Alvin Community College focuses on student success as integral to the institution�s mission: The mission of Alvin Community College is to improve lives by providing affordable, accessible and innovative educational opportunities to those it serves. The institution prioritizes student success in its strategic goals, and evaluates student achievement in a manner that is consistent with its mission. Alvin Community College complies with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) "Institutional Obligation for Public Disclosure" policy. Annually, the college lists and updates information related to goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving these goals.

From the Alvin Community College Strategic Plan 2011-2015

1.01 Enrollment

Performance Measure

����� �� Increase enrollment in target areas over a four year period.

Targets

Academic Education

2012: Baseline

2016: 15% over Baseline

Workforce Education

2012: Baseline

2016: 5% over Baseline

Continuing Education / Workforce Development

2012: Baseline

2016: 10% over Baseline

Strategies

 

Extend offerings to Bailey Road Facility (PISD).

 

Expand online offerings.

 

Explore new programs in underserved areas.

 

Improve capacity in Enrollment Services.

Assessments

 

Academic Education - Increase measured by contact hour reports.

 

Workforce Education - Increase measured by contact hour reports.

 

Continuing Education / Workforce Development - Increase measured by contact hour reports.


1.02 Completion

Performance Measure

��� � �� Increase the number of students that fall into the target completion areas.

Targets

Academic Graduates

2012: Baseline

2016: 5% over Baseline

Continuing Education / Workforce Development Completers

���� 2012: 85% (four year average)

���� 2016: 90% (four year average)

Developmental Completion

2012: Baseline

2016: 5% over Baseline

Graduation Rates

2012: Baseline

2016: 10% over Baseline

Workforce Graduates

2012: Baseline

2016: 5% over Baseline

Strategies

Academic

1. �Implement prescriptive, accelerated and intensive instruction for students which may include supplemental instruction, compressed delivery and online self-paced courses.

Continuing Education / Workforce Development

����� 1. Implement prescriptive, accelerated and intensive instruction for students which may include supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses.

Developmental Education:

����� 1. Change our Texas Success Initiative plan to facilitate student completion of developmental courses.

2.� Evaluate instruction and work to enhance quality of learning.

����� 3. Implement prescriptive, accelerated and intensive instruction for students which may include� ��supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses.

4.� Review and update the Developmental Educational Plan.

5.� Students who place within 5 points of the cut scores will be offered an alternative plan.


Graduation Rates:

1.� Establish a Career Planning Program targeting undeclared program students and require students with an Undeclared/Undecided Program to complete the Career Planning Program.

���� 2.� Identify number of undeclared students by term.

3.� Curriculum Committee will evaluate AA and AS program requirements

4.� Advising Services will run proposed General Studies program evaluations for students having more than +48 credit hours

���� 5. Implement content mastery assessment for computer literacy

6.� Explore implementation of a Late Start Semester

7.� Utilize the reverse transfer degree offered for Alvin Community College students who transfer to

Texas universities

Workforce

��� 1.� Implement prescriptive, accelerated and intensive instruction for students which may include� ��supplemental instruction, compressed delivery, online self-paced courses

Assessments

 

Academic Graduates - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board graduate rates.

 

CE/WT Completers - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board enrollment report.

 

Graduation Rates - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board graduate rates.

 

Workforce Graduates - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board graduate rates.


1.03 Completer Success

Performance Measure

���� � �� Increase or maintain the number of students succeeding in the target areas.

Targets

Academic Grade Point Average Comparison

���� � The Grade Point Average of transfer students to University of Houston - Clear Lake will be in the top three of the Gulf Coast Consortium.

Continuing Education / Workforce Development Licensure Rates

���� � Achieve or maintain 90% licensure rates

Continuing Education / Workforce Development Completers

���� � Achieve or maintain 85% employment rate for completers within 6 months.

College Retention

2012: Baseline

2016: 10% increase over baseline

Core Assessment

2012: Baseline Proficiency Demonstrated

2016: 5% over Baseline

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

2013: Baseline

2014: Goals as stated in plan

2015: Goals as stated in plan

2016: Goals as stated in plan

Technical Licensure Rates

���� ����� Achieve or maintain 90% licensure rates

Workforce Completers

���� Achieve or maintain 85% (four year average) of completers are employed or continuing their education.

Strategies

Academic Grade Point Average / Core Assessment

 

1.

Use results of Core Assessment to improve rigor of academic courses.

 

2.

Implement an Early Alert Program for students who show signs of academic difficulty.

 

3.

Expand and improve tutoring options.

Continuing Education / Workforce Development

1.� Require program coordinators to track students.

2.� Expand and improve tutoring options.


College Retention:

 

1.

Establish a Retention committee.

2.

Encourage faculty participation in professional development programming emphasizing retention

 

and graduation strategies.

 

3.

Implement an Early Alert Program for students who show signs of academic difficulty.

 

4.

Monitor the effectiveness of PSYC 1300.

 

5.

Establish online and chat advising options for students.

 

6.

Expand and improve tutoring options.

Technical Programs

���� 1. ��Require departments to track students on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board CB116 report follow-up.

Workforce

1.� Require departments to track students.

Assessments

 

Continuing Education / Workforce Development Licensure Rates - Reported by Continuing Education /�

 

Workforce Development program.

 

Continuing Education / Workforce Development Completers - Reported by Continuing Education /�

   

Workforce Development program.

 

College Retention - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board data.

 

Core Assessment - Number of artifacts determined proficient over total number of artifacts.

 

Quality Enhancement Plan - As outlined in the Quality Enhancement Plan.

 

Technical Licensure Rates - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board CB116/Perkins Data sources.

 

Workforce Completers - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board CB116/Perkins Data sources.

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