ERIC Number: ED377913
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Community College System 1994 Accountability Plan.
Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.
This plan describes goals and processes implemented as of 1994 in the Florida Community College System to provide for systematic improvement and the assessment of quality and efficiency in the college system. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to and history of the accountability movement in Florida. Chapter II discusses the accountability oversight process as it relates to statewide mission, planning, and budgeting, as well as quality efforts implemented in 1994, including the articulation of state and local accountability activities and the establishment of a Committee on Accountability and Effectiveness. Chapter III focuses on the legislatively mandated mission of the community college system from which accountability outcome measures have been developed, providing charts illustrating the relationship between the system's mission statement and accountability measures and goals. This chapter also provides data on current outcomes and 5-year goals for the transfer program, vocational and career preparation programs, and student development services. Finally, chapter IV reviews the types and role of program reviews in accountability and outlines future activities. Extensive appendixes include an excerpt on community college accountability from Florida legislation, the state community college mission statement, the 1995-96 budget request, goals and strategies from the 1993 Master Plan, and a list of Florida community colleges. (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.