Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting Agenda

Chair: Dr. Jeffery Olson, Vice-Chair: Jim Dudek, Recorder: Lynnea Bouhenguel and Thedna Zimiga, Recording for this month: Thedna Zimiga November 14, 2008, 10:47 a.m.

Woksape Tipi, Academic & Public Library



In attendance at this meeting: Jim Dudek, Julie Johnson, Georgia A. Rooks, Sharon Cordova, Thedna Zimiga, Art Fisher, Angela Koenen, Marilyn Kockrow, Glorianna Cordova, Lynnea Bouhenguel, Fedelia Cross, Sherry Means, Michelle May, Jamie Lee, Bessie LeBeau, Shirley Brewer, Elaine Gibbons, A.J. Silva, Leslie Rae Henry, Brett Bump, Leslie Mesteth, Kiri Close, Paul Robertson, Susanne Auer, Jason Tinant, Sara Parker


  1. 10:47 a.m.  broke into sub-committees to meet for 15 minutes.
  2. Re-convened at 11:19 a.m.


3.  Meeting called to order at 11:20


Prayer by Lynnea Bouhenguel


Minutes from the last month with corrections to Susanne Auer and Michelle May’s names.


                  Motion to approve: Paul Robertson

                  Seconded by: Susanne Auer


      For: Unanimous

      Against: 0


      Minutes approved




  1. Masters Degree in Special Education (Request of a letter of support for the continued development of the curriculum for the Masters Degree in Special Education from Instructional Affairs.)



The instructional Affairs committee would provide a letter of support to continue the development of the Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Special Education Emphasis    


Motion to approve by:  Michelle May

Seconded by:  Jamie Lee


For: Unanimous

Against: 0

Motion approved


  1. College Success
    1. Plan is to work with Foundation Studies to change the title and credit limit concerning College success, as well as delivery of the course
  2. Distance learning
    1. Distance learning policy


  1. Strategic Enrollment
    1. Looking at the whole advising process. Looking at the advising policy. Asking the Department chairs to come in to meet with Leslie Mesteth to see what can be done to aid the advising effort.


Motion to adjourn by Jim Dudek  

Seconded by Glorianna Cordova


For: Unanimous


Meeting adjourned at 11:50 am