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).