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Classified Leadership Application/Nomination Available

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Classified Leadership Institute for Professionals (CLIP) announces the opportunity to apply or nominate individuals for the 2017-2018 cohort. Permanent employees can apply directly, or employees can be nominated by someone, for participation in CLIP.

Information on the requirements are at our brand new website, created for the Leadership Institute by Joann Bishop-Wilbur, a cohort member.  Forms are also available there, as well as the address to send completed documents.

Instructions for Application and Nomination for CLIP:

We encourage you to apply or to nominate someone for this year long, district-wide professional development opportunity for Classified Professionals. Those who attended the last cohort found it to be a valuable experience.

The deadline for application or nomination to the 2017-2018 Cohort is March 31, 2017.  All candidates will be notified by April 17, 2017

Classified Leadership Institute for Professionals Mission
Our Mission is to empower Classified Professionals through the implementation of programs focused on providing professional, educational, and personal growth in support of our educational community.

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What is Classified Senate?

The Classified Senate meets on the second Thursday of
each month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in Room 1687

The Classified Senate represents the classified staff on all non-collective bargaining matters.

Classified staff that serves in instructional areas will be included in discussions and will have input regarding academic programs, delivery of services, and other academic issues that affect their professional duties.  In addition, the classified staff, jointly with other governance groups, will also be given the opportunity to participate actively in the formulation and development of policies and procedures in the following areas:

    • classified roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports;
    • student preparation and success;
    • college/district governance structures;
    • professional development activities;
    • institutional planning process;
    • budget development processes;
    • program planning and staffing;
    • regulations and procedures relating to health and safety.

The Governing Council of the Classified Senate shall consist of officers. The Past President and the highest-ranking union officer at Las Positas College shall serve as non-voting members.

Classified representatives are elected by majority vote from among all classified members. The term of office on the Governing Council is for one year (July 1 - June 30).

Classified Halloween Celebration - Fall 2016


Second Thursday
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Room 1687


Classified Senate

Amanda Ingold
Heidi Ulrech

Vice President
of Communications


Vice President
of Fundraising


Vice President
of Activities

Frances DeNisco

Daysi Valle

Julie Thornburg
Carolyn Scott

Carol Edson

Sunshine Person
Sharon Davidson