Student Success Committee
Purpose and Scope
1) To provide governance oversight for student success initiatives across the college in order to maximize positive impact for students by a) strategically integrating institution-wide initiatives; b) ensuring alignment with the college’s values, mission, and commitment to inclusion and equity; c) ensuring that efforts are customized to meet the needs of CCC’s diverse student population.
2) To provide a forum for the ongoing review and discussion of student success data to a) help shape a comprehensive, institution-wide strategy for the advancement of student success and systemic equity at CCC, and b) promote greater responsiveness to community needs in alignment with the college’s overarching vision and mission.
3) To actively advance a student-centered culture by regularly evaluating the impact of institutional efforts to improve student success and making recommendations for continuous improvement.
4) Based on an analysis of student outcome data, to make recommendations to college governance committees regarding student success and equity priorities. When appropriate, provide suggestions for how these priorities might be incorporated into unit plans in order to improve student outcomes while simultaneously meeting state mandates.
5) To liaise with Academic Senate, Classified Senate, Professional Development, Student Services, Council of Chairs, and other relevant groups on campus in order to recommend the incorporation of equity- minded practices and frameworks into classroom pedagogy and services provided to students.
6) To make recommendations to College Council for the approval of all college plans related to student success and the college’s equity agenda.
First Thursday of the month, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., or as posted on college website.
Quorum of four constituent groups (two administrators, two faculty, two classified professionals and two students)
50% of filled voting seats plus one voting member
One Student Co-Chair each year, one rotating co-chair in the following repeating order: administrator (2020-2021), faculty (2021-2022), classified professional (2022-2023)
Co-Chairs: Jon Brito (Student), Vanna Gonzales (Faculty)
Administrator: Jason Cifra, Rodolfo Santos
Non-Voting Administrators: Mayra Padilla, Sara Marcellino
Faculty: Nikki Ferguson, Brianne Ayala,
Non-Voting Faculty: Nooshi Borhan, Shelley Ruby, Gabriela Segade
Classified: Vanessa Mercado, Zaira Sanchez
Non-Voting Classified: Brandy Gibson, Kelly Ramos, Michael Zephyr, Kate Weinstein
Student: Meaghan Yarnold, Lhakpa Lama
Non-Voting Students: TBD
Minutes are recorded of issues and actions and are distributed to the members and public via the College Website and forwarded to the College Council.
Minutes and agendas of all subcommittees of the Student Success Committee may be found at the links below: