2008-2009 Goals

Student Learning and Success
Goal:  Ensure student learning and success by promoting an innovative and supportive learning environment.

  • Offer and promote a variety of programs and services that address diverse cultures and prepare students for success in a global society.
  • Enhance teaching and learning experiences by increasing innovative techniques and interactive technologies.
  • Support successful student transitions to CPCC and then on to universities, the workforce, and the community.
  • Engage students as responsible partners in the learning process.
  • Enhance communication and collaboration to support student learning and success.

Organizational Learning and Development
Goal:  Foster an organizational culture that maximizes individual growth through expanded learning opportunities.

  • Recruit, retain, develop, reward, and empower employees who share responsibility for student learning and success.
  • Ensure that part-time employees are engaged and supported in the learning environment at the College.
  • Facilitate a more collaborative and cohesive learning environment in line with the College’s vision, mission, and values. 
  • Prepare employees to anticipate and respond appropriately to regional issues within a global framework.
  • Encourage the analysis and interpretation of data to inform decision making.

Community Catalyst
Goal:  Be a catalyst for the educational and socio-economic development of the community through partnerships, coalitions, life-long learning, and civic engagement.

  • Expand partnerships with business and industry to determine the future high-demand job growth areas and the skills needed for those jobs.
  • Develop bridges with business, industry, and educational partners to benefit existing and emerging workers.
  • Increase public knowledge of the educational opportunities and services at CPCC.
  • Respond to the vocational and intellectual learning needs of an increasingly diverse community.

Organizational Capacity to Serve
Goal:  Plan and manage human, physical, financial, and technological resources so that College programs, services, and infrastructure meet student and community needs.

  • Explore and implement ways to increase funding for educational opportunities for students and to establish and sustain programs.
  • Plan and manage growth to optimize organizational effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with business, education, and other organizations to secure needed levels of public and private support.
  • Promote the effective and efficient utilization of human, physical, fiscal, and technological resources to reinforce public trust. 
  • Communicate the value and benefits of the College to increase community involvement and support. 
  • Expand and manage facilities and operations in an environmentally and fiscally responsible manner.

Organizational Excellence and Innovation
Goal:  Promote and sustain innovation, entrepreneurship, and excellence throughout the organization.

  • Expand the use of collaborative teams to innovatively respond to emerging needs.
  • Institute strategies that measure outcomes and analyze results to improve organizational effectiveness and excellence.
  • Engage in continuous improvement and move toward a culture of evidence to effectively measure efforts and increase positive outcomes.