The mission of Saddleback College’s Basic Skills Initiative is to explore, identify, and address the needs of basic skills students. BSI funding allocations directly support a coordinated expansion of academic and student support services that will facilitate the successful transition of basic skills students into college-level coursework.
Approved as of January 29th: BSI Mission and Core Values
Coordinator: Christina Hinkle, Director of Learning Assistance
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Co-chair: Deanna Valdez, Mathematics Instructor
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Administrative Support: Christie Smead
Office Location: LRC220
Telephone Extension: (949) 348-6048
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Additional Funding Sources: Student Equity and DSPS can and will be used to augment BSI projects that align with their criteria.
Statewide Basic Skills Report: Due on July 31, 2015
Saddleback College Statistics
BSI Meeting Dates for 2015-2016 will be held in LRC 337 (unless otherwise stated) from 3 pm to 4:30 pm and are as follows:
- Thursday, October 8 – Regular Committee Mtg.
- Thursday, November 12 - Regular Committee Mtg.
- December - Happy Holidays (No Meeting.)
Meeting Dates for Spring 2016
- Thursday, February 11 - Regular Committee Mtg.
- Thursday, March 10 - Regular Committee Mtg. Location to be confirmed
- Thursday, April 14 - Regular Committee Mtg. Location to be confirmed
|Sumaya McCleave, MS&E
||Sarah Chang, CS
||Penny Skaff, CS
|Bruce Gilman, LA
||Marina Aminy, OELR
||Leslie Humphrey - Outreach
|Carrie Goulding, LA
||Michael Hoggatt, TC &SP
||Janet Bagwell, LA
|Chris McDonald, MS&E
||Kevin O'Connor, LA
||Cadence Wynter, SBS
|Deanna Valdez, MS&E
||Christina Hinkle, OELR
||Maria Teresa Romero, SBS
|Jack Beckham, LA
||Estella Garrison-Castillo, CE, E & K12
||Julie McNirr, LA
Basic Skills Completion
A Guide to Transforming Basic Skills Education in Community Colleges, Inside and Outside the Classroom.
Saddleback College - Five Year Cycle - BSI Student Success and Retention Rates
California Community College Chancellor's Office - Basic Skills Progress Tracker