Mission and Goals
IRT Missions and Goals

Vice President, College Support Systems and ISD Relations

GOAL AREA:

METRICS:

*Increase College Connection visibility and positive press

  • Participate in forums to disseminate College Connection concepts
  • Make presentations to ISD Boards about College Connection participation, demographics, and enrollment results
  • Initiate College Connection press releases



  • Document meetings/information sessions with colleges and other institutions wishing to duplicate the College Connection program
  • Document FY07 THECB STAR Award application (if award is not received in FY06)
  • Document FY07 Bellwether Award application
  • Document FY07 Excelencia in Education Award application
  • Document FY07 Conference presentations and papers
  • Document FY07 College Connection press (newsletters, journal and newspaper articles, television coverage, etc.)

*Increase College Connection participation

  • Expand number of school district participants
  • Increase number of “ready-to-register” College Connection students
  • Encourage contracted services for districts/organizations not currently in the College Connection

 

  • Document participation and enrollment via Office of Effectiveness and Accountability reports

*Support annexation and awareness of ACC community role

  • Conduct presentations and awareness activities to highlight ACC outreach efforts
  • Serve as ACC representative on community committees and boards
  • Provide “point-of-contact” services and referrals for ISDs and community organizations
  • Support expanded ACC Center operations in the service area, including the opening of new Centers in Pflugerville and Leander in spring 2007
  • Support the center service model with appropriate Library Services’ resources and services for Pflugerville and Leander in spring 2007

 

  • Document participation in community activities/meetings
  • Report to Board on ACC Centers
  • Identify and document Library Services and resources needed for Pflugerville and Leander based on curriculum offerings of integrated courses including English Comp I, Developmental coursework, etc.

 

*Increase Early College Start and Tech-Prep enrollments

  • Increase number of Tech-Prep articulation agreements
  • Increase dual-credit course articulations

 

  • Document ECS and Tech-Prep enrollment increases via OEA reports
  • Document increased number of Tech-Prep articulation agreements
  • Document increased number of ACC courses on ISD approved dual-credit lists

 

*Support ACC’s programs through expanded resource development

  • Fully staff grants department
  • Increase the amount of external funds to the college, particularly in competitive grants

 

  • Monthly grants report to Board
  • Annual grants report to Board

 

*Support ACC’s programs and services through effective use of technology

  • Apply President’s priorities for IT projects
  • Increase the number of online services for students, faculty, and staff
  • Enhance collegewide communication between faculty, staff, and students
  • Participate in design and delivery of technology expansion including expanded wireless to serve student hardware/software in spring 2007 and authentication of networked public access workstations in spring 2007

 

  • Document completed projects
  • Assess use statistics of authentication stations and compare use with previous academic year to determine change in use patterns
  • Support ACC’s programs through effective use of technology for instructional resources
  • Expand access to instructional technology systems in the classroom to address the recommendations in the SACS Strategic Focus
  • Increase the number of online courses and expand the number of degree and certificate programs offered online
  • Expand access to online orientation materials to enhance faculty participation in the Early College Start program
  • Expand access to instructional technology support websites for faculty, staff, and students
  • Investigate a pilot of information literacy Library Services IPOD streams from library website for students
  • Increase accessibility of online resources such as reserves documents through Library Services’ expanded use of Blackboard
  • Increase number of online tutorials designed to assist online students’ academic success
  • Document the status of technology expansion and update the SACS Strategic Focus report
  • Document the number of online courses added to the schedule and the number of programs converted
  • Document completion of the online orientation and the number of faculty using the materials
  • Document the number of support sites/areas added to the IRT website
  • Document the number of stream offerings and aggregate use of streams
  • Document the number of additional Library Services added to Blackboard and aggregate use of services and resources
  • Document aggregate student use of new online tutorials

*Support ACC operations through effective curriculum services

  • Monitor section guidelines to allow maximum number of sections available to departments
  • Apply 70% minimum-enrollment guidelines to offering of sections
  • Implement collegewide annual scheduling process
  • Release Curriculum Management System cataloging system
  • Expand Curriculum Management System for use with college-wide scheduling activities
  • Expand CYP Library Services in fall 2006 in anticipation of expanded curriculum offerings in fall 2007


  • Document available sections every semester by section-analysis report
  • Document average class size (target is 21) by Office of Effectiveness and Accountability reports
  • Document implementation of collegewide annual scheduling process
  • Document release of Curriculum Management System cataloging system. Produce 2007-08 ACC Catalog with system
  • Document expansion of Curriculum Management System for collegewide scheduling activities
  • Document increased use of CYP library space and resources

 

*Support effective ACC partnerships through contracted services

  • Implement the second three-year contract for the College and Career Preparatory Program (CCPP) with the Austin ISD
  • Implement the second one-year contract for the Career and Technology Education (CTE) program with the Lockhart ISD
  • Expand Library Services information literacy outreach to seniors at area high schools
  • Establish SAC area Library Services information networks with Manchacha Public Library and Crockett High School


  • Document school districts’ satisfaction with these contracted services
  • Document program activities and increases in student participation
  • Manage all related budgets (federal, state, and local funds of approximately $9 million) within compliance regulations and within budget
  • Document increased number of high schools and increased number of information literacy presentations for high school seniors
  • Document outreach activities to SAC area libraries/librarians
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