Academic Leadership Council
Assists the VPAA in the development and evaluation of all academic matters, including curriculum, schedules, and support services.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: VPAA

Academic Program Management Council
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: VPAA and Academic Services

Catalog Committee
Provides oversight and direction for the development of the annual College Catalog. Responsible for planning of catalog contents, organization, creation and production in the print and electronic environments.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: College Relations & Marketing - Director CRM (Grace Truman)

Curriculum Committee
This committee oversees curriculum changes and/or development at the College.  The Dean of Curriculum and Educational Technology and staff serve as liaisons for this committee with the State Course Numbering System and the FLDOE Division of Career and Adult Education as well as monitor the college catalog and Area of Study webpage content related to curriculum. 
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: Academic Services - Academic Coordinator

eLearning Advisory Committee
This committee provides recommendations for Academic policies and procedures for distance learning, training and program development, as well as the vision and direction for distance learning and integration of technology in the classroom.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: eLearning - Director eLearning (Sidney Beitler)

Faculty Cluster Committees
All faculty are members of a faculty cluster, where faculty meet with peer discipline faculty and discuss all matters related to student performance, textbook selection, course and program development, course revisions and all other matters pertaining to teaching and learning.
MEMBERSHIP:  See committee link
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT:  VPAA

Faculty Development Committee 
The goal of the committee is to design and implement a comprehensive faculty development plan for review and approval by President's Cabinet.  The committee is comprised of one Human Resources representative, and one Academic Dean, the VPAA, the five faculty members. 
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT:  VPAA and Human Resources

Faculty Promotion Committee
Reviews requests for promotion of faculty for advancement in rank whose requirements have been verified by Human Resources.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: VPAA and Human Resources  

General Education Assessment Committee
The mission of the General Education Assessment Committee is to promote, support and monitor academic assessment activities at the College, as they relate to general education, and to provide quality faculty development for new and experienced faculty and instructors. This committee will utilize assessment results, faculty and instructor interests, as well as new emerging scholarships, to create faculty development opportunities, including Academic Development Days.
MEMBERSHIP: See committee link
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: IRE - Assessment Director (Karen Pain).

Honors College Advisory Committee
Provides direction for the development and implementation of an Honors program and courses, guidelines for Honors projects, and standards for student registration and exit from Honors courses. Makes recommendations to the VPAA in matters concerning the Honors College at PBSC.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: Academic Services - Honors College Manager (Marcella Montesinos)

Joint Deans Council
Addresses issues and coordinates activities which affect the areas of Academic Affairs, Student Services, and Corporate & Continuing Education.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: VPAA and VPSS

QEP Campus Support Committee
Faculty and staff participate in professional learning groups online, and additional groups will be available on campus.  Members of this committee will provide feedback and support to the QEP manager as wider campus initiatives are developed to offer teaching and learning resources to faculty and staff college-wide.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: IRE - QEP Manager (Dave Wells)

Service-Learning / Internship Committee
This committee reviews opportunities for service-learning and internship for PBSC students.  Campus liaisons compile participation rates at their campus.  Recommendations are reviewed/approved by the VPAA.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT:  VPAA

Staff & Program Development (SPD) Committee 
Review / recommend requests from the academic area (faculty, instructors, administrators, staff and CCE staff) for SPD funding of non-essential travel and activities.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT:  VPAA

Textbook Affordability Committee 
The members of this committee will review existing textbook selection policies, make recommendations for changes in textbook policy, and develop recommendations for faculty to reduce the costs of textbooks.
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: VPAA

Academic Affairs Ad Hoc Committees
In addition to service on standing committees, Palm Beach State College faculty, instructors, and administrators participate in ad hoc committees which are formed to address academic, or other issues which may arise.  These committees make recommendations with regard to disposition of the issue raised.

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