Presentation on theme: "Complete College Oklahoma Update to Complete College America 2011 Annual Convening Austin, TX."— Presentation transcript:
Complete College Oklahoma Update to Complete College America 2011 Annual Convening Austin, TX
Oklahoma’s Processes and Priorities How we organized for this work. How we identified areas of influence. How we solidified our priorities. Where we are in our activities.
Oklahoma Processes June 2010 – Importance of composition of leadership team – Especially inclusion of college presidents August 2010 – CCA Assessment Tool just as valuable as NGA/CCA Data & Metrics Immediate engagement of Oklahoma’s Presidents and Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs March 2011 – Oklahoma’s Completion Academy in Miami April 2011 to Now – Regular updates of State Regents, Governing Boards, Governor, Legislature, Cabinet Officials August 2011 – Governor Fallin’s announcement of Complete College Oklahoma and charge to make degree and certificate completion central to Oklahoma’s economic expansion
Oklahoma Priorities Thorough review of existing and new research Make your project your own Meaningful change Prioritize and accelerate “Ultimately, what is proposed under the Oklahoma action plan is an acceleration of efforts to make significant improvements to two critical segments of the educational pipeline: Restructuring remedial and developmental education and Development of accelerated degree completion options.”
Complete College Oklahoma A Plan for Increasing Postsecondary Credentials to Fuel a Strong Economy 1 FOCUS ON READINESS Higher education and K-12 will work together to develop and implement a strategy that seeks to identify students not on target to be college- ready by graduation and targets activities in the 11 th and 12 th grades to reduce remediation demands in the transition from high school to college. 2 TRANSFORM REMEDIATION Every Oklahoma institution will implement transformational models of remedial placement and support through a statewide phased implementation and refinement process. 3 BUILD BRIDGES TO CERTIFICATES & DEGREES Develop and implement a "Program Equivalent Project" that bridges Career Tech credit hour completion to certificate and A.A.S. degree completion in the community colleges. 4 REACH HIGHER FOR ADULT COMPLETION Further expand and develop Reach Higher as a degree and certificate completion effort that involves the entire system of postsecondary education. 5 TRACK & REWARD PROGRESS & COMPLETION Reform Oklahoma’s successful Brain Gain Performance Funding Program to provide metrics and accountability for measuring state and campus progress toward completion goals.
Complete College Oklahoma Increasing 1,700 Degrees & Certificates per Year