Presentation on theme: "A Do-able Vision Ron Bleed, Vice Chancellor Information Technologies Maricopa Community Colleges Carol Scarafiotti, Dean of Instruction Rio Salado College."— Presentation transcript:
A Do-able Vision Ron Bleed, Vice Chancellor Information Technologies Maricopa Community Colleges Carol Scarafiotti, Dean of Instruction Rio Salado College
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Maricopa’s Six Strategic Initiatives 1. MCCD will maximize stakeholder access to the Maricopa Colleges’ facilities, programs and services. 2. MCCD will promote and support expansion of dynamic learning environments and delivery options. 3. MCCD will maximize collaboration among the Maricopa Colleges and with external partners. 4. MCCD will significantly enhance both new and existing revenue sources to promote growth and cost effectiveness. 5. MCCD will recruit and retain a quality and diverse workforce. 6. MCCD will develop a strong identity that reflects its educational leadership role in the community.
Alignment with other Maricopa Planning Processes 2004 Bond Program Functional Area Planning Vocational Education Information Technologies Other College Planning
Process Is responsive and open to opportunity Is inclusive Plan Aligns with the Rio culture and District goals Provides an alert to college for funding and resources Provides goal accountability and history Includes college new annual goals and division/continuing goals Characteristics of Rio’s Strategic Planning Process
RIO’s Strategic Plan at a Glance
Visioning Forums as a Planning Process Structure:College Teams Leaders:National Experts Format:Presentation - Team Work
Visioning Forum Planning Insights Hybrid courses Social spaces for social learning New approaches to building architecture Technology futures New kinds of students and their new learning styles On demand student services Horizontal learning markets Modularized learning Reusable learning objects Shared service models Learner centered curriculum models Components of a “Killer App” Data driven decision
Visioning Forum Planning Realities 24 x 7 Support 10 autonomous colleges Security Digital Divide Bandwidth to home Student wants vs. employee wants
Planning Outcome The Post Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program- blending online convenience with on site experience Programs for AZ Teacher Certification in Elementary - 45 semester hours Secondary- 33 semester hours Special Education - 48 semester hours
Online Convenience and Flexibility Online courses 14 weeks 26 enrollment periods Asynchronous – one-on-one instruction Acceleration option Content designed and taught by practitioners
Online Support Services Helping students stay focused, manage time and balance the work load Tech Help Desk Instructional Help Desk Library and Reference Librarian Advising and Counseling Enrollment and Information Services Bookstore Field Experience Coordinator
In Person Experience Practicums Master Teacher Meetings Student Teaching
Program Outcomes Year 1 (students participating) 1201 Year 2 (anticipated student participation) 1500 June 2003 (projected program completers) 104
Implementation Strategies Being opportunistic and establishing an audacious goal Sticking to the knitting Establishing credibility Obtaining necessary approvals Starting fast Hiring talent Talking to the customer Committing to support and quality Utilizing partnerships Improving along the way
Highly successful companies make their best moves by brilliant and complex strategic planning. BUILT TO LAST by James Collins Visionary Companies make some of their best moves by experimentation, trial and error, opportunism, and quite literally- accident.