Maricopa Community Colleges

Maricopa Governance

MCCCD Board Policies and Administrative Regulations

These are the polices and administrative regulations of Maricopa Governance, a leadership model adopted by the Governing Board of the Maricopa County Community College District in 1996 that establishes a framework for accountability to our constituents. One of the most important roles of the Governing Board is to identify goals for the purpose of better serving the people of Maricopa County, students, private and public sector employers, universities, and primary and secondary schools.

Board Policies (Table of Contents)

Principles set forth by the Governing Board to guide itself with regard to Board operations and to guide the Chancellor with regard to management of the District.
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Consideration of Policy Matters

(See item 4B)
The Board will consider proposed new or revised policy twice, first as an informational item; then as a recommendation for approval. Upon a majority vote, the policy will be incorporated into the Board’s policies.

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Action Item Template
For First Read, use this same template but change the words "Action Item" to read "First Read" instead.
compass 1-Outcomes
Policies that determine benefits that will occur for the Board's constituents. These are prioritized and reflected in the budget.

Metrics

The metrics serve as a foundation for future monitoring of the Governing Board Outcomes (intended organizational results). It is a key component for MCCCD to conduct institutional monitoring of stakeholder deliverables.
text 2-Chancellor Limitations
Policies that provide the prudent and ethical boundaries of acceptable Chancellor acts, practices, and circumstances.

Chancellor Interpretations
The interpretations serve as a foundation for future monitoring of the Chancellor’s Limitations (management limitations). It is a key component for the MCCCD to conduct institutional monitoring of stakeholder deliverables.
resources 3-Board-Staff Relations
Policies that describe the Board's relationship and accountability linkage (generally through the Chancellor).
horse 4-Governance Process
Policies that clarify the Board's own job and rules, including how it plans to connect with others.

Employee Group Policies

Administrative Regulations (Table of Contents)

Upon adoption of the Governance leadership model in 1996, the Governing Board transferred certain policies to the Chancellor. Administrative Regulations are used by the Chancellor in managing the day to day operations of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and are amended, adopted, or deleted as necessary and are subject to a formal approval process.
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Administrative Regulation Approval Process

See how administrative regulations are created and vetted.
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Current Proposals

Administrative Regulations that are currently open for comment. Also provides a snapshot of administrative regulations and Board policies that have been approved during the current fiscal year.

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CEC Review
Items for review by the CEC.

Employee Group Review
Items for review by Employee Group leaders.

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Maricopa Governance Change Crosswalk

Crosswalk of administrative regulations and Board policies that have been amended since 2008.
boardpol 1-Fiscal Management
Related to accounting, budgeting, procurement, travel, and other financial functions.
boardpol 2-Students
Covers many areas that affect students.
boardpol 3-Instruction
Covers many areas that affect students and faculty.
boardpol 4-Auxiliary Services
Additional general administrative or operational regulations not covered in the previous sections.

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5-Non-Discrimination
MCCCD's regulations concerning non-discrimination, sexual harassment, and other protections.
boardpol 6-Board Resources
These administrative regulations require Board review and approval for amendment.
boardpol College Rules of Operation
Various departments or auxiliaries throughout the district may establish written practices or standards. Provided that such practices or standards are not in conflict with approved Board Policy or Administrative Regulations, they may supplement any provisions of the MCCCD policy manual.