Sylvania Co-op Faculty Resources
Co-op Task Force Findings:
In 2008/2009, a joint faculty, academic professional, and management task force was appointed to review Cooperative Education goals, practices, and roles at PCC. The task force looked at compliance with state guidelines and current PCC policies, as well as best practices. A final report was presented to the Academic and Student Affairs Council on March 17, 2009. At Chris Chairsell's request, this report was circulated to the SACs in April 2009.
Federal & State Guidelines:
Co-op has a number of compliance requirements related to DOE guidelines, civil rights and employment law. The following are reference materials related to these guidelines.
- Community College Handbook for Policies and Procedures, State of Oregon (See p. 29, 46, 48, 49, 60, 106, 111, 114 of the Community College Handbook for policies and procedures dealing with cooperative work experience in Oregon.)
- Legal Issues Facing School-to-Work Experiences, Work Experience Coordinators of Oregon (A listing of federal and regional laws and guidelines relating to work experience programs with web sites for each area.)
- Cooperative Work Experiences (CWE) at Community Colleges - A Compilation of Best Practices, State of Oregon (Community Colleges and Workforce Development)
The following sites describe PCC policies and procedures related to Co-op, including sample documentation and learning objectives.
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