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Meeting Resources: June 10-11, 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   Roll Call       Listen
   1 Minutes of the March 25-26, 2008, Meeting   Read    
     Report of the Chair       Listen
 9:20   Report of the Executive Director View     Listen
     Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee       Listen
     Report of the Governmental Relations Committee       Listen
 11:10 2 Governmental Relations Committee Minutes View Read    
   3 May Revision to the Proposed 2007-08 State Budget: Summary View Read   Listen
   4 Legislative Update, June 2008 View Read   Listen
   5 Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program View Read   Listen
 12:00   Lunch        
 1:30 6 College Unaffordable for Working Families View Read View Listen
   7 An Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation View Read   Listen
   8 Program Planning and Review View Read   Listen
 3:15   Presentation by John Vasconcellos View     Listen
 4:00   Other Business        
 4:30   Adjournment        
Wednesday, 9:00   Roll Call       Listen
 9:15   Presentation by Marilyn McGrath View     Listen
 10:15   Presentation by Sara Lundquist and Claudia Martinez View   View Listen
 11:15   Other Business       Listen
 11:30   Adjournment        

Commission Members at this Meeting: Attendance and Voting Record

Commissioner Attendance Voting Record
Day 1 Day 2 Item 1Item 2Item 4Item 4
Item 4
Item 4
Item 6
Olivia K. Singh, Chair
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
John P. Perez, Vice Chair
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present Yes*YesYesYesYes**Yes**Yes
Joseph P. Bishop
Student (Governor)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
George T. Caplan
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Absent YesYesYesYesYesYes 
Lawrence T. Geraty
System
Present Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Melinda Guzman
System (California State University)
Absent Absent        
Hugo Morales
Public (Senate Rules)
Absent Present        
George W. Nickel, III
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Absent YesYesYes  Yes 
Ralph R. Pesqueira
Public (Governor)
Present Present YesYesYes**YesYesYesYes
Carolyn Russell
System (California Community Colleges)
Present Present *YesYesYesYes**YesYesYes
H. Eric Schockman
Public (Governor)
Present Present **Yes**Yes**YesYesYesYesAbstain
Bruce D. Varner
System (University of California)
Present Absent YesYesYesYesYesYes 
Howard Welinsky
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present YesYes*Yes*Yes*Yes*Yes*Yes
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        
J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Alternate
System (California Community Colleges)
Absent Absent        
Total11 9 11/0/0 11/0/0 11/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 11/0/0 7/0/1
 * 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. This will include an update of staff work on the University Eligibility Study and Fiscal Profiles.
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  • Item 2: Governmental Relations Committee Minutes of the May 19, 2008, Meeting

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  • Item 3: May Revision to the Proposed 2007-08 State Budget: Summary
    Commission staff will present a summary of the May Revision of the Governor’s proposed 2008–09 state budget. Staff will also provide an oral update to the Commission on recent developments in the budget process.
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork
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  • Item 4: Legislative Update, June 2008
    This item discusses legislation 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 5: Update on the Commission’s Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program
    This report will provide an update on the current competition for teacher professional development grants in the Improving Teacher Quality program. The report will include how many proposals were received in May 2008 and how the process of evaluating them for funding will be carried out through the summer, with grants to be awarded in the early fall. (Information)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey
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  • Item 6: Who Can Afford it? How Rising Costs are Making College Unaffordable for Working Families
    Staff will present a paper comparing trends in college costs with trends in income. This shows the way in which rising costs have affected college affordability for different segments of the population. (Action)
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    Presented by: Jessika Jones
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  • Item 7: An Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation
    Preparation for College is the only goal in the Commission’s performance assessment framework where precise measures have not been adopted. This agenda item discusses a statistical procedure used by staff to derive a valid measure of student preparation. The measure is based on the proficiency scores of high school students in various college preparatory subjects. Preliminary results indicate that the measure correlates slightly better with university freshman persistence rates than does the Academic Performance Index (API). (Information)
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson, Ryan Fuller
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  • Item 8: Program Planning and Review to Promote Responsiveness to Public Needs, 2007–08
    This annual report provides a summary of program planning and review activities conducted by the Commission in the 2007–08 academic year. The long-range academic plans of the public higher education systems are also summarized and discussed. (Information)
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Presentation by John Vasconcellos
    Former Senator John Vasconcellos, the author of the Commission’s original enabling legislation, will address the Commission on the need for a new review and update of the state’s Master Plan for Higher Education. Mr. Vasconcellos will also discuss the work of his foundation that focuses on The Politics of Trust.
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  • Presentation by Marilyn McGrath, CPEC Representative for Commission on Teacher Credentialing
    Marilyn McGrath, the Commission’s representative to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), will speak on recent initiatives undertaken by the CTC. Ms. McGrath will also discuss how CPEC’s work coincides with that of the CTC.
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  • Presentation by Sara Lundquist, Santa Ana College, and Claudia Martinez, University of California, Santa Barbara
    This presentation will highlight results achieved by with California ENLACE’s work on policy, family and parent engagement, and student academic achievement over the past three years. Speakers will highlight strategies undertaken, partners involved in the work, impacts achieved and plans for sustainability. Presenters: Sara Lundquist, Ph.D., Vice President of Student Services at Santa Ana College and Director of California ENLACE; Claudia Martinez, Acting Director, Academic Preparation, UC Santa Barbara; and Rosa Harrizon, Founding Member, Padres Promotores de Educación.
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