College of the Redwoods Program Review Committee Executive Summary Adopted November 6, 2009 Mission Statement The College of the Redwoods’ Program Review Committee leads and facilitates authentic assessment as it relates to student success and planning at the institution for all subject and service areas. The committee reviews Annual and Comprehensive Program Reviews that provide the strong foundation upon which College of the Redwoods develops, identifies, states and documents quality improvement plans and goals including providing the direction of prioritization of funding, and support needs as organized under the strategic planning objectives. Objective: To provide an evaluative Executive Summary of this program’s review for authors, the Integrated Planning Committees, and the District. Program Review Subject/Service Area: __Athletics___________________ Program Review Authors: _____Joe Hash______________________________ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Summary and Recommendations: 1. Program strengths: Student Athlete Academic Success Program; Retention high at 66% and enrollment up; Ethical coaches and administration in athletics; Increase in athletic sport programs, to meet student needs 2. Program challenges/obstacles: Facilities and equipment doesn’t meet the needs of sports programs and teams; Maintenance and replacement of existing equipment; Athletics does a lot of own funding and there is inadequate budget to fund the program Stolen items have not been replaced for the new smart classrooms; smart classrooms are not complete 3. Commendations Fundraising is a commendation; Success of the athletic programs in spite of inadequate funding and continued equipment replacement and maintenance issues; Providing more access to our athletic events; Keith: (tape) recruiting and getting athletes early on campus (reg?) Additional Comments: Recommendations: Imperative to fix facility safety issues; Priorities: 1) Safety-lighting ; 2) All fields are or will be safety hazards (turf renovation and maintenance); 3) Stadium Streaming games brings in community; 6. 7. 8. 9. 4. Program Budget/Funding Sources: Budget insufficient to replace and/or fix equipment Look into grants for additional funding sources Process: PRC will forward completed Executive Summaries to program review authors. Authors will have two weeks to provide feedback and corrections on errors of fact and/interpretation PRC will forward Executive Summaries and authors response (if available) to the appropriate integrated planning committee and the CPC. 5. Program Goals/Plans: N/A 6. Program Outcomes Assessment (PLOs/SLOs): Complete PLOs/SLOs and Assessment and link to goals and objectives; Document linking Student Athletic Academic Success Program to program outcomes assessment 7. Student Success/Achievement Basic Skills obstacles/challenges N/A Exit survey of students and why they are not returning to CR. Track basic skills data for athletics; How to get student athletics advised and enrolled early; Process: PRC will forward completed Executive Summaries to program review authors. Authors will have two weeks to provide feedback and corrections on errors of fact and/interpretation PRC will forward Executive Summaries and authors response (if available) to the appropriate integrated planning committee and the CPC.