Curriculum Coordinating Council

The CCC+ is a representative body that gives voice to all faculty and exercises a major role in the policies, decisions, and processes related to curriculum and instruction at Seattle Central College. The core functions of the CCC+ are to:

  • Lead and coordinate all curriculum-related instructional planning and learning outcomes assessment with the goal to support and improve instructional programs.
  • Discuss and resolve curriculum-related issues that come up in standing committees or elsewhere.
  • Create inclusive, equitable, and systematic procedures for the development of new programs and degrees.
  • Review and endorse new programs.
  • Document, update, and share all curriculum policies.
  • Hear and give voice to faculty ideas and priorities about curriculum and instruction.

Access the Curriculum Coordinating Council Bylaws (pdf). The CCC+ will consist of the following members.

  • CCC+ Chair: Katy Dichter
  • 4 Standing Committee Chairs:
    • Emily Castillo and Melana Yanos (Co-Chairs, Instructional Assessment Committee)
    • Joshua Whorley (Course Approval Committee)
    • Marina Halverson (Program Review Committee)
    • Sharon Spence-Wilcox (Learning Communities Committee)
  • 6 faculty representatives from the following mission areas:
    • Academic Transfer: Helena Ribeiro
    • Basic Skills and International Education Programs: Carlos Sibaja Garcia
    • Professional Technical Education: Scott Mahoney
    • Satellite Campuses: position open
    • Bachelor’s program representative: position open
    • Counseling & Library: position open
  • Instructional Dean: Lynn Kanne
  • Representative from eLearning: Kevin Bowersox-Johnson
  • Representative from Student Services: Andrea Vederoff
  • Representative from Associated Student Council: Angela Blodgett

The Vice President for Instruction and a member of Institutional Research/Institutional Effectiveness attend all CCC+ meetings but are not voting members.

CCC+ Links

Standing Committees