Goals for Institutional Effectiveness
1.1 The Board will make the post-pandemic restoration of teaching and learning a top priority and direct staff to focus on enrollment management as well as continued student success in line with the goals of the California Community Colleges Vision for Success. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Student Experience & Success)
- Work to improve the number of students receiving degrees, certificates, and becoming transfer-ready by establishing baseline measurements for these important student success indicators.
- Develop baseline measurements for college-identified groups in order to set goals for closing achievement gaps in the 2022-23 academic year.
1.2 The Board will continue to support an inclusive environment in the District. The desired environment is sensitive to diversity, inclusion, and equity in every respect. (NOCCCD Strategic Directions – Student Experience & Success and Employee Experience)
1.3 The Board will better understand the barriers to education faced by students including food insecurity, homelessness, child care, financial barriers, transportation, and others. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Student Experience & Success)
1.4 The Board will consider threats to the operation of the District including (but not limited to) earthquakes, cyber-attack, fire, power outage, weather-related emergencies, active shooter incidents, and medical emergencies such as the recent pandemic, and direct staff to take necessary precautions and make appropriate emergency plans. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Physical Environment)
1.5 The Board will encourage greater expansion of community partnerships especially with local K-12 school districts, business and industry and elected officials. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Collective Impact & Partnerships)
1.6 The Board will consider the diversification of the District's revenue sources including increased grant-making, expanded foundation and philanthropic activity, and other sources outside of state funding. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Stewardship of Resources)
1.7 The Board will reconsider existing plans for the physical environment in light of the impact the pandemic has had on the method of delivery of instruction. (NOCCCD Strategic Direction – Physical Environment)
Goals for Board Effectiveness
2.1 The Board will strive to develop a unified set of messages they can deliver in their work in the community and the District to more consistently tell the story of the District and colleges.
2.2 The Board will work to improve the new Trustee orientation program.
2.3 The Board will continue scheduling routine training including for the Brown Act, Sexual Harassment, and Board Ethics, as well as continue robust attendance and participation in external professional development activities.