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Initial Goals

Empower Student Success:
Equitably link students with their aspirations

Goal #1: Reduce the barriers to learning that keep students from attaining their goals

  • Align academic direction alongside nonacademic services
  • Academic advising
  • Developmental coursework
  • Academic support
  • Life barriers

Goal #2: Provide more intentional guidance of first-year students to enhance college readiness.

  • First-year experience
  • Career exploration
  • Exploratory degree programs

Goal #3: Increase opportunities for part-time students

  • Create part-time specific program maps
  • Structure academic support for part-time students
  • Bring awareness of non-academic support for part-time students
  • Scheduling

Goal #4: Strengthen the pipeline from workforce and college readiness programs to degree and certificate programs.

  • Have ESL/HSE specific coaches to bridge students from college readiness to degree and certificate programs.
  • Create academic and non-academic support systems for our workforce and college readiness programs.

Goal #5: Identify academic areas for the future growth of the College and respond proactively to educational needs in our region.  .

  • Make data-informed decisions about particular academic programs to expand.
  • Develop infrastructure and organizational capacity. 

Strengthen our Region’s Economic Future:
Teach and Train for a Brighter Tomorrow

Goal #1: Expand workforce development in emerging, innovative fields.

  • Identify business, industry and cultural trends which are responsive to evolving community needs.
  • Seek more opportunities for innovation by targeting emerging local skill sets that will lead to an increase in business growth and entrepreneurship.
  • Address growing need for blue-collar to white-collar professional development.

Goal #2: Identify and address the needs of an increasingly diverse population and workforce.

  • Recognize changing student demographics when planning new initiatives
  • Provide expanded evening, weekend, and online course offerings.
  • Develop innovative and flexible approaches to educational design and programming while reducing barriers to entry and completion.

Goal #3: Commit to meaningful ongoing faculty and staff development to ensure experience with rapidly developing technologies and information.

  • Create interdisciplinary training and educational programming for faculty and staff
  • Develop ongoing opportunities to educate faculty and staff on contemporary and dynamic student needs

Goal #4: Develop micro-credentialing and certificate programs to increase career preparation and degree completion.

  • Provide relevant course offerings that appeal to both the short-term and long-term needs of students
  • Ultimately, these new models may lead to increasing career ladder progression and degree completion.

Goal #5: Increase non-credit pathways to workforce and degree completion through greater integration of CAPE.

  • Re-imagine and integrate the role of workforce development and CAPE into all areas of the College through pathways that encourage/link/lead noncredit pathways to the workforce and/or degree completion.
  • Create models that utilize pathway designers and certificate coordinators
  • Develop and strengthen school-to-work programming

Goal #6: Strengthen awareness of the college as an educational hub for community learning, engagement, enrichment and growth for all residents of Orange County.

  • Project the image of the College as a reality for all.
  • Continue to emphasize the pillars of our institution: academic and faculty excellence.

Sustain and Invigorate Our Planned Future:
Reimagine Human, Financial and Physical Resources

Goal #1: Improve the effectiveness of our human resources to achieve holistic, student-centered outcomes that enhance the student experience.

  • Foster a culture of collaboration and communication among departments and between campuses.
  • Establish clearly-defined employee roles to more efficiently meet the needs of students.

Goal #2: Collaborate with community partners and other educational institutions to expand funding opportunities in pursuit of student-centered outcomes

  • Provide unique workforce development programs to develop innovative degrees and credentials based on institutional strengths, student needs and partner feedback
  • Bolster the partnership with the Foundation, utilizing ongoing and consistent assessment to align the goals of the college, the Foundation, and community partners.

Goal #3: Maximize and more efficiently use existing technologies and physical resources to enhance the student experience.

  • Establish sustainable plans and processes that allow for upgrading and maintaining current resources
  • Consistently assess resource utilization in collaboration with all stakeholders