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The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) provides oversight and makes recommendations for institutional planning and resource allocation, linking program reviews and strategic planning to the resources needed to accomplish college goals. PRAC reviews all plans and recommendations made by participatory governance committees and ensures their compliance with board policy and planning priorities.

Agenda and Meeting Minutes

Charge

  • Ensure that the college’s planning process supports student success.
  • Align Board goals and priorities with college plans and the budget process.
  • Ensure that the planning process is broad-based, offers opportunities for input by appropriate constituencies, allocates necessary resources, and leads to the improvement of institutional effectiveness.
  • Review and make recommendations for the tentative budget for resources, including all assets of the college; fiscal resources, facilities, equipment, and personnel resources.
  • Prepare planning recommendations and decisions consistent with the Education Code, the mission, vision and values of the college, accreditation standards, and strategic institutional planning priorities.
  • Using the forecast of available resources provided by Fiscal Services, work with the Program Review Committee to set parameters for program reviews and administrative work plans.
  • Recommend budget resource allocations based upon the strategic plan and requests presented in the instructional program reviews, student services program reviews, and administrative program reviews.
  • Make recommendations for long-term budget planning, revenue and expense assumptions.
  • Recommend allocations from supplementary resources.
  • Review and make recommendations for adjustments between approved funding and actual expenditures.

Responsibilities

  • Establish appropriate timelines and processes, assess success after the plans are implemented, and report the activities and results.
  • Follow the timeline and processes described in the Integrated Planning Manual for the review of programs and the allocation of resources.
  • Review all college plans and other related or pertinent documents and forward recommended changes to the Superintendent/President.
  • Make recommendations for the tentative budget and forward the tentative budget to the Superintendent/President.
  • Use documented assessment results to set funding priorities and recommend program improvements.
  • Provide oversight of the sub-committees and ad hoc committees of PRAC.
  • Analyze the recommendations in the Educational Master Plan and set the college’s long-term priorities.
  • Provide oversight for the development of the Strategic Plan, including strategic objectives and action steps for each college priority.
  • Provide oversight for instructional program reviews, student services program reviews, and administrative program reviews.
  • Forward committee reports and resolutions to the Superintendent/President as recommendations and to College Council as information items.
  • Review prior year budgets and develop budget assumptions that forecast the available resources for the coming fiscal year.

Composition

  • Seven (7) faculty appointed by the Academic Senate
  • Three (3) classified professionals appointed by the Classified Senate
  • Two (2) students appointed by the Student Senate
  • Two (2) administrators appointed by the Superintendent/President
  • The Senior Vice President of Student Learning and Student Services, who will serve as a non-voting co-chair except in the case of a tie
  • The President of the Academic Senate (or designee), who will serve as a non-voting co-chair except in the case of a tie
  • One (1) staff resource from Fiscal Services, who is a non-voting member
  • One (1) staff resource from Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness, who is a non-voting member

Co-chair Responsibilities

  • The Senior Vice President of Student Learning and Student Services and the President of the Academic Senate will serve as co-chairs.
  • The Co-chairs will work together to set agendas and conduct meetings.
  • The Co-chairs will be non-voting, except in the case of a tie vote by the committee, in which case the co-chairs will have a total of one vote with which to break the tie. If they cannot agree to vote together to break the tie with their one vote, they will refer the matter to the Superintendent/President.

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Members

Name
Constituency
Term Appointed
Vacant Student  
Vacant Student  
Yolanda Bellisimo Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Becky Brown Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Gina Cullen Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Lisa Morse Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Sarah Frye Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Kathleen Smyth Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Nancy Willet Faculty Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Gina Longo Classified Professionals Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Vacant Classified Professionals  
Christina Leimer Administration Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Greg Nelson Administration Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Jonathan Eldridge Administration, Co-Chair Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Sara McKinnon Faculty, Co-Chair Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Patrick Ekoue-totou Staff Resource  
Peggy Isozaki Staff Resource  
Vacant Staff Resource  
Cari Torres Staff Resource  
Rhonda Jones Staff Resource  

Meeting Schedule

PRAC meets 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month during the fall semester, and every Tuesday during the spring semester. PRAC also meets as needed during the summer. Meetings will be posted on the Governance Meetings Calendar. Check with committee Co-chairs or Staff Resource to confirm room location, specific meeting dates and times.

Agendas, Minutes and Meeting Materials

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes PRESENTATIONS/Additional Materials/Accreditation Evidence
       
4-26-16 Agenda Minutes Resource Allocations Recommendations
4-5-16

 

See Presentations

Minutes

1. Student Success

2. Student Learning and Student Services

3. Finance and College Operations

4. Superintendent/President

3-22-16 See Presentations Minutes

1. Distance Education

2. Enrollment Services

3. Community Education, Lifelong Learning and International Education

3-15-16 See Presentations Minutes

1. Math and Sciences

2. Arts and Humanities

3-8-16 See Presentations Minutes

1. Health Sciences

2. CTE and Workforce Grants

2-23-16 Agenda Minutes PRAC Meeting Schedule - Spring 2016 - Final Version
2-9-16 Agenda Minutes

1. BP 6200 Budget Preparation

2. PRAC Budget Discussion  - Part 4

1-26-16 Agenda Minutes 2015-2015 PRAC Recommendations
12-8-15 Agenda Minutes  
11-24-15 Agenda Minutes

1. Charge Changes - Marked-Up Version

2. Charge Changes 11/24/15

3. Communication Department Revitalization Overview

4. Communication Department Pathways Partnerships

5. Communication Department Units Proposal

6. Communication Department Equipment Proposals

11-10-15 Agenda Minutes PRAC Charge vs. Finance Subcommittee Charge
10-28-15 Agenda Minutes

1. 2015 PR Tracking Sheet

2. Finance Committee Charge

3. Deans' PR Flow Chart

4. PRAC Budget Process Flow Chart

5. PRAC Finance and Budget Responsibilities

6. PRAC Charge

7. CSU and Statway

8. ESL/Basic Skills 2015/2016 Expenditure Plan

9. Technology Planning Subcommttee Report

10-13-15 Agenda Minutes

1. Statway Presentation

2. UC Transferability of Statway

3. Statway Budget

9-22-15 Agenda Minutes

1. Full Program Review Template - Draft

2. Mini Program Review Template Instructions - Draft

9-8-15 Agenda Minutes

1. Strategic Plan Progress Report 2012-2015

2. Strategic Plan 2015-2018 - Draft

3. Full Program Review Budgeting Worksheet

4. Mini Program Review Budgeting Considerations

8-25-15 Agenda Minutes  
5-19-15 Agenda Minutes

1. Refillable Pens

2. PROP 20 Funds

3. PRAC Memo to President 5-20-15 Final

4. SAS Program Review Memo to PRAC 2015

5. 2015 05-19 PRAC Report Back Files for 2013-14 Program Review Allocations

6. Library Program Review Justification

5-12-15 Agenda Minutes

1. FINAL 2014-2015 PRAC Summary of Costs for Staffing Requests

2. IEC Memo to PRAC May 12, 2015

3. Copy of 2015 IE Requests with Totals 5-11-15

4-28-15 Agenda Minutes

1. 2014 PR Software Requests

2. 2014 PR Software Requests

3. Dental Assisting Doc

4. Library Staffing Plan

5. Timeline for Program Review Rev 4-14-15

4-14-15 Agenda Minutes 1. Staffing Requests
3-24-15 Agenda Minutes

1. FTFAC Recommend for FT Faculty

2. REC Additional Units

3-10-15 Agenda Minutes

1. 2014 PR SUPPLIES REQUESTS

2. 2014 PR NON INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT REQUESTS

3. 2014 PR OTHER NON INSTRUCTIONAL REQUESTS

4. 2014 PR MISC INSTRUCTIONAL REQUESTS

2-24-15 Agenda Minutes  
2-10-15 Agenda Minutes

1.FPC Charge 01-29-15

2.COM Mission Statement Memo 01282015

3.EPC Strategic Plan Recommendations

01-27-15 Agenda

1. Spring 2015 Schedule with dates

2. Governor Budget Highlights

12-9-14 Agenda Minutes 1. COM Equity Plan for Board of Trustees
11-25-14 Agenda Minutes  
10-28-14 Agenda Minutes  
10-14-14 Agenda Minutes  
9-30-14 Agenda Minutes

1. FINANCE COMMITTEE CHARGE

2. PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE SYSTEM PLAN

3. PGS SURVEY RESULTS

9-23-14 Agenda Minutes

1. 13-14 Approved Allocation Letter - Humanities Social Sciences

2. Budget Process - SJCC

3. Budget Timeline Flowchart 2013-2014 Budget Process

4. Business Services

5. PRES FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS

 

9-9-14 Agenda Minutes

1. Facilities Planning Committee 2014 Program Review Tracking Sheet

2. Strategic Plan 2012-2015 Profess Report 2014

3. Student Access Data from Program Reviews

 

5-20-14 Agenda Minutes

1. PRAC Memo to DWC 5-22-14 FINAL

2. Funded PR requests - Court Reporting

5-13-14 Agenda Minutes

1. MEMO TO PRAC FROM IEC MAY 5 2014

2. Copy of 2014 IE REQUESTS RANKED - FINAL

3. Technology Plan Priority List 5-12-14

4. TAG Organizational Chart

5. TAG - Smart Classroom - draft 1

6. Adobe Device Licensing Overview

7. New Adobe Device Licensing

 

 

4-29-14 Agenda  

1. SUPPLIES BUDGET INFO APR-2014

2. DRAFT - FY 2014-2015 Fee Schedule for May BOT

3. Full-Time Faculty Hiring Recommendations - 4-28-14

4. Final Spring 2014 Turn It In Survey Results

04-22-14 Agenda Minutes

1. Software Advisory Group Meeting 4-9-2014

2. 2013 PR Software Requests Summary of Recommendations

04-08-14 Agenda Minutes 1. Request Summary for PRAC APRIL 8-2014
03-25-14 Agenda Minutes

1. 2013 PR Staffing Requests

2. 2013 PR Non Instructional Equipment with Library no Just

3. 2013 PR Library IE Requests - Supplies budgets

4. 2013 PR SUPPLIES

03-11-14 Agenda Minutes

1. FTFAC ANALYSIS OF UNITS REQUESTED

2. PRAC Recommendations for Full Time Hires from 2013 PRs

02-11-14 Agenda Minutes  
01-28-14 Agenda Minutes  
12-10-13 Agenda Minutes  
11-12-13 Agenda Minutes  
10-22-13 Agenda Minutes

1. PRAC and Integrated Planning

2. PRAC Spring 2014 Schedule with Dates

10-08-13 Agenda Minutes

1. Purchasing Approval Matrix 2013

2. Recruitments 10-7-2013

09-24-13 Agenda Minutes  
09-10-13 Agenda Minutes  
08-27-13 Agenda Minutes  
07-31-13 Agenda Minutes 1. Recommendations for 2013-2014 Schedule Restoration Rev Sept 3-2013
07-09-13 Agenda Minutes 1. 2013-2014 Funded Requests DWC July 10-2013
05-21-13 Agenda Minutes

1. PRAC Response to Budget - LIBRARY

2. PRAC MUN funding outcomes 052113

3. PRAC 2012-2013 COACH STIPENDS

4. Math Lab Tutoring Survey Results May 2013

5. Auto Revitalization Report May 12-2013

6. SAS PR Review 2013

7. Tutoring and Learning Report May 21-13

8. Final PRAC Memo to President 5-22-2013

05-14-13 Agenda Minutes

1. MUSEUM TECH REPORT MAY 15-2013

2. Final Software Recommendations 2012-2013

 

 

05-07-13 Agenda Minutes

1. IEC MEMO TO PRAC MAY 6-2013

2. IE REQUESTS PRIORITIZED BY IEC 5-6-2013

04-30-13 Agenda Minutes

2012-2013 Staffing Requests summary

 

04-23-13 Agenda Minutes  
04-16-13 Agenda Minutes PRAC Memo to President re: MO Plan APR 8-2013
04-02-13 Agenda Minutes Replacement and Standards 4-25-13
03-26-13 Agenda Minutes  
03-12-13 Agenda Minutes  
02-26-13 Agenda Minutes  
02-19-13 Agenda Minutes  
02-12-13 Agenda Minutes

1. FTFAC FT Recs to PRAC 2-05-2013

2. Memo to President from PRAC re FT Req 2-12-13 PR

01-22-13 Agenda Minutes Retirements - FT Requests
12-11-12 Agenda Minutes  
11-13-12 Agenda Minutes  
10-09-12 Agenda Minutes  
09-25-12 Agenda Minutes  
09-11-12 Agenda Minutes  
08-28-12 Agenda Minutes  
08-07-12 Agenda Minutes  
07-24-12 Agenda Minutes  
05-29-2012 Agenda Minutes  
05-22-2012 Agenda Minutes  
05-15-2012 Agenda Minutes  
05-08-2012 Agenda Minutes  
05-01-2012 Agenda Minutes  
04-24-2012 Agenda Minutes  
04-17-2012 AGENDA Minutes  
04-03-2012 AGENDA Minutes  
03-27-2012 Agenda Minutes  
03-13-2012 Agenda Minutes MEMO FROM DWC AUG 13-2012
02-28-2012 Agenda Minutes  
02-14-2012 AGENDA Minutes  
01-24-2012

Agenda

Minutes  
12-13-2011 Agenda Minutes

1. Power Point -- Course Units Allocation
2. Waitlist for Fall 2011 (as of 8-16-2011) -- English and Math
3. Waitlist for Spring 2012 (as of 12-12-2011) -- English and Math
4. Course Retention -- English and Math
5. Course Success -- English and Math
6. Cohort Study -- English
7. Cohort Study -- Math

11-22-2011 Agenda Minutes  
11-08-2011 Agenda Minutes  
10-25-2011 Agenda pdficon

1. MOU -- Brueprint and Collegewide Master Schedule
2. Focus Group Results Analysis:
      Focus Group Plan (10-20-2011)
      Focus Group Results (10-21-2011)
        -Management Council
        -ASCOM
        -Student Services
        -Operation
        -Department Chairs
        -Academic Senate
        -Classified Staff
        -IVC
3. Governance in Action

10-11-2011 pdficon pdficon

1. ALO updates: ACCJC updates
2. SLO updates: Collegewide results
      - Problem Solving
      - Scientific Reasoning
      - Written Competency

9-27-2011 pdficon pdficon  
9-13-2011 pdficon pdficon

1. Planning for the development of the 2012-2015 Strategic Plan (page 12)
2. Educational Planning Committee revised charge
3. Follow-Up Report 2011 for PRAC approval
4. Revised Integrated Planning Manual
5. Student Services SLO updates
6. Degrees/Certificates Awarded

8-23-2011 Agenda Minutes

1. Program Review Template Revision
      - Full Program Review Template
      - Mini Program Review Template
2. SLO Assessment Plan
3. Research Advisory Group (RAG) meeting and website
4. ACCJC Rubric for Evaluating Institutional Effectiveness

7-6-2011 Agenda Minutes  
5-24-2011 Agenda Minutes DRAFT PRAC RECOMMENDATIONS MAY 17-11
5-17-2011 Agenda Minutes  
5-10-2011 Agenda Minutes FT Cost Conversion
5-3-2011 Agenda Minutes  
4-26-2011 Agenda Minutes  
4-19-2011 Agenda Minutes

1. Integrated Planning Mode - Revised

2. PRAC Charge

3. Computer Replacement Plan

4-5-2011 Agenda Minutes  
3-29-2011 Agenda Minutes

1. PRAC Planning - New Rev March 21-11

2. ECE and Math 95A and B Memo to PRAC

3-22-2011 Agenda Minutes  
3-8-2011 Agenda Minutes  
2-22-2011 Agenda Minutes Response to 102610 letter from Sara McKinnon JAN 19-11
2-8-2011 Agenda Minutes  
1-25-2011 Agenda Minutes  
12-7-2010 Agenda Minutes  
11-23-2010 Agenda Minutes  
10-26-2010 Agenda Minutes  
10-12-2010 Agenda Minutes  
9-28-2010 Agenda Minutes Integrated Planning Mode Rev
9-14-2010 Agenda Minutes  
8-24-2010 Agenda Minutes 2010 FT Faculty Position Recommendations
5-11-2010 Agenda Minutes Memo re: Journalism Film Revitalization
5-4-2010 Agenda Minutes INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
4-27-2010 Agenda Minutes  
4-6-2010 Agenda Minutes Technology Plan Phase One
3-23-2010 Agenda Minutes  
3-9-2010 Agenda Minutes  
2-23-2010 Agenda Minutes  
2-9-2010 Agenda Minutes  
1-26-2010 Agenda Minutes  
12-8-2009 Agenda Minutes Instructional Specialist Program Review
11-24-2009 Agenda Minutes  


Additional References

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