Strategic Planning Initiative

Strategic Planning Initiative

First Round–Stragtegic Planning Commitments to Action (CTA)
De Anza College Senior Staff
November 13, 2006

Participation & Support
Focus #1:

  • Implement first phase of comprehensive outreach program to regional Latino communities by July 2007 and African ancestry communities by January 2008.

Focus #2:

  • Complete design and beta testing of the Early Alert system by summer 2007.
  • Develop comprehensive academic advising framework in each instructional department by fall 2007.
  • Update facilities master plan to support student success and retention by June 2007 (e.g. study spaces, overall physical environment)

Focus #3:

  • Assess and increase bilingual capabilities throughout the college.
  • Develop comprehensive program in institutional cultural competence, including a formal staff development agenda with scheduled workshops and the provision of written and online materials, for rollout to the campus in 2007-08.

Pathways to Student Success
Focus #1:

  • Support participation in comprehensive cultural competence program beginning at 15% of faculty and staff for 2007-08, increasing by 15 percent annually to full participation.

Focus #2:

  • Develop and implement assessment system for all entering students that includes placement, risk analysis and self-evaluation by fall 2007.
  • Increase institutional capacity to support student success, including the design, development and partial implementation of an integrated Web-based student support system, by fall 2007.

Collegiality and Empowerment
Focus #1:

  • Develop and disseminate communication to campus at least twice monthly beginning January 2007.
  • Hold one town hall on a major issue each quarter beginning spring 2007.

Focus #2:

  • Initiate monthly faculty and staff brown bag conversation series beginning spring 2007.
  • Designate faculty and staff gathering space, such as renovated Campus Center staff dining room, by fall 2007.

Focus #3:

  • Develop two new professional/career development programs or opportunities for staff, in collaboration with the Classified Senate, by spring 2007.

Community Collaborations:
Focus #1:

  • Hold a major community outreach event in spring 2007.
  • Develop new lifelong learning/engagement program by January 2008.

Focus #2:

  • Fully support the Institute for Community and Civic Engagement, including the establishment of a community partnership data system.
  • Adopt comprehensive program in community-based learning.
  • Implement sustainability policy and plan by June 2007.
Focus #3:
  • Develop visiting scholar residency program by fall 2007.
  • Create annual development program with new foundation development officer for De Anza by fall 2007.
  • Develop pilot business intern program and increase business partnerships by five by spring 2007.



Strategic Planning Initiative
Building: Administration
Contact: Marisa Spatafore
Phone: 408.864.8672
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