Upcoming Network Outage / Service Delay

alert icon (1) Upcoming Network Outage: On Saturday, August 5th from 7:30AM to roughly 5:00PM, many of our servers and services will be unavailable due to extensive electrical work in the main server room at Newtown Campus. Network and phone service may also be disrupted during this time. (2) Service Delay: We are currently experiencing longer load times for our online application. We apologize for this delay and appreciate your patience.
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Strategic Plan 2010-2016

Strategic Initiative 1: Promote excellence in teaching and learning.

Goal 1.1 - Promote and support responsive and flexible quality instruction.

  • Objective 1.1.1 - Develop new programs that focus on the future needs of the Bluegrass region.
  • Objective 1.1.2 - Evolve existing programs to retain focus on the future needs of the Bluegrass region.
  • Objective 1.1.3 - Increase student success in transitional studies.
  • Objective 1.1.4 - Support innovations in flexible instructional delivery.

Goal 1.2 - Enhance support for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

  • Objective 1.2.1 - Pursue standards of instructional excellence.
  • Objective 1.2.2 - Support highly skilled and effective faculty and staff in support of academic excellence.

Goal 1.3 - Provide integrated academic resources for student support and engagement.

  • Objective 1.3.1 - Expand access to integrated learning resources and academic support at all sites.
  • Objective 1.3.2 - Promote student engagement in the learning process.

Strategic Initiative 2: Increase student access and success.

Goal 2.1 - Develop enrollment strategies, systems, and processes to enhance student access.

  • Objective 2.1.1 - Enhance recruiting, assessment, admissions, and enrollment processes to increase access.
  • Objective 2.1.2 - Improve student customer services to ensure appropriate and adequate student services at convenient hours and sites.
  • Objective 2.1.3 - Develop, implement, and evaluate strategies from the Enrollment Management Plan.

Goal 2.2 - Improve college services to support retention for all students.

  • Objective 2.2.1 - Focus on continuing student support by implementing, evaluating, and updating the Retention Plan.
  • Objective 2.2.2 - Improve financial aid and scholarship support services.
  • Objective 2.2.3 - Provide a rich co-curricular learning environment.
  • Objective 2.2.4 - Expand advising services through implementation of strategies from the report of the Advising Committee.

Goal 2.3 - Maintain and strengthen services to students transferring to other institutions.

  • Objective 2.3.1 - Enhance Transfer Center services.
  • Objective 2.3.2 - Develop and implement strategies to increase transfer rates of under-represented students.

Strategic Initiative 3: Cultivate an inclusive learning community.

Goal 3.1 - Recruit, retain, and support highly qualified and committed faculty and staff.

  • Objective 3.1.1 - Improve recruiting, hiring, and orientation processes.
  • Objective 3.1.2 - Provide additional and enhanced professional and leadership development opportunities.

Goal 3.2 - Strive to enhance diversity and inclusion within student, faculty, and staff populations.

  • Objective 3.2.1 - Create more awareness of and sensitivity to diversity in BCTC community.
  • Objective 3.2.2 - Enhance college services and activities to address needs of multicultural students.

Goal 3.3 - Develop strategies to create a culture and structure consistent with college values.

  • Objective 3.3.1 - Provide for collegewide interaction, communication, and involvement of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Objective 3.3.2 - Develop and implement procedural and staffing efficiencies.

Strategic Initiative 4: Enhance strategies for economic, workforce, and community development.

Goal 4.1 - Provide educational opportunities to meet current needs and emerging trends in economic and workforce development.

  • Objective 4.1.1 - Increase and improve business support and outreach to new and emerging sectors.
  • Objective 4.1.2 - Support workforce development needs.

Goal 4.2 - Actively engage in community outreach and development.

  • Objective 4.2.1 - Develop strategic partnerships for enhanced advocacy, services, and support in communities.
  • Objective 4.2.2 - Increase resource development efforts.
  • Objective 4.2.3 - Expand arts and cultural opportunities for campus and community outreach.

Goal 4.3 - Enhance the awareness and knowledge about BCTC in the region.

  • Objective 4.3.1 - Develop and implement an integrated marketing plan.
  • Objective 4.3.2 - Maintain traditional marketing strategies while expanding to use emerging technology tools.

Strategic Initiative 5: Build resources for an effective and sustainable college.

Goal 5.1 - Ensure efficient and effective college budget development and management.

  • Objective 5.1.1 - Use annual budget development and allocations processes that focus on needs and involve broad participation.
  • Objective 5.1.2 - Adhere to sound business and administrative practices to ensure budget oversight and support adequate resources.

Goal 5.2 - Plan and maintain facilities and infrastructure for effective, safe, and sustainable campuses.

  • Objective 5.2.1 - Design and build or upgrade facilities based on Campus Master Plans and identified community needs.
  • Objective 5.2.2 - Enhance security and safety planning, training, and facilities upgrades to support safe campuses.
  • Objective 5.2.3 - Support maintenance and operational strategies to provide high quality learning environments.
  • Objective 5.2.4 - Support excellent and up-to-date learning and administrative technology resources.

Goal 5.3 - Enhance strategic and annual planning and institutional effectiveness assessment.

  • Objective 5.3.1 - Annually review and analyze Strategic Plan progress including KCTCS Performance Indicators.
  • Objective 5.3.2 - Strengthen collection and analysis of data used for planning and decisions to support quality improvement.