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Basic Skills Committee

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Basic Skills Committee Mission Statement

The BSI Committee is committed to supporting highly coordinated, integrated, and collaborative learning and support environments; raising awareness of basic skills; removing academic barriers; facilitating smooth academic transitions; creating clearer pathways to student success in both academic and vocational areas; and providing student-focused approaches to learning.

Committee Members for 2017-2018 Academic Year

  • Carrie Ballard (Faculty-Co-Chair), Counseling/Academic Advising
  • Elizabeth Bishop, Faculty/Mathematics
  • LaKisha Bradley, Director of Student Success and Equity
  • Adria Gerard, Director of English & Study Skills Center
  • Nancy Harray, Faculty/English
  • Eric Lake, Math Learning Center Coordinator
  • Penny Partch, English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Kathleen Rozman, Instructor/Learning Disabilities Specialist
  • Alison Shelling, Adjunct Faculty/Fashion, CTE Coordinator
  • Elisabeth Thoman, Access Serviuces & Outreach Librarian
  • Vincent van Joolen (Ex Officio), Dean of Instruction - STEM
  • Cathryn Wilkinson (Administrative Co-Chair), Dean of Instruction - Liberal Arts

Additional information about the BSI Committee at MPC, upcoming conferences & events, and web resources and committee documents can be found on the MPC BSI Intranet site (log-in required).