Help Shape CCC's Future

FLAGSTAFF - Coconino Community College is developing its strategic plan that will guide the college through the next three years.

In this effort to shape the community college for the future needs of students, businesses, employees and all those whose lives are touched by CCC, college officials are looking to the public for thoughts, ideas and suggestions.

Below are five goals and sub-goals that reflect the college's core values: growth, ethics, quality, community, learning, people and respect. Comments may be sent to strategy@coconino.edu or mailed to Coconino Community College, Marketing and Public Relations Office, 2800 S. Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. CCC is asking for input by Dec. 31.

Goal One - Growth and Ethics

By June 30, 2011, CCC will develop and establish sustainable funding options and optimize the utilization of existing resources by:

• Improving internal efficiencies;

• Strengthening the CCC Foundation;

• Developing new revenue streams;

• Enhancing recruitment and retention through innovative enrollment management strategies.

Goal Two - Quality

By June 30, 2011, CCC will improve the use of technology to enhance learning by:

• Strengthening technology infrastructure;

• Maximizing technology and facilities for learning;

• Improving access to and delivery of distance learning.

Goal Three - Community

By June 30, 2011, CCC will build greater awareness of its services throughout the District and collaborate with community partners to promote the economic health and vitality of the County by:

• Strengthening current partnerships with NAU and pursue new ones;

• Strengthening high school partnerships;

• Forming partnerships with businesses, government, organizations and tribes;

• Increasing CCC's visibility throughout the District;

• Developing ways to measure and understand the diverse learning needs of the County;

• Developing a clear branding for CCC describing how the College uniquely meets the needs of the County.

Goal Four - Learning

By June 30, 2011, CCC will engage in innovative strategies to enable achievement of individual learning goals by:

• Promoting and expanding post-secondary opportunities for high school students;

• Expanding non-credit offerings to correlate with demographic opportunities;

• Developing new programs, including signature programs;

• Developing strategies to address the specific needs of distance learners.

Goal Five - People and Respect

By June 30, 2011, CCC will foster a high quality workplace, which values its employees and promotes a learner-centered environment by:

• Implementing an enhanced total compensation philosophy which promotes recruitment and retention of quality employees;

• Expanding professional development opportunities for employees;

• Infusing learning college philosophy deeper into the CCC culture.

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