Mission <ul><li>Is the statement designed to inform the public of the purpose of the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Distin...
Mission <ul><li>Is reflective of the college philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Outlines the primary focus of the college:  </li...
Mission <ul><ul><ul><li>vocational and technical courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>general or liberal arts cours...
Mission <ul><li>May  be stated with a set of goals that reflect the above categories and that  may  function as the organi...
Mission <ul><li>Is congruent with the California Community College mission  </li></ul><ul><li>Is to be reviewed regularly,...
Mission <ul><li>Is published in the college catalog and other publications aimed at students and the public </li></ul>
LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>Provide our students and community with high-quality technical and professional education ...
LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>options that flexibly meet their life-long career development and academic goals; </li></u...
LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>prepare our students to participate effectively in our democratic society; </li></ul><ul><...
Crafting a Mission Statement  Is the mission of the program clear as defined? Is the mission appropriate to our students’ ...
Crafting a Mission Statement <ul><li>Is the mission “current” and relevant to present-day society, the current labor marke...
Mission Update <ul><li>Section 1. Mission Update </li></ul><ul><li>1. Department/Discipline     Mission </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Mission Update <ul><ul><li>b. What is the mission  of the department? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Describe how the  depa...
Crating a Mission Statement <ul><li>Scribe:  The person with the largest shoe size </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitator:  The per...
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Crafting A Mission Statement

  1. 1. Mission <ul><li>Is the statement designed to inform the public of the purpose of the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguishes the community college from other kinds of educational institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Defines the population to be served </li></ul>
  2. 2. Mission <ul><li>Is reflective of the college philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Outlines the primary focus of the college: </li></ul><ul><li>Offering: </li></ul><ul><li>lower division transfer courses in arts and sciences </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission <ul><ul><ul><li>vocational and technical courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>general or liberal arts courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>adult noncredit courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>community services classes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>economic development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>basic skills instruction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>support services </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Mission <ul><li>May be stated with a set of goals that reflect the above categories and that may function as the organizational outline for college plans </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mission <ul><li>Is congruent with the California Community College mission </li></ul><ul><li>Is to be reviewed regularly, but is relatively stable over time </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mission <ul><li>Is published in the college catalog and other publications aimed at students and the public </li></ul>
  7. 7. LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>Provide our students and community with high-quality technical and professional education </li></ul>
  8. 8. LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>options that flexibly meet their life-long career development and academic goals; </li></ul><ul><li>foster a climate of life-long learning; </li></ul>
  9. 9. LATTC Mission Statement <ul><li>prepare our students to participate effectively in our democratic society; </li></ul><ul><li>and generate economic development with our educational governmental, community and business partners. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 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?
  11. 11. Crafting a Mission Statement <ul><li>Is the mission “current” and relevant to present-day society, the current labor market, or other contemporary conditions of society? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mission Update <ul><li>Section 1. Mission Update </li></ul><ul><li>1. Department/Discipline Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. What is the mission of the discipline? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Mission Update <ul><ul><li>b. What is the mission of the department? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Describe how the department and discipline mission statement align with college mission statement? </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Crating a Mission Statement <ul><li>Scribe: The person with the largest shoe size </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitator: The person with the longest hair </li></ul>

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