The State Board of Community Colleges frequently solicits comments about proposed changes. Any changes currently under review are listed below, including guidelines for how to submit comments. 

Proposed Amendment of 1G SBCCC 200.94 – “Reporting of Student Hours in Membership for Continuing Education Classes”

On 18 May 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges (“SBCC”) voted to initiate rulemaking to amend 1G SBCCC 200.94 – “Reporting of Student Hours in Membership forContinuing Education Classes.” The SBCC is initiating the rulemaking process to amend this proposed rule by deleting subparagraph (d), “Extension Student Work Experience and Clinical Practice,” because it is no longer responsive to the clinical and work-based learning requirements that colleges require to respond to student and industry needs. New rules will be proposed for adoption to address Work Based Learning and Clinical Practice. This action also supports the efforts to move program specific rules and definitions to the appropriate chapters within the State Board Code.

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page

Proposed Amendment of 1G SBCCC 200.93 – “Reporting of Student Hours in Membership for Curriculum Classes”

On 18 May 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges (“SBCC”) voted to initiate rulemaking to amend 1G SBCCC 200.93 – “Reporting of Student Hours in Membership forCurriculum Classes.” The SBCC is initiating the rulemaking process to amend this proposed rule to provide clarification and consistency to the reporting of instructional hours for clinical practice at the recommendation of the Deans of Health Science.

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page

Proposed Adoption of 1D SBCCC 300.10 – “Work-Based Learning”

On 18 May 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges (“SBCC”) voted to initiate rulemaking to adopt 1D SBCCC 300.10 – “Work-Based Learning.” The SBCC is initiating the rulemaking process to adopt this proposed rule to provide structure by enabling colleges to effectively provide work-based learning experiences to students and to align Workforce Continuing Education requirements in this area to those existing in curriculum programs. This action addresses the deletion of 1G SBCCC 200.94(d) and supports the efforts to move program specific rules and definitions to the appropriate chapters within the State Board Code.

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page

Proposed Adoption of 1D SBCCC 300.9 – “Clinical Practice”

On 18 May 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges (“SBCC”) voted to initiate rulemaking to adopt 1D SBCCC 300.9 – “Clinical Practice.” The SBCC is initiating the rulemaking process to adopt this proposed rule to provide structure by enabling colleges to effectively provide clinical experiences to students and to align Workforce Continuing Education requirements in this area to those existing in curriculum programs. This action addresses the deletion of 1G SBCCC 200.94(d) and supports the efforts to move program specific rules and definitions to the appropriate chapters within the State Board Code.

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page

Proposed Adoption of 1A SBCCC 200.5 – “System Advisory Council”

On 18 May 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges (“SBCC”) voted to initiate rulemaking to adopt 1A SBCCC 200.5 – “System Advisory Council.” The SBCC is initiating the rulemaking process to adopt this proposed rule to provide a standing body to discuss and make recommendations to the SBCC on issues of system-wide or intercollege importance. Such a body would help promote communication, collaboration, and cohesiveness within the System.

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page

Substantive Changes - Proposed Adoption of 1A SBCCC 200.4 – “Sound Fiscal and Management Practices”

The SBCC received public comments on the substantive changes to the above rule through 29 May 2018. Afterconsideration of the second round of public comments, the SBCC is proposing changes to the proposed rule to adopt  1ASBCCC 200.4 – “Sound Fiscal and Management Practices.”  The changes to the proposed adoption would constitute asubstantive change under 3B SBCCC 100.2(l) and 300.1.  The SBCC is addressing resolute language and providing more flexiblelanguage of, “any discrepancies and a plan for resolution are identified within 30 business days” verses stating, “anydiscrepancies resolved within 30 business days.”

 

The proposed adoption including the additional substantive changes are published on the NC Community CollegeSystem's website,  www.nccommunitycolleges.edu, under "State Board Code."  For your convenience, a copy of theproposed rule, with the substantive changes indicated, is attached to this memorandum. The items highlighted are the changesthat the SBCC approved.  “Strikeouts” indicate deletion of prior suggested language and “underlines” indicate the proposed additionof language.  Please post a copy of the proposed rule with the substantive changes in prominent places so that all individualsaffected by the proposed changes will be informed.

 

Any member of  the public has the right to submit written comments on the proposed substantive changes.  Pleasenote that any person who submits a public comment on behalf of their community college should comply with their college’s localprocess for submitting comments on a proposed rule. Written comments on the substantive changes must be received byno later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 15 June 2018. 

 

If you would like to read more about this and other changes check out the State Board of Community Colleges Code Page