2018-2019 Resources

Executive Leadership Planning Retreat

Date Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room L-136


12:30-12:45-High level who does what

12:45-1:15-KPI's How do we define and measure our outcomes?


1:30-2:30- Review last years strategic plan goals. 2:30-3:30-Agree on Strategic Planning Goals and align KPI - Discussion on what Barton aspires to become.

3:30-4:00 - final comments and assignments.


Explanation of who does what and timelines

Approves Strategic Framework
Receives monthly updates
Provide input

President, VP Instruction, VP Student Services, VP Administration, Chief Information Officer, Dean Institutional Effectiveness
Manage strategic development of college’s financial resources
Allocate resources to support critical ongoing operations and special improvement projects

Executive Leadership Council 
Defines Strategic Framework
Defines Core Priorities (4)
Defines Goals (8) 2 for each Core Priorities (Values)

Current Core Priorities (Values)

Drive Student Success
Cultivate Community Engagement
Optimize Employee Experience
Emphasize Institutional Effectiveness

Develops the strategic plan (Can use two-year academic plan or create new one)

Presidents Staff
Monitors plan monthly
Changes strategic plan when necessary
Manages strategic plan implementation

VP of Instruction, Academic Deans & VP of Student Services
Produce Academic/Student Services provides unified division plan (Plan of Work for 2 years) in collaboration with department leaders

Division/Department leaders
Define support plans (tactical) for Academic/Student Services Plan of work 
Shape institutional strategy
Improve processes
Identify both long and short term improvements
Define how limited institutional resources need to allocated
Develop formal performance management plans


1. VP, Academic Deans & Student Services lead collaborative planning meetings from August to December
These meetings advance the Executive Leadership planning retreat goals
Produce Academic/Student Services Plan of Work
Process should also produce division or support plans

2. Presidents Staff engage in Monthly research meetings from August to December
These meetings focus on KPI Overview (KPI aligned to Core Priorities) and critical issues that will influence the future of the college in such areas as Student Success, Enrollment & Retention and Finance 

3. All departments conduct reviews/program reviews & strategic budget development January through May
These reviews focus on Academic/Student Services Plan of Work

4. Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and other leaders
Monthly brief Board on status of plans and solicit feedback
Provide planning information at Professional Conference Days, division/department meetings