Curriculum Instruction Committee (CIC)

CIC Meeting Time:

Second and fourth Mondays of the month, from 2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The Curriculum Instruction Committee at Contra Costa College is a subcommittee of the Academic Senate.  As such, it has the delegated responsibility to examine and approve all new and revised courses and programs to be offered at CCC.  It also makes recommendations to the Academic Senate on proposals that involve curricular changes and other issues, which bear directly on instruction.

As a subcommittee of the CCC Academic Senate, the Curriculum Instruction Committee (CIC) consists of a faculty representative from each division, classified staff, administrative staff, the Articulation Office, and the Catalog Specialist. The CIC is committed to the promotion and implementation of curriculum standards and policies. To this end, the CIC members will:

  • Analyze and approve new course proposals that enhance curriculum
  • Make curriculum development decisions based on the departmental and the college goals
  • Develop policies concerning curriculum issues
  • Participate in training activities to remain current in statewide curriculum standards

CIC Committee Members (2018-2019):

Mark Wong
CIC Chair

Irena Stefanova
LA Division Representative

Katie Krolikowski
NSAS Division Representative

Robert Webster
SS Division Representative

Laura Salas
LAVA Division Representative

Rachel Dwiggins-Beeler (Resource Team)
SLO Coordinator

Tish Young (Resource Team)
Senior Dean of Instruction

Karen Ruskowski (Resource Team)
Curriculum Specialist