MARCH 14, 1992
An executive session convened at 6:00 p.m., pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
A special meeting and a work study session of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board were scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. at the District Support Services Center, 2411, West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona.
Barbara Hitchcock, President, Roy C. Amrein, Member, Linda B. Rosenthal, Member, Donald R. Campbell, Member
M. Grant Christensen, Member
Paul A. Elsner, Alfred G. de los Santos Jr., William Waechter, Dan S. Whittemore, Ron Bleed, Janice Bradshaw, Raul Cardenas, Larry Christiansen, John Cordova, Art DeCabooter, Stan Grossman, Morris Johnson for Myrna Harrison, John Waltrip, Homero Lopez, Phil Randolph, Linda Thor, Arnette Ward
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Barbara Hitchcock.
President Hitchcock called for a motion convening an executive session, notice having been previously given.
MOTION NO. 7783
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that an executive session be convened. Motion carried 5-0. (Dr. Christensen was present for Executive Session.)
The meeting recessed at 6:01 p.m.
The meeting reconvened at 7:00 p.m.
Mrs. Hitchcock acknowledged students from classes taught by Joe Ochap and Laurita Moore de Diaz.
(I-A) COMMUNITY BASED LITERACY CENTERS - Provost Homero Lopez introduced Anna Solley who provided an introduction to the presentation. Carol Scarafiotti, Rio Salado Community College Dean of Instruction and Pearl Williams, Estrella Mountain Community College Center Director of Literacy Services, discussed planning for community based literacy centers, implementation of the service and future directions for the program. The program serves students in Western Maricopa County and is the result of a literacy partnership formed with Rio Salado Community College, the Maricopa Skill Center, and Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County.
In response to a question from Mrs. Rosenthal, the number of potential students for the program is unknown. Dr. Lopez noted that preliminary planning documents indicated more than 50,000 in the small communities near the Estrella Mountain Community College Center site. Mrs. Hitchcock asked about the current FTSE at the Center. There are 153 FTSE and the headcount is 900 at the present time.
(I-B) ON-LINE AND CD-ROM INFORMATION SOURCES - Toni Rodriguez, Gateway Community College faculty member, and Debbie Anderson, South Mountain Community College faculty member, provided information on new on-line and CD-ROM databases. The presentation included a history of the District on-line and CD-ROM Database directory, an update on the current status of the directory, and a demonstration of library automation through a database link-up.
Mrs. Hitchcock thanked the participants for their presentations.
ADJOURNMENTThe meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m.