Goal 1: Drive student success, experience, and completion
We will provide our students outstanding support services and educational experiences so they can successfully graduate, transfer, and advance in the workforce. We recognize there are systemic barriers that affect our students and we will work intentionally to deliver solutions for equity in student success.
To understand how we will accomplish and measure this goal, see strategies, tactics, and success measures detailed below.
A. Scale effective practices that support college readiness, persistence, and completion and eliminate equity gaps to empower our students from underrepresented populationsB. Build upon the guided pathways frameworkC. Enhance teaching and learningSuccess measures
- Maximize college readiness for high school students through access to dual and concurrent enrollment, academic readiness, the college application process, and FAFSA completion.
- Assess and support college readiness for adult and English language learners in various ways including bootcamps, integration of adult education programs, and credit for prior learning (CPL).
- Continue to improve orientation and onboarding so high school students, recent high school graduates, and new and returning adult learners can successfully begin coursework.
- Build students’ momentum through advising, academic placement, multiple measures, corequisite courses, and referral to workforce and adult education programs.
- Increase proactive advising, coaching, disability services for students, and targeted interventions to meet academic, personal, and financial student needs.
- Scale caseload advising to ensure that every student has an advocate at the college.
- Ensure every student selects an Academic and Career Path through a major or General Studies path choice.
- Expand participation in pathways with K-12 schools, noncredit programs, and postsecondary partners that lead to graduation, transfer, and careers.
- Increase opportunities for student exploration of Academic and Career Paths in application process, first-term courses, work-based learning experiences, and transfer and career planning.
- Drive redesigned General Education program to maximize transfer for (a minimum of) our top five transfer majors to University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College.
- Prioritize academic program review to ensure quality, rigor, parity of outcomes, and continuous academic improvement.
- Conduct annual assessment of student learning and use results to improve courses and programs.
- Provide faculty-supported professional development focused on closing equity gaps.
- Deliver high-impact teaching through various modalities that is responsive to the needs of our students.
- Foster inclusive teaching and learning environments that contain culturally responsive curriculum and pedagogy.
- College retention
- Student completion
- Transfer and post-CCRI readiness
- Total awards (shared with goal 2)