Goals and Objectives

SOCCCD Strategic Planning Goals 2014 - 2025

Desired Outcome: All students have been provided equal access to quality education and traditionally underrepresented students have achieved their desired educational outcomes to the same extent and at the same rate as all other students.

OBJECTIVES

  • 1.1 Reduce and eliminate the achievement gap among underrepresented students

    Indicator: Reduce and eliminate the achievement gap among underrepresented students in the number of students annually who earn associate degrees, certificates, transfer, become transfer ready, or complete 9 units in a CTE program that prepares them for a specific occupation

  • 1.2 Reduce and eliminate the achievement gap for completion rates in transfer-level math and English. (VFS)

    Indicator: Increase the completion rate of transfer-level math and English within students’ first year to 50 percent

  • 1.3 Reduce and eliminate the achievement gap between online and traditional classroom classes

    Indicator: Establish baseline data set for each college and district-wide

  • 1.4 Increase equity of access into college

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for the overall percentage of students who enroll after applying and by underrepresented student groups

  • 1.5 Reduce and eliminate student Fall to Spring and Fall to Fall retention equity gaps

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for student retention rates by underrepresented student groups

  • 1.6 Cultivate culturally responsive and inclusive learning and working environment free from explicit/implicit bias

    Indicator: Establish a baseline to measure explicit/implicit bias

  • 1.7 Cultivate a culturally responsive and inclusive learning and working environment free from institutional bias

    Indicator: Establish a baseline to measure culturally responsive and inclusive learning environment

Desired Outcome: The lives of our students are transformed by the learning opportunities they experience, the skills they acquire, and the achievements they attain.

OBJECTIVES

  • 2.1 Increase the number of students annually who earn associate degrees, certificates, or 9 units in a CTE program that prepare them for an in-demand job (VFS)

    Indicator: Establish a baseline of completion by award type and CTE program

  • 2.2 Increase the number of students transferring annually (VFS)

    Indicator: Increase transfers to UC, CSU, and all other institutions by 35%
    Indicator: Establish a baseline to measure “transfer ready” students

  • 2.3 Increase completion rates in transfer-level math and English

    Indicator: Increase the completion rate of transfer-level math and English within students’ first year to 50 percent

  • 2.4 Increase course success in online and traditional classroom classes

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for course success in online and traditional classes

  • 2.5 Increase student spring to spring and fall to fall retention

    Indicator: Establish baseline percentage for the student retention rates

  • 2.6 Increase the percent of exiting CTE students who report being employed in their field of study(VFS)

    Indicator: Increase CTE employment rate to 69 percent

  • 2.7 Reduce average units accumulated by students who complete degrees (VFS)

    Indicator: Reduce average units accumulated from 88 to 79 units

  • 2.8 Implement educational programs and student services to indicator non-traditional students

    Indicator: Establish baseline of "non-traditional" students

  • 2.9 Increase and support the number of outside classroom learning opportunities available for students in each division (and participation in those opportunities)

    Indicator: Establish a baseline of "outside learning opportunities"

  • 2.10 Create and support inter-disciplinary learning opportunities both within and across the colleges

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for inter-disciplinary learning opportunities

  • 2.11 Increase the number of professional development opportunities for faculty and staff

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for professional development programs

Desired Outcome: Strategic partnerships enable us to serve the civic, cultural, and economic needs of our communities.

OBJECTIVES

  • 3.1 Strengthen and expand industry engagement to support student learning, program development, and regional economic development

    Indicator: Establish baseline counts of partnerships by developing a rubric to categorize existing partnerships

  • 3.2 Increase the number of students who reported obtaining a job closely related to their field of study that strongly support the regional economy (VFS)

    Indicator: Increase the percentage of students reporting obtaining a job closely related to their field of study to 76% based on Career Technical Education Outcomes Survey (CTEOS)

  • 3.3 Increase participation in extended learning (community and adult education programs, and emeritus institutes)

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for extended learning programs

  • 3.4 Increase the number of students who earn college credits while still in high school.

    Indicator: Establish a baseline of students who are dual-enrolled (CCAP) and concurrently enrolled

  • 3.5 Increase partnerships with higher education institutions.

    Indicator: Establish a baseline of partnerships with higher education institutions

  • 3.6 Increase community participation in civic, athletic, and cultural events

    Indicator: Establish a baseline for measuring community participation in civic, athletic, and cultural activities.

Desired Outcome: Our institutional systems, facilities, and infrastructure are optimized, accessible, and sustainable to achieve our goals.

OBJECTIVES

  • 4.1 Identify and streamline all institutional policies, practices, and processes pertaining to facilities and technology.

Indicator: Completion of college and district facilities and technology master plans that include a student-centered principle, established standards, and an appropriate resource planning model

  • 4.2 Develop an organizational culture of collaboration across the district

Indicator: Implement the District-wide Climate Survey in 2020 to establish a baseline on organizational culture and collaboration

  • 4.3 Create a sustainable and robust participatory governance evaluation process

Indicator: Review and analyze all committee evaluations for effective participatory governance and  decision-making

  • 4.4 Provide enhanced student support with a student-centered design

Indicator: Establish areas of student need for expanded student support services

Indicator: Explore student housing feasibility in the district

  • 4.5 Develop and build out the ATEP vision for the colleges including public-private partnerships

Indicator: Establish a baseline of deliverables for ATEP vision