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Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives

2013-2017 Fresno City Colllege
Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives

Student Success

Goal 1: FCC will identify and implement collaborative and specific activities to facilitate successful completion of our students’ educational objectives.

1.1 By Spring 2014, the college will update, approve, and implement priority student success recommendations detailed in the FCC Educational Master Plan and those contained in the FCC Student Success Plan.

1.2 As noted in the Enrollment Management Plan, by Spring 2015, the college will begin to define, and publish common annual student success benchmarks.

1.3 The college will continue to work with feeder schools to identify innovative methods of enhancing matriculation.

1.4 By Spring 2015, the college will identify and support existing efficient and cost effective methods of improving basic skills preparation.

1.5 By Fall 2014, the college will identify baseline student services and priority activities to include in the creation and implementation of college and districtwide student services delivery plans.

1.6 By Fall 2014, the college will create and implement a Student Involvement Plan that identifies successful methods of engaging students in campus and community activities that enable them to enhance learning opportunities beyond the classroom and further engage in the betterment of their community.

1.7 The college will continue to analyze enrollment, retention, success rate patterns and other transfer general education course data to identify and implement strategies that lead to increased retention and successful completion.

1.8 The college will continue to analyze enrollment, retention, success rate patterns and other career and technology course data to identify and implement strategies that lead to increased retention and successful completion.

Access

Goal 2: FCC will identify access barriers and create strategies to mitigate them.

2.1 By Spring 2014, the college will complete writing and begin implementation of recommendations contained in the Enrollment Management Plan.

2.2 By Fall 2013, the college will work with the district to implement districtwide recommendations regarding priority registration.

2.3 By Fall 2014, the college will identify methods of improving course scheduling to efficiently move students through successful completion.

2.4 By Fall 2014, the college will identify and address gaps and barriers to student support services.

2.5 By Fall 2015, the college will inventory existing outreach, recruitment, co-curricular and career awareness activities for every academic and student support program to identify best practices, duplication, and opportunities.

Quality

Goal 3: FCC will provide the highest quality instructional programs utilizing current and emerging methodologies, pedagogies, and technologies as appropriate.

3.1 By Fall 2013, the college will ensure that all administrators, faculty, and staff are provided ample opportunities for professional development.

3.2 By Fall 2015, the college, in coordination with sister campuses, will develop a comprehensive Basic Skills Delivery Plan for the college and the district.

3.3 By Fall 2013, the college will define and identify Signature Programs and criteria to create models of excellence.

3.4 By Spring 2014, the college will identify and promote opportunities for districtwide collaboration, program coordination and development.

3.5 Faculty will continue to identify appropriate courses to enhance cross-district coordination of curriculum.

3.6 By Fall 2014, the college will implement a Distance Learning Plan that identifies online and hybrid best practices, student support services, student success benchmarks, and effective delivery methods.

3.7 By Spring 2014, the college will implement a campus wide technology plan and address technology gaps.

3.8 By Fall 2014, the college will ensure that student success, student learning outcomes, and program review objectives are integrated and support FCC’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.

Partnerships

Goal 4: FCC will strengthen existing and create new community partnerships with educational, business, and other entities to ensure our region is receiving quality services to meet its economic, cultural, and social needs.

4.1 By Fall 2014, every program and student support service will identify activities that enhance partnerships with educational, business, and/or local community organizations as appropriate.

4.2 By Spring 2015, every program and student support service will systematically assess the community need for its respective program/service and refine student learning outcomes as appropriate.

4.3 By Spring 2015, every occupational related program and support service will inventory, identify, and increase the number of quality work experience, apprenticeship, job shadowing, service learning, and/or internship experiences as appropriate.

Values

Goal 5: FCC will provide a culture where its core values are visible in the activities and interactions of all administrators, faculty, classified professionals, and students.

5.1 By Fall 2014, the college will enhance its efforts to recognize individuals who epitomize FCC’s core values.

5.2 By Spring 2014, the college will identify existing activities and new opportunities that promote FCC’s core values.

5.3 By Spring 2015, the college will provide campus wide training on excellence and innovation.

Communication

Goal 6: FCC will effectively communicate with its constituent groups and external communities.

6.1 By Spring 2014, the college will perform an annual shared governance audit to ensure the college and district are engaged in open communication and encouraging participation from all constituent groups.

6.2 The college will continue to implement its campus wide communication plan and continually identify additional methods to enhance campus, district, and external communications.

6.3 By Fall 2013, the college will initiate discussions that provide feedback and recommendations on opportunities to enhance campus-to-campus and campus-to-district collaboration.

Institutional Effectiveness

Goal 7: FCC will collaborate with SCCCD to create strategic alignments in our planning and organizational processes.

7.1 By Fall 2013, the college will collaborate with the district in ensuring shared governance is practiced consistently in decision-making.

7.2 By Spring 2014, the college will collaborate with the district and respective committees to update and improve safety and security communication and education.

7.3 By Fall 2014, the college will collaborate with the district to create and implement a parking plan that supports the mission of FCC.

7.4 By Spring 2014, the college will participate in districtwide decision-making regarding program development (including signature programs), implementation, and expansion.

7.5 FCC will continue to implement and update the Campus Facilities Master Plan.

7.6 By Spring 2015, the college will create a Human Resource Plan that reflects the needs of the college.

7.7 By Spring 2014, the college will fully implement its Research Agenda to enable every department to utilize the information as part of its program development and decision-making.

7.8 By Fall 2014, the college will work with all internal constituent groups to develop and implement annual program review summaries that concisely monitor and report progress toward campus and district strategic goals.

Accountability

Goal 8: FCC will demonstrate fiscal integrity by being prudent stewards of our resources.

8.1 By Spring 2014, FCC will create and implement an education module on understanding the college and district budget and budgeting processes.

8.2 FCC will continue to improve methods of ensuring financial accountability and resource stewardship.

8.3 FCC will continue to work collaboratively with the SCCCD grants office and with external partners to increase funding opportunities that support student success.


2010-2013 Fresno City Colllege Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives

Goal One: FCC will effectively provide quality services to our community.

Objective 1.1: The college will identify a method to systematically assess the community’s needs for programs and services.

Objective 1.2: The college will systematically evaluate the effectiveness and quality of its programs and services.

Objective 1.3: The college will identify public and private additional external resources for key college initiatives, projects, and programs that support the college’s mission, vision, and goals.

Goal Two: FCC will assist students toward successful completion of their educational objectives.

Objective 2.1: The college will implement the Educational Master Plan recommendation to
develop and implement a student success plan for the college.

Goal Three: FCC will provide broad access to programs and services.

Objective 3.1: The college will schedule programs and course offerings to meet learner needs.

Objective 3.2: The college will expand educational opportunities by targeting under-served populations.

Objective 3.3: The college will improve access to student support services.

Objective 3.4: The college will minimize barriers to access for all learners.

Goal Four: FCC will be a cohesive and supportive environment for its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

Objective 4.1: The college will complete a campus-wide communications plan designed to improve communication and collaboration among all constituencies in the campus community.

Objective 4.2: The college will promote community-building activities on the campus.

Goal Five: FCC will partner with educational, business, and other local community organizations.

Objective 5.1: The college will improve existing partnerships with educational, business, and local community organizations.

Objective 5.2: The college will create a plan designed to build new partnerships with
educational, business, and local community organizations.

Goal Six: FCC will collaborate with SCCCD to create strategic alignments.

Objective 6.1: The college will collaborate with SCCCD on program development, implementation, and expansion.

Objective 6.2: The college will collaborate with SCCCD to develop a resource allocation model.

Objective 6.3: The college will actively collaborate with SCCCD to create a district-wide plan
designed to improve open communication and trust.

Last updated: 8/8/2013 5:34:57 PM