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2011 - 2015

Strategic Plan

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Mission Statement The mission of Alvin Community College is to improve lives

by providing affordable, accessible and innovative educational opportunities to those it serves.

Vision Statement Alvin Community College will be recognized as a premier

community college in the state of Texas.

1948

ALVI

N COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ALVIN, TEXAS

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Goal 1:

Student SuccessAlvin Community College will provide access to high quality educational opportunities to its students in an environment that encourages success.

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1 Student Success Alvin Community College will provide access to high quality educational opportunities to its students

in an environment that encourages success.

1.01 Enrollment

Performance Measure • Increaseenrollmentintargetareasoverafouryearperiod.

Targets Academic Education 2012: Baseline 2016: 15% over Baseline Workforce Education 2012: Baseline 2016: 5% over Baseline Continuing Education / Workforce Development 2012: Baseline 2016: 10% over Baseline Strategies • ExtendofferingstoBaileyRoadFacility(PISD). • Expandonlineofferings. • Explorenewprogramsinunderservedareas. • ImprovecapacityinEnrollmentServices.

Assessments • AcademicEducation-Increasemeasuredbycontacthourreports. • WorkforceEducation-Increasemeasuredbycontacthourreports. • ContinuingEducation/WorkforceDevelopment-Increasemeasuredbycontacthourreports.

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1.02 Completion

Performance Measure • Increasethenumberofstudentsthatfallintothetargetcompletionareas.

Targets Academic Graduates 2012: Baseline 2016: 5% over Baseline Continuing Education / Workforce Development Completers 2012:85%(fouryearaverage) 2016:90%(fouryearaverage) Developmental Completion 2012: Baseline 2016: 5% over Baseline Graduation Rates 2012: Baseline 2016: 10% over Baseline Workforce Graduates 2012: Baseline 2016: 5% over Baseline

Strategies

Academic 1. Implementprescriptive,acceleratedandintensiveinstructionforstudentswhichmayinclude

supplemental instruction, compressed delivery and online self-paced courses.

Continuing Education / Workforce Development 1. Implementprescriptive,acceleratedandintensiveinstructionforstudentswhichmayinclude

supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses.

Developmental Education: 1. ChangeourTexasSuccessInitiativeplantofacilitatestudentcompletionofdevelopmentalcourses. 2. Evaluate instruction and work to enhance quality of learning. 3. Implementprescriptive,acceleratedandintensiveinstructionforstudentswhichmayinclude

supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses. 4. Review and update the Developmental Educational Plan. 5. Students who place within 5 points of the cut scores will be offered an alternative plan.

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Graduation Rates: 1. Establish a Career Planning Program targeting undeclared program students and require students

with an Undeclared/Undecided Program to complete the Career Planning Program. 2. Identifynumberofundeclaredstudentsbyterm. 3. Curriculum Committee will evaluate AA and AS program requirements 4. Advising Services will run proposed General Studies program evaluations for students having more

than +48 credit hours 5. Implementcontentmasteryassessmentforcomputerliteracy 6. Explore implementation of a Late Start Semester 7. Utilize the reverse transfer degree offered for Alvin Community College students who transfer to

Texas universities

Workforce 1. Implementprescriptive,acceleratedandintensiveinstructionforstudentswhichmayinclude

supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses

Assessments

• AcademicGraduates-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardgraduaterates. • CE/WTCompleters-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardenrollmentreport. • GraduationRates-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardgraduaterates. • WorkforceGraduates-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardgraduaterates.

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1.03 Completer Success

Performance Measure • Increaseormaintainthenumberofstudentssucceedinginthetargetareas.

Targets Academic Grade Point Average Comparison • TheGradePointAverageoftransferstudentstoUniversityofHouston-ClearLakewillbeinthetop

three of the Gulf Coast Consortium. Continuing Education / Workforce Development Licensure Rates • Achieveormaintain90%licensurerates Continuing Education / Workforce Development Completers • Achieveormaintain85%employmentrateforcompleterswithin6months. College Retention 2012: Baseline 2016: 10% increase over baseline Core Assessment 2012: Baseline Proficiency Demonstrated 2016: 5% over Baseline QualityEnhancementPlan(QEP) 2013: Baseline 2014: Goals as stated in plan 2015: Goals as stated in plan 2016: Goals as stated in plan Technical Licensure Rates • Achieveormaintain90%licensurerates Workforce Completers • Achieveormaintain85%(fouryearaverage)ofcompletersareemployedorcontinuingtheireducation.

Strategies

Academic Grade Point Average / Core Assessment 1. Use results of Core Assessment to improve rigor of academic courses. 2. ImplementanEarlyAlertProgramforstudentswhoshowsignsofacademicdifficulty. 3. Expand and improve tutoring options. Continuing Education / Workforce Development 1. Require program coordinators to track students. 2. Expand and improve tutoring options.

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College Retention: 1. Establish a Retention committee. 2. Encourage faculty participation in professional development programming emphasizing retention

and graduation strategies. 3. ImplementanEarlyAlertProgramforstudentswhoshowsignsofacademicdifficulty. 4. Monitor the effectiveness of Psyc 1300. 5. Establish online and chat advising options for students. 6. Expand and improve tutoring options.

Technical Programs 1. RequiredepartmentstotrackstudentsontheTexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardCB116

report follow-up.

Workforce 1. Require departments to track students.

Assessments

• ContinuingEducation/WorkforceDevelopmentLicensureRates-ReportedbyContinuingEducation/ Workforce Development program.

• ContinuingEducation/WorkforceDevelopmentCompleters-ReportedbyContinuingEducation/ Workforce Development program.

• CollegeRetention-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoarddata. • CoreAssessment-Numberofartifactsdeterminedproficientovertotalnumberofartifacts. • QualityEnhancementPlan-AsoutlinedintheQualityEnhancementPlan. • TechnicalLicensureRates-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardCB116/PerkinsDatasources. • WorkforceCompleters-TexasHigherEducationCoordinatingBoardCB116/PerkinsDatasources.

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1.04 Instructional Practices

Performance Measure • AlvinCommunityCollegewillexceeditspeerinstitutionsontheCommunityCollegeSurveyof

StudentEngagement(CCSSE)questionsidentifiedasaddressingbestinstructionalpractices. • AlvinCommunityCollegefacultywillreceivehighratingsfortheirinstructionalpractices.

Targets Community College Survey of Student Engagment 2012: Base 2014:NextCCSSEresults

Evaluation • 85%offacultywillreceiveanaggregatescoreof2.5orbetterininstructionalpracticesintheStudent

EvaluationofInstructor.

Strategies • ChangeourTexasSuccessInitiativeplantofacilitatestudentcompletionofdevelopmentalcourses. • Evaluateinstructionandworktoenhancequalityoflearning.

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Partnerships & Resource Development Alvin Community College will carry out its mission

efficiently,andwillengageinpartnershipsthatbringresources to the college and community.

Goal 2:

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2 Partnerships & Resource Development AlvinCommunityCollegewillcarryoutitsmissionefficiently,andwillengageinpartnershipsthat

bring resources to the college and community. 2.1 Articulations

Performance Measure • IncreasethenumberofstudentswhoparticipateorrequestTechnicalarticulatedcredit. • IncreasethenumberofstudentswhoparticipateorrequestDualCredit. • MaintainorincreasethenumberofinstitutionalHigherEducationarticulations.

Targets 2012: Baseline 2016: 5% over Baseline

Strategies

• MarketAlvinCommunityCollegedualcredit&technicalarticulatingcoursestopartneringhigh schools attending career fairs.

• Facultyvisittechnicalarticulatingclasses. • Articulatingcreditstaffvisitarticulatingclasses. • CareerandTechnicalEducationManagementApplicationsdataacquiredduring2011-12toreveal

numbers of high school students taking classes that articulate with college courses. • Lettersandpostcardswillbesenttograduatingseniorsandparentsofgraduateswhohaveearned

articulated credit. • Embedadvisorsathighschools.

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2.2 Grants / Private / Public Partnerships

Performance Measure • IncreaseAlvinCommunityCollege’sinvolvementinareaeconomicdevelopmentbyworkingclosely

with all local economic development entities, both city and county.

Targets • Partnerswillreportsatisfactionwithcollegeinvolvement.

Strategies • AlvinCommunityCollegeandContinuingEducation/WorkforceDevelopmentmustmaintaina

presence in the communities we serve and show support and involvement. • Continuetoseekcorporatepartnershipsandactivelypursuetheseleads. • Continuetoseekoutandexploittotheirfullest,grantsthatprovidebothmaterialandeducational

resources that lead to workforce training excellence. • Continuetoseekscholarshipopportunitiestosupportworkforcetrainingstudents. • Continuetoseekopportunitiestocollaborateandpartnerwithindustry,aswellasothereducational

entities in an effort to share resources.

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Professional Development Alvin Community College will promote lifelong learning for its employees that improves their effectiveness in serving students and the community.

Goal 3:

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3 Professional Development Alvin Community College will promote lifelong learning for its employees that improves their

effectiveness in serving students and the community. 3.1 Tracking System

Performance Measure • Establishatrackingsystemtomonitorandevaluatefull-timefacultyandstaffparticipationin

professional development activities.

Targets 2012: Tracking system will be completed and implemented 2014: 100% of employees will complete their training documentation

Strategies • TheHumanResourcesDepartmentwillreviewandrecommendimplementationofanonline performance appraisal system which will have Professional Development tracking features.

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3.2 Training Program

Performance Measure • Offeranaccessibletrainingprogramforallemployeestosupportthegoalsofthecollege.

Targets • TheProfessionalDevelopmentCommitteewilldevelopandofferaplanforannualtrainingtosupport

one or more of the goals of the college. • Employeeswillcompletemultipletrainingsessions. • Collegeprovidedtrainingsessionswillreceivecompositescoresof3.5(1to5scale)orhigher from participants.

Strategies • Continue,onannualbasis,updatesofneedsassessmentsfromfacultyandstaff. • SettargetdatesforBlackboard,BehaviourInterventionTeam,andothertechnicaltrainingprogramsto

be made available to Faculty and Staff. • TheHumanResourcesDepartmentwillsendreminderstoallpersonnelabouttheEmployee

Assistance Program online training available.

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Cultural Awareness Alvin Community College will have an educational environment that reflects a changing world and prepares its students to live

and work in diverse situations.

Goal 4:

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4 Cultural Awareness Alvin Community College will have an educational environment that reflects a changing world and

prepares its students to live and work in diverse situations.

4.1 Student Population

Performance Measure • Thecollegewillhaveastudentpopulationthatreflectsthecommunity’sdiversity.

Targets

Current: 2012

End: 2016

Enrollment by students in the following groups will increase • IncreaseHispanicstudentsenrollmenttomeetTitleVrequirements • Increasedualcreditenrollmentby5% • Increaseparticipationofsenioradultsby5% • Increaseenrollmentofveteransby5% • IncreaseenrollmentofFirstGenerationstudentsby5%

Strategies • Developacomprehensiveprogramofdiversityandmulticulturalactivities • DevelopEnglishasaSecondLanguage(ESL)collegecreditprogram • Developarecruitingplanforalltargetedgroups

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4.2 Cultural Activities

Performance Measure • Participationwillincreaseinculturalactivitiesandeventsofferedbythecollege.

Targets

2012: Baseline

2016: 5% over Baseline • Membershipinstudentorganizationswillincrease • Attendanceatdesignatedculturaleventswillincrease • Increaseenrollmentinnon-creditcollegeenrichmentprograms

Strategies • Developacomprehensiveprogramofdiversityandmulticulturalactivities • DevelopEnglishasaSecondLanguage(ESL)collegecreditprogram

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Campus Safety Alvin Community College will ensure the safety of its campus for students, employees and the community.

Goal 5:

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5 Campus Safety Alvin Community College will ensure the safety of its campus for students, employees and

the community. 5.1 Crime Rate

Performance Measure • AlvinCommunityCollegewillmaintainacrimerateatorbelowstateandlocalcollegeaverages.

Targets 2012: Crime statistics 2016: Crime statistics

Strategies • Continuationofvehicleandfootpatrolbyofficers • Educatethecollegecommunitywithprogramsrelatedtopersonalsafetyandprotectionofproperty. • AdvertisecurrentcrimesonthewebsiteandtheinhouseTVsystem.

Assessments • Yearlycomparisonwillbedocumentedfromstatisticsprovidedinthestatecrimereport.

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5.2 Safety Training

Performance Measure • AlvinCommunityCollegewillensurethatallCampusPoliceofficersareadequatelytrainedtomeet

emergency responses. Targets 2012: Training classes 2016: Training classes Strategies • Officerswillbetrainedinthefollowingareas:handgunqualifications,cardiopulmonaryresuscitation,

First aid, automated external defibrillator’s, bloodborne pathogens, emergency situations.

Assessments • Documentationof100%participationinappropriatetrainingclasses.

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5.3 Facility Safety

Performance Measure

• AlvinCommunityCollegewillensurethatallbuilding,structures,lighting,andgroundswillbe regularly inspected for unsafe conditions.

Targets

2012DocumentationofInspections 2016DocumentationofInspections

Strategies

• Annualinspectionsoffirealarmsystems,boilers,andelevators. • Inspectionsofelectricalpanelsandtransformers. • Weeklyinspectionofparkinglotlightingandarealighting. • Weeklyinspectionofcampusgroundsforhazardousconditions. • Firedrillswillbeconductedeachsemester.

Assessments

• Documentationofinspectionanddrills.