ERIC Number: ED455871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov-14
Reference Count: N/A
Parkland College 2001-2003 Operational Plan.
Parkland Coll., Champaign, IL.
This Parkland College (Illinois) Operational Plan supports the document titled Parkland College 1999-2004: A Strategic Plan for Excellence. Strategic goals and strategies are followed by specific operational action plans that support the completion of the given corresponding strategy. The four goals include: (1) to develop the highest educational standards for the delivery of quality instruction and services to meet the needs of its increasingly diverse population; (2) to become a regional leader in developing and delivering information technology-related career programs and training, and in integrating and utilizing information technology to enhance learning across the curriculum; (3) to develop and deliver career programs and workforce preparation as well as agricultural, business, health, and technical training to meet the needs of the community; and (4) to maximize the development and use of its human, technological, and fiscal resources to maintain its financial vitality. Operational plans include identifying and assessing appropriate standards of student performance in all academic programs and disciplines; forming business and industry partnerships to address the region's shortage of skilled information technology-related workforce; reviewing career programs and developing new ones to meet changing workforce needs; and monitoring progress toward recruitment of faculty and staff whose composition reflects the diverse population being served. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Parkland Coll., Champaign, IL.