  2. Your proposal will be seen by the entire CAC as a Hearing item. Recommendations on improving your proposal may be made by committee members
  3. You have two weeks to "fix" your proposal, then your proposal moves to an Action item on the CAC Agenda.
  4. Your proposal is presented to the B.O.T. for approval
  5. Your proposal will be entered into the Chancellor Office's Inventory System
  6. About 12 weeks late your proposal will receive a control number. For programs, this may be up to 20 weeks.

Sample timeline:
     Sept 19th -  CAC Hearing meeting   
         (time to fix any issue with your proposal or come to the
          Sept 26th Tech Review for answers to issues)
     October 3rd  - CAC Action meeting
     Oct 27th  - Board of Trustees Agenda
     Nov 1st- 15th course sent to the Chancellor's Office
About 12 weeks later the Chancellor's Office issues a  
control number (mid-end January)
Programs can take up to 20 weeks to approve



REMINDER:  If there is no Divisional Representative as a sitting member on CAC the Division will not have their proposals reviewed. ALSO please make certain that all courses scheduled for Technical Review have been moved along the approval process in CurricUNET to LEVEL 4 prior to the TECH REVIEW.

Notify your chair and/or Dean of your proposal so they know they need to review and approve.***

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Reviews and approves all proposed changes and additions to college curriculum.
  • Reviews other college functions related to curriculum.
  • Advises the Executive Vice-President, Educational Programs, on curriculum development.
  • Review the GE requirements and recommends changes as appropriate.

2015-2016 Division Representatives 

Name  Division Representative  Extension  
Ignacio Alarcon Mathematics x 2553  
Denise Bacchus


x 3062  
Laura Castro

Educational Support

x 2784  
Sally Chuah

Educational Support/Library

 x 2643  
Julie Brown Business x 3599  
 Larry Friesen Sciences x 4118  
Michael Gros Fine Arts/School of Media Arts x 4049  
Thomas Carrasco Social Sciences x 4350  
Juan Casillas ESL/Modern Languages x 4286  
Kathy O'Connor Vice-Chair,  PE/Athletics x 2322  
Cathy Schermer Health and Human Services x 3678  
Laurie Vasquez Accessibility Resource/ESD x 2529  



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