Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.80
Liaison Pamela Dumm
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Jefferson Community and Technical College
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Pamela Dumm
Manager of Business Operations
Business Affairs
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,010

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Jefferson has a specific goals in the following areas:
Goal 1 Advance excellence and innovation in teaching, learning and service
Goal 2 Increase student access, transfer and success

Jefferson achieves these goals by:

1.1 Expand and refine the college-wide, comprehensive approach to assess student learning outcomes.
1.1.1 Support faculty efforts to achieve student success through provision of professional development focused on assessment of learning, improvements of pedagogy and provision of support services.
1.1.4 Implement strategies to assure Student Learning Outcomes are included on all syllabi, assessed, and improvement actions identified and implemented based on analysis of results.
1.5 Develop innovative programs and alternative delivery modes in response to business and industry needs. (KCTCS Transformation: Job Placement and Career Development Strategy)
1.5.1Establish an adult learning office/center; identify displaced workers; expand credit through prior learning.
Develop advanced technology campus grounded in best practices to meet the needs of the students and the community

2.3 Develop strategies to improve student retention and credential completion. (KCTCS Transformation: Financial Aid Strategy) (KCTCS Transformation: Student Services Strategy)
2.3.1 Improve financial aid processes to enhance student satisfaction.

2.3.2 Maintain Partnership for a Green City initiatives
change name to Sustainability – curriculum development, continue current efforts, particularly in partnership with Metro Government
2.5 Improve the physical environment of the College.
2.5.1 Enhance front door experience through r beautification.
2.6 Improve the technological infrastructure of the College.
2.6.1 Align, plan, support emerging technologies.
2.6.2 Equip all classrooms with LCD projectors, computers, internet connectivity as needed.
2.6.3 Fund Technology Plan as resources allow and plan to scale for a 3-year replacement schedule
2.7 Develop and expand revenue development initiatives focusing on external funding for College projects.
2.7.1 Land acquisition for DT campus for needed facilities; examples of buildings include Advance Manufacturing Center and Student Services building
2.7.2 Parking alleviation strategy for DT campus.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

Jefferson has a specific goal 3 to Cultivate Diversity, Multiculturalism and inclusion. Jefferson achieves this goal by:

3.1 Integrate a comprehensive diversity and global awareness initiative into all academic and operational areas of the College.
3.1.1 Require division chairs and their faculty to review curriculum and, using the Diversity Action Plan, adapt their curriculum and/or text to include diversity, global awareness, and inclusion.
3.1.2 Standardize practices related to international education opportunities.

3.2 Provide professional development activities for faculty, staff, and students which promote diversity, inclusion and global awareness in all aspects of access and success.
3.2.1 Focus diversity work through the cultural diversity and global awareness committee.

3.2.2 Provide PD programs on diversity / global awareness topics.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

Jefferson has specific goals in the following areas:
Goal 2 Increase student access, transfer and success
Goal 4 To enhance the Economic Workforce of the Commonwealth
Goal 5 Promote the recognition and value of KCTCS

Jefferson achieves these goals by:

2.1 Develop and implement a full scale program to improve college readiness at the high school and/or college level. (KCTCS Transformation: Dual Credit Strategy)
2.1.1 Continue, improve and expand Early College efforts at Western High School and other sites

2.1.2 Partner with high schools to share developmental math curriculum so as to align with senior high school math
2.1.5 Partner with Metro United Way initiative on college readiness and completion.
2.2 Implement developmental student success and retention. (KCTCS Transformation: Developmental Education Strategy)
2.2.1 Evaluate best practice approaches and select an approach to redesign developmental reading, English, and other discipline to improve student success.

Develop/Implement math boot campus to improve math readiness.

2.3 Develop strategies to improve student retention and credential completion. (KCTCS Transformation: Financial Aid Strategy) (KCTCS Transformation: Student Services Strategy)
2.3.1 Improve financial aid processes to enhance student satisfaction.
2.3.2 Maintain Partnership for a Green City initiatives
change name to Sustainability – curriculum development, continue current efforts, particularly in partnership with Metro Government
2.3.3 Develop and implement a First Year Experience Course as part of AtD

2.3.4 Develop and implement revised front door experience and orientation process as part of AtD interventions to address barriers, simplify processes, and better utilize resources, resulting in improved student success and retention

Incorporate responsibility for student success into every individual performance plan
Incorporate student success data into faculty performance evaluation

2.4 Improve pathways for students transferring to four year institutions. (KCTCS Transformation: Transfer Strategies A and B) (KCTCS Transformation: Job Placement and Career Development Strategy)
2.4.1 Promote our role as the lynch pin to connect students through implementation of FoE recommendations
2.4.2 Scale career pathways scope of work; create transfer and career pathways.
2.8 Develop student focused financial support programs to reduce the financial burden on students and promote student financial literacy.
2.8.1 Introduce financial literacy component into orientation and FYE 105
2.8.2 Support continuation of Rotary Scholars program and expansion to additional high schools as feasible
2,8.3 Create viable student emergency fund

4.1 Expand strategic workforce solutions programs that proactively respond to business and industry. (KCTCS Transformation: Curriculum Review Strategies A and B)
4.1.1 Implement the Workforce Solutions’ business plan.
4.1.2 Enhance transitional pathways for Workforce Solutions
4.2 Align academic programs with high growth, high wage jobs in support of the economic growth of the Commonwealth. (KCTCS Transformation: Curriculum Review Strategies A and B)
4.2. 1 Add high wage/high demand data, Burning Glass job market data, Perkins data, cost/ productivity data and student success data to program quality and viability committee review process.

5.1 Promote the value of JCTC through continued dialogue with legislative groups and participation in the KCTC Advocacy Campaign seeking to establish brand identity.
5.1.1 Promote value of JCTC to various influential constituencies Calendar/plan developed
5.2 Promote the value of JCTC through the achievements of its faculty, staff, and students.
5.3 Improve stakeholder awareness of the College’s cost effectiveness measures.
5.3.1 Develop a communication document.
5.3.2 Establish a campaign to solicit cost-saving measures from employees.
5.5 Promote the general awareness and value of JCTC to potential students, parents, current students, and area residents, businesses and leaders.
5.5.1 Collaborate with external stakeholder groups 55,000 Degrees, Business Leaders for Education, KentuckianaWorks, Rotary Club of Louisville, etc., in support of innovative efforts to improve educational attainment and student success.


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