CCP Teachers Association protest canceled – Pasadena now
A planned protest by the Pasadena City College Faculty Association calling on the CCP board to declare an emergency and resume distance education has been called off.
No reason was given for the cancellation.
The association planned to meet by the think tank on Friday and make its demands, motivated by concerns about the safety of students, faculty, staff and the community at large given the large number of classes in progress. face to face scheduled for Fall Semester 2021 at Pasadena City College.
The association also demanded that the council order the reinstatement of temporary D-forms, which would allow a return to distance education, and that non-teaching professors be able to work remotely off campus.
In the library and other workspaces, including but not limited to Success Centers, the district will employ additional resources such as cadets to monitor library access and compliance with all measures. of security.
Form D allows courses to be taught online or through hybrid methods, but not all classes have a valid Form D.
In an email sent to Pasadena Now on Wednesday, the college was described as an “outlier” compared to other campuses, including Chaffey College, Mt. San Antonio College, CSU campuses, and Citrus. College, which one person says go ahead with almost everyone. online course.
The board of directors adopted a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday that will ban unvaccinated students, staff and faculty from campus starting September 30.
“Students who are not fully vaccinated by September 30, 2021 will be removed from all face-to-face classes,” according to a 2021 fall semester return-to-campus agreement.
“Professors, who are not exempt and who choose not to be vaccinated, will be placed on unpaid leave for the duration of the semester in which they are not vaccinated, not exceeding two semesters with the approval of the board. “, indicates the agreement.