ERIC Number: ED409045
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
PTC 2005: Pulaski Technical College's Strategic Plan for Serving Central Arkansas.
Intended as a long-range agenda for Arkansas' Pulaski Technical College (PTC), this plan describes the planning process used at the college, sets forth college goals through the year 2005, and reviews strategies to help the college achieve its goals. Following introductory sections, the educational and training needs of Central Arkansas are discussed, focusing on economic characteristics, demographic trends, state and federal educational policies, and the activities of area educational institutions. A brief status report is then provided of progress made by PTC between 1991 and 1997 and the college's mission, vision, and goals for the year 2005 are presented. Current and future strategies are then provided for achieving the following institutional goals: (1) meeting workforce development needs; (2) providing access to higher education; (3) ensuring student success; (4) providing a quality learning environment, including effective teaching and learning, state-of-the-art facilities, and strong academic and student support services; (5) maintaining educational partnerships with school districts, other colleges, and universities; (6) providing continuing education and community services; (7) maintaining productivity and cost-effectiveness; and (8) developing resources to support programs and services. Finally, a brief discussion of methods for implementing and evaluating the plan is provided. The PTC mission is appended. (TGI)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Planning, Educational Quality, Educational Strategies, Institutional Mission, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Organizational Objectives, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pulaski Technical Coll., Little Rock, AR.