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Agenda September 6-7, 2005

Howard Welinsky, Chair
Olivia K. Singh, Vice Chair
Murray J. Haberman, Executive Director

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2005

770 L Street, Suite 1160
Sacramento, CA 95814-3396
Messages may be left at the Commission at (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

Nominating Committee

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Hugo Morales

9:30 a.m.

Roll Call
Slate of Commissioner Officers

The Nominating Committee will meet for the purpose of recommending its slate of Commission officers for the year 2006. The results of this meeting will be reported as an information item at the Commission's regular meeting immediately following this meeting in preparation for final action by the Commission in December.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Howard Welinsky, Chair
Olivia K. Singh, Vice Chair
Alan S. Arkatov
Irwin S. Field
George G. Gowgani
Lance T. Izumi
Glee Johnson
Hugo Morales
John Perez
Frederick Ruiz
Evonne Seron Schulze
Faye Washington

9:45 a.m.

Roll Call
Approval of the Minutes of the June 21, 2005, Meeting
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Report of the Chair, Howard Welinsky

The Chair will discuss issues of interest to the Commission.

Report of the Nominating Committee, Alan S. Arkatov, Chair

The Committee is scheduled to recommend its slate of Commission officers for the year 2006 in preparation for action in December.

Report of the Executive Director, Murray J. Haberman

The Director will present information on topics of current interest.

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Robert Oakes, Chair

Mr. Oakes will report on the Statutory Advisory Committee meeting held on August 31, 2005.

Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program Update, September 2005

Staff will report on the status of the current grant competition for the federally funded Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program. Presenter: Karen Humphrey .

11:15 a.m.

Presentation by Assemblywoman Carol Liu

Ms. Liu will discuss her work on the National Commission on Accountability in Higher Education and the recent WICHE grant to strengthen state-level accountability policies.

Legislative Update, September 2005
(in PDF format)

This item summarizes the status of priority legislation being followed by staff. Presenter: Greg Gollihur.

Staff Update: The Commission's Program Review Responsibilities in Senate Bill 724
(in PDF format)

This item reviews elements of the UC/CSU compromise on SB 724 and delineates the Commission's program review responsibilities for the proposed California State University Education Doctorate Program. Presenter: Greg Gollihur.

Lunch

Commissioners will recess for lunch.

1:30 p.m.

California Colleges and Universities, 2005

Staff will demonstrate the Commission's on-line Guide to California Colleges and Universities. Presenter: Gus Cubillo.

Fact Sheet on The Need to Update Space Planning Policies for the California Community Colleges
(in PDF format)

This summary sheet details the problems with California's current higher education facilities planning standards by examining changes in physical space requirements in the California Community Colleges. Presenter: Kevin Woolfork.

Higher Education Budget Update, 2005-06
(in PDF format)

This report describes the State budget for the 2005-06 fiscal year, presenting detailed highlights of the higher education budget. Presenter: Kevin Woolfork.

University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2001
(in PDF format)

Commission staff has completed the statistical analysis needed to estimate statewide eligibility rates. Staff will present the study for Commission approval. Presenter: Adrian Griffin.

Recommended Action: Commission approval and adoption of the report for appropriate action.

Review of a Proposal to Establish the North Natomas Education Center
(in PDF format)

The North Natomas area of Sacramento is one of the most rapidly growing areas of California. In this report, the Commission considers a proposal by the Los Rios Community College District to establish the North Natomas Education Center as a permanent off-campus center of American River College. Presenters: Stacy Wilson and Julián Velarde.

Recommended Action: Commission approval and adoption of the report for appropriate action.

3:30 p.m.

Adjournment

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2005

770 L Street, Suite 1160
Sacramento, CA 95814-3396
Messages may be left at the Commission at (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Howard Welinsky, Chair
Olivia K. Singh, Vice Chair
Alan S. Arkatov
Irwin S. Field
George G. Gowgani
Lance T. Izumi
Glee Johnson
Hugo Morales
John Perez
Frederick Ruiz
Evonne Seron Schulze
Faye Washington

9:00 a.m.

Roll Call
Presentation by Victoria Bradshaw, Secretary Labor and Workforce Development Agency

Secretary Bradshaw will discuss major issues and initiatives in California's workforce development programs and the role of CPEC and postsecondary education in meeting the challenges of a global economy.

Staff Update: A Historical and Contextual Look at Education and Workforce Development
(in PDF format)

This update is the first in a series of briefs on the interaction between higher education and workforce development. It gives a historical context and summarizes the various systems and levels of education involved in workforce development. Presenters: Presenters: Ryan Clark and Karen Humphrey.

Staff Update: Developing a System to Compare Degree Production With Labor Market Demand
(in PDF format)

Staff is developing a system to compare production of degrees and other qualifications with job openings in California. Occupational projections developed by the California Employment Development Department are an important part of this system. Commission staff will review the methods and assumptions used in EDD projections and propose how the projections could be adapted for use in analysis of postsecondary education issues. Tarnjeet Kang and Adrian Griffin. Presenters: Tarnjeet Kang and Adrian Griffin.

Other Business

Executive Session

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(8), the California Postsecondary Education Commission will meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters.

11:00 a.m.

Adjournment

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