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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

SPSC Update: Draft Goals and Objectives Available for Feedback

Campus Community,

The Strategic Planning Committee would like your feedback on the following, DRAFT Strategic Goals and Objectives.

1. Promote student success
i. Launch and monitor interventions to reduce barriers to completion
ii. Provide an environment that increases student retention and persistence
iii. Invest in personal and professional growth for all employees
iv. Celebrate staff and student achievement, success and creativity

2. Champion equity
i. Create an understanding of equitable principles
ii. Identify and implement opportunities for increasing equity
iii. Identify and address achievement gaps

3. Build an educated community
i. Ensure student-learning outcomes are aligned with current professional standards
ii. Create a system to track industry employment and trends
iii. Expand lifelong learning and professional credentialing opportunities
iv. Strengthen K12-20 education continuum

4. Enhance institutional capacity
i. Create and improve systems to support a culture of inquiry and evidence-based decision-making
ii. Review and revise systems and processes for effectiveness and innovation
iii. Judiciously manage the acquisition, use and maintenance of goods and materials
iv. Use technology to maximize college processes and systems

5. Promote innovation
i. Upgrade the college’s innovation support structures
ii. Create a culture where all ideas can be shared and validated
iii. Develop entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors and skills that can be applied across the college
iv. Develop collaborative and innovation partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

6. Create and maintain a sustainable college community
i. Cultivate relationships and explore options to find and utilize alternative funding sources
ii. Maintain and update existing infrastructure
iii. Implement sustainable practices
iv. Document our institutional knowledge

7. Foster community engagement and social responsibility
i. Build and maintain community partnerships
ii. Promote and strengthen internship and service opportunities
iii. Identify and develop opportunities for community education and outreach
iv. Promote a welcoming environment

We welcome feedback through our SPSC website (www.cptc.edu/spsc), or through the following SurveyMonkey Link (http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FXCJLCV). You may also speak with your division's representative on the SPSC.

Please provide your feedback by 10 a.m. on Monday, April 22. The committee will meet again the afternoon of April 22 to respond to feedback and make revisions and/or clarifications.

The committee will present their final recommended strategic plan (vision, mission, values, goals and objectives) to the Board of Trustees for their adoption at their May 8 meeting. That meeting is open to the public to attend and we would encourage you to attend.


Thanks for your involvement!
Debbie and Claire
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