Community and Technical Colleges press release.
The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will meet for its regular business meeting Thursday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Board members are expected to vote on final approval of four Bachelor of Applied Science degrees:
- Clark College’s proposed Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education Preschool – Grade 3
- Highline College’s proposed Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education
- Pierce College’s proposed Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management
- Yakima Valley College’s proposed Bachelor of Applied Science in Agricultural Sciences
The board will also hear a presentation on cybersecurity by Kathi Hiyane-Brown, president of Whatcom Community College. Hiyane-Brown in August participated in a White House summit on national cybersecurity. The National Science Foundation designated the Whatcom Community College as an Advanced Technological Education National Cybersecurity Center.
The Board will also hold a study session on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Board members will hear a quarterly update on community and technical college bachelor’s degrees and progress on the system’s strategic plan.
The meeting agenda and background materials are posted on the State Board website.