The Strategic Planning process included three phases:


The "Reveal" data gathering process was completed by June 30th.

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During this part of the process, the Institutional Research & Decision Support team oversaw the collection of data from both internal (faculty, staff, and students) and external (community members, business partners) College stakeholders.

The data came in the form of survey responses and group discussions where participants were asked to submit statements that reflect their ideas for what the College should achieve by 2021 in the five themes.


The "Review" data analysis process was completed by August 31st.

Data Review Group Meetings

When the data collection period closed, all the responses were analyzed internally by the Institutional Research & Decision Support team along with an external evaluator.

That analysis of the data identified similarities and overarching ideas among the responses. From those overarching ideas, the goal statements that make up the Strategic Plan were formed during the Renew stage of the process.

Data Review Groups, made up of volunteer College stakeholders, assisted in distilling the data further.

Data Review Group Meetings:

The following sessions were held.
  • September 17, 2018
    — 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Center Teaching & Learning (CTL)

  • September 13, 2018
    — 1:30pm – 3:30pm
    Center Teaching & Learning (CTL)

  • August 23, 2018
    — 10:00am – 2:00pm
    Center Teaching & Learning (CTL)
    — 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Genesee Room, Prahl College Center
  • August 22, 2018
    — 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Center Teaching & Learning (CTL)


The "Renew" plan development part of the process was completed by November 30th.

Once the data analysis was complete and the goal statements were created and approved, College departments created tactical plans that align with the goal statements. Tactical plans included implementation steps and measurable outcomes, that will move the College toward the vision reflected in the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan.

During this phase, the Institutional Research & Decision Support team assisted with the creation of tactical plans that were measured and by identifying the ways in which the entire plan was assessed.

The tactical plans were implemented January 1, 2019.