EAC Degrees and Certificates Chair Duties and Procedures


  • Attend all EAC Leadership meetings:
    • EAC regularly scheduled meetings (monthly)
    • EAC Leaders’ planning meetings the week before each  EAC meeting (monthly)
    • EAC Leaders’ meetings with the Deans of Instruction (DOI) immediately prior to each EAC meeting (monthly)
    • EAC Leaders’ meetings with the District President and Vice-President of Academic and Student Affairs (VPASA) (monthly)
    • EAC Leaders’ retreat in June (one day)
    • EAC Leaders’ retreat in September (one-half day)
    • EAC retreat in September  (one-half  day)
    • Attend at least one PCC Board meeting per year
  • Be familiar with and consult EAC by-laws.
  • Degree/Certificate Meetings
    • Establish monthly meeting dates and times in consultation with EAC Chair,  Curriculum Chair, and Curriculum Office
    • Establish catalog deadline dates and times in consultation with EAC Chair, Curriculum Chair, and Curriculum Office
    •  Chair monthly meetings
    • Coordinate monthly meeting agenda with Curriculum Office administration and staff
    • Review and revise monthly meeting minutes before posting
    • Keep members posted on agenda status
    • Assist meeting guests in meeting preparation; this could include but is not limited to discussing agenda items over the phone or in-person, reviewing data for presentation, etc.
    • Prepare a written monthly report of the EAC meeting that outlines recommendations and provides an overview of other information and discussion items from the monthly meeting
    • Prepare and present a written report to the district president of all recommendations that have been brought before the EAC with their status of recommended or not outlined
  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) Accreditation
    • Provide feedback and input into PCC’s Accreditation report sections that directly pertain to the D/C oversight areas
  • Catalog and Academic Handbook
    • Check for consistent language between catalog and Academic Handbook
    • Provide leadership when revising Academic Handbook sections that are in the D/C oversight

Particular Monthly Duties:

  • September
    • D/C Retreat – Plan agenda and chair retreat


  • Compensation has generally been 25% release time.


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