ERIC Number: ED411030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Estrella Mountain Plan for Institutional Effectiveness, 1997-1998.
Estrella Mountain Community Coll., Avondale, AZ.
This plan provides information on the efforts of Arizona's Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) to evaluate its effectiveness in achieving organizational mission and purpose. The plan contains the following information: (1) a discussion of EMCC's institutional effectiveness efforts to date, indicating that the college's Plan for Institutional Effectiveness (PIE) team has implemented a set of core indicators of effectiveness and begun development of related college goals; (2) definitions of and guiding principles related to institutional effectiveness; (3) a description of EMCC's model of institutional effectiveness, indicating that it focuses on career preparation, transfer preparation, developmental education, general education, customized education, and community development; (4) a review of the links between the PIE model and EMCC's strategic and student academic achievement plans; (5) a list of core indicators of effectiveness developed around eight college purposes; (6) plans for continuous improvement and for communicating core indicators to internal and external stakeholders; (7) a list of challenges that must be addressed to continue implementing the plan; and (8) a timetable for implementation. Appendixes provide EMCC's mission and purpose statements, PIE team members and roles, definitions of indicators of effectiveness and measures, lists of institutional effectiveness stakeholders and category leaders, a description of the process used to identify core indicators and measures, EMCC's core indicators and measures, and the PIE continuous improvement plan template. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Estrella Mountain Community Coll., Avondale, AZ.
Note: Materials used in a presentation to the Consortium for Community College Development's Annual Summer Institute (9th, Tempe, AZ, June 22-25, 1997).