PELLISSIPPI STATE STRATEGIC PLANNING GOALS:
GOALS AND DIRECTIONS 2005 - 2010
Strategic Goals and Benchmarks:


Goal 1. LEADERSHIP: The College will promote and communicate to constituents the value of the institution's educational programs and related services in order to further economic development and quality of life.

Objective 1.1. P-16 Initiatives
      1.1.1. Will offer qualified high school students the opportunity to gain college credit through its Joint and Dual Enrollment, Early Admissions, and other cooperative programs.
     
Objective 1.1.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline The number of joint enrollments, dual enrollments, early admissions and other cooperatives 2004-2005 is 169 students.
2005-06 projected progress The college will determine joint enrollment, dual enrollment, early admissions, and other cooperatives 2005-2006.
2006-07 projected progress The college will determine joint, enrollment, dual enrollment, early admissions, and other cooperatives 2006-2007.
2007-08 projected progress The college will determine joint, enrollment, dual enrollment, early admissions, and other cooperatives 2007-2008.
2008-09 projected progress The college will determine joint, enrollment, dual enrollment, early admissions, and other cooperatives 2008-2009.
2009-10 projected progress The college will determine joint, enrollment, dual enrollment, early admissions, and other cooperatives 2009-2010. Compare number of Dual Enrollments/Early Admissions/other cooperative programs during cycle; review processes


      1.1.2. Will partner with University of Tennessee, Knox County School System and community leaders to establish Great School Partnership/P-16 Council for the greater Knox County area.
     
Objective 1.1.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Collaborative development of The Great Schools Partnership, a new partnership of Knox County Schools, higher education institutions serving Knox County, government, business, and community leaders focused on improving academic opportunities for all Knox County students. The partnerships' efforts will target five areas: 1) developing an engaged community, 2) developing innovative research-based strategies for assuring that all children begin school with a solid foundation, 3) developing a comprehensive plan for individually challenging each student, 4) initiating a comprehensive strategy for enhancing the effective teacher workforce; and 5) strengthening efforts on continuous improvement.
2005-06 projected progress Phase I Implementation
2006-07 projected progress Phase II Implementation
2007-08 projected progress Phase III Implementation and Review
2008-09 projected progress Phase IV Implementation
2009-10 projected progress Implementation Phase concluded; review organizational activities for the five-year period to determine success of program.



Objective 1.2. Workforce Development
      1.2.1. Will work with five new business and industries each year to promote workforce development.
     
Objective 1.2.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Review work activities with new business/industries; determine benchmark at the end of the academic/fiscal calendar-approximately 70 area businesses were served by the end of last fiscal year.
2005-06 projected progress Increase activities with five new B & I per year; 75
2006-07 projected progress Increase activities with five new B & I per year; 80
2007-08 projected progress Increase activities with five new B & I per year; 85
2008-09 projected progress Increase activities with five new B & I per year; 90
2009-10 projected progress Increase activities with five new B & I per year; review end of cycle activities/processes; 95



Objective 1.3. Civic Responsibility
      1.3.1. Will continue involvement in the community by faculty, staff, and students in volunteer programs such as America Reads, College of Promise and Project Grad.
     
Objective 1.3.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Involvements in the community will consist of college administrators, faculty and staff participation in America Reads (04/05: 17 students, 5 elementary schools, 3566 tutor hours), College of Promise (in development), Project Grad (04: 175 students, see attached), and other volunteer programs such as Read to Kids, Keep Blount Beautiful, and Service Base Learning Projects. "Involvements" will be clarified as participation in specific programs and baseline data will be collected college-wide at the end of the 2004-2005 academic/fiscal years.
2005-06 projected progress As college administrators, faculty, and staff participate in volunteer programs, it is projected that "involvements" will increase. A one percent annual increase or a five percent increase in involvements by the end of the cycle is a minimal projection; 176
2006-07 projected progress A one percent annual increase or a five percent increase in involvements by the end of the cycle is a minimal projection; 178
2007-08 projected progress A one percent annual increase or a five percent increase in involvements by the end of the cycle is a minimal projection; 180
2008-09 projected progress One percent annual increase or a five percent increase in involvements by the end of the cycle is a minimal projection; 182
2009-10 projected progress A one percent annual increase or a five percent increase in involvements by the end of the cycle is a minimal projection; 184



Objective 1.4. Use of Technology
      1.4.1. Will complete conversion to the Banner system, which give both students and employees "anytime", and "any place" access to information.
     
Objective 1.4.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Initialize Implementation of Banner Transition process-Data Integrity
2005-06 projected progress Conversion - Human Resource;Advancement; Data Integrity
2006-07 projected progress Conversion - Finance/Student Information System/Human Resource; Data Integrity.
2007-08 projected progress Conversion - Student Information System/Finance; Data Integrity
2008-09 projected progress Conversion - Student Information System; Data Integrity
2009-10 projected progress Complete conversion/assess conversion and Data Integrity process



Objective 1.5. Researches, Service, and Outreach
      1.5.1. Will provide academic enrichment activities such the Tennessee Science Bowl for high school students and the Math Bowl for middle school students and high school students.
     
Objective 1.5.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Enrichment activities 2004-2005 will include Tennessee Science Bowl (04/05: 22 teams of 5 students each=110 students, from 22 high schools across the state), Math Bowl (8 schools, 305 students, and 27 math instructors), Counselor Conferences (40 counselors attended conferences during 04/05), Financial Aid Conferences (23 in area high schools; 2 for open-house (one on the Hardin Valley Campus and one on the Magnolia campus) and 1 Saturday workshop for the UTK Upward Bound parents and student), Senior on Campus Day (approximately 220 seniors on campus), Act Prep Workshops, and other academic enrichment activities. Activities will be described as what is offered, when activities are offered, and how many attend the activities; data will be complied at the end of the academic/fiscal year.
2005-06 projected progress Review academic enrichment activities; collect number of activities, and number of attendees per activities. Maintain level of activities and conduct formative evaluations to determine services provided.
2006-07 projected progress Review academic enrichment activities; collect number of activities, and number of attendees per activities. Maintain level of activities and conduct formative evaluations to determine services provided.
2007-08 projected progress Review academic enrichment activities; collect number of activities, and number of attendees per activities. Maintain level of activities and conduct formative evaluations to determine services provided.
2008-09 projected progress Review academic enrichment activities; collect number of activities, and number of attendees per activities. Maintain level of activities and conduct formative evaluations to determine services provided.
2009-10 projected progress Review academic enrichment activities; collect number of activities, and number of attendees per activities. Maintain level of activities and conduct formative evaluations to determine services provided.



Goal 2. ACCESS TO LEARNING: The College will provide access to higher education to the diverse population of its service area.

Objective 2.1. Increasing the rate and participation in higher education of targeted populations
      2.1.1. Increase the number of non-traditional students, defined as students 25 years and older, applying and enrolling by providing a variety of attendance options by end of cycle.
     
Objective 2.1.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Headcount enrollment of nontraditional student Fall, 2004 was 2640. In addition to day, afternoon, and evening classes, attendance options are classified as Web based, two way audio, video, fast track, and interim classes. Attendance options will be reviewed during baseline year.
2005-06 projected progress One percent increase-2666;
2006-07 projected progress One percent increase-2693;
2007-08 projected progress One percent increase-2720;
2008-09 projected progress One percent increase-2747;
2009-10 projected progress Five percent increase end of cycle-2774



Objective 2.2. Demonstrate “fit” of programs and services for existing and emerging job markets
      2.2.1. Evaluate and refine the processes for Advisory Committees in Career Technical programs.
     
Objective 2.2.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Restructure Advisory Committee procedures/processes.
2005-06 projected progress Initialize restructure plan for Advisory Committees in Career Technology programs.
2006-07 projected progress Implement restructure plan for Advisory Committees in Career Technology programs.
2007-08 projected progress Implement restructure plan for Advisory Committees in Career Technology programs.
2008-09 projected progress Implement restructure plan for Advisory Committees in Career Technology programs.
2009-10 projected progress Implement and evaluate restructure plan.



Goal 3. QUALITY: The College will continually strive to improve the quality of instructional programs it offers to students and to enhance the environment that supports its employees through improved avenues of communication, increased opportunities for professional development and equitable compensation.

Objective 3.1. Effective programs and services
      3.1.1. Implement quality improvement process identified in the Academic Audit/Program Review. Determine a periodic schedule for the academic department to report on academic quality processes.
     
Objective 3.1.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Academic Audits/Program Reviews Process Development and Schedule
2005-06 projected progress Complete schedule Academic Audits/Program Reviews
2006-07 projected progress Complete schedule Academic Audits/Program Reviews
2007-08 projected progress Complete schedule Academic Audits/Program Reviews
2008-09 projected progress Complete schedule Academic Audits/Program Reviews
2009-10 projected progress Complete schedule Academic Audits/Program Reviews; Implementation of improvement processes reviewed


      3.1.2. Increase enrollment in the FLAG enrollment ten percent by end of cycle and compare success rates to that of traditional courses.
     
Objective
3.1.2 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline

Enrollment in FLAG program 2004-2005: 81

2005-06 projected progress Two percent increase in enrollment in FLAG program and compare success rates: 83
2006-07 projected progress Two percent increase in enrollment in FLAG program and compare success rates: 85
2007-08 projected progress Two percent increase in enrollment in FLAG program and compare success rates: 87
2008-09 projected progress Two percent increase in enrollment in FLAG program and compare success rates: 89
2009-10 projected progress Ten percent increase in enrollment in FLAG program and compare success rates: 90


      3.1.3. Evaluate and refine opportunities for students to participate in articulated programs and establish additional cooperative agreements with other colleges and universities.
     
Objective 3.1.3 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements 2004-2005
Articulation Agreements & Equivalency Transfer Tables

2005-06 projected progress

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements

2006-07 projected progress

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements

2007-08 projected progress

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements

2008-09 projected progress

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements

2009-10 projected progress

Review and establish articulation and cooperative agreements



      3.1.4. Implement the Foundations of Excellence model to evaluate and to improve students’ first-year experience
     
Objective 3.1.4 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Development of Task Force to review Foundation Dimensions; First Year Students: 2320
2005-06 projected progress Evaluate existing programs and services and develop performance indicators
2006-07 projected progress Design/redesign programs and services
2007-08 projected progress Participate in selected assessment efforts
2008-09 projected progress Review performance indicators and institutional model
2009-10 projected progress Review performance indicators and institutional model


      3.1.5. Monitor and evaluate availability of support services for students to enhance delivery of services to all students.
     
Objective 3.1.5 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Identify specific support services at the end of the 2004-2005 academic/fiscal years; committee will design a formative evaluative instrument to evaluate level of support services.
2005-06 projected progress Specific support services will be identified and formative evaluations will be conducted to determine level of services
2006-07 projected progress Specific support services will be identified and formative evaluations will be conducted to determine level of services
2007-08 projected progress Specific support services will be identified and formative evaluations will be conducted to determine level of services
2008-09 projected progress Specific support services will be identified and formative evaluations will be conducted to determine level of services
2009-10 projected progress Specific support services will be identified and a summative evaluation will be conducted to determine level of services for the five-year cycle.



Objective 3.2. Effective recruitment, development and retention of faculty as the primary resource in academic program improvement
      3.2.1. Work toward accomplishment of College Affirmative Action goals (faculty)
     
Objective 3.2.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2005-06 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2006-07 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2007-08 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2008-09 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2009-10 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review


      3.2.2. Increase participation in professional development, including attendance and/or participation in conferences, workshops, and lectures as well as self-directed research activities among faculty.
     
Objective 3.2.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Number of faculty professional development activities, 2004-2005 Professional development activities will be clarified and reported on human resource evaluation form annually.
2005-06 projected progress Number of faculty professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2006-07 projected progress Number of faculty professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2007-08 projected progress Number of faculty professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2008-09 projected progress Number of faculty professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2009-10 projected progress Number of faculty professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually. Conduct summative evaluation of professional development activities.



Objective 3.3. Effective recruitment, development and retention of staff
      3.3.1. Work toward accomplishment of College Affirmative Action goals (staff).
     
Objective 3.3.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2005-06 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2006-07 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2007-08 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2008-09 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review
2009-10 projected progress Conduct annual review of the Affirmative Action processes and implement recommendations of review


      3.3.2. Increase participation in professional development activities among staff.
     
Objective 3.3.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Number of staff professional development activities for 2004-2005 will be benchmarked and descriptions of activities identified.
2005-06 projected progress Review number of staff professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2006-07 projected progress Review number of staff professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2007-08 projected progress Review number of staff professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2008-09 projected progress Review number of staff professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually
2009-10 projected progress Review number of staff professional development activities reported on human resource evaluation form annually. Conduct summative evaluation of professional development activities.



Objective 3.4. Benchmarked quality attainment compared to national peers
      3.4.1. Based on scores from the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), establish benchmarks upon which to compare performance across key areas within the institution and with peer institutions to improve student engagement within the College.
     
Objective 3.4.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Administer pilot Community College Survey of Student Engagement and Community College Faculty Survey of Student Engagement
2005-06 projected progress Analyze engagement scores of pilot CCSSE administered 2005 in the following areas:
  1. Active/Collaborative Learning
  2. Student Effort
  3. Academic Challenge
  4. Student-Faculty Interaction
  5. Support for Learners
  6. .

Compare CCFSSE with CCSSE Survey dimensions.

Administer CCSSE and CCFSSE

2006-07 projected progress Compare and analyze engagement scores of CCSSE administered 2005 and 2006 in the following areas:
  1. Active/Collaborative Learning
  2. Student Effort
  3. Academic Challenge
  4. Student-Faculty Interaction
  5. Support for Learners
Compare CCFSSE with CCSSE Survey dimensions.
2007-08 projected progress Analyze and use engagement scores from 2006 administration of CCSSE and CCFSSE
2008-09 projected progress Administer CCSSE and CCFSSE
2009-10 projected progress Compare and analyze engagement scores of CCSSE administered 2005, 2006, and 2009 in the following areas:
  1. Active/Collaborative Learning
  2. Student Effort
  3. Academic Challenge
  4. Student-Faculty Interaction
  5. Support for Learners
Compare CCFSSE with CCSSE Survey dimensions.



Objective 3.5. Development or pursuit of the SACS Quality Enhancement Plan to demonstrate improvement in student learning
      3.5.1. Develop Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) with an emphasis on providing programs and services to facilitate improved student achievement in an area of core importance for the College mission.
     
Objective 3.5.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Professional Development for QEP and SACS review
2005-06 projected progress Professional Development for QEP and SACS review
2006-07 projected progress Identify QEP topic
2007-08 projected progress Resource analysis for QEP topic
2008-09 projected progress Develop draft QEP evaluation model
2009-10 projected progress Finalize QEP and submit to SACS



Goal 4. RESOURCEFULNESS: The College will manage, support, develop and foster accountability for financial, human, physical and information resources to respond to the interests and needs of the community and students.

Objective 4.1. Use of benchmarking tools in resource management decisions
      4.1.1. Maximize instructional resource use and facilitate cost containment by using the Kansas Cost Study during annual budget cycles to compare academic and fiscal resource patterns.
     
Objective 4.1.1 baseline and projections
2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Review Instructional Cost data for PSTCC 2004-2005; Benchmark 2004-2005 data will be prepared and submitted in May, 2005.
2005-06 projected progress Compare instructional cost data for 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 and prepare and submit 2005-2006
2006-07 projected progress Compare instructional cost data for 2004-2005, 2005-2006 and prepare/submit 2006-2007
2007-08 projected progress Compare instructional cost data 2003 –2004 through 2005-2006; prepare/submit 2007-2008
2008-09 projected progress Compare instructional cost data 2004-2005 through 2008-2009
2009-10 projected progress Compare instructional cost data 2004-2005 through 2008-2009; prepare/submit 2009-2010


      4.1.2. Review enrollment data in order to review allocation of funds for marketing and recruitment of students by using the Johnson Community College Benchmark Study and the Enrollment Management Study.
     
Objective 4.1.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment: use PSTCC budget, Johnson Community College Benchmark Study, and Enrollment Management Study
2005-06 projected progress Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment
2006-07 projected progress Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment
2007-08 projected progress Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment
2008-09 projected progress Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment
2009-10 projected progress Compare allocation for marketing and recruitment; analysis of enrollment of selected student populations to determine impact of markenting and recruitment.



Objective 4.2. Attainment of other sources of support
      4.2.1. Increase private giving to the college foundation by 10 percent of base year giving by the end of the cycle.
     
Objective 4.2.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Foundation private giving 2004-2005 baseline; $927,114 for 2004-05
2005-06 projected progress Increase Foundation private giving two percent; $945,656
2006-07 projected progress Increase Foundation private giving two percent; $964,569
2007-08 projected progress Increase Foundation private giving two percent; $983,860
2008-09 projected progress Increase Foundation private giving two percent; $1,003,537
2009-10 projected progress Increase Foundation private giving two percent; 1,019,825


      4.2.2. Increase the number of grant and contract applications by 10 percent (of base year) in order to secure additional institutional funding
     
Objective 4.2.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Number of grant and contract applications end of fiscal year 2004-2005 (04/05 submitted: 13 total, 7 funded, 5 pending, 1 in development)
2005-06 projected progress Increase number of grant and contract applications two percent; 14
2006-07 projected progress Increase number of grant and contract applications two percent; 15
2007-08 projected progress Increase number of grant and contract applications two percent; 16
2008-09 projected progress Increase number of grant and contract applications two percent; 17
2009-10 projected progress Increase number of grant and contract applications two percent ; 10 percent increase by end of cycle; service review of processes; 18



Objective 4.3. Nature and impact of its pursuit of entrepreneurial initiatives
      4.3.1. Increase the level of student participation in internship training by five percent (of base year) by the end of the cycle.
     
Objective 4.3.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Student participation in Internships 2004-2005 - approximately 135
2005-06 projected progress Review student participation; five percent increase in student placement by end of cycle. Potential increase of one percent annually to 137 students.
2006-07 projected progress Review student participation; five percent increase in student placement by end of cycle. Potential increase of one percent annually to 139 students.
2007-08 projected progress Review student participation; five percent increase in student placement by end of cycle. Potential increase of one percent annually to 141students.
2008-09 projected progress Review student participation; five percent increase in student placement by end of cycle. Potential increase of one percent annually to 143 students
2009-10 projected progress Review student participation; five percent increase; in student placement by end of cycle. Potential increase of one percent annually to 145 students or to 142 students (5 percent increase for the five year cycle).


      4.3.2. Increase the level of business and industry participation in student internship programs by five percent (of base year) by the end of the cycle.
     
Objective 4.3.2 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Business and industry participation in Internships 2004-2005: approximately 77 businesses and industries
2005-06 projected progress Review business and industry participation, increase by five percent by end of cycle or one percent annually to 78 or maintain current level.
2006-07 projected progress Review business and industry participation, increase by five percent by end of cycle or one percent annually to 79 or maintain current level.
2007-08 projected progress Review business and industry participation, increase by five percent by end of cycle or one percent annually to 80 or maintain current level.
2008-09 projected progress Review business and industry participation, increase by five percent by end of cycle or one percent annually to 81 or maintain current level.
2009-10 projected progress Review business and industry participation, increase by five percent by end of cycle or one percent annually to 82 or maintain current level.



Goal 5. INSTITUTIONAL SPECIFIC GOALS: Institutional Specific Goals are developed as mission-driven goals that do not fall under the four priorities of Leadership, Access to Learning, Quality, or Resourcefulness. While the following goals addressed specific initiatives on a college-wide basis, selected objectives are placed within the Institutional Strategic Planning activities that will provide an avenue to document patterns of evidence supporting accountability measures.

Objective 5.1.  Outreach to International Students
      5.1.1.  Increase five percent annually or 25 percent by end of cycle the number of Knox County ESL High School students that attend ESL Visit Day.   
     
5.1.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Baseline Student attendance of  ESL Visit Day  2004-2005: 58
2005-06 projected progress Increase annual attendance by five percent/25 percent end of cycle: 61
2006-07 projected progress Increase annual attendance by five percent/25 percent end of cycle: 64
2007-08 projected progress Increase annual attendance by five percent/25 percent end of cycle: 67
2008-09 projected progress Increase annual attendance by five percent/25 percent end of cycle: 70
2009-10 projected progress Increase annual attendance by five percent/25 percent end of cycle: 74



Objective 5.2. Geier Activity: Nature and impact of its pursuit of entrepreneurial initiatives
      5.2.1. Increase by five percent (of base year) by the end of the cycle the percentage of seniors who take the ACT in their senior year.
     
Objective 5.2.1 baseline and projections

2004-05 Base Year Objective Baseline Baseline percentage of seniors taking ACT in their senior year 2004-2005 - approximately 15%.
2005-06 projected progress One percent increase in seniors taking ACT in their senior year 16%
2006-07 projected progress One percent increase in seniors taking ACT in their senior year 17%.
2007-08 projected progress One percent increase in seniors taking ACT in their senior year 18%
2008-09 projected progress One percent increase in seniors taking ACT in their senior year 19%
2009-10 projected progress Five percent increase at end of cycle of seniors taking ACT in their senior year 20%.



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