ERIC Number: ED400021
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Administration Self-Study and Evaluation Visit by the New Mexico Department of Education's Vocational-Technical Programs (April 17-20, 1995).
Cowen, Sonia S., Ed.
This report presents results from a self-study of program administration and State Department of Education evaluation visit conducted at New Mexico State University's two-year branch campus at Carlsbad in April 1995. College activities and outcomes are described for the following 10 areas: (1) marketing, describing the college's marketing plan from administrative and faculty presentations at public meetings and high school career days to posters and program pamphlets; (2) special group enrollment, including an affirmative action plan, outreach programs to recruit minorities and the disadvantaged, and services to meet student needs; (3) counseling and career advisement, indicating that counselors are available throughout the year to help students with academic and career questions; (4) developmental education, including basic skills instruction, tutorial assistance, and educational training plans for each student; (5) job placement services, describing departments and agencies involved in making graduates and students aware of job openings; (6) the effectiveness of the school library; (7) institutional planning, reviewing the clarity of institutional mission and philosophy and efforts to coordinate with other agencies; (8) evaluation, specifying that all programs, faculty, administrative staff, and institutional goals are to be annually evaluated; (9) community education, including short-term courses for employees to improve job skills and services provided to high school students and displaced workers; and (10) professional development plans for full and part-time staff. (AJL)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Counseling, Community Colleges, Community Education, Continuing Education, Diversity (Institutional), Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Mission, Job Placement, Marketing, Outreach Programs, Professional Development, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, School Effectiveness, Self Evaluation (Groups), Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Carlsbad.