The Strategy Forum is central to the AQIP Pathway because it brings together teams from other AQIP Pathway institutions in a supportive workshop environment to generate new strategies and tactics for institutional improvement. The Forum also provides opportunities for institutional teams to give and receive constructive feedback on their quality systems as well as input on specific projects that may evolve into formal AQIP Action Projects. Whether institutions are new to the AQIP Pathway or experienced program participants, the institutions at Strategy Forums all share a commitment to continuous quality improvement. HLC staff and experienced facilitators are also available to assist the institutions throughout the workshop.
Five Lessons Learned (.pdf)
A conversation at Kirtland Community College
The team at work
Dr. Tom Quinn (president), Kathy Marsh (dean of instruction), Lisa Balbach (faculty chairperson), Fredrick Giacobazzi (faculty chairperson), Anne Hauser (faculty chairperson), Marcell Romancky (faculty chairperson), John Thiel (faculty chairperson)
the team identified an action project that would promote collaboration among all departments on campus.
Dr. Charles Rorie (president), Jan Farmer(trustee), Kathy Marsh (dean of instruction), Stacey Barnes (dean of student services), Tim Scherer (director of institutional resources), Steve Oppy (faculty/counselor), Jason Prout (faculty), Ilene St. Onge (director of accounting), Mark Allen (director of bookstore and cafeteria)
The team returned with outlines for three action projects: creating a vision, deal with trust and communication issues and address environmental concerns.