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Instruction Council


  • Ensure that the Education Master Plan is integrated into college planning processes.

  • Maintain and implement Board Policy, State Law, Education Code and standards of accreditation.

  • Assure that instruction is carried out as approved by the Curriculum Committee and that Outcomes Assessment is in compliance with accreditation standards. 

  • Enrollment management.

  • Ensure completion of Program Review and prioritization of Resource Allocation requests to assure student and community needs are being met. 

  • Discuss and respond to emerging needs within the institution and the external community.

  • Engage in institutional strategic planning and budget development.

  • Engage in self-evaluation of IC for continuous quality improvement of processes.

  • Support the legal responsibilities of all constituent groups.


The IC will make recommendations to the College Council on the following:

  • Educational Master Plan

  • Instructional Program Planning and Development

  • Student Learning Outcomes

  • Program Review

  • Program Viability

  • Enrollment Management

  • Budget Development

  • Instructional Technology Planning


Susan Kincade, Vice President of Instruction, Chair

James Todd, Professor-Anthropology, Business Behavioral & Social Sciences, Academic Senate President, Co-chair

Michael Adams, Professor-Math, Science, Math & Engineering

Mark Anglin, Dean of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Jeff Beebe, Professor-Automotive Technology, Career Technical Education

Vacant, Dean

Jillian Daly, Dean of Literature and Language Arts and Library/Learning Resources

Kathleen Ennis, Professor - Librarian

Eric Fischer, Professor-Water Polo Coach, Physical, Recreation & Health Education

Julie Hughes, Admission & Records Specialist, CSAC

Kimberly Kennard, Professor-Human Services, Business/Behavioral & Social Science

Deborah Laffranchini, Professor-Child Development/Family Life, Allied Health/Family & Consumer Science

Wendy Long, Administrative Secretary, CSEA

Tyler Menane, VP of Legislation, ASMJC

John Mendes, Professor-Animal Science, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Al Smith, Professor-History, Business/Behavioral & Social Science, YFA Rep

Michael Sundquist, Dean of Arts, Humanities & Communication, LTAC

Paige Tengeluk, Senator-Lit & Lang, ASMJC

Vacant, CSEA

Vacant, Professor, Literature & Language Arts

Amy Bethel, Executive Secretary