Strategic Plan 2020 – 2023
Strategies and Objectives
Advance Academic Innovation and Excellence
Cultivate, fortify, and enrich educational and career pathways that attract new students and support them from entry to completion.
Objective 1: Enrich and align academic initiatives, technology, innovation, high-impact practices, and instruction with current and emerging evidence-based strategies in anticipation of new directions in education, community, and workforce development.
Objective 2: Scaffold and align academic support services with educational and career pathways.
Objective 3: Expand programming, flexible and innovative modes of delivery and methodologies to meet and fully support our diverse student needs, aspirations, and schedules.
Objective 4: Craft and coordinate clear pathways to college for K-12 school students that expand their educational opportunities and prepare them for the transition to college.
Objective 5: Seek out and secure seamless post-completion transfer agreements and opportunities with four-year colleges that expand prospects for students choosing the college as a preferred pathway toward a bachelor’s degree and beyond.
Elevate and Integrate the Student Experience
Implement an integrated, structured, and inclusive student experience based on research and high-impact practices for early and on-going student engagement.
Objective 1: Increase and integrate academic and student development opportunities that prepare our diverse student body for a complex and ever-changing world at the college’s main campus and extension locations.
Objective 2: Fortify the student journey with robust recruitment activities, redesigned intake and onboarding, and comprehensive educational, personal, and financial assistance.
Objective 3: Maximize strong, inclusive, and holistic support systems and reduce barriers to student success.
Objective 4: Foster more student-relevant relationships with business and industry leading to professional coaching, mentoring, experiential learning, and the potential for career placement.
Objective 5: Integrate our values into all aspects of student and campus life.
Steward Resources to Secure a Bright Future
Build institutional capacity as a high-performing community-based, educational organization.
Objective 1: Identify and establish new and alternative revenue streams that support the college’s mission and strategic objectives.
Objective 2: Seek out and form strong public-private partnerships that augment academic and student development programs, increase enrollment, improve infrastructure, share risk, and generate new alliances.
Objective 3: Foster a culture of continuous improvement and organizational effectiveness with advanced teaching, managerial, and professional practices.
Objective 4: Invest in human capital through enhanced on-boarding and ongoing professional development of all employees.
Objective 5: Increase efficiencies in administrative and business processes through enhanced technology adoption and utilization.