Purpose/Membership/Goals

2010-2011

Co-chairs:

  • **Tim McGrath, Vice President, Instruction
  • **Terrie Teegarden, Academic Senate Representative, Basic Skills Coordinator

English and ESOL Faculty (6)

  • Tarah Allison, Adjunct Representative
  • Jennifer Cost, English Dept. Chair
  • Joe Safdie
  • Wendy Smith
  • Tracey Walker

Mathematics Faculty (6)

  • Gina Abbiate, Adjunct Representative
  • *Alan Bass
  • Alison Damoose
  • Phyllis Meckstroth
  • *Michelle (Toni) Parsons
  • Judy Ross

Occupational Program Faculty (2)

  • *Peggy Fischer, Animal Health Technology
  • Michael Fitzgerald, Culinary Arts

Interdisciplinary Faculty (2)

  • Dora Schoenbrun-Fernandez, Languages

Learning Communities (1)

  • Vacant

Tutoring Faculty (3)

  • Carl Lister, Bridging Lab, Continuing Education
  • *Joe Toto, Tutoring

Library Faculty (1)

  • Devin Milner

DSPS Faculty (1)

  • Dawn Stoll

Counseling Faculty (5)

  • **Cynthia Rico-Bravo
  • Leroy Johnson

Student Representatives (2)

  • Joel Espinosa

Research

  • Susan Mun, CBR

Administrators (6)

  • Saeid Eidgahy, Dean, Mathematics & Natural Sciences
  • Chris Sullivan, Interim Dean, Humanities
  • Tim McGrath, Vice President, Instruction

*Basic Skills Steering Committee

** Basic Skills Executive Committee

Purpose

To guide the development of the Basic Skills Initiative at San Diego Mesa College in line with established state guidelines as follows:

  • Carry out the Basic Skills Initiative self-assessment and establish action and expenditure plans.
  • Review and recommend short- and long-term activities.
  • Advise on the development and implementation of curriculum and services to address the new graduation requirements.
  • Review research information, quantitative and qualitative, on student success and retention at Mesa College.  Recommend activities based on research findings.
  • Provide guidance on the implementation of the findings from the CCSSE Research and other research activities on student success.

Meetings

First Friday of Every Month, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Membership

Co-Chairs (2)

  • Vice President of Instruction (1)
  • Academic Senate Faculty Representative (1)

Academic Senate Faculty Representatives (26)

  • English/ESOL (6)
  • Mathematics (6)
  • Occupational Programs (2)
  • Interdisciplinary (2)
  • Learning Communities (1)
  • Library (1)
  • Tutoring (2)
  • DSPS (1)
  • Counseling (5)
  • Bridging Lab—Continuing Education (1)
  • Administrators (6)
  • College Based Researcher (1)
  • Students (2)

10/2007 Revised: 9/17/08; 10/28/09; 9/30/09; 11/18/09; 10/04/10