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Crafting A Mission Statement

Crafting A Mission Statement



How to craft your department mission statement

How to craft your department mission statement



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    • Mission
      • Is the statement designed to inform the public of the purpose of the organization
      • Distinguishes the community college from other kinds of educational institutions
      • Defines the population to be served
    • Mission
      • Is reflective of the college philosophy
      • Outlines the primary focus of the college:
      • Offering:
      • lower division transfer courses in arts and sciences
    • Mission
          • vocational and technical courses
          • general or liberal arts courses
          • adult noncredit courses
          • community services classes
          • economic development
          • basic skills instruction
          • support services
    • Mission
      • May be stated with a set of goals that reflect the above categories and that may function as the organizational outline for college plans
    • Mission
      • Is congruent with the California Community College mission
      • Is to be reviewed regularly, but is relatively stable over time
    • Mission
      • Is published in the college catalog and other publications aimed at students and the public
    • LATTC Mission Statement
      • Provide our students and community with high-quality technical and professional education
    • LATTC Mission Statement
      • options that flexibly meet their life-long career development and academic goals;
      • foster a climate of life-long learning;
    • LATTC Mission Statement
      • prepare our students to participate effectively in our democratic society;
      • and generate economic development with our educational governmental, community and business partners.
    • Crafting a Mission Statement Is the mission of the program clear as defined? Is the mission appropriate to our students’ needs and our community needs?
    • Crafting a Mission Statement
      • Is the mission “current” and relevant to present-day society, the current labor market, or other contemporary conditions of society?
    • Mission Update
      • Section 1. Mission Update
      • 1. Department/Discipline Mission
        • a. What is the mission of the discipline?
    • Mission Update
        • b. What is the mission of the department?
        • c. Describe how the department and discipline mission statement align with college mission statement?
    • Crating a Mission Statement
      • Scribe: The person with the largest shoe size
      • Facilitator: The person with the longest hair