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Walla Walla Community College


To ensure that curriculum is consistent with our mission, vision, and values.


Curriculum Council will ensure that all courses and programs at WWCC inspire students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.


  • Curriculum Council will recommend curriculum management software to the Vice President of Instruction that streamlines curriculum and program development.
  • Curriculum Council will develop a 5-year Council Strategic Plan establishing operational committees/taskforces, procedural guidelines, and criteria for the curriculum review and recommendation process.
  • Curriculum Council will establish policies and procedures that ensure the alignment of course, program, and institutional learning outcomes.
  • Curriculum Council will collaborate with the Assessment Coordinator and the Institutional Research and Effectiveness Office in this work.

Council Leadership for 2023-24

Chair – JR Van Slyke
Vice Chair – Steve Shoemake

Voting Members

  • Access and Opportunity – Chris Bigley
  • Academic Transfer – Steve Shoemake & JR Van Slyke
  • Corrections Education – Dale Chapman
  • Workforce Trades & Transfer – Gerry Sampson and Paul Boyd
  • Nursing & Allied Health – Jodi Bice

Non-voting Areas with Representation

  • Vice President of Instruction
  • Administrative Assistant to Vice President of Instruction
  • Registrar
  • Financial Support Representative
  • Community Relations Representative
  • Advising and Counseling Representative
  • Library Representative
  • Center for Integrated Learning Representative