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Accessibility Committee

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Accessibility Committee

The Accessibility Committee meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.
Meeting are held virtual on Zoom.

Current meeting Agenda


Recognizing that accessibility is an equity issue, the charge of the Accessibility Committee is to develop policies and guidelines that follow the legal requirements put forth by the Federal and State regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 503, 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, WCAG 2.1 AA, and Title 5 Educational Codes, and promote practices to increase accessibility both online and in on-campus instruction and activities at San José City College. 

  • Become knowledgeable about the college budget
  • Review and update the process for the development of the college budget
  • Document and communicate the budget process and yearly timeline to all budget managers
  • Communicate information about changes or adjustments to the college budget to all campus constituency groups
  • Review district and college priorities, including:
    • Board of Trustees'​ Priorities
    • Chancellor's Priorities
    • President's Priorities
    • College Strategic Plan
  • Maintain an ongoing sharing of information and recommendations with campus representatives on the District Budget Committee
  • Review Accreditation Standards to ensure that the budget development process complies with the ACCJC Accreditation Standard III Section D
  • Ensure allocation recommendations are supported by Program Review
  • Ensure compliance with the SJCC Integrated/Strategic Planning model
  • Establish annual committee goals by the 2nd meeting of the Academic Year
  • Complete an annual self-evaluation as a committee by the end of the Academic Year
  • Report regularly to College Advisory Council on committee proceedings

The Accessibility Committee will be made up of : 

  • 4 MSCC (Management, Supervisory, Classified Confidential) 
  • 4 Faculty — Approved by Academic Senate - Voting members 
  • 4 Classified — Approved by Classified Senate – Voting members 
  • 4 Students — Approved by Academic Student Government – Voting Members 
  • 1 Distance Education Coordinator – non-voting, ex oficio 

If there are two consecutive unexcused absences, members will be dismissed from the committee

A consensus model (50%+1) shall be used for making recommendations. A 70% of membership forms a quorum. 

2022 – 2023 

  • Mandatory accessibility training for employees 
  • Accessible Procurement Plan 
  • Digital Accessibility 
  • Accessibility Awareness and Sensitivity Campaign 
  • Accessibility Specialist Position 

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