Napa Valley College Strategic Plan, 2011-2014

Goal 1. Community Awareness of and Access to the College

Napa Valley College will continue to provide for the needs of the communities in the region.

In order to achieve this goal, the college will promote early awareness of college as a viable option, remove barriers to access and student success, provide innovative programs and outreach to growing populations, support diversity and inclusivity, and streamline the student-centered enrollment process. (Full Text)

Goal 2. Partnerships for Economic and Workforce Development

Napa Valley College will collaborate with community partners to identify current and emerging labor market needs.

In order to achieve this goal, the college will create innovative practices for workforce education, respond to local needs for economic development and workforce preparation, develop targeted workforce skills training; and, encourage industry specific professional development opportunities for workers. (Full Text)

Goal 3. Teaching and Learning Effectiveness

Napa Valley College will provide high quality instruction to meet the needs of a diverse population.

In order to achieve this goal, the college will provide effective instruction methods and technologies, evaluate and assess program and service outcomes, employ a range of instructional methods, and cultivate an environment conducive to learning. (Full Text)

Goal 4. Student Success

Napa Valley College will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their educational and career goals.

In order to achieve this goal, the college will provide basic skills education, assess and place students into appropriate courses, and implement Strategic Enrollment Management. (Full Text)

Goal 5. Organization Effectiveness

Napa Valley College will strengthen organization effectiveness.

In order to achieve this goal, the college will utilize evidence based and participatory decision making, support professional and leadership development, maintain high quality staff, promote health and safety, and align resources with the Strategic Plan. (Full Text)

Goal 6. Resource Development

Napa Valley College will augment financial resources.

In order to achieve this goal the college will increase philanthropy from the community, develop contract education, expand fee-based education, and seek financial assistance from diverse sources. (Full Text)

Goal 7. Fiscal Stability

Napa Valley College will maintain fiscal stability and maintain a minimum 5% reserve.

In order to achieve this goal the college will assess and evaluate programs, courses, services using staffing matrices, policies, procedures, best practices, legal and contractual guidelines to maintain expenditures within the approved budget and maintain a minimum of a 5% reserve. (Full Text)


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