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Meeting Resources: March 25-26, 2008

Regular Meeting of the Full Commission

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Agenda Items

All times listed are approximate. If a separate link to the audio is not available for an item, use the closest previous one.

Day / Time Item No. Item More Info Report Presentation Discussion
Tuesday, 9:00 1 Minutes of the December 4-5, 2007   Read   Listen
 9:20   Report of the Executive Director View Read
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     Report of the Governmental Relations Committee       Listen
   2 Approval of the Governmental Relations Committee Minutes   Read    
   3 Legislative Update, March 2008 View Read
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   4 Budget Perspectives and Proposed Commission Recommendations View Read    
   5 Overview of Governor Schwarzeneggerís Proposed State 2008-09 Budget View Read   Listen
 11:00   Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee View     Listen
   6 The Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development View Read View Listen
   7 Improving Teacher Quality Program View Read View Listen
 12:00   Lunch        
 1:30 8 Using Educational Centers to Enhance Student Access and Success View Read   Listen
   9 A Summary of Commission Performance Measures and Accountability View Read View Listen
   10 Moving Forward: The Evolving Performance Assessment Framework View Read View Listen
   11 Adult Basic Skills Proficiency Levels View Read   Listen
 4:30   Presentation by Assemblymember Julia Brownley View     Listen
     Other Business        
 5:00   Adjournment        
Wednesday, 9:00   Executive Session       Listen
 10:00   Presentation by Ron Galatolo View     Listen
 10:45   Presentation by Patricia Steele and Kathy Little View   View Listen
 12:00   Presentation by Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi View     Listen
     Other Business        
 12:45   Adjournment        

Commission Members at this Meeting: Attendance and Voting Record

Commissioner Attendance Voting Record
Day 1 Day 2 Item 1Item 2Item 3Item 4Item 5Item 6Item 8Item 9Item 10Item 11
Olivia K. Singh, Chair
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Present Yes**YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
John P. Perez, Vice Chair
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present **YesYesYes*YesYesYes*YesYes*Yes**Yes
Joseph P. Bishop
Student (Governor)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYes*YesYesYes
George T. Caplan
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Absent Absent           
Lawrence T. Geraty
System
Present Present *YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Melinda Guzman
System (California State University)
Present Absent YesYesYes**Yes*Yes*YesYes Yes 
Deborah Malumed
System (California Community Colleges)
Absent Absent           
Hugo Morales
Public (Senate Rules)
Absent Present           
George W. Nickel, III
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Present Yes*Yes*YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Kenneth A. Noonan
System (Board of Education)
Absent Absent           
Ralph R. Pesqueira
Public (Governor)
Present Present YesYesYesYes**Yes**Yes**Yes**Yes**YesYes
H. Eric Schockman
Public (Governor)
Present Present YesYes**YesYesYesYesYesYesYes*Yes
Bruce D. Varner
System (University of California)
Present Absent YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Howard Welinsky
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Absent Absent           
Ruth Bloom, Alternate
System (Board of Education)
Absent Absent           
Carol R. Chandler, Alternate
System (California State University)
Absent Absent           
Odessa P. Johnson, Alternate
System (University of California)
Absent Absent           
Carolyn Russell, Alternate
System (California Community Colleges)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Alternate
System (California Community Colleges)
Absent Absent           
Total10 9 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 9/0/0 10/0/0 9/0/0
 * Motioned
** Seconded
Ballot Count: Yes/No/Abstained

More Information About Items

  • Report of the Executive Director
    Director Haberman will present information on topics of current interest.
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  • Item 3: Legislative Update, March 2008
    This item discusses legislative initiatives being tracked by Commission staff for the second year of the 2007-08 legislative session. The Commission will consider staff recommendations on selected bills. (Action)
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    Presented by: Julia Blair , Kevin Woolfork
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  • Item 4: Budget Perspectives and Proposed Commission Recommendations
    This document summarizes policy positions proposed for adoption by the California Postsecondary Education Commission on selected higher education budget items in the Governorís Proposed Budget for 2008-09, and items presented in the Legislative Analystís review of the proposed budget. (Action)
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork
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  • Item 5: Overview of Governor Schwarzeneggerís Proposed State 2008-09 Budget
    This report provides a summary of funding proposals in the Governorís Proposed State Budget for 2008-09, released on January 10, 2008. The report focuses on higher education initiatives and presents budget highlights for the California Community Colleges, the California State University, the University of California, and the California Student Aid Commission. (Action)
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork
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  • Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee
    Mr. Greenspan will report on the Statutory Advisory Committee meeting held on March 17, 2008.
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  • Item 6: Implementing Policy Options to Strengthen the Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development
    The Commission will receive an update on staff efforts to begin implementation of the policy options adopted at the December 2007, meeting to strengthen the nexus between postsecondary education and Californiaís workforce development needs. The report will include progress on initiating collaborative action with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency to address one of the policy options. Analysis of which options would be most fruitful for the Commission to pursue, and potential resources to assist in pursuing them, will also be included in the report. (Action)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey, Fielding Greaves
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  • Item 7: The Commissionís Teacher Quality Program: 2008 Initiative
    The Commission will be briefed on the status and content of the 2008 Request for Proposals for teacher professional development grants in the Improving Teacher Quality Program. Staff will also provide an update on current Improving Teacher Quality projects and information on state and federal activity related to teacher professional development. (Information)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey
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  • Item 8: Using Educational Centers to Enhance Student Access and Success
    The California Community College Chancellorís Office is proposing revisions to the stateís Title 5 Regulations that govern the establishment of community college educational centers. This agenda item clarifies the Commissionís educational facility review process, and provides analyses supporting a recommendation that further study be undertaken jointly by the Commission and the Chancellorís Office before these proposed revisions are finalized. (Action)
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Item 9: Beyond the Looking Glass: A Summary of Commission Performance Measures and Accountability in California Postsecondary Education
    This item summarizes the Commissionís examination of performance measures over the past 18 months. It provides a policy context for the Commissionís work on assessing higher education performance. Major findings and lessons learned from this examination are highlighted in the report, and critical issues and questions for the Commission to consider are identified. The report also underscores the importance of California adopting a set of statewide goals for all of postsecondary education to assess performance. (Action)
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    Presented by: Charles Ratliff
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  • Item 10: Moving Forward: The Evolving Performance Assessment Framework
    This report proposes minor revisions to the statewide goals and measures in the Commissionís framework for higher education performance assessment and measurement. These revisions are based upon the lessons learned from the first year of framework implementation. (Action)
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    Presented by: Jessika Jones
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  • Item 11: Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report. Goal ó College Readiness ó Measure: Adult Basic Skills Proficiency Levels
    This report examines adult basic skills programs in California as a measure of the Commissionís Performance Accountability Framework. This measure explores program funding and structure, enrollment and demographics, and to the extent data allows, program outcomes. This item was discussed at the Commissionís December 2007, meeting, and staff have incorporated changes to the report as requested by the Commission. (Action)
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork, Ryan Fuller, Jessika Jones
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  • Presentation by Assemblymember Julia Brownley
    Assemblymember Brownley, who chairs the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, will discuss with the Commission her thoughts on the proposed budgets for public higher education, as well as her views on the Commission's priority issues for improving performance, the nexus between postsecondary education and workforce development, and college affordability.
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  • Presentation by Ron Galatolo, Chancellor, San Mateo Community College District
    Mr. Ron Galatolo, Chancellor of the San Mateo Community College, will discuss with the Commission creative and innovative approaches used by his campus to improve performance and student achievement. Chancellor Galatolo will also provide comments on the Commissionís priority issues.
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  • Presentation by Patricia Steele and Kathy Little, College Board Representatives
    College Board analysts Patricia Steele and Kathy Little will discuss with the Commission recent Board publications on student aid and the benefits of higher education for individuals and society. Ms. Steele and Ms. Little will also discuss how college affordability might affect college-going.
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  • Presentation by Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi
    Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who is a member of both the University of California Board of Regents and the California State University Board of Trustees, will discuss his vision for making public college attendance more affordable. Lieutenant Governor Garamendi will also share his thoughts regarding the role he believes the Commission should play in this arena.
    Presented by: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi
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