Strategic Planning

Clatsop Community College Strategic Plan


Board Approved 5-14-13

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Core Themes


Board Approved 7-10-12

Core Theme 1 - Foundational Skills

Prepare students with a foundation of the skills and abilities needed for college study and life-long learning

Core Theme 2 - Transfer

Prepare students to successfully continue their education at a bachelor degree-granting institution

Core Theme 3 - Employment

Prepare students for career employment in a global marketplace

Core Theme 4 - Business Productivity

Improve the knowledge and skills of proprietors and employees of district businesses

Core Theme 5 - Personal Enrichment

Assess the educational interests of the community and provide the resulting educational activities that are within the College's authority to provide


Strategic Goals


Board Approved 7-10-12

Improve College Processes

  1. Schedule programs and courses to maintain an average credit section size of 20 students
  2. Increase job placement rates for career-technical programs by percent
  3. Improve staff and faculty satisfaction with institutional governance and operations

Improve the Vitality and Stability of the College

  1. Increase general fund ending balance to 15 percent of General Fund
  2. Increase non-general fund revenue by 20 percent (exclusive of Financial Aid flow-through)
  3. Increase tuition-paying student enrollment (FTE) by 3 percent each year

Improve Accountability and Transparency

  1. Improve student satisfaction with instruction, advising, and registration services
  2. Regularly evaluate services and instructional programs to document program effectiveness and adjust program operation as indicated


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July 15, 2013, 2:48 pm
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