Bakersfield College

Strategic Directions

Strategic Directions

  • Student Learning
  • Student Progression & Completion
  • Facilities
  • Oversight & Accountability
  • Leadership & Engagement

Strategic Directions Reports

Information on submitting reports with action plans & evidence can be found at https://committees.kccd.edu/bc/committee/accreditation.

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Initiatives In Progress and Not Yet Begun will need to include action plans for completion.

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1. Student Learning

# Initiative Action Plans/Evidence Scoring

1.1

Change #: 1

Evaluate and update pre-collegiate curriculum.

Dean(s) of Instruction over English, Academic Development, Math

 

  • Dean Pluta: Compare success and retention rates of pre-collegiate courses in ODS.
  • Dean Waller: 2015-18: Improve success rates in pre-collegiate courses using enhanced academic success programs. Use multiple measures placement for all Kern HS recent graduates.

Not Yet Begun
Dean Pluta

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Waller

1.2

Implement and develop new programs, such as the Bachelor of Science degree and Pre-Law programs

Deans of Instruction

  • Dean Collier: Through CTE Program Review facilitate evaluation of current and new emerging programs of study.
  • Dean Pluta: No new programs planned at this time.
  • Dean Waller:
    2015-16: Complete approval of ADT programs for Biology and Chemistry.
    2016-18: Develop at least one new specialized science associate degree or certificate

Not Yet Begun
Dean Pluta

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier,
Dean Mourtzanos,
Dean Waller

In Progress
Dean Rozell

1.3

Change #: 2

Expand online instruction and improve online support services.

Deans of Instruction,

Dean of Student Development & Success

 

  • Dean Collier: Evaluate online programs in my area - Fire and evaluate effectiveness
  • Dean Pluta: Review enrollment changes by discipline; work to coordinate online student surveys.
  • Dean Waller: 2015-16: Add MATH B1A and B6A as distance education hybrid courses.
    2016-17: Add MATH B1B 
  • College course schedule - added MATH B1A and B6A for Spring 2016.

Not Yet Begun
Dean Pluta,
Dean Rozell

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier,
Dean of Student Development & Success,
Dean Mourtzanos,
Dean Waller

1.4

Develop course objectives and SLOs for all courses.

Curriculum Committee

In Progress
Course Outlines of Record housed in CurricUNET

In Progress
Curriculum Committee

1.5

Evaluate BC General Education pattern in terms of course appropriateness to each category as well as course and overall pattern unit count.

Curriculum Committee

Not Yet Begun
No current evidence
Not Yet Begun
Curriculum Committee

1.6

Change #: 3

Develop a variety of summer bridge options.

Dean of Instruction over Academic Development

 

2016-17: Expand summer bridge for focused sessions for multiple measure placed students.
No current evidence
Perpetually In Progress
Dean Waller
1.7

Develop and expand Career Technical Education (CTE) programs to meet community needs.

Deans of Instruction
FCDC

  • Dean Collier: Advisory Board meetings, Regional Consortium approval process, College Program Review
  • FCDC: We currently have 15 new CTE programs and need to develop a plan to document their development.

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier
FCDC

1.8a

Change #: 4

Assess and map SLOs, PLOs, AUOs and ILOs.

Assessment Committee

 

Perpetually In Progress
Assessment Committee
1.8b

Change #: 4

Assess and map SLOs, PLOs, AUOs and ILOs.

Assessment Committee

  • Targeted emails to Deans and Chairs requesting complete mappings
In Progress
Assessment Committee
1.9

Disaggregate and analyze learning outcomes and achievement for subpopulations of students to identify performance gaps and implement strategies to mitigate those gaps.

Assessment Committee
EODAC

  • Adopt and implement eLumen. The college needs to hire a researcher to gather data and provide analysis expertise.
  • No current evidence

Not Yet Begun
Assessment Committee
EODAC

1.10

Evaluate equity impact within programs.

EODAC
Curriculum Committee

  • Over the next year more work must be done to increase the transparency and access to the data  for the disagregated groups discussed in the Student Equity Plan. Also, a more formalized system for discussing and reporting the data on these groups must be established and institutionalized.
  • No current evidence

Not Yet Begun
Curriculum Committee

Perpetually In Progress
EODAC

1.11

Identify and review internal and external standards and requirements for each of the four data strands for the Renegade Scorecard: Student Learning; Student Achievement; Perception; Operational.

AIQ Committee

  • AIQ needs to examine the data strands (2016-17).  This process will be made easier once a researcher is hired.
In Progress
AIQ
1.12

Enhance student participation in campus conferences, workshops and guest lecture series such as BCLEARNS, Equity Summit, Social Justice, Pre-Law, STEM Pathway Speaker Series and Achieving The Dream.

SGA/Student Life Director
Marketing & Public Information Director

  • Collaboration with CSUB for Student Leadership Conference
  • Parliamentarian Procedures and Brown Act Workshop
  • Utilize social media to increase student interest & participation; Maintain event presence on website

Perpetually In Progress

Marketing & Public Information Director
Student Life Director

1.13

Support departments to expand academic engagement initiatives like thematic learning communities and service learning.

Deans of Instruction
FCDC

  • Dean Rozell: Learning communities were established with a cohort model using the C-6 grant. Since that grant has ended, we have not been able to continue the cohort model, although many of the initiatives, such as embedded remediation, are still utilized.
  • Dean Collier: Provide professional Development activities, Assessment of SLO's
  • Dean Pluta: Encourage faculty to examine Service Learning.
  • Dean Waller: 2015-16: Develop 2 Meta-majors (STEM and Health)
  • FCDC: Exploring thematically linked courses such as the new Gen Ed themes. Currently service learning is offered primarily in the health care fields.
Beginning meetings on Guided Pathways:

Electronics & Welding program reviews on the PRC website. 

In Progress
Dean Rozell

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier

In Progress
Dean Pluta
Dean Waller
FCDC

1.14

Promote academic, career and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways.

CTE Advisors
Outreach Director

  • Promote Allied Health Department                       
  • Tech Prep Articulation
  • Continue to track prospective students who have expressed an interest in attending BC. Potential students will be tracked from their initial contact to enrollment.
  • The CTE pathways will be promoted at high schools, college night and fair programs, campus visits, referrals from faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and parents receptions.
  • Increase student involvment post enrollment.
  • Use Summer Bridge as a gateway to clubs, organizations, and services students have available.
  • Increase social media presence to connect effectively with targeted population. Promote events on Outreach Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram accounts.
  • High School Outreach/Nursing Allied Health Open House and Nursing Pre-Orientation sign in sheets.
  • Connections Fair, allowing students to meet with Industry employers to gain knowledge of the opportunities in their chosen pathway.
  • Job Development Specialist is working with all CTE Departments to develop connections fairs.
  • We are focusing our efforts on Tech Prep articulation agreements that are expired or expiring soon. A schedule has been made to start planning for next year’s agreements that will expire or for programs that have had changes to them.  We are in the process of uploading all current agreements into Statewide Pathways website. The Bakersfield College Tech Prep Website is updated with current agreements and available course templates.  http://www2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/techprep/                                  
  • Conducted class room visits in all CTE Introductory courses and presented information on CTE Services available to students. 

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Outreach & School Relations

In Progress
CTE Advisors

1.15a

Change #: 5, 6

Continue to institutionalize and mainstream the Making It Happen (MIH) initiative and Habits of Mind (HoM) approach to encompass all incoming students.

Director, Student Success & Support Program

 

  • Continue to integrate MIH strategies to scale via Pathways work. 
  • Making it Happen (MIH) has scaled in some aspects at the expense of others.  Matriculation service delivery has increased and reaches more high schools (See Director, Outreach & School Relations report); MIH assigned approximately 50 MIH mentors to 450 mentees in 15-16, but reevaluated in line with pathways (i.e. Completion Coaches), Hosted 20 Summer Bridge sessions in 2015, applied multiple measures to 1,600 students

In Progress
Director, Student Success & Support Program

1.15b

Change #: 5, 6

Continue to institutionalize and mainstream the Making It Happen (MIH) initiative and Habits of Mind (HoM) approach to encompass all incoming students.

Director, Student Success & Support Program

  • No action plans received
  • Habits of Mind (HoM) has been run by a committee outside of my office.  The Writing Center Coordinator works with a team of faculty to deliver professional development workshops and explore integration strategies.
Not Yet Begun
Director, Student Success & Support Program

1.16

Change #: 7

Provide timely and individualized interventions to ensure students are aware, accountable, and supported by the most effective services available.

Program Manager, Probation & Early Alert

  • 1) Identify more robust Early Alert application - Starfish. 2) Gain approval as pilot site. 3) Jointly develop implementation plan in Summer 2016 term. 4) Roll-out Starfish.
  • Service Summary and Concern Summary Reports for Spring 2016 semester.
Perpetually In Progress
1.17

Develop and implement "study halls" with embedded tutoring to ensure student engagement 

Facilities & Sustainability Committee
SI Coordinator

  • To continue to work with Student Support services to help identify available space
  • Currently working with Dean Waller to apply for 1.5 million dollar BSI grant, which will fund the setup of several study rooms open to all sections of students enrolled in gatekeeper courses. 
  • Space inventory report is available at the District Office
  • Early meetings with Dean Waller to discuss logistics of room setup, staffing arrangement, how it dovetails with current SI structure, its role in Pathways redesign, etc.

Not Yet Begun
SI Coordinator

In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee

1.18

Increase participation in academic support services, including Supplemental Instruction.

MESA Director
STEM Program Manager
SI Coordinator

  • Attendance will continue to be tracked via AccuSQL, which also includes flexible reporting options for tracking various student profiles.  STEM, MESA, and SI will continue to exchange updated tutoring schedules, which list the courses for which of our services offers tutoring assistance. Additionally, early interventions will be possible through the use of the Early Alert System where students who are falling behind are flagged by instructors and contacted for tutoring services. Up to 3 attempts will be made by phone by the STEM Department and logged. We will also coordinate our trainings by inviting other program tutors to our meetings and sharing our ideas to better promote our services on campus.
  • Follow MESA grant Academic support component by offering Academic Excellence Workshops, tutoring for STEM courses from on campus and off campus tutors.
  • See current AccuSQL Report for SI Attendance that reflects over 5,000 student contact hours as of week 11 of Spring 2016.  Discussed commonalities and differences between our services and how to better coordinate referral of students so as to ensure no students fall through the cracks. We will continue to meet throughout the year to follow up with services and methods that have proven effective and better develop those that have not been as effective.
  • MESA students have above 90% retention and success rate in courses.

Perpetually In Progress
SI Coordinator
STEM Program Manager

In Progress
Program Director, MESA

2. Student Progression & Completion

Number Initiative Action Plans/Evidence Scoring

2.1

Change #: 9

Simplify matriculation process, continually improving multiple measures, to remove barriers for new students. 

Director, Student Success & Support Program
Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Outreach & School Relations

  • Dean of Student Development & Success: Launch Degree Works in Summer 2016 and allow students to configure their own CSEPs (using the What If function); expand and institutionalize group sessions for new students and students on probation. One Counselor was dedicated to review transcripts of incoming high school seniors along with multiple measures in order to validate appropriate placement. Beginning Fall 2015, periodic training sessions for Counselors and Advisors in the interpretion and use of multiple measures in working with these high school students.
  • Director, Student Success & Support Program: Matriculation Process and Work with Math department to further automate multiple measures by adopting statewide recommendations. 
  • Director, Outreach & School Relations: Continue to offer all matriculation steps to service area high schools, including rural schools. Schedule matriculation service dates earlier in the year to allow for proper work flow on campus.
  • New Student Workshop
  • English department adopted statewide recommendations driven by data. Fully automated for incoming seniors if data has been received from high schools; Math moved toward statewide recommendations but not yet fully adopted.  Counselor - MIH did FLEX week training on multiple measures, and one at counselor meeting.

Perpetually In Progress
Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Outreach & School Relations
Director, Student Success & Support Program

In Progress
Director, Student Success & Support Program
2.2

Examine ramifications of implementing priority registration unit restriction. 

Director of Enrollment Services

  • This issue has been on hold because it has to be a districtwide decision. We have been trying to get the priority period lengthened to get more students fully matriculated before they are eligible to register. That is still being discussed among the VP's at the three colleges.
  • KCCD VPs Committee memo from Sue Vaughn June 4. 2015
Perpetually In Progress
Director of Enrollment Services

2.3

Change #: 10

Implement requirement for Math & English in first year.

Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Student Success & Support Program 

  • Dean of Student Development & Success: BC's new student orientation now includes this requirement. Counselors have been trained to strongly recommend Math and English on ASEP's, ODS (late COGNOSE) reports will identify students witout either or both of the courses in new students' first year and place hard holds on their records. These students will be contacted by Completion Coaches and guided to include both courses in their subsequesnt semesters.
  • Director of Student Success & Support Program: In 2015, revamped New Student Workshop and Ed Plan template to encourage course taking pattern of English and math in first year. However, there are no consequences (such as a hold on the account) for students if not taking those courses.
  • New Student Workshop
  • ASEPS
In Progress
Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Student Success & Support Program
2.4

Improve student transfer rates through implementation of statewide Associate Degree for Transfer mandate.

FCDC
Curriculum Committee

  • The numbers of AA/AS degrees awarded has declined as the number of ADTs has increased.  However, the combined numbers have decreased:
    2012-13 = 814
    2013-14 = 1,028
    2014-15 = 946.
  • Curriculum: creation of the following ADTs: AS in Agriculture Plant Science for Transfer, AS in Agriculture Animal Science for Transfer, AS in Agriculture Businees for Transfer, AS in Biology for Transfer, and AS in Chemistry for Transfer
  • FCDC: We currently have 23 ADTs approved by the state. We also have 3 submitted at the state for review:  Plant Science, Chemistry and Animal Science. By the end of May 2016 we expect to move forward the new degrees in  Biology and the new bachelors.

Perpetually In Progress
FCDC

In Progress
Curriculum Committee

2.5

Change #: 11

Implement Student Development courses in High School. 

Dean of Student Success, Counseling
Enrollment Management Committee

  • Dual Enrollment courses are being offered at Shafter and South high schools with more in the pipeling in Fall 2016.
  • Schedule of Classes, Spring 2016

Perpetually In Progress
Counseling

In Progress
Dean of Student Development & Success
 
2.6

Improve enrollment management providing enough class sections for demand.

FCDC
Enrollment Management Committee
VP of Academic Affairs

Director of Enrollment Services has been tracking enrollment into waitlists for the past year to help faculty chairs and deans determine where more sections are needed.
Spring 2016 Waitlists report

Perpetually In Progress
FCDC
Enrollment Services

2.7

Improve High School Counselor Student Success Liaison training for matriculation steps: proctoring and administering placement testing and completing Abbreviated Student Educational Plans (ASEP).

Counseling
Director, Outreach & School Relations

Outreach will maintain established rapport with KHSD by collaborating with one central counselor, Christy Fraley, to disseminate information to all high school counselors regarding BC updates/events. Outreach will coordinate with the Assessment staff to expand annual proctor training sessions for high school Counselors and Guidance Technicians to include hands on application. In addition, provide extended training to be offered at each respective high school. This will allow those who participated in the training to interactively shadow the Assessment Center staff who will be proctoring the initial assessment. Matriculation services have been exteneded to Bakersfield and rural area high schools. To alleviate work load of the Counseling Department,  participation of Adjunct Faculty at high school counseling workshops will be increased. 
  • HS Visit Tracking Totals 2015-2016
  • Number of high school employees trained to be certified proctors

Not Yet Begun
Counseling

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Outreach & School Relations

2.8

Hold open houses each semester for High School students and their families to see BC campuses.

VP of Student Affairs
Director, Outreach & School Relations

Increase the number of  academic departments participating in event. Expand targeted group to include parents of students attending. Provide parent sign in and registration to promote future Parent Program services.
BC Open House agenda
Perpetually In ProgressDirector, Outreach & School Relations
2.9

Offer parent workshops to provide information and alleviate parental concerns for students transferring to a 4-year university.

Director, Outreach & School Relations
Counseling
Transfer Center

Increase promotion of the Parent Orientation (Spanish and English options) by marketing on Outreach webpage in conjunction with the Student Orientation. Track parents to provide continuous information and resources to those interested. Develop a webpage which caters to parent events, FAQs, and resources necessary to first year students. Parent Orientation will promote academic programs, student support programs, financial aid,abbreviated student educational plans,dates, student life, and priority registration.
No current evidence

Perpetually In Progress
Counseling
Director, Outreach & School Relations

2.10

Change #: 12

Enhance academic support services for online students.

Dean(s) of Instruction over Academic Development, Math, Supplemental Instruction, Writing Center, Tutoring Center 

No action plan received
No current evidence

Not Yet Begun
Dean Waller

2.11

Change #: 13

Increase student participation in academic support services. 

Dean(s) of Instruction
Director, Student Success & Support Program

Dean Waller: 2015-16: Implement new AccuSQL tracking system. Recruit additional SI Leaders. Offer CAS sessions as web
Director of Student Success & Support: Increase academic support service participation: Dean of Student Success and Precollegiate Studies did oversee academic support services; however, the Director of SSSP does not oversee these services or track utilization.  The Director of SSSP only financially supports the systems designed to refer students to these services.
Perpetually In Progress
Dean Waller
Director, Student Success & Support Program

 
2.12

Develop and implement prerequisites for general education courses consistent with law and good practice.

Curriculum Committee

Not yet begun
No current evidence

Not Yet Begun
Curriculum Committee

2.13

Integrate financial aid literacy into new student orientation and new student courses. 

Financial Aid
Director, Outreach & School Relations
Counseling
FCDC

Director, Outreach & School Relations: An Educational Advisor coordinates financial aid outreach presentations at the high schools, student and parent orientation programs, and advise prospective students about the financial aid application process. Disproportionally impacted students will be identified and targeted at the top feeder high schools to improve financial aid attainment and first-year persistence.  
Financial Aid literacy will be integrated in on-campus Orientation (parent and student), high school Orientations, and online Orientation.
FCDC: Financial AidTV, Summer Bridge Expansion Plan, Student Development 6, Pre-Nursing Orientation

Perpetually In Progress
FCDC
Director, Outreach & School Relations

In Progress
Counseling

2.14

Change #: 14

Develop First Year Experience (FYE) Renegade 101.

Counseling
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Director, Student Success & Support Program

  • Counseling: Select a faculty leader who will work with the Curriculum Committee to create the course.
  • The Department Chair of Nursing will work on the current Nursing B100 curriculum to expand the focus to all health sciences.  She will then lead a FLEX week workshop for other Department Chairs, faculty, and their assigned counseling liaisons interested in developing a first-year experience course aligned with the impending meta-majors.  BC intends to launch a pilot of these courses in spring 2016.
  • Department Chair of Academic Development created some curriculum but it has been delayed multiple times.  Discussions between STDV or ACDV and min quals. Discussions about creating first year experience courses within meta-majors in progress.

Not Yet Begun
Counseling

In Progress
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion
Director, Student Success & Support Program

2.15

Promote academic, career and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways. 

Deans of Career & Technical Education areas
Director, Outreach & School Relations

  • Creation of CTE brochure; Implementation of Strong Work Force Recommendations; Improve website presence; Academic Advising/Outreach efforts
  • Outreach efforts/Academic Advising logs

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier

2.16

Develop, implement, review and update comprehensive plans to better coordinate in-reach, outreach, and recruitment activities. 

Director, Outreach & School Relations
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

  • Director of Student Equity & Inclusion: Need to work with the RP Group to determine an evaluation strategy linked to the Equtiy plan and the key performance indicators.  Meeting scheduled with consultant in early May with plans for an August retreat date for this work.  Establishing an "EOP&S 2.0" scale-up program utilizing best practices from the program but housed in Equity for fall 2016; target is 1,000 students with 3 contacts each.  Will reevaluate engagement of student employees during June office retreat.
  • Director of Outreach & School Relations: will work with doctorial degree students to identify what type of communication should be developed to help students move efficiently through the steps of Matriculation. This communication plan will discuss and develop communication platforms and materials to be triggered at predetermined points in time, during the matriculation process and up to the first day of classes. Discussion will include pre and post enrollment communication. Currently, Outreach provides all matriculation steps at high schools, therefore evaluation of what kind of communication triggers students to sign-up for every step and finish the enrollment process successfully at their high school is of interest.
  • Using Equity funding, BC hired a Pre-Collegiate Educational Advisor, as well as a shared Educational Advisor position with focus on financial aid education and outreach; BC Open House which served over 700 students (4.16); Engaged nearly 30 student employees through the Promising Professional Program.

In Progress
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

2.17

Provide early support services and interventions to ensure students are aware, accountable, and supported by the most effective services available.  

Students of Concern Committee
Counseling

  • Students of Concern: Increase number of Early Alerts and conversations/referrals of students to services
  • Counseling: will continue to provide progress reports on Early Alert.

Perpetually In Progress
Counseling
Students of Concern Committee

2.18

Change #: 8

Evaluate and expand accelerated and compressed curriculum. 

FCDC
Dean(s) of Instruction

  • Dean Collier: Work with instructional deans and faculty to look at feasibility
  • Dean Pluta: Continue to evaluate success and retention rates in accelerated and compressed courses
  • Dean Rozell: We do not offer general education courses, but do offer 8 week classes in welding and industrial drawing.  No plans to expand.
  • Dean Waller: Initiated MATH B65 as a new accelerated course for students to take transfer-level statistics courses after covering two semesters of developmental algebra in one semester.

Not Yet Begun
Dean Collier

Not Yet Begun
Dean Rozell

Perpetually In Progress
FCDC
Dean Waller

In Progress
Dean Pluta

2.19

Change #: 15

Continue to improve Habits of Mind (HOM) and Making it Happen Faculty and Staff Advisor Program (MIHFSA). 

Director, Student Success & Support Program

  • Improve MIH Mentor Program: Reviewing the Mentoring program in line with Pathways (i.e. Completion Coaches).  See Director, Enrollment Services for information about current cohort project)
  • In 2015-15, MIH engaged approximately 50 mentors.  However, the MIH Mentor program is stalled due to lack of adequate staff (no Program Manager - MIH, no Ed Advisor - MIH, no Dean of Student Success and Precollegiate Studies); currently in hiring processes for a Program Manager - Peer Education and Program Manager - SSSP).

In Progress
Director, Student Success & Support Program

2.20

Change #: 16

Expand and evaluate summer bridge options. 

Dean of Instruction over Academic Development

  • Expanded summer bridge to accommodate 2000 students based on metamajors.

Perpetually In Progress
Dean Waller

2.21

Change #: 17

Enhance orientation, placement testing and counseling efforts for impacted groups. 

Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Student Success & Support Program
Director of Enrollment Services
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Director, Outreach & School Relations

  • Dean of Student Development & Success: Student Development 6 is linked with English 53 for the ASTEP students. A new Program Manager for Probation and Early Alert was hired March 2016 and he is working with disproportionally impacted groups.
  • Director of Student Success & Support Program: Continuing to scale Rural Bridges with Wasco, McFarland, Arvin, and Delano in summer 2016, Outreach: registration assistance at Rural and Cal-SOAP schools; reaching continuation schools, foster youth, African American Churches, Latina Leaders of Kern County meetings
  • Director of Enrollment Services: We have increased the number of high schools at which we offer assessment testing to 34 and we have received the high school GPAS for all of the KHSD, McFarland, Wasco, and Wonderful Academy.  We will begin pilot testing for the new statewide common assessment on March 29.
  • Director of Student Equity & Inclusion: Continuing to scale Rural Bridges with Wasco, McFarland, Arvin, and Delano in summer 2016, Outreach: registration assistance at Rural and Cal-SOAP schools; reaching continuation schools, foster youth, African American Churches, Latina Leaders of Kern County meetings
  • Director, Outreach & School Relations:  A Precollegiate Educational Advisor has been hired to coordinate an early outreach program at the following 6 high schools to address disproportionally impacted high school juniors interested in attending BC: North, East, Foothill, Highland, Mira Monte, and Tierra Del Sol. Identified students will be provided the following student support services -
    Academic advising to help students set and reach their goals
    Develop an education plan that focuses on college success
    Provide educational, cultural events and visits to BC to enrich students’ experience, knowledge and familiarity
    Students will be introduced to services available at BC before enrolling in courses, such as tutoring, supplemental instruction and summer bridge programs.
    Students will be tracked from initial contact to graduation.
    In addition Outreach will continue to evaluate and improve on integration of information regarding ASTEP and similar programs during matriculation events.
  • Outreach and School Relations Site (Visits in Google Docs).
  • State of the College Report from Director of Enrollment Services on Multiple Measures. 
  • Grant notice from Cal-SOAP to scale up Summer Bridge work ($14K) with low-income schools.
  • Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Student Success & Support Program

Director of Enrollment Services

In Progress
Dean of Student Development & Success
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion
2.22

Scale up college and community mentors for mentorship programs. 

Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

Targeting a scale up of the ASTEP program (and associated mentoring program) for fall 2016.  Hiring an Educational Advisor with specific focus on African American Initiatives. Need to engage Equity more deeply in the College's pathways work; ensuring data collection and sharing with meta-majors leads.
ASTEP Recognition Events (Fall and Spring); AAMP (male & female) Monthly Meetings; CommUnity Hour Faculty engagement; Parents Are Pillars. Search in process for an Educational Advisor for African American Initiatives.

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

2.23

Implement and scale up interventions and other initiatives targeting underserved student populations. 

Director, Student Success & Support Program
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion 

  • Intrusive matriculation work scaled to reach virtually all incoming high school students; 1) work to identify target adult or non-traditional populations for intervention delivery; 2) Reevaluate implementation of boutique programs for effectiveness in "moving the dial" on student success and, in particular, the indicators in the Student Equity Plan; 3) Need to identify a specific lead for Latino Initiatives
  • AAMMP and AAFMP meet bi-weekly (approximately 60 students) with identified staff/faculy leads and associated community mentors; ASTEP engages nearly 30 students in a learning community for African American/Black students; African American Initiatives committee meets regularly to develop ongoing interventions; Foster Youth Task Force; HACU Latino Learning Community; African American Community Leaders Luncheon; Hispanic/Latino Community Leaders Breakfast; Promising Professional Recognition Notes and Recognition Ceremony; Resource Week/Classroom Visits.

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion
Director, Student Success & Support Program

2.24

Complete Comprehensive Student Educational Planning through Student Equity initiatives to assist disproportionately impacted students attain higher rates of success. 

Dean of Student Development & Success
Counseling
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

  • Counseling: ASTEP class was linked with STDV 6
  • A new Program Manager for Probation and Early Alert was hired March 2016 and he is working with disproportionally impacted groups.
  • Assign completion coaches to each cohort of disproportionately impacted students and improve tracking of referrals for CSEPs;
  • Disaggregate success data for students with CSEP on file by race and ethnicity
  • 48+ Letter Campaign; Student Triage Week; and Project "Win-Win"; AAFMP tracking of Comprehensive Ed Plan completion with referrals to educational advisors/counselors; ASTEP learning community includes STDV course
  • Spring 2016 Schedule of Classes

Perpetually In Progress
Counseling
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

In Progress
Dean of Student Development & Success

2.25

Reach out to younger and underserved student populations to increase educational awareness.

Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Director, Outreach and School Relations

  • Director of Student Equity & Inclusion: Explore a tracking mechanism for this work as it relates to the specific indicators in the Student Equity Plan; 2) Discuss longitudinal tracking options for young (i.e. middle/high school) participants in activities; 3) Consider development and implementation of an internship program for students of color to work in a mentoring capacity
  • Director, Outreach and School Relations: Collaborate with Equity and inclusion to scale up EOP&S participation. Reevaluate EOP&S materials and resources provided at high school matriculation events. Improve content and presentation of these said materials.
  • Independent City Event (10.15); Middle and High School College Access and Leadership Conference/Dream It Achieve It Access  Leadership Conference (11.15); and Foster Youth Open House (4.16).
Perpetually In Progress
Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

3. Facilities

Number Initiative Action Plans/Evidence Scoring
3.1

Work towards a four-year technology replacement cycle.

ISIT Committee
IT Director

  • This initiative dependent on budget.  The IT budget did increase this year but not enough to get the campus on a four-year replacement cycle.  We will continue to shoot for a four-year replacement cycle.
No current evidence
Perpetually In Progress
ISIT Committee
IT Director
3.2

Enhance campus WIFI coverage and capacity

ISIT Committee
IT Director

  • Telephone replacement will  continue as budget permits.  We hope to complete the roll-out of new phones in AY 16-17.
  • Technology section of State of the College Document
In Progress
ISIT Committee
IT Director
3.3

Replace remaining analog phones with new phones.

ISIT Committee
IT Director

  • Campus-wide WIFI is dependent on funding.  We have increased the wireless coverage on campus and will continue to increase coverage as money permits.
No current evidence
In Progress
ISIT Committee
IT Director
3.4

Utilize technology to automate processes and augment student support programs. 

Student Affairs Leadership Team
IT Director

  • Renegade mobile app, Online orientation (Comevo-in progress), Campus Logic (FA-in progress), Implement CCCCO sponsored student portal - Starfish - by the end of 2016 and use it to enhance BC students' online access to college services and improve their college experience, and track their progress through academic pathways.
  • Switched from compass to Accuplacer, automated multiple measures, moving forward with Degree Works (in progress), Maxient Student Conduct software (in progress), Office of Outreach to track visitors (purpose) through Google Docs, Event Management Software.

In Progress
IT Director

Completed - In Progress
Student Affairs Leadersip Team

 

3.5

Utilize technology to automate program review, asset management, event management, and SLO/PLO/ILO assessment processes.

ISIT Committee
IT Director

  • Program Review software may be available via eLumen once implemented.  IT Asset Management has been implemented with a KACE device.  Event management software has been purchased and will be implemented by end of Summer 2016.  Assessment software may also be available via eLumen when it is imlemented.
No current evidence
In Progress
ISIT Committee
IT Director
3.6

Implement the Enterprise Strategy to generate revenue for facilities maintenance and upkeep.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager
Community Relations & Event Scheduling

  • The Manager of Community Relations and Events has been hired. The Events are being monitored to determine revenue genearations and the associated support costs.
  • Continued outreach to community and stakeholders for events on the campus and working with M&O staff to have clean facilities for meetings.
  • FAS minutes reflect our ongoing events along with intranet and Facebook
  • The Budget Analyst has worked with the Manager to develop a financial model

In Progress
Community Relations & Event Scheduling
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager

3.7

Upgrade campus bathrooms to be ADA Compliant

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • M&O: Hoping to have funds in the 2016-2017 Fiscal year to address some of the restrooms on campus. Install automatic doors for at least 1 restroom per sex in each building.
  • Using SchoolDude to project manage these concerns
  • Facilities & Sustainability website  agenda and minutes.
In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.8

Upgrade campus security cameras.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • M&O: Curent cameras on campus were identified and conditions were labeld as good, replace, move, new, or not needed.  A quote is being procured to replace and move cameras. 
  • Facilities Committee: In collaboration with the Manager of FMO and VP FAS, the Director of Public Safety is working with the District Office to design a mapping of the new camera system placement and monitoring needs
  • Committee Meeting Minutes
  • The white paper is available in the Publice Safety Office
In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.9

Secure funding for college facilities, technology, and infrastructure for the next thirty years.

BC Foundation

  • To continually engage the local community to educate them as to BC's needs and to secure their support
  • Increased dollars raised

Perpetually In Progress

BC Foundation

3.10

Repair parking lots and campus sidewalks.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: The RP500 account is being reviewed for appropriate costs allocation. Also, the 2016 Bond will be leverage to support this project.
  • M&O: Purchased QPR asphalt sealant and vibrating compactor. We have filled and repair various potholes on campus and have implemented a maintenance plan. Contracted Perez Asphalt to repair sidewalks and parking lots.
  • Listing of Facilities Needs. Also, review the Budget Analyst and Director of Public Safett's work on the 2015-16 and 2016-17 budget.
  • Facilities Committee website 02/03 agenda and minutes. ICA submitted to Board.
Perpetually In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.11

Improve campus safety by installing barriers at sidewalk points of entry.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Must review with the facilities committee and prioritize work
  • M&O: Continual Project meetings with DO. Project Board approved 04/14/16.
  • ICA submitted to Board. Approved 04/16
Not Yet Begun
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager 
3.12

Install outdoor emergency notification system.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Must review with the facilities committee and prioritize work
  • M&O: Met with WJV Acoustics regarding noise concers.  Will meet to finalize plans and scope
  • BC Construction Status Report
In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.13

Install handicapped door entry for each building.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Must review with the facilities committee and prioritize work
  • M&O: Math Science automatic door installed. Continual installment as funds allow.
  • Facilities & Sustainability website 02/03 agenda and minutes. ICA submitted to Board.
Not Yet Begun
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
Perpetually In Progress
M&O Manager
3.14

Install way finding signage

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Work plans have been developed and approved
  • M&O: Continual meetings with DO on project. Aria Electric awarded as low bidder.
  • BC / DO meetings calendar. ICA board approval in 05/16
In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.15

Design a BC welcome center.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Preliminary work has been done at the current ABC building. Plans are in plae to expand this project with potential new construction.
  • M&O: Worked with Outreach to achieve this. Reorganized Admin Lobby. New furniture.
  • BC Administration Building Lobby

Not Yet Begun
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager

3.16

Implement a sustainability program.

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Facilities Committee: Website is up and running
  • M&O: Recycling program has taken effect as of Dec. 2014. Additional recycling containers are added as we are able to find need. BARC works alongside M&O to recycle and securely shred and recycle documents.
  • Facilities & Sustainability website minutes. BARC ICA submitted to Board
  • https://committees.kccd.edu/bc/committee/facilities
Perpetually In Progress
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.17

Create "student habitat" spaces. 

Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • Create action plan
  • No current evidence
Not Yet Begun
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
3.18

Implement tobacco free initiative.

Health & Wellness Center Director
Public Safety
Facilities Committee
M&O Manager

  • M&O: Work with Student government and public safety to develop and implement plan by 2016.
  • Health & Wellness Center: Refreshed medical/clinical staff on cessation strategies, resources and pharmacotherapy.
  • Facilities Committee: This is part of the signage project.
  • Public Safety: Committee on hold, CSEA/CCA to meeting with District to review implications; possible State law being drafted.
In Progress
Director, Health and Wellness Center
Facilities & Sustainability Committee
M&O Manager
Public Safety

4. Oversight & Accountability

Number Initiative Action Plans/Evidence Scoring

4.1a

Change #: 20

Monitor student learning and student achievement.

Assessment Committee
Institutional Research

We recommended pulling the Assessment Questions from both the Annual Update and the Comprehensive Program Review forms and putting them on a separate form similar to the Professional Development, ISIT/Technology, and Facilities forms. 
https://committees.kccd.edu/bc/committee/assessment  - see supporting documents for April 7, 2016 meeting
In Progress
Assessment Committee

4.1b

Change #: 20

Monitor student learning and student achievement.

Assessment Committee
Institutional Research

In Progress
Assessment Committee
4.2

Align budget development with program review process.

VP of Finance & Administrative Services
Budget Committee
Program Review Committee

  • The budget analyst representative of FAS will continue to discuss the  budget document process with the PR Committee
  • Program Review has worked closely with the Budget Committee to align Program Review with the budget development to support Oversight and Accountability and Standard I.b.9 by creating and implementing a new budget form that was included in the 2015-16 Program Review cycle.  Our action plan is to gather feedback from the college community and work with the budget committee to refine the process.
  • Budget control documents are being used as a part of the program review
  • The new Budget Form was completed and used in the the 2015-16 Program Review cycle 
  • https://committees.kccd.edu/bc/committee/programreview.                                
  • The updated Budget Form is uploaded with Spring 2016 Strategic Direction Report (4.2 16 17 Budget Development.xlsx )

Not Yet Begun
Program Review Committee

In Progress
Budget Committee
VP of Finance & Administrative Services

4.3

Implement control number system to follow a budget request through the program review process to monitor links between requests and allocations.

VP of Finance & Administrative Services
Budget Committee
Program Review Committee
  

  • The budget analyst representative of FAS will discuss the proposal to implement a tracking system within the PR
  • Program Review is relying on the Budget Committee to begin the process of implementing a software program that will use a control number system for budget requests. Program Review will support the process when in place.
  • Budget control documents are being used as a part of the program review

Not Yet Begun
Program Review Committee

In Progress
Budget Committee
VP of Finance & Administrative Services

4.4

Examine inclusion of grants in the Program Review process.

Program Review Committee

No action plans received

Not Yet Begun
Program Review Committee

4.5

Integrate the Budget Committee into the financial planning process.

President
VP of Finance & Administrative Services
Budget Committee

  • The comprehensive budget calendar has incorporated. A time for the Budget Committee to review the Tentative Budget is indicated in the Master Calendar located on the Budget Committee's website
Perpetually In Progress
Budget Committee
In Progress
VP of Finance & Administrative Services
4.6

Include opportunity in the budget process for the campus community to look at the budget before it goes to the District Office. 

VP of Finance & Administrative Services
Budget Committee

  • The comprehensive budget calendar has incorporated. A time for the Budget Committee to review the Tentative Budget is indicated in the Master Calendar located on the Budget Committee's website
  • The President and VP FAS hold Campus Wide Budget presentations  in Jan/Feb
Perpetually In Progress
VP of Finance & Administrative Services
In Progress
Budget Committee
4.7

Hold campus wide presentation on tentative budget (with details).

VP of Finance & Administrative Services
Budget Committee

  • The President and VP FAS hold Campus Wide Budget presentations  in Apr./May

Perpetually In Progress
Budget Committee
VP of Finance & Administrative Services

4.8

Continue to improve rigor and focus of the Closing the Loop document.

President's Cabinet
College Council

  • The Closing the Loop document is completed at the end of each semester.  The fall report responds primarily to the Program Review process.  The spring report is a year-end response which includes the following sections:  Personnel, Technology, Facilities, Professional Development, SSSP & Equity, and Distance Learning.

Not Yet Begun
College Council

Perpetually In Progress
President's Cabinet

4.9

Publish and post at least annually a complete organizational chart that includes faculty, classified, and administrators.

College Council
President's Office

  • Because of the size and scope of the organization, the organizational chart is divided into the Administrative Organization Chart, the Academic Affairs Organizaiton Chart, the Finance and Administrative Services Organization Chart, and the Student Affairs Organization Chart.
Not Yet Begun
College Council
4.10

Increase institutional research staff to provide timely data.

President
College Council

  • Contract with WestEd and RP Group; approved to hire Institutional Researcher but search failed twice; approved to hire Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
  • College Institutional Researcher job description
In Progress
College Council
4.11

Use Strategic Directions to focus committee work plans and reports. 

AIQ Committee
College Council

  • Fall 2015 was the first Strategic Directions report.  All committees responded. 
Not Yet Begun
AIQ
College Council

4.12a

Change #: 21

Renegade Scorecard:  i. Update annually to the latest version of the scorecard

AIQ Committee

  • The college needs to hire institutional researcher.
No current evidence
Not Yet Begun
AIQ

4.12b

Change #: 21

Renegade Scorecard: ii. Identify internal and external standards.

AIQ Committee

  • The college needs to hire institutional researcher.
No current evidence
Not Yet Begun
AIQ

4.13

Change #: 22

Ensure internal deadlines are met.  Examples include Program and Curricular Reviews.

AIQ Committee
All Committees

 

  • Academic Senate: Review draft documents at E-Board/Senate for input, finalize & submit reports
  • AIQ: Develop Annual Calendar for all major project due dates.
  • Assessment: We decided to merge annual assessment documentation with program review due in the fall. 
  • Budget Committee: The comprehensive budget calendar has incorporated a time for the Budget Committee to review timeliness of projects
  • College Council: Identified internal deadlines:  Evaluation of College Council's effectiveness; Program Review presentation every December; Closing the Loop documents; Coordination with 12 committees--CC will notify them and may extend their deadlines; Administrative  structure annual review and update; Approval of reports to state, e.g. Equity, SSSP; and End-of-Year Report
  • Curriculum Committee: In Progress
  • Facilities & Sustrainability: Discussions are on going within the committee meeting
  • EODAC: EODAC in collaboration with the Office of Equity and Inclusion must create an internal timeline to work with different committees on campus to analyze and evaluate equity work. The current feedback loop is slow, delayed, or non-existent for certain programs. Specifically addressing AIQ and Program Review, EODAC in collaboration with the Office of Equity and Inclusion must create guiding documents and instructions for programs and areas on campus to answer questions about equity in documents such as the annual and comprehensive program review. Access to data, training in interpreting data, and translating that data into meaningful responses for these type of reports and other documents is essential.
  • FCDC: Responsible for completion of the unit plans, faculty evaluations, and providing recommendations to the president for faculty hiring.  Action plan:  Vice President compiles list of work completed.
  • President's Cabinet:Members of the President's Cabinet serve at the discretion of the President, and provide the President a forum for vetting decisions prior to implementation.  President's Cabinet makes recommendations and provides feedback to the College President.
  • Student Affairs Leadership: SALT Departments met audit deadlines: A&R, DSPs, FA, EOPS, CAIRE, CALWorks, SSSP, Equity,  FISAP, BFAP. Osher.

Not Yet Begun
Safety Advisory Committee

Perpetually In Progress
FCDC
Professional Development Committee

In Progress
Assessment Committee
Budget Committee
College Council
Curriculum Committee
Facilities & Sustainability Committee

Not Yet Begun
Academic Senate
AIQ
ISIT Committee
Program Review Committee

4.14

Evaluate the implementation of the Equity Plan.

Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

  • Contract on file with the RP Group (Dr. Darla Cooper) to develop a comprehensive evaluation for the Student Equity Plan; scheduled call in early May with planned campus visit in August
  • Contract with the RP Group.
In Progress
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
4.15

Measure end user satisfaction with college and district services annually.  

AIQ Committee

  • Administer surveys in spring; report in fall.
No current evidence
In Progress
AIQ
4.16

Communicate and monitor the board policy adoption process.

Academic Senate
College Council

  • Academic Senate: Document "Board Policy & Procedures AY 2015- 16" update; Track on excel spreadsheet "Senate Actions"
  • College Council: The Academic Senate President has taken the lead in documenting and reporting on the board policy adoption process.
Perpetually In Progress
Academic Senate
College Council
4.17

Advocate for an established review cycle of the KCCD Budget Allocation Model (BAM).

Budget Committee

  • The District Office has set up meetings; the committee has met three times
  • Minutes of the meetings are available at the District Office
In Progress
Budget Committee
4.18

Review District Office Program Reviews for cost effectiveness of services provided to the college.

Budget Committee

  • The BAM committee is addressing this concern
  • Minutes of the meetings are available at the District Office
In Progress
Budget Committee

5. Leadership & Engagement

Number Initiative Action Plans/Evidence Scoring
5.1

Improve the Adjunct Faculty Orientation experience to include a more diverse offering of sessions and workshops.

FCDC
Dean of Instruction responsible for adjunct faculty orientations

  • Dean Mourtzanos: Continue to administer online assessment/survey to participating adjuncts after each Adjunct Faculty Orienttation (AFO) offered at the start of every semester. Involve current adjuct faculty in the development of the AFO agenda and session offerings.
  • FCDC: Improvements to the topics, format, and schedule will be made to the Fall 2016 AFO based on Spring 2016 AFO survey results.
  • Online AFO surveys; the 'My Burning Questions' assessment tool distributed at AFOs. Involvement of adjunct faculty to collaborate with Dean on AFO agenda and session offerings. (evidence available offline)
Perpetually In Progress
Dean Mourtzanos
FCDC

5.2

Change #: 23

Provide focused professional development academies for each employee group (classified, faculty & management).

Professional Development Committee

  • PDC is still grappling with the best way to implement the pd academies.  Initially the plan was to offer face-to-face sessions but now we are moving to a possible model of using online resources.  We will address this in AY 16-18.
  • No current evidence
In Progress
Professional Development Committee (PDC)
Program Manager, Professional Development

5.3

Change #: 24

Focus on leadership development in new faculty and new adjunct faculty seminars including committee involvement.

Professional Development Committee

  • There is currently a year long New Faculty Seminar for full-time faculty.  Twice a semester there is also a Adjunct Orientation in the evenings for part-time faculty.
  • Fall 2015 Adjunct Faculty Orientation.pdf
  • Spring 2016 Adjunct Faculty Orientation.pdf
  • New Faculty Seminar Dates for Academic Year 2015.pdf
Perpetually In Progress
Professional Development Committee (PDC)
Program Manager, Professional Development

5.4

Change #: 25

Provide training on existing technology.

Professional Development Committee

  • Each year during FLEX week and throughout the year there are a variety of technology trainings provided.  PDC will continue to improve these offernings.
Perpetually In Progress
Professional Development Committee (PDC)
Program Manager, Professional Development

5.5

Change #: 26

Continue to support conferences (both on and off-campus), peer learning, learning from experts etc. 

Professional Development Committee
VP of Academic Affairs

  • PDC provides a limited quantity of $500 scholarships to reimburse individuals for conference attendance.  Using categorical and grant monies, we are also able to send classified, faculty and administrators to conferences out-of-town.
Perpetually In Progress
Professional Development Committee (PDC)
Program Manager, Professional Development
5.6

Ensure the health & wellness college value is integrated into campus activities and meetings.

Health & Wellness Center Director

  • Health and Wellness Center Director: Participate in a baseline National College Health Assessment (Fall 2016); form a Campus Health & Wellness Advisory Committee; develop a Health & Wellness Strategic 3 year Plan (Fall 2016); Adopt electronic health medical record for federal compliance and chart audit; Suggest adopting a Health & Wellness in all policy campus wide commitment and accountability; Student Health 101 – Students to receive monthly electronic health magazine; Implemented prescription medication dispensing system to promote compliance with acute medical conditions; QPR (Questions, Persuade and Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, a free training for students and staff; Promote Healthy Campus 2020 Initiative – Health Fair jointly sponsored by Health Center and Student Nurses Association.  Invited guests include Matt Constantine, Director of Kern County Public Health, Ellen Eggert, Program Support Supervisor for Kern County Mental Health, Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, VP and Ron Ostrom, DO, Medical Director; Guest/interviewee BC Equity TV marketing Health Center, Health Fair and discussing suicide risk and prevention; attend American Lung Assoc. lunch in May to represent BC Wellness.
  • Program Manager, Professional Development: We will be integrating more workshops related to this area, including one for fall 2016 FLEX week.
Perpetually In Progress
Program Manager, Professional Development
5.7

Create texting connection for students.

Student Affairs Leadership Team
IT Director

  • Renegade mobile app, considering Ellucian mobile; EOPS, MIH, SGA use Remind me App; FA:Campus Logic is in progress; Counseling: SARS texting alerts.
No current evidence

In Progress
IT Director

Perpetually In Progress
Student Affairs Leadership

5.8

Change #: 27

Increase access to courses and services in rural communities. 

Dean of Instruction - Rural Initiatives

No action plans received
No current evidence
No Information Available
5.9

Increase support for college and community mentorship programs. 

EODAC
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

  • EODAC: Monitor the data of the impact of ASTEP and Padrinos to make sure these, and other, mentorship programs are effective continue to thrive and are successful in addressing disproportionate impact.
  • Director of Student Equity & Inclusion: 1) Consider focus groups of community mentors to collect feedback for evaluation and integration into fall 2016 action plans; 2) consider community mentorship program for Veteran's and Foster Youth as target populations noted in Student Equity Plan
  • Currently engaging 50+ community mentors via ASTEP, AAMMP, AAFMP, Padrinos (Fall 2015).
Perpetually In Progress
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
EODAC
5.10

Develop, implement, review, and update comprehensive plans to better coordinate in-reach, outreach, and recruitment activities.

Outreach Director
Career & Technical Education Program Manager

  • CTE Program Manager: Outreach activities are scheduled for the CTE Advisors in our office as well as through counseling and outreach departments.
  • Director of Outreach & School Relations will work with doctorial degree students to identify what type of communication should be developed to help students move efficiently through the steps of Matriculation. This communication plan will discuss and develop communication platforms and materials to be triggered at predetermined points in time, during the matriculation process and up to the first day of classes. Discussion will include pre and post enrollment communication. Currently, Outreach provides all matriculation steps at high schools, therefore evaluation of what kind of communication triggers students to sign-up for every step and finish the enrollment process successfully at their high school is of interest.
  • Outreach activities are listed on the website.
Perpetually In Progress
Director, Outreach & School Relations
CTE Manager

5.11

Change #: 28

Increase participation in student organizations. 

SGA/Student Life Director

  • Student Organization Workship Series
Perpetually In Progress
SGA
5.12

Continue implementation of Equity TV

Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Marketing & Public Relations Director

  • Director of Student Equity & Inclusion: Evaluate viewership of Equity TV: disaggregate; Work with RP Group to evaluate effectiveness of Equity TV in reaching outlined goals detailed in the Student Equity Plan.
  • Marketing & PR: Continue filming/production; Update site; Increase promotion, leading to more views/site hits; Archived/future episodes will be under BC YouTube channel.
Perpetually In Progress
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Director of Marking & PR
5.13

Increase faculty engagement in leadership & Equity Academy, Social Justice Institute.

Director of Student Equity & Inclusion

  • 1) Collaborate with RP Group to determine leadership and oversight infrastructure for SJTI; 2) integrate work with Equity partially-funded Program Manager - Professional Development for faculty engagement; 3) Develop a protocol for post-conference attendance (sharing, reporting, etc.), 4) work with EODAC to review Climate Survey results and consider developing Climate Survey for students
  • Social Justice Institute and Leadership & Equity Academy initiatives (e.g., Remembering the Delano Grape Strike, In & Out of the Shadows youth theatre, California is Different event).
Perpetually In Progress
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
5.14

Establish agreements with high school districts in Bakersfield College's service area. 

Outreach Director
VP of Student Affairs

No action plans received
No current evidence
Not Yet Begun
Director, Outreach & School Relations
5.15

Highlight Bakersfield College's quality programs and services to the community

Marketing & Public Relations Director
CTE Program Manager
Outreach Director

  • Outreach has developed a social media presence to attract more potential students. Multiple channels of social media have been created, including Istagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. Incorporation of social media will be amplified to draw interest and offer alternative opportunities to engage with current and potential students.
  • CTE Program Manager: Advisory Board Committees and Meetings for all CTE Departments; Career Connections fair for Allied Health. Employers from the community in attendance.  Scheduling Career Connection Fairs with other CTE Departments in the future.
  • Marketing & PR: Working with agencies to increase media presence; Continue media outreach efforts
     
  • Outreach:
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/BC_Outreach
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/BC_Outreach
    Snapchat: BC_Outreach
  • CTE: Advisory Board Committee is comprised of faculty and industry partners.  There is one meeting held during the fall semester and one is held in the spring.; Career Connection fairs are being planned for all CTE departments to engage community and industry partners.

Not Yet Begun
Director, Outreach & School Relations

Perpetually In Progress
Director, Marketing & PR

In Progress
CTE Manager

5.16

Change #: 29

Develop and expand Career Technical Education (CTE) programs to meet community needs. 

Deans of Instruction of Career & Technical Education areas

  • Advisory Board meetings, Regional Consortium approval process, College Program Review
Perpetually In Progress
Dean Collier
5.17

Pass the 2016 bond. 

BC Foundation

  • Numerous campus committees have been formed.  An outside consultant has been hired.
  • Waiting for KCCD Board to approve.
In Progress
BC Foundation

Additional Goals

Spring 2016

Initiative Strategic Direction/s Evaluation Action Plans/Evidence Scoring

To annually update ALL committees charges

Academic Senate

Student Learning

10+1 District & College governance structures, as related to faculty roles

Approval by Academic Senate/College Council

Action Plan: 

  • Require all committees to review charge at start of Fall semester.  Senate will review & monitor charges through appointment of committee membership status. Suggestions: add terms to charge; add meeting days & times to committee site calendar

Evidence: 

Perpetually In Progress

Provide more professional development & opportunity for Senate Travel - increase budget

Academic Senate

Leadership & Engagement

10+1 Policies for faculty professional development activities

Budget records to be approved by President

Action Plan:

  • Based on last year; based on upcoming ASCCC events

Evidence:

In Progress

Develop and implement an assessment coaching pilot

Assessment Committee

Student Learning and Oversight and Accountability This will be completed when members are officially assigned departments for which they are responsible. Training will also be provided to the members.

Action Plan:

  • To be reevaluated in Spring 2016
Not Yet Begun

Develop a handbook describing the duties of committee members as well as additional assessment information

Assessment Committee

not received This will be completed when the official handbook is completed this winter break.

Action Plan:

  • To be reevaluated Spring 2016 and with eLumen implementation
Not Yet Begun

Develop and expand career Technical Education programs to meet community standards

CTE Advisors

Student Learning Employer Survey, Student Survey, Faculty Survey Action Plan:
  • Expand Student Internship Program: Increase student interest in student internship by conducting classroom presentation and hosting an internship orientation for students.
  • Increase faculty participation in the internship program by collaborating with each advisory group within CTE major clusters and provide internship presentation. Also, coordinate with faculty in programs that require work experience for program completion.
Perpetually In Progress

Implement new software in events and turn Vallitix into full service on BC campus

Community Relations & Event Scheduling

Oversight & Accountability Through training, use, and review

Action Plan:

  • Start up sometime during summer 2016
Not Yet Begun
Survey to all external and internal users of rentals through events

Community Relations & Event Scheduling

Facilities Survey all participants

Action Plan:

  • On going survey

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress
Update all mailing lists for Bond

Community Relations & Event Scheduling

Oversight & Accountability Multiple sources have provided mailing lists which will be updated, sorted, and combined into master lists.

Action Plan:

  • Began in March 2016 and will continue on until Bond measure is approved

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress

Continued implementation of Social Justice Institute

Dean Mourtzanos

Leadership and Engagement; Student Learning Evaluation of implementation of various program initatives (e.g., LEA Cohort 1; student learning events; professional development events; and community engagement events).

Action Plan:

  • Lack of desired progress to date. Collaboration between Dean and SJI Faculty Lead (biweekly meetings) to fully implement initiative. Immediate step is to recruit a new LEA cohort of faculty for 2016-17 by Fall.

Evidence:

  • Lack of significant progress on this LEA cohort initiatve. No evidence available. Evidence available to demonstrate implementation of community forums and panel discussions sponsored by the SJI.
In Progress

Improve enrollment management providing enough class sections for demand

Director, Enrollment Services

Student Progression and Completion Fewer waitlisted students Action Plan:
  • Have been tracking enrollment into waitlists for the past year to help faculty chairs and deans determine where more sections are needed.

Evidence

  • Waitlists Spring 2016 Report
Perpetually In Progress

Improve High School Counselor Student Success Liaison training

Director, Enrollment Services

Student Progression and Completion Number of High School Counselor Sudent Success Lisaisons trained and Certified. Action Plan:
  • Trained and retained 47 counselors from 19 high schools to conduct AccuPlacer testing at their schools.

Evidence

  • Powerpoint used in training on 10/2, 10/29, 11/20, 12/4/2015.
Perpetually In Progress
Provide timely and individualized interventions to ensure students are aware, accountable, and supported by the most effective services available.

Director, Enrollment Services

Student Learning Track interventions provided to corhorts of students on Cohort based spreadsheets. Action Plan:
  • Established cohort spreadsheets for 20 different campus groups including EOP&S, Athletes, STEM majors, etc.  These will serve as a record keeping tool for the new cohorts that we establish for the completion coaches and metamajors.

Evidence

  • Sample Cohort Leaders spreadsheets for athletes, and STEM students.
Perpetually In Progress
Improve access to courses and services in rural communities

Director, Enrollment Services

Leadership and Engagement Expand automated multiple measures process into rural high school seniors. Action Plan:
  • Received high school GPA data from 3 Delano, 1 McFarland High schools as well as the Wonderful Academy.

Evidence

  • Copy of Assessment visits Spring 2016
Not Yet Begun

Ensure the Health and Wellness College Value is integrated into campus activities and meetings

Director, Health & Wellness Center

Leadership and Engagement Campus health Survey (NCHA) and EMR chart audits; Exit surveys from Health Fair; event participation data; satisfaction survey; Campus Health Advisory minutes

Action Plan:

  • Participate in a baseline National College Health Assessment (Fall 2016)
  • Form a Campus Health & Wellness Advisory Committee
  • Develop a Health & Wellness Strategic 3 year Plan (Fall 2016)
  • Adopt electronic health medical record for federal compliance and chart audit
  • Suggest adopting a Health & Wellness in all policy campus wide commitment and accountability
  • Student Health 101 – Students to receive monthly electronic health magazine
  • Implemented prescription medication dispensing system to promote compliance with acute medical conditions
  • QPR (Questions, Persuade and Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, a free training for students and staff
  • Promote Healthy Campus 2020 Initiative – Health Fair jointly sponsored by Health Center and Student Nurses Association
  • Guest/interviewee BC Equity TV marketing Health Center, Health Fair and discussing suicide risk and prevention
  • American Lung Assoc. lunch in May to represent BC Wellness.

Evidence:

 

CommUnity Hour

Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

Leadership and Engagement Exit surveys and attendance rosters Action Plan:
  • Expand faculty engagement in CommUnity Hour to increase sense-of-belonging for students.

Evidence

  • CommUnity Hour events in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Perpetually In Progress

Promising Professional Program (PPP) Cohort

Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

Student Progression & Completion Number of students employed/persisting as employees and cohort persistence and course sucess rates Action Plan:
  • Revisit recruitment, selection, and training process
  • Develop an appropriate job description with associated training protocol
  • Collaborate with new Program Manager - Peer Education to scale program to reach more students.

Evidence

  • PPP debut in Fall 2015 with 30 student Ambassadors/Mentors; 14 Promising Professionals have remained with Equity while remaining students have transitioned to similar roles in Outreach and Student Health Center.
In Progress

Foster Youth Task Force

Director, Student Equity & Inclusion

Student Progression & Completion Evaluate persistence and completion data for foster youth as a cohort Action Plan:
  • Ensure Foster Youth students are fully matriculated, which includes completion of financial aid steps; track as a cohort;
  • Develop a mentoring program

Evidence

  • Independent City event (Fall 2015)
  • BC "YES" Open House event (Spring 2016).
Perpetually In Progress

Summer Bridge

Director, Student Success & Support

Student Learning
  • Number of student participants (target 2,000)
  • 90% new faculty attendance at a Summer Bridge
  • Engage 10+ student employees
  • Via contracts with RP Group and WestEd, evaluate Bridge participant fall course success rates: target of 10% above peers
Action Plan:
  • Work with Outreach to recruit students via high school counselors
  • Engage target populations through existing task forces (i.e. Foster Youth, AAI)
  • Work with Dean of Instruction to recruit/schedule new faculty attendees
  • Notify Department Chairs of schedule to recruit returning faculty as participants

Evidence

Perpetually In Progress

Guided Pathways

Director, Student Success & Support

Student Learning and Student Progression
  • Full-scale implmentation by fall 2018
  • Evaluation plan engaging meta-majors, completion cohorts
  • Student success rates by pathway
  • Analysis of pathway learning outcomes
Action Plan:
  • Continue to serve as Team Facilitator for the AACC Pathways Project
  • Share pathways updates at appropriate campus-wide meetings, including SSST, FCDC, College Council, President's Cabinet, etc.
  • Work with Institutional Researcher and Dean of Institutional Effectiveness to evaluate cohort success

Evidence

Perpetually In Progress
Renegade Promise

Director, Student Success & Support

Student Progression and Completion Track cohort of approximately 100 students for persistence and successful transfer in 2 years Action Plan:
  • Assigned Completion Coach and team
  • Enroll students in Summer Bridge and STDV course
  • Engage in case management and cohort tracking of identified participants
  • Work with implementation team to develop comprehensive recruitment and action plan for spring 2017

Evidence:

In Progress
College Futures Dual Enrollment Grant

Director, Student Success & Support

Leadership and Engagement
  • Implement 18 core courses with C-IDs in 3-5 KHSD schools in fall 2016 and evaluate student success rates
  • target by 2020 that 2,000 students have access to full term of college courses prior to high school graduation
Action Plan:
  • Collaborate with implementation team to develop draft schedule for fall 2016
  • hire site coordinator via KHSD
  • explore technology options for expanded curriculum delivery options
  • Schedule a dual enrollment interest luncheon for qualified KHSD teacher

Evidence:

  • See attached College Futures grant notification
In Progress

Upload BC alumni information into Foundation database

BC Foundation

Leadership and Engagement and Facilities Number of new alumni records in database and the ability to have the College's first comprehensive annual fund drive

Action Plan:

  • Get permission to upload information
  • Work with database vendor to upload approved information.

Evidence:

  • Working with KCCD to get approval to upload alumni information from the Admissions and Records files that meet FERPA standards.
In Progress

Put all scholarship fund information in AcademicWorks software

BC Foundation

Oversight and Accountability When all scholarship accounts are in the AcademicWorks system and the Foundation and Financial Aid are working in concert to improve the scholarship selection and awarding processes

Evidence:

We've made substantial progress in auditing all scholarship accounts. We've closed over 100 inactive accounts and we've worked closely with Financial Aid and the scholarship process has much improved.

In Progress

Review and prioritize requests from the Annual Update process

ISIT Committee

Student Learning Facilities Technology requests will initially be prioritized using the points automatically assigned by the Program Review process. An ISIT subcommittee will then assign additional points using a Cost/Maintenance rubric.  The results will then be shared with the entire ISIT committee for dissemination to the members' respective departments.  

Evidence:

Not Yet Begun

Evaluate the Canvas CMS in comparison to Moodle and make a reccommendation following the evaluation.

ISIT Committee

Student Learning and Progression An initial trial of Canvas by interested faculty will occur initially to gauge user satisfaction.  A campus-wide forum for all interested faculty and staff will take place during the Fall 2015 semester.  A limited pilot will then occur during the Spring 2016 semester.  Once the results have been documented, ISIT will make a recommendation to the administration. 

Action Plan:

  • Canvas has been tested by interested faculty across the campus. 
  • Faculty were surveyed about their concerns and a campus-wide meeting to share the results of the survey was held on December 7, 2015. The ISIT committee agreed that the Academic Senate vote yes to replacing Moodle with Canvas.   A limited pilot of Canvas will occur during Summer 2016 session. Once the Canvas coordinator is satisfied with the results, expected implementation is Fall 2016.  Complete conversion to Canvas is planned for Spring 2017. 

Evidence:

 

In Progress

Review and evaluate themes from both the student and staff annual technology surveys to generate future committee goals and to "close the loop."

ISIT Committee

Student Learning, Progression, and Facilities An ISIT subcommittee will assess the data gleaned from the last two years' surveys and evaluate for trends.  Recommendations for future goals will be developed and presented to the full ISIT committee.  The Student Survey will be conducted Fall 2015 and the Staff Survey will occur in Spring 2016.    Action Plan:
  • Student technology surveys were completed in fall 2014 and fall 2015. An ISIT subcommittee was convened to evaluate results.  Evaluation reports for both surveys have been submitted to the ISIT Committee. Results of the 2015 and 2016 staff technology surveys have not yet been evaluated. 

Evidence:

In Progress

Create Budget for Program Review Facilities Requests (Furniture, flooring, Repairs, Etc.)

M&O Manager

Oversight and Accountability Closing the loop

Action Plan:

  • Purchases of: ADA compliant desks for various classrooms - new chair and desks for FA 60 & 61, Tablet arm desks for ASL classroom
  • Installation of new carpet LA 113 in process

Evidence:

  • Facilities & Sustainability website minutes - Bakersfield Flooring ICA in process
Perpetually In Progress

Improve response to work orders in School Dude

M&O Manager

Oversight and Accountability Closing the loop Action Plan:
  • Work orders submitted are reviewed and delegated during the weekly meetings.

Evidence:

  • Closed/completed work orders on schooldude.
Perpetually In Progress
Establish weekly progress meetings with M&O Staff

M&O Manager

Oversight and Accountability Closing the loop Action Plan:
  • Weekly Trades, Grounds and Custodial meetings are continual. All Staff meeting the 3rd week of each month.

Evidence:

  • M&O Meeting and notice board at timeclock.
Perpetually In Progress

MESA Professional Mentor

MESA Program Director

Increase participation retention and course completion Compared success rate for all mentored students from previous years

Action Plan:

  • Will obtain metrics from banner
Perpetually In Progress

PDC-1 Strengths Quest and Strengths Finder

Professional Development Committee

Leadership and Engagement If the PDC adopts this as a recommendation then we will evaluate it initially through the number of people who participate. Then we will measure its strength to the number of people who become involved in the academies as a result of using the Strengths assessment. We can also use it to measure the new number of presenters during opening weeks and if people become more involved in any aspect of BC activities because of their use of this assessment Action Plan:
  • PDC has evaluated the Strengths Finder system and has made a recommendation on it's possible use.  Evidence can be found in PDC Meeting Notes.

Evidence:

Not Yet Begun

PDC-2 Creation of Newsletter

Professional Development Committee

Leadership and Engagement We will note the amount of hits the newsletter generates, the feedback we receive, and the number of requests to add new information. The number of requests to add information can indicate usage as well as level of importance

Evidence:

Not Yet Begun

Implement an online version of Program Review

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability Program Review Committee members have attended E-Lumen software presentations and will be reviewing the Program Review portion of E-Lumen for use on the BC campus

Action Plan:

  • The implementation of Elumen is still being discussed.  If Elumen is implemented, some members of Program Review would committ to learning the software so that Program Review could utilize it.
In Progress

Provide Program Review training campus wide

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability Held a Program Review workshop during the Summer Institute in May 2015 and held a drop in workshop.  Will be offering more workshops, both whole day trainings and drop in workshops for the 2016-17 cycle.

Action Plan:

  • May training has been scheduled during the Pathways Summit. Drop-in workshops will be offered as needed. Participants will be notified through email and PRC page.

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress

Review and improve Program Review documents and handbook

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability Progam Committee members will meet with the five different  areas: instructional, CTE, Student Affairs, Administrative Units, Management (Deans) to elicit feedback on the Program Review questions to help create AU and Comprehensive questions that are more relevan to these areas.  This should generate more meaningful answers on the AU and Comprehensive forms.

Action Plan:

  • Committee members met with the five areas (CTE, Instructional, Management, Student Affairs, Administrative Units) as well as conducted a survey monkey to gather information about the program review process,  CTE, Admin Plan, resources (ISIT, Professional Dev., Facilities, Budget).

Evidence:

  • The results of feedback resulted in the updating of external forms for ISIT, M&O, and the creation of a Management Request form by Human Resources and an Assessment Form being created by the Assessment Committee. These documents are/will be available within the PRC committee webpage under Resources and Archived materials when they have been completed. The updated Handbook and supporting materials can be found on the PRC page.
  • https://committees.kccd.edu/bc/committee/programreview
Perpetually In Progress

Review and continue to develop an effective timeline for the 2016-17 program review process

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability

NOT RECEIVED

Action Plan:

  • PRC will provide resources for the program review process, including AU and Comprehensive packets formatted specifically for the areas that include clear timelines and due dates for program review participants; workshops will address timelines for the program review process.  Internal timelines for committee members are defined.

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress

The Program List for the 2016-17 Program Review process

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability

NOT RECEIVED

Action Plan:

  • Compare last year's list using curriculum list to add, delete programs.  Ask EAC review.

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress

Committee charge

Program Review Committee

Oversight and Accountability

NOT RECEIVED

Action Plan:

  • Committee members will work together to establish appropriate wording that best represents Program Review's commitment to quality service to the campus.

Evidence:

Not Yet Begun

Program Reviw

Public Safety

Oversight and Accountability Feedback, requests met

Action Plan:

  • Schedule meetings, deadlines, follow through with reports

Evidence:

  • DPS Program Review located on PRC website
In Progress

District-wide Campus Safety Brochure

Public Safety

Facilities Feedback, statistics

Action Plan:

  • Distributing District-wide

Evidence:

  • .PDF located on DPS website, brochures located on various campuses
Not Yet Begun

Cleary Report

Public Safety

Oversight and Accountability Reviewed by Federal Agency

Action Plan:

  • Annual report to Dept. of Education for public posting

Evidence:

  • Report located on DPS/HR/Admin websites
Perpetually In Progress

Committee Charge

Safety Advisory Committee

Oversight and Accountability Review annually and survey Action Plan:
  • Add to committee agenda fo review, send to College Council/Academic Senate

Evidence:

  • Committees Website
In Progress

District-wide Stalking & Sexual Assault Awareness Brochure

Safety Advisory Committee

Facilities Feedback, statistics Action Plan:
  • Compile data, stats, and create brochure

Evidence:

  • PDF on DPS website, handouts
Not Yet Begun

Utilize technology to automate processes and augment student support programs.

Student Life Director

Facilities Implementation and better tracking of conduct cases as well as effective communication and followup Action Plan:
  • Implement Maxient student conduct software program by the end of 2016
In Progress

Utilize technology to automate processes and augment sudent support programs

Student Life Director

Facilities Use of the mobile app by interactions, connections, and downloads Action Plan:
  • Renegade Mobile

Evidence:

Not Yet Begun

Create texting connection for students

Student Life Director

Leadership & Engagement Use of the mobile app by interactions, connections, and downloads Action Plan:
  • Renegade mobile app (push alert-one way text messages) in place

Evidence:

Perpetually In Progress

Develop campus protocols for various intercommunication processes: Suicidal Student, Death of a Student, etc.

Students of Concern

Student Progression and Completion SOC meeting minutes; Approved protocols distributed to faculty and staff NOT RECEIVED In Progress

Provide campus safety education in accordance with Clery and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requirements.

Students of Concern

Student Progression and Completion, Oversight and Accountability, Leadership & Engagement SOC meeting minutes; Safety events held on campus; Promotional items developed and distributed NOT RECEIVED In Progress

Utilize technology to automate processes and augment student support programs.

Students of Concern

Funded and Project Completed Implementation and better tracking of conduct cases as well as effective communication and followup

Action Plan:

  • Implement Maxient student conduct software program by the end of 2016

Evidence:

  • Evidence will be available by the end fo 2016
In Progress

BAM III

VP, Finance & Administrative Services

Oversight and Accountability Completion of document revision with DO by Summer 2016 Action Plan:
  • The District Office has set up meetings; the committee has met twice

Evidence:

  • Minutes of the meetings are available at the District Office.
In Progress

Fall 2015

Initiative Strategic Direction/s Evaluation/Action Plans (Click to expand) Scoring

Continued Implementation of Social Justice Institute

Dean of Instruction (Mourtzanos)

Leadership & Engagement;

Student Learning

Evaluation of implementation of various program initiatives (e.g., LEA Cohort 1; student learning events; professional development events; and community engagement events).
In Progress

Review Facilities Requests form Annual Program Review Process and determine priority for budgeting purposes

Facilities Committee

Facilities

Oversight & Accountability

Closing the Loop
In Progress

Strategically Plan, budget and implement upgrades and construction projects

Facilities Committee

Facilities

Oversight & Accountability

Closing the Loop
Perpetually In Progress

Develop Sustainability policies and procedures

Facilities Committee

Facilities

Oversight and Accountabilty

Leadership & Engagement

Closing the Loop
In Progress

Provide an annual report to the campus community on sustainability progress with benefits and cost analysis.

Facilities Committee

Facilities

Oversight & Accountability

Closing the Loop
In Progress

Improve recycling efforts campus-wide

Facilities Committee

Facilities

Oversight and Accountabilty

Leadership & Engagement

Closing the Loop
Perpetually In Progress

Upload BC alumni information into Foundation database

BC Foundation

Facilities

Leadership & Engagement

Number of new alumni records in database and the ability to have the College's first comprehensive annual fund drive
In Progress

Put all scholarship fund information in AcademicWorks software

BC Foundation

Oversight & Accountability
When all scholarship accounts are in the AcademicWorks system and the Foundation and Financial Aid are working in concert to improve the scholarship selection and awarding processes<
In Progress

Create Budget for Program Review Facilities Requests (Furniture, Repairs, Etc.)

M&O Director

Oversight & Accountability
Closing the Loop
Perpetually In Progress

Improve response to work orders in School Dude

M&O Director

Oversight & Accountability
Closing the Loop
Perpetually In Progress

Establish weekly progress meetings with M&O Staff

M&O Director

Oversight & Accountability
Closing the Loop
Perpetually In Progress

PDC-1 Strengths Quest and Strengths Finder

Professional Development Committee

Leadership & Engagement
If the PDC adopts this as a recommendation then we will evaluate it initially through the number of people who participate. Then we will measure its strength to the number of people who become involved in the academies as a result of using the Strengths assessment. We can also use it to measure the new number of presenters during opening weeks and if people become more involved in any aspect of BC activities because of their use of this assessment
A sub-committee of PDC has been evaluating the StrengthsFinder tool and is reporting back to the committee.
In Progress

PDC-2 Creation of newsletter

Professional Development Committee

Leadership & Engagement
We will note the amount of hits the newsletter generates, the feedback we receive, and the number of requests to add new information. The number of requests to add information can indicate usage as well as level of importance
A sub-committee of PDC is working on what content and format might be used for a newsletter.
Not Yet Begun

Implement an online version of Program Review

Professional Development Committee

Oversight and Accountability. Supports Standard I.b.5 The institution assesses accomplishment of its mission through program review
Program Review Committee members have attended E-Lumen software presentations and will be reviewing the Program Review portion of E-Lumen for use on the BC campus
In Progress

Provide Program Review training campuswide

Professional Development Committee

Oversight and Accountablitly. Supports Standard I.b.9
Held a Program Review workshop during the Summer Institute in May 2015 and held a drop in workshop.  Will be offering more workshops, both whole day trainings and drop in workshops for the 2016-17 cycle.
Perpetually In Progress

Review and improve Program Review documents and handbook

Professional Development Committee

Oversight and Accountability. Supports Standard I.b.9
Progam Committee members will meet with the five different  areas: instructional, CTE, Student Affairs, Administrative Units, Management (Deans)to elicit feedback on the Program Review questions to help create AU and Comprehensive questions that are more relevan to these areas.  This should generate more meaningful answers on the AU and Comprehensive forms.
Perpetually In Progress

Develop campus protocols for various intercommunication processes: Suicidal Student, Death of a Student, etc.

Students of Concern

Student Progression & Completion
SOC meeting minutes; Approved protocols distributed to faculty and staff
In Progress

Provide campus safety education in accordance with Clery and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requirements.

Students of Concern

2, 4, 5
SOC meeting minutes; Safety events held on campus; Promotional items developed and distributed
Perpetually In Progress

Develop and Implement an Assessment Coaching Pilot.

Assessment Committee

1, 4
This will be completed when members are officially assigned  departments for which they are responsible.  Training will also be provided to the members.
No action plans received
No current evidence

Develop a Handbook describing the duties of committee members as well as additional assessment information.

Assessment Committee

 
This will be completed when the official handbook is completed this winter break
.
 

Develop and publish a 3-year strategic enrollment management plan.Develop and publish a 3-year strategic enrollment management plan.

Enrollment Management Committee

Student Learning

Student Progression and Completion

A rough draft Strategic Enrollment Management Plan to be completed by March 2016, to share with campus community for feedback.
In Progress

Provide information and educate the campus community about enrollment management concerns.

Enrollment Management Committee

Student Learning

Student Progression and Completion

Leadership and Engagement

Three EM Roundtables to be held, one in Fall 2015 and two in Spring 2016.  Class Size Task Force to gather and collect information related to class size issues for Spring 2016 semester.  Results to be posted to EMC webpage.
In Progress

Evaluate and assess BC enrollment management and the processes we are using for enrollment management.

Enrollment Management Committee

Student Learning

Student Progression and Completion

Oversight & Accountability

A key element to be included in the written Strategic Enrollment Management Plan is a timeline to be followed to evaluate and assess BC enrollment management processes.
In Progress

Review and priortize requests from the Annual Update process.

ISIT

Student Learning

Facilities

Technology requests will initially be priortized using the points automatically assigned by the Program Review process.  An ISIT subcommittee will then assign additional points using a Cost/Maintenance rubric.  The results will then be shared with the entire ISIT committee for dissemination to the members' respective departments.  
In Progress

Evaluate the Canvas CMS in comparison to Moodle and make a recommendation following the evaluation. 

ISIT

Student Learning

Student Progression

An initial trial of Canvas by interested faculty will occur initially to gauge user satisfaction.  A campus-wide forum for all interested faculty and staff will take place during the Fall 2016 semester.  A limited pilot will then occur during the Spring 2016 semester.  Once the results have been documented, ISIT will make a recommendation to the administration. 
In Progress

Review and evaluate themes from both the student and staff annual technology surveys to generate future committee goals and to "close the loop." 

ISIT

Student Learning

Student Progression

Facilities

An ISIT subcommittee will assess the data gleaned from the last two years' surveys and evaulate for trends.  Recommendations for future goals will be developed and presented to the full ISIT committee. The Student Survey has been completed Fall 2015 and the Staff Survey will occur in Spring 2016.   
In Progress

With the increasing numbers of student involved in the Student Conduct and Students of Concerns areas, Student Life will build a more effective method and process to outreach and track students who utilize the services.

Student Life Director/SGA

Student Progression & Completion
When working with student complaints, students with reported behaviors, or students of concern, Student Life reviews, investigates, and works with each student case carefully while integrating several student development theories that model after the restorative justice practices. Student Life will rely on student conduct management software (Maxient) to receive incident reports via the web, track and manage behavioral issues, and provide timely analytics to meet institutional needs. By utilizing Maxient, Student Life will be able to connect the dots regarding student concerns, to help share analytic data in a FERPA-compliant manner, to keeping accurate records with details for Early Alert, Clergy Act, and other reports, and follow up with student sanctions in a timely manner.
Perpetually In Progress

Student Life will expand the amenities of the Student Housing Services and the Student Assistance Program in order to assist students in their educational goals by decreasing barriers.

Student Life Director/SGA

Student Progression & Completion
The basic needs for humans according to Maslow's (1943) Hierarchy of Needs, Physiological needs, stated that individuals need to have food, security, and shelter. Student Life understands that in order for students to be academically successful, the basic needs of student's needs to be satisfied. Thus through this theoretical lens, Student Life will increase aid to students to meet these basic needs. The Student Assistance Program (Pantry) will assist in nutritional and hygienic needs for a student. Student Assistance will expand services to include emergency, clothing, hygiene, fresh food, etc. distributions.  Student Housing Services will soon assist students, mainly individuals who come from out-of-state and international students, to find housing near BC. Also, the educational component to the students on what it means to be a good tenant and how to financial reserve/budget for living situations.
Perpetually In Progress

BAM III

VP of Finance & Administrative Services

Oversight & Accountability
Completion of document revision with DO by Summer 2016
In Progress

All Reports: Fall 2016

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Areas/Departments

  1. Community Relations & Event Scheduling
  2. Counseling
  3. Financial Aid: No report received
  4. Foundation
  5. Public Safety
  6. Transfer Center

Committees

  1. Academic Senate
  2. Accreditation & Institutional Quality (AIQ)
  3. Assessment
  4. Budget
  5. College Council
  6. Curriculum
  7. Enrollment Management
  8. EODAC
  9. Facilities & Sustainability
  10. FCDC
  11. ISIT
  12. President's Cabinet
  13. Professional Development
  14. Program Review
  15. Safety Advisory - No report received
  16. Student Affairs Leadership Team
  17. Students of Concern - No report received

Positions

  1. CTE Advisors
  2. CTE Program Manager
  3. Dean of Instruction (Collier)
  4. Dean of Instruction (Mourtzanos)
  5. Dean of Instruction (Pluta)
  6. Dean of Instruction (Rodriguez): No report received
  7. Dean of Instruction (Rozell)
  8. Dean of Instruction (Waller)
  9. Dean of Student Success & Development
  10. Director, Delano Campus & Rural Initiatives: No report received
  11. Director, Enrollment Services
  12. Director, Health & Wellness Center
  13. Director, Outreach & School Relations
  14. Director, Student Equity & Inclusion (Combined with Student Success Support Program)
  15. Director, Student Success Support Program (Combined with Student Equity & Inclusion)
  16. IT Director
  17. M&O Manager
  18. Marketing Director
  19. President
  20. Program Director, MESA
  21. Program Manager, Probation & Early Alert
  22. Program Manager, Professional Development
  23. SI Coordinator
  24. STEM Program Manager
  25. Student Life Director/SGA
  26. VP Academic Affairs: No report received
  27. VP Finance and Administrative Services
  28. VP Student Affairs: No report received

Change Log

Number Initiative Change Explanation Report changed
1 1.1 Responsible: Academic Senate, Program Review COmmittee, Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success Determined different people are responsible; Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer a position Spring 2016
2 1.3 Responsible: Dean of Academic Technology
Dean of Student Success to Deans of Instruction, Dean of Student Development & Success
Determined different people are responsible  
3 1.6 Responsible: Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success to Dean of Instruction over Academic Development Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists  
4 1.8 Splitting initiative 1.8 into 1.8a and 1.8b Assessment Committee wants to track assess & map separately Fall 2015
5 1.15 Split 1.15 into 1.15a & 1.15b Splitting Making It Happen & Habits of Mind Spring 2016
6 1.15 Responsible from Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success to Director, student Success & Support Program Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
7 1.16 Responsible from Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success to Program Manager, Probation & Early Alert Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
8   Responsible: FCDC & Dean of Precollegiate & Student Success to FCDC & Dean(s) of Instruction Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
9 2.1 Responsible: Enrollment Mangement Committee, Dean of Pre-collegiate & Student Success, Dean of Student Success, Outreach to Director, Student Success & Support Program, Dean of Student Development & Success, Director, Outreach & School Relations Remove Enrollment Management; Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
10 2.3 Responsible: Dean of Pre-collegiate & Student Success
Dean of Student Success to Dean of Student Development & Success and Director, Student Success & Support Program
Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
11 2.5 Responsible: Dean of Student Success, Counseling
Enrollment Management Committee to Dean of STudent Development & Success, Counseling, Enrollment Management Committee
Position change from Dean of Student Success to Dean of Student Development & Success Spring 2016
12 2.10 Responsible: Dean of Academic Technology
Dean of Pre-collegiate & Student Success
Dean of Student Success to Dean(s) of Instruction over Academic Development, Math, Supplemental Instruction, Writing Center, Tutoring Center 
Changing responsibilities/dean areas; Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
13 2.11 Responsible: Dean of Pre-collegiate & Student Success to Dean(s) of Instruction and Director, Student Success & Support Program Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
14 2.14 Responsible: Counseling
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Dean of Pre-Collegiate & Student Success to Counseling
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion and Director, Student Success & Support Program
Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
15 2.19 Responsible: Dean of Pre-Collegiate and Student Success to Director, Student Success & Support Program Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
16 2.20 Responsible: Dean of Pre-Collegiate and Student Success to Dean of Instruction over Academic Development Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
17 2.21 Responsible: Dean of Pre-Collegiate & Student Success
Dean of Student Success
Director of Student Equity & Inclusion
Outreach Director
Director of Enrollment Services 
to  Dean of Student Development & Success, Director, Student Success & Support Program, Director of Enrollment Services, Director of Student Equity & Inclusion and Director, Outreach & School Relations
Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists; Change Dean of Student Success to Dean of Student Development and Success Spring 2016
18 2.23 Responsible: Dean of Pre-collegiate and Student Success; Director of Student Equity & Inclusion to Director, Student Success & Support Program and Director of Student Equity & Inclusion  Dean of Pre-collegiate & student success no longer exists Spring 2016
19 2.24 Responsible: Dean of Student Success, Counseling and Director of Student Equity & Inclusion to Dean of Student Development & Success, Counseling, Director of Student Equity & Inclusion Change Dean of Student Success to Dean of Student Development and Success Spring 2016

 

Updated: November 30th, 2016.

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