STUDENT SUCCESS IS OUR TRADE Challenges, Strategies/Activities, and Results

Marcy Drummond, Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness and Innovation Jess Guerra, Associate Professor, Transportation Technology Anna Badalyan, Dean of Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
ATD Core and Data Team Co-Chairs

Challenge:    Build  College’s  Capacity  to  Have  Shared,   Demonstrated  Commitment  to  Student  Success  
Issues  /Gaps  Identified   •     College  Did  Not  Have  a  Shared,   Collective  Vision,  Philosophy,  and   Definition  of  Student  Success     •     College  Did  Not  Have  Shared/Collective   Agreement  on  What  Measures/Indicators   to  Use  to  Assess  Student  Success     •   Student  Success  and  ATD  Needs  to  be   INTEGRATED  with  Strategic  and   Educational  Master  Plan     •   Need  to  Engage  Students  More  In  and   Out  of  Classroom   Strategies/Activities  to  Date   •     Develop  Shared  Vision,  Philosophy,   Definition  of  Student  Success  AND  Select   Common  Core  Indicators/Measures  of   Student  Success  
 

•     Integrate  ATD  in  Strategic  and   Educational  Master  Planning  Process  and   Resulting  Plans  
 

•       VP  Reorganization  –  Create  a  Vice   President  of  Institutional  Effectiveness   and  Innovation  position  and  Division  
 

•       Engage  Students  Using  Social  Media   and  Related  Technologies  (SMT)  

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Challenge:    Beginning  of  Pipeline  –  Increase  Success   of  Incoming  Students    
Issues  /Gaps  Identified   •     First  Semester  Retention  
 

Strategies/Activities  to  Date   •     Provide  sufficient  information  for   students  to  make  informed  choices  about   careers  and  related  educational  programs,   math/English  options,  financing  their   education,  etc.   • Trade  Bridge  Academy  –  Orientation   (Introduction  to  Postsecondary   Education  Course)   • TABE  Assessment  –  Math/English   Options   • Career  Coach   • Bridge/Prep  Programs  
 

•     First  Semester  Course  Completion(s)  
 

(Decrease  number/percentage  of  students   who  complete  course  with  a  grade  of  D  or  F)  

•     First  to  Second  Term  Persistence     •     Withdrawal  Rates  
 

•     Need  for  More  Self-­‐Efficacy  Skills  and   Competencies  

•     Define/Redesign  admissions  process  so   it  is  clear  and  steps/process  is  understood   by  all  staff  and  students  

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INCREASING INCOMING STUDENT Career Coach SUCCESS @ LATTC
Trade Bridge Academy Intro to Postsecondary Ed Course

Matriculation & Admissions/Registration Process Mapping Sessions

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Challenge:  Certificate  and  Degree  Completion    
Issues  /Gaps  Identified   Strategies/Activities  to  Date   •     Student  Completion  Rates  (and  time  to   •     Trade  Bridge  Academy  Math/English   completion)  of  Developmental  and   Refresher  Courses     Degree-­‐Applicable  Math/English   •     Continue  to  Pilot  and  Scale  Acceleration   Sequence   Strategies     •     Students  Departing  Prior  to  Completion     •     Stackable  Certificates  and  Degrees  with   But  After  Gaining  Marketable,  Career   Common  Core   Skills/Goals   • Construction,  Design,  and   Manufacturing   • Design  and  Media  Arts  
 

•     Develop  Online  Student  Success  Portal   for  Counselors,  Advisors,  and  Students  to   Monitor  and  Assess  Progress  Towards   Completion  

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Mechanic Program Stackable Certificate & Degree Design Sessions – Digital & Media Arts Department

Student Success Portal

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