The Committee on Continuing Education and Workforce Development

2022-2025: (6 Members)

Faculty Representatives (Name, Department, Term Ends)

  1. Cimino, Alison, English (2024) - Chairperson 2021-2022
  2. Akcay, Zeynep, Math and CS (2023)
  3. Friedman, Elaine, Speech Communication (2023)
  4. Shin, Jun, Chemistry (2024) 
  5. Armstrong,Daniel, Health and Physical Education (2025)
  6. Taibu, Rex, Physics (2025)

Student Representatives

  1. Vacant

Liaisons

  • Clara Wajngurt, Mathematics and Computer Science, COC Liaison
  • Steering Committee Designee TBD
  • Hui-Yin Hsu, Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, President's Liaison

Committee meets twice during the fall and spring hours on Wednesdays. Next Meeting: TBD

For more information, please contact Alison Cimino: acimino@qcc.cuny.edu

 

Bylaws Charges

Section 17 a. The Committee on Continuing Education and Workforce Development

The Committee on Continuing Education and Workforce Development shall consist of six (6) members of the instructional staff and one (1) student.

The Committee on Continuing Education and Workforce Development shall:

  1. Report and recommend to the Academic Senate on services and facilities available to the Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs.
  2. Serve as a mechanism for articulation alignment between the Continuing Education and Workforce Development instructional staff and students, with respective academic departmental chairs and the Academic Senate.
  3. Consider and evaluate proposals received from faculty, students, and the community regarding policies and practices pertaining to Continuing Education and Workforce Development in consultation with respective academic departmental chairs and Dean of Academic Affairs.
  4. Recommend proposals and policies that would enhance the operation of the Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs to the Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.
  5. Serve as a consultative body for the development of the Continuing Education and Workforce Development
  6. Provide feedback to proposed courses/programs and existing ones to ensure:
  • that they are presented to the related committees and/or academic departments to avoid any conflicts of interest
  • that they are in keeping with the mission and image of college

subsequently reporting these new courses/programs and/or existing ones to the Academic Senate for its information.

 The 6 members will be assigned by the Committee on Committees in staggered terms as follow: 2 members from 2020- 2021 (1 year), 2 members from 2020-2022 (2 years), and 2 members from 2020-2023 (3 years).  Thereafter, vacancies will be filled for 3 year terms.

Steering Committee Suggested Charges/Committee Goals

Work on providing monthly reports to the Senate. These reports should include new and ongoing programs presented by the Director of Continuing Education (Dean Hsu) as well as other programs that come to your attention where you believe the Senate should be informed on such programs.  Consider including the following information: funding source/cost, time frame, collaboration with specific academic department and faculty, estimated # of students involved, goals, assessment, etc. 

Please also continue to update your committee website with scheduled meeting times and contact information (an email) for those who want to join a meeting.

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