Presentation on theme: "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,"— Presentation transcript:
1 Convocation Fall 2010E 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
4 More Great Stuff3 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 scholarshipsWai’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 successfulOver 30 of the 50 enrolled for fall.
5 Current Budget CycleOne 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 needsWe 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 ProgramsAutomotive NATEF CertificationThe Greening of FENGPlant Bioscience Technology ProgramEnrollment- we have met our strategic goalPerformanceUH 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 WeightDegrees/Certificates 35Native Hawaiian Degrees and Certificates 10STEM Degrees and Certificates 5Pell RecipientsTransfersHere 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/CertificatesWe have not met all of our targets for 2011 and beyondWe all have a role in reaching these targetsUHCC 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 McKennaTraining for Accreditation Sept or Oct 2010Standard Chairs appointed fall 2010 and Self Study beginsChair of Chairs will set our internal schedule.
10 Accreditation Timeline Campus completes all consultation on Self Study by end-of-semester 2012Self Study submitted by 7/1/2012Self Study submitted to BOR in July 2010Self Study submitted to ACCJC Aug 2012Campus 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 assessmentWe have addressed all the recommendations from our last reportWe 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 PlanningWe 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 achievementThe institution reviews and refines its program review processes to improve institutional effectivenessThe 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 institutionThere 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 meansStudent 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 resultsDecision-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 thatImplementCollect and Analyze DataDetermine what changes to makeDecide 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, OrientationStudent Success—classes, clubs, engagement, interaction with peers and faculty/staff, completion, graduation, transferWorkforce DevelopmentSustainability—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 proceduresAre active & engaged learnersFeel connected to the collegeMake a connection between now and their future (setting goals)Establish meaningful relationships with faculty, staff and peersCommunity College Survey of Student Engagement
21 Kaua’i Community College Sustainable Living Center FoodShelterWaste ManagementEnergyTransportationHealth and Wellness
22 Next StepsDefine 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 DirectorBring in Donna Ching from CTAHR to meet with agriculture stakeholders to determine what is KCC’s role in this areaHire an faculty with expertise in agricultureRemind 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 partnersImproving Distance Education by being more systematic about itBegin planning a new campaignEstablish strategies for improving transfer rates by creating common academic policies across campusesDistance Ed—quality, making sure students are ready, content is good.
24 I mua! Hoo’muaWork 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 NextAfter this session is pau attend one of the Mission Statement review sessions, 10-11:30 or 11: You will receive lunch at the sessionFollow the agenda for the next daysThursday afternoon is an optional community service project.Sign up todayClear with your supervisor