Strategic Plan, Objectives, and Accomplishments
The Learning Unit supports the College's vision, mission and goals through implementation of the strategic plan and objectives.
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2013 - 2015 Learning Unit Strategic Plan
|Guiding Questions for the Learning Unit|
|1.||Are more students successfully connecting and transitioning to CPCC?|
|2.||Are more students successfully progressing to and through college-level coursework?|
|3.||Are more students completing their educational goals (degree, diploma, certificate, transfer)?|
|4.||Are more completers/graduates prepared for life and work in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County?|
|5.||Is the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community and economy benefitting?|
2015 - 2016 Learning Unit Goals and Objectives
|Goal 1 – Student learning and Success:
Ensure student learning and success by promoting an innovative and supportive learning environment.
|1.1||Offer and promote a variety of programs and services that address diversity and prepare students to compete in a global economy.|
|1.2||Enhance the learning environment by increased use of innovative teaching techniques, interactive technologies, and assessment data.|
|1.3||Promote successful student transitions to CPCC, to colleges and universities, the workforce, and the community.|
|1.4||Engage students as responsible partners in the learning process.|
|1.5||Enhance communication and cross-functional collaboration to support student learning and to meet the Student Success Target of 60 by 20.|
|Goal 2 – Organizational Learning and Development:
Foster an organizational culture that maximizes individual growth through expanded learning opportunities.
|2.1||Recruit, retain, develop, reward, and empower employees who are willing to share responsibility for student learning and success.|
|2.2||Ensure that part-time employees are engaged and supported in the learning environment at the College.|
|2.3||Facilitate a more collaborative and cohesive learning environment in line with the College’s vision, mission, and values.|
|2.4||Prepare employees to anticipate and respond appropriately to regional issues within a global framework.|
|2.5||Encourage the understanding, analysis, and interpretation of data to inform decision making.|
|Goal 3 – Community Catalyst:
Be a catalyst for the educational and socio-economic development of the community through partnerships, coalitions, life-long learning, and civic engagement.
|3.1||Expand partnerships with business and industry to determine the future high-demand job growth areas and the skills needed for those jobs.|
|3.2||Support relationships with business, industry, and educational partners to benefit existing and emerging workers.|
|3.3||Increase public knowledge of the educational opportunities and services at CPCC.|
|3.4||Respond to the vocational training and academic learning needs of an increasingly diverse community.|
|3.5||Provide expanded opportunities for high school students to pursue certificates and degrees that accelerate their learning and goal completion.
|Goal 4 – Organizational Capacity to Serve:
Plan and manage human, physical, Finance, and technological resources so that College programs, services, and infrastructure meet student and community needs.
|4.1||Increase funding to provide educational opportunities for students.|
|4.2||Create and implement funding strategies to establish and sustain new educational programs.|
|4.3||Plan and manage growth to optimize organizational effectiveness.|
|4.4||Collaborate with business, education, and other organizations to secure needed levels of public and private support.|
|4.5||Promote the effective and efficient utilization of human, physical, fiscal, and technological resources to reinforce public trust.|
|4.6||Communicate the value and benefits of the College to increase community support.|
|4.7||Expand and manage facilities and operations in an environmentally and fiscally responsible manner.|
|Goal 5 – Organizational Excellence and Innovation:
Promote and sustain innovation, entrepreneurship, and excellence throughout the organization.
|5.1||Expand the use of collaborative and cross-functional teams to innovatively respond to emerging needs.|
|5.2||Increase the use of strategies that measure outcomes and analyze results that improve organizational effectiveness and excellence.|
|5.3||Engage in continuous improvement through a culture of evidence to effectively measure efforts and increase positive outcomes.|
|5.4||Meet or exceed all State Accountability Measures which will impact performance funding.|