Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning Committee is actively and enthusiastically collaborating on developing values and strategies in our new virtual environment. The activities schedule below outlines the past and future events. For questions about progress and activities below please contact the Tri-Chairs at

SCTCC launched a collaborative, and interactive deep dive into our strategic planning process in November 2019. Due to the global pandemic, there was a break from March 2020 through September 2020.  In October 2020 the work picked back up and will continue through Spring 2021. This process is being guided by Campus Works, Inc., three appointed tri-chairs, and a Strategic Planning Committee representing a wide cross section of SCTCC employees. Together with input from students, staff, and the community we serve, we are creating our future, together.

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Strategic Planning Future Events

This session will engage community partners to share SCTCC’s new mission, vision, and strategies. This event provides an opportunity for the College to welcome back community leaders and partners who participated in the process, as well as those who did not, to learn about what emerged from SCTCC’s strategic planning process and to generate ideas for how the College and the community can work together to achieve the vision set forth for SCTCC and the surrounding regions.

At these workshops, the Strategic Planning Committee and college leaders will develop 12-month action plans to achieve each measurable objective. Action plans will be finalized and approved by the Cabinet and will include assigned leads for each action.

Strategic Planning Past Events

All employees were invited to contribute their opinions on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the college. Emerging themes are being used to inform the selection of Future Summit presentation topics as well as what 3-4 strategies the College will focus on in the strategic plan.

Students and community members were invited to participate in focus groups to share opportunities, goals, and visions for the future of SCTCC.

The Strategic Planning Committee and the Presidential Cabinet gather to review, and possibly create updates to SCTCC’s mission.

This signature strategic planning event will include a keynote address focusing on our top priorities followed by Ed-Talks, short, inspiring speeches. Workshops and conversations focused on moving our strategic plan forward will follow.

A professional development workshop focused on anti-racism. Tragic Investment: How Race Sabotages Communities and Jeopardizes America’s Future – And What We Can Do About It by Author, James Addington is the focus.

All college employees are invited to take part in a workshop to build on the work done at the first Values Workshop on February 14, discussing institutional values that will guide the campus in working to achieve the priorities identified in the next strategic plan.

During these workshops, committee members will synthesize all of the information and data collected during the process and begin to draft the 3-4 priorities that SCTCC will focus on in the next strategic plan.

All employees will be invited to complete a survey to provide feedback on the drafts of the mission and vision statements, institutional values, and 3-4 strategies for the new strategic plan. Results will be shared with the Strategic Planning Committee and Cabinet for their review and consideration before finalizing these key components of the strategic plan.

At these workshops, the Strategic Planning Committee and college leaders will develop 3-6 measurable objectives for each strategic direction. Draft objectives will be presented to the Cabinet for final approval and once approved, the Strategic Planning Committee and college leaders will develop 12-month action plans to support each objective.

Bretta Edwards

Bretta Edwards, Staff Tri-Chair

Wendy Knapek

Wendy Knapek, Staff Tri-Chair

Financial Aid

Caitlin Skellet

Caitlin Hickcox, MSCF Union appointed faculty Tri-Chair