Section IIIA: Human Resources
Criteria, qualifications, and procedures for selection of personnel are clearly and publicly stated and address the needs of the institution in serving its student population.
The College website publicly outlines the institution’s processes for hiring qualified personnel in Board Bylaws, Board Policies, and Administrative Procedures, which adhere to California Education Code and help to ensure that the College hires the most qualified applicants in a consistent and fair process.
Section IIIB: Physical Resources
PCC assures safe and sufficient physical resources at all locations where it offers courses, programs, and learning support services.
PCC has sufficient facilities to meet the current needs to carry out its educational mission. District administration engaged with external consultant HGA Architect to perform a comprehensive review of existing facilities. The consultant’s report indicated the need to repair and replace existing structures and has led to the development of a new Facilities Master Plan.
Section IIIC: Technology Resources
Technology services, professional support, facilities, hardware, and software are appropriate and adequate to support the institution’s management and operational functions, academic programs, teaching and learning, and support services.
PCC’s Technology Master Plan was created to provide a framework for the implementation of technology training, hardware, software, services, and processes from 2016-2020 in support of the District’s mission, Educational Master Plan, strategic goals, and Accreditation Standards.
Section IIID: Financial Resources
Financial resources are sufficient to support and sustain student learning programs and services and improve institutional effectiveness. The distribution of resources supports the development, maintenance, allocation and reallocation, and enhancement of programs and services.
PCC’s financial procedures are outlined in Board Policies and Administrative Procedures. Financial management is transparent and follows generally accepted accounting and internal control practices. The College plans for both short-term and long-term financial solvency. The College’s resources are sufficient to support and maintain student learning programs and student services.