Central Lakes College
Strategic Plan 2018-2023
We build futures.
At Central Lakes College, we-
• provide life-long learning opportunities in Liberal Arts, Technical Education, and Customized Training programs;
• create opportunities for cultural enrichment, civic responsibility, and community engagement; and
• nurture the development and success of a diverse student body through a respectful and supportive environment.
Excellence, Innovation, Inclusion, Community
Central Lakes College inspires learning, advances innovation, and transforms lives.
CLC Strategic Directions and Goals
Strategic Direction 1: Inspire Learning
1.1 Promote excellence and equity in teaching and learning.
1.2 Ensure every student is connected to resources to help them succeed.
1.3 Expand learning beyond the classroom through co-curricular programming such as student life, academic competitions, athletics, and the arts.
1.4 Strengthen developmental programming and services to improve student success.
1.5 Foster strong relationships within our communities promoting acceptance and inclusion of diverse populations.
Strategic Direction 2: Advance Innovation
2.1 Ensure all programs align with new and changing workforce and transfer needs.
2.2 Celebrate and encourage innovation inside and outside the classroom to promote student success, cultural fluency, and leadership opportunities.
2.3 Employ reliable and emerging technologies to support innovations in teaching and learning, student success, and efficient business operations.
2.4 Design campus facilities to enhance the student experience.
2.5 Develop revenue resources around grants, customized training, and partnerships.
Strategic Direction 3: Transform Lives
3.1 Pursue intentional strategies that increase recruitment, persistence, completion, transfer, and placement.
3.2 Strengthen our culture of caring and inclusion throughout the College.
3.3 Encourage a growth mindset, including physical and mental wellness for the college community.
3.4 Promote and strengthen support structures for diverse student populations utilizing an intentional and systematic approach.
3.5 Eliminate the educational equity gap for first generation students, low income students, indigenous students, and students of color.