Three-Year Goals

SWC Superintendent/ President's 3 year goals 2021 - 2024

2021-2024 Three-Year Goals (PDF)

1. Inclusive, Equity-Focused, Anti-Racism Campus Culture-Emphasis on Leadership

  1. Work collaboratively with the campus community to ensure a college culture that centers on equity, diversity, and inclusion - focusing on race consciousness, social justice, and cultural proficiency.
  2. Ensure faculty, staff, students, and administrators are contributing to the collective connection of respect and inclusion, through the development of their professional goals and interactions with one another at the college.
  3. Identify, revise, and develop administrative procedures that require anti-racism, implicit bias and related trainings in critical areas including but not limited to new hires, hiring committees, Associated Student Officers, and board members.
  4. Work with college leaders to develop new and innovative programs that will increase enrollment – including an intentional focus on marginalized communities.

2. Faculty, Staff and Leadership Representation Through Hiring, Onboarding, Retention, Mentoring & Leadership Development

  1. Create opportunities to support faculty, classified professional, and administrator professional/leadership development and college engagement. 
  2. Ensure Human Resources on campus is maintaining strong policies, procedures and practices for employee professional development/growth, employee performance accountability and comprehensive employee evaluations.
  3. Work with faculty, staff, and leadership to identify and develop retention strategies for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC).
  4. Update policies and procedures that facilitate equity in hiring practices.

3. Student-Centered Approach

  1. Maximize student opportunities to access enrollment through student engagement/re-engagement, financial support, resources, and scholarships.
  2. Increase transfer rates of students to the University.
  3. Decrease the number of units students are taking to complete an educational goal.
  4. Increase the number of students securing workforce training and employment opportunities in their field of study.
  5. Ensure for all the above measures, eliminating equity gaps for disproportionately impacted student groups on campus.
  6. Institutionalize Jaguar Pathways by providing administrative and fiscal support for the program.

4. Leverage Financial Power to Dismantle White Supremacy & Institutional Racism

  1. Work to ensure the short and long-term fiscal stability of the college district, simultaneously allocating resources to support student enrollment and success.
  2. Ensure financial support for programs and services that create equity and inclusion for students in the district.
  3. Ensure the college district is maximizing resources and training for intentional and well-designed marketing-outreach efforts. Ensure these efforts are focused in communities of color/other marginalized communities and in multiple languages aligned with the languages spoken in our service area.

5. Campus-Wide & Department-Focused Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy

  1. Maintain a district-wide culture focused on diversity, equity and inclusion through regular and consistent training, professional and leadership development opportunities.
  2. Ensure diversity, equity, anti-racism, and inclusion is embedded into the objectives of the college’s updated Strategic Plan, which will be aligned with the college’s DEI plan, Local Vision College goals, Governing Board goals and superintendent/president’s goals.
  3. Ensure consistent review and updating of the college’s core values with a focus on diversity, equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. Ensure every department has a diversity, equity, and inclusion plan by the end of 2022.

6. Community Connectedness

  1. Facilitate effective partnerships with K-12 districts, business and industry, regional government agencies, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and community-based organizations with a focus on expanding partnerships with BIPOC-owned, led and/or serving businesses and organizations.
  2. Maintain effective engagement with the Foundation Board of Directors.
  3. Maintain strong relationships with local media outlets to ensure a positive college profile.
  4. Increase outreach and awareness, including to communities of color with a focus on increasing pathways to enrollment at the college.