El Camino College Torrance | 2017-2018 Student Handbook - page 5

Board Policy 1200 District Mission and Strategic Plan 2015-2020
The El Camino
College Mission,
Vision, Values and
Strategic Initiatives
Mission Statement
El Camino College makes a positive difference in people’s lives. We provide excellent
comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and
success in collaboration with our diverse communities.
Vision Statement
El Camino College will be the college of choice for successful student learning that
transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires individuals to excel.
Statement of Values
Our highest value is placed on our students and their educational goals; interwoven in that
value is our recognition that the faculty and staff of El Camino College are the College’s
stability, its source of strength and its driving force. With this in mind, our five core values
People – We strive to balance the needs of our students, employees and community.
Respect – We work in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration.
Integrity – We act ethically and honestly toward our students, colleagues and community.
Diversity – We recognize and appreciate our similarities and differences.
Excellence – We aspire to deliver quality and excellence in all we do.
Institutional Effectiveness Outcomes
Institutional effectiveness involves College efforts toward continuous improvement in
institutional quality, student success, and fulfillment of the Mission. The College’s
integrated assessment, evaluation, and planning processes are put into practice with the
ultimate outcome of greater institutional effectiveness—more students from our diverse
communities will attain educational success and achieve their academic goals.
The following outcomes will be used to measure progress on student achievement and
improvements in institutional effectiveness at El Camino College
Student Readiness Rate
Successful Course Completion Rate
Remedial English Completion Rate
Remedial Math Completion Rate
Three-Term Persistence Rate
30-Units Achievement Rate
Completion Rate
Transfer Rate
Degrees and Certificates awarded
Number of Transfers
Definitions and established goals for these outcomes are detailed in
Institutional Effectiveness Outcomes
, published
on the Institutional Research & Planning webpage.
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