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Convocation Fall 2010 E lauhoe mai na wa’a, i ke ka, i ka hoe; i ka hoe, i ke ka; pae aku i ka aina. Everybody paddle the canoes together; bail and paddle,

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1 Convocation Fall 2010 E lauhoe mai na wa’a, i ke ka, i ka hoe; i ka hoe, i ke ka; pae aku i ka aina. Everybody paddle the canoes together; bail and paddle, paddle and bail, and the shore is reached.

2 First Things First Welcome Back Introductions Awards
Enrollment. Introduce Jim the turn over other introductions—Thanks Mitsuko Matsude (Dawn Kaihara’s mom) who made all the leis from Lāna‘i) Then awards-- Vinny will give me the award info. Update on hiring: IR and OCET

3 KCC Rocket Launch

4 More Great Stuff 3 new scholarships established, 2 in nursing and 1 in technology. We will be asked to help with the Old Koloa Sugar Run in November since this pays for 2 of the scholarships Wai’ale’ale Project began—to assist students with financial constraints who did plan to attend college. Pays for tuition, books and fees. 50 students admitted. Summer Bridge Program successful Over 30 of the 50 enrolled for fall.

5 Current Budget Cycle One further cut to absorb but because of increased enrollment we’ll be ok. Sufficient funds for normal operations. We are looking at base budgets for each division/area. If you believe that your area has insufficient operating budget, please bring your request and rationale to the first College Council Meeting of the Year, on September 3. Request through Chancellor’s office for special needs We have money because our reserve is high (to prepare for disaster) and our enrollment is high. Special requests will go through College Council review.

6 Biennium Budget: 3-Part Request
PCRs for Workforce Development in 4 areas: New and Emerging Programs, Improve Quality of Existing CTE Programs and STEM Initiatives, Distance Education for CTE Programs Automotive NATEF Certification The Greening of FENG Plant Bioscience Technology Program Enrollment- we have met our strategic goal Performance UH is approaching budget requests in a new way using performance as a justification for getting back budget that was lost.

7 Biennium Budget Request
Performance Weight Degrees/Certificates 35 Native Hawaiian Degrees and Certificates 10 STEM Degrees and Certificates 5 Pell Recipients Transfers Here are the metrics, the targets are those set in our strategic plan. We have met most of our targets for this year, but we need to keep these metrics in mind because if the Legis accepts this way of funding, we will need to make sure we are meeting them—and they DO coincide with our strategic goals.

8 Biennium Budget Process
We have met our targets for 2010 in all areas except STEM Degrees/Certificates We have not met all of our targets for 2011 and beyond We all have a role in reaching these targets UHCC is being considered as one entity BUT money will be distributed by looking at how each campus met its goals.

9 Accreditation Timeline
Chair of Chairs selected in May 2010—Bonnie Honma and Anne McKenna Training for Accreditation Sept or Oct 2010 Standard Chairs appointed fall 2010 and Self Study begins Chair of Chairs will set our internal schedule.

10 Accreditation Timeline
Campus completes all consultation on Self Study by end-of-semester 2012 Self Study submitted by 7/1/2012 Self Study submitted to BOR in July 2010 Self Study submitted to ACCJC Aug 2012 Campus evaluation visit by ACCJC Oct 2012

11 Accreditation Expectations
We are all aware of our mission and understand our major processes such as APRUs and assessment We have addressed all the recommendations from our last report We are at Sustainable Continuous Quality Improvement level in Program Review of instructional and non-instructional programs and services. We are at Sustainable Continuous Quality Improvement Level in Planning We are at the Proficiency Level in the identification, assessment use for improvements of student learning outcomes

12 Program Review Sustainable Continuous Quality Improvement means that
Program review processes are ongoing, systematic and used to assess and improve student learning and achievement The institution reviews and refines its program review processes to improve institutional effectiveness The results of program review are used to continually refine and improve program practices resulting in appropriate improvements in student achievement and learning. We have the process, but we need to refine the process so that it more clearly lead to the third bullet. We need to use program review for more than simply budget requests.

13 Planning Sustainable Continuous Quality Improvement means
The institution uses ongoing and systematic evaluation and planning to refine its key processes and improve student learning. There is a dialogue about institutional effectiveness that is ongoing, robust and pervasive; data and analyses are widely distributed and used throughout the institution There is ongoing review and adaptation of evaluation and planning processes. There is consistent and continuous commitment to improving student learning; and educational effectiveness is a demonstrable priority in all planning structures and processes. We need to spread the conversation to all, and we will set up opportunities for dialogue.

14 Student Learning Outcomes
Proficiency means Student learning outcomes and authentic assessment are in place for courses, programs and degrees. Results of assessment are being used for improvement and further alignment of institution-wide practices. There is widespread institutional dialogue about the results Decision-making includes dialogue on the results of assessment and is purposefully directed toward improving student learning

15 Student Learning Outcomes Cont.
Appropriate resources continue to allocated and fine-tuned. Comprehensive assessment reports exist and are completed on a regular basis. Course student learning outcomes are aligned with degree student learning outcomes. Students demonstrate awareness of goals and purposes of courses and programs in which they are enrolled.

16 Cycle of Assessment Decide what you are going to do
Determine how to assess that Implement Collect and Analyze Data Determine what changes to make Decide what you are going to do

17 Questions to Keep in mind
What are we doing? What does the data say about what is working, what isn’t? Why? How can we improve-by working together, by seeing what other colleges are doing, by rethinking?

18 Reminder of our Initiatives
Student Access—Recruitment, Preparation, Financial Aid, Admissions, Orientation Student Success—classes, clubs, engagement, interaction with peers and faculty/staff, completion, graduation, transfer Workforce Development Sustainability—our own footprint, resource and leadership for the community, training programs

19 The Way Forward! How does KCC make sure that all students have access to and opportunity for success in higher education? How does KCC get Kaua‘i back to work now and create a workforce prepared to support tomorrow’s economy? How does KCC lead Kaua‘i move into a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable future?

20 Students Persist When They:
Can navigate through college systems, processes and procedures Are active & engaged learners Feel connected to the college Make a connection between now and their future (setting goals) Establish meaningful relationships with faculty, staff and peers Community College Survey of Student Engagement

21 Kaua’i Community College Sustainable Living Center
Food Shelter Waste Management Energy Transportation Health and Wellness

22 Next Steps Define sustainability so that it is clearly rooted in the local cultural and geographical context. Ua Mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono, The life of the land and its people are perpetuated by us being pono with regards to the environment, social equity and economy. Meet with Community through neighborhood centers to hear their voices as to how KCC can help us sustain Kaua’i as a place where their children and grandchildren will be able to live quality lives. Hire a Sustainability Coordinator or Director Bring in Donna Ching from CTAHR to meet with agriculture stakeholders to determine what is KCC’s role in this area Hire an faculty with expertise in agriculture Remind them of March Brainstorm, follow-up collection of ideas, two meetings in May

23 Other things the System is Exploring
Improving the quality of our CTE programs through external certification, establishing a rubric for all programs, and aligning with partners Improving Distance Education by being more systematic about it Begin planning a new campaign Establish strategies for improving transfer rates by creating common academic policies across campuses Distance Ed—quality, making sure students are ready, content is good.

24 I mua! Hoo’mua Work together. It is all of our jobs to help students who come to us feel comfortable, get the information they need and be given the support to succeed. It is all of our jobs to get ready for accreditation. It is all of our jobs to make sure KCC is improving and serving our community in ways that make sense for today. Tell the story of our retreat!



27 What’s Next After this session is pau attend one of the Mission Statement review sessions, 10-11:30 or 11: You will receive lunch at the session Follow the agenda for the next days Thursday afternoon is an optional community service project. Sign up today Clear with your supervisor

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