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Strategic Planning

2018-2023 Strategic Plan

Core Themes

FY2018 – FY2023

Board Adopted 9/10/19


Core Theme 1: Foundational Skills 

Core Theme 2: Academic and Student Success

Core Theme 3: Community and Personal Enrichment

Strategic Initiatives

FY2018 – FY2023

Board Adopted 6/12/18


Strengthen the Academic Environment for Students

  1. Assess opportunities to improve existing programs and explore options for new programs.
  2. Improve academic scheduling to make it possible for students to graduate in two years.
  3. Develop a comprehensive enrollment management plan.
  4. Increase student participation in all aspects of the college via student government, clubs, and other college sponsored activities.


Cultivate Connections with the Community

  1. Create a community outreach team for coordination and connection of internal effort with external partners.
  2. Partner with public and private entities to expand options for experiential and service learning.
  3. Increase community and partner participation at the College.
  4. Support expansion of community education and customized training, as appropriate.


Commit to Equity and Inclusiveness

  1. Provide training for the Campus Community in areas of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  2. Establish and empower a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council to review and recommend updates for policies and procedures related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  3. Create a student center for clubs with space for activities, meetings and access to resources that encourage diversity, equity and inclusion on campus.


Advance Institutional Accountability

  1. Promote a campus culture of collaboration and teamwork focused on improvements in communication and data-driven decision making.
  2. Improve practices related to support of all employees.
  3. Utilize appropriate evaluation tools to promote resource allocations.

2013-2017 Strategic Plan

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