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Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee:

  • Reviews and recommends for approval new academic programs and academic programs to be discontinued; considers and approves changes to existing academic programs; reviews and approves new courses and changes in course numbers, titles, descriptions, credit hours, and prerequisites; reviews and recommends policies and procedures related to degree requirements for all college certificates, diplomas and degrees; 
  • Researches and recommends new areas for curriculum development and monitors progress on the Five Year Curriculum Plan
  • Reports through the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

Read the bylaws

  • Review and recommend any revisions to policies, procedures, plans, or other relevant documents that are germane to the purpose of the Curriculum Committee, e.g., the Curriculum Procedures Handbook, Requisite Policy, i-INCURR.
  • Inform the college’s academic plan through reviewing current program data against labor market needs, job and gainful employment potential, to include transfer potential, and competition analyses.
  • From the perspective of the Curriculum Committee’s purpose and role in shared governance, make recommendations for changes to the committee’s 2019-20 bylaws (including name, purpose, mission, and membership) to align with the college’s efforts around Guided Pathways. Include the purpose behind any recommended changes, and seek the input of college stakeholders and constituents when necessary or appropriate. Any changes must adhere to the processes set forth by the General Guidelines for Shared Governance System created by the PAPC and documented on the TCC website.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from September through June (except December and May) in locations as specified.

2019-20 Meeting Dates

Date: September 19, 2019
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:October 17, 2019
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:November 21, 2019
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:January 16, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:February 20, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:March 19, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:April 16, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date:June 18, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Campus, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Linda Williams (C)
Representing: Chair
Rotation: 2017-2019

Diane Graham (VAC)
Representing: Vice Chair

Jenefer Snyder (P)
Representing: Academic Dean
Rotation: 2017-2020

Joseph Fairchild (B)
Representing: Academic Dean
Rotation: 2016-2020

Ryan Muldowney (VAC)
Representing: Art & Design
Rotation: 2018-2020

Scott Carlson (C)
Representing: Business Management
Rotation: 2017-2020

Diane Graham (VAC)
Representing: Classified Employee
Rotation: 2018-2020

Mark Frederick (N)
Representing: Communication
Rotation: 2018-2020

Vickie Rogers (B)
Representing: Counselors
Rotation: 2018-2020

Tiffany Putman (B)
Representing: Counselors
Rotation: 2017-2020

Shana L. Haines (P)
Representing: Developmental English
Rotation: 2018-2020

Adriel Robinson (C)
Representing: Developmental Math
Rotation: 2017-2020

Cecilia Petretto (N)
Representing: English
Rotation: 2019-2021

Denise Bieszczad (B)
Representing: Health Professions
Rotation: 2018-2020

Sam Duncan (B)
Representing: Hum./Fin Arts
Rotation: 2018-2020

Wayne Grimsley (P)
Representing: Hum./Fin Arts
Rotation: 2019-2020

Eric Beaver (C)
Representing: Industrial Technology
Rotation: 2016-2020

David Howell (RAC)
Representing: Industrial Technology
Rotation: 2019-2020

Mary Gable (B)
Representing: Information Systems
Rotation: 2017-2020

Olivia Reinauer (B)
Representing: Librarians
Rotation: 2016-2020

Diana Branton (B)
Representing: Mathematics
Rotation: 2019-2021

Michael Mitchell (C)
Representing: Natural Sciences
Rotation: 2016-2020

Vacant (3)
Representing: PAPC Appointee

Debra Dart (N)
Representing: Public Services
Rotation: 2019-2021

Ivory Warren (N)
Representing: Social Sciences
Rotation: 2018-2020

Kevin Brady (C)
Representing: Social Sciences
Rotation: 2018-2020

 

Ex Officio (Nonvoting):

Kellie Sorey (N)
Representing: AVP for Academics

Rhonda D’Amore (N)
​Representing: Admin. Asst. to AVP for Academics

Rebecca Green (N)
Project Coordinator, Academic Affairs

Lisa Peterson
Workforce Solutions

Vacant
Dean’s Course Review Committee Member

Membership

Representatives from the teaching faculty are elected college-wide by discipline groups as aggregated below. Counselors, LRC Representatives, and Academic Deans are elected college-wide by their peers. The Classified Staff Representative is elected by the Classified Association. Up to three teaching faculty members may be appointed for a one-year term by the PAPC to ensure equitable representation from the four campuses.

Each voting member elected by his/her constituency group shall serve a two-year term, with a 50% overlap from year to year. If a member should step down from the committee prior to the end of his/her term, a replacement shall be appointed by the Committee Chair to serve out the remainder of the term. After the term ends, the replacement will be eligible for election to serve a subsequent two-year term.

Members may be re-elected or re-appointed after one year off the committee.

Elections will be conducted to fill committee vacancies and results reported to the Chair prior to the April meeting each year.

2017 – 2018

Mid-Year | End of Year

2016 – 2017

Mid-Year | End of Year

2015 – 2016

Mid-Year | End of Year

2014 – 2015

Mid-Year | End of Year

2013 – 2014

Mid-Year | End of Year

Contact:

Linda Williams
lswilliams@tcc.edu