2017-2018 Resources

Maturity Scales
Board ENDs Maturity Scale Fall 2017 Spring 2018

Barton Planning Training Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

Barton Institutional Effectiveness Training-Barton County Campus

August  9th, 2017 8:30 - 11:00a.m. - Student Union
7:45-8:25am-Dr. Hellman - Introduction
8:30-9:00am-Informational Topics - VP Simmons, VP Maddy, VP Dean
9:00-9:30am-HLC Accreditation (Guiding ValuesCriteria for AccreditationAssumed Practices), KPIsKBOR 2017,
9:30-10:00am-Strategic Planning, 2 Year Academic & Student Services Plans
10:00-11:00am-Board ENDs Maturity Scale

Barton Planning Training-Fort Riley - Grandview Plaza

Monday, October 9th, 2017 9:00-12:30p.m.
9:00-9:15-Dr. Heilman - Introduction
9:15-10:00-Informational Topics - VP Dean, VP Maddy, VP Simmons
10:00-11:30-HLC Accreditation, (Guiding ValuesCriteria for AccreditationAssumed Practices),
KPIsKBOR 2017 (Page 4), Strategic Planning, 2 Year Academic & Student Services Plans, Board ENDs Maturity Scale

Barton Planning Training - Fort Leavenworth

Friday February 2nd, 2018 11:00am-2:00pm in Room 20
A light lunch will be provided starting at 11:00am
11:00 - 12:00 - Lunch
11:30 - 11:45 - Dr. Heilman - Introductory remarks
11:45 - 12:45 - Information Topics - VP Dean, VP Maddy, VP Simmons
12:45 - 2:00 - HLC Accreditation, HLC Guiding ValuesHLC Criteria for Accreditation
HLC Assumed PracticeKPI’s pages 2-6Strategic Planning, 2 Year Academic & Student Services Plans, Board ENDs Maturity Scale.


Executive Planning Retreat

Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room L-136


12:30-1:00-High level who does what

Approves Strategic Framework
Receives monthly updates
Provide input

President, VP Instruction, VP Student Services, VP Administration, Dean Information Services, 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)-No changes until 2017
Defines Goals (8) 2 for each Core Priorities
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

1:00-1:30-KPI's How do we define and measure our outcomes?


1:45-2:45- Review last years strategic plan goals. Beginning this year we will align specific goals with Guided Pathways.

2:45-3:45-Agree on Strategic Planning Goals and align KPI - What is the Data we need to tell the story we want to tell?