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Strategic Planning Committee

Outcome 8

December 2005 Strategic Planning Outcome 8 Final Report

Date: December 14, 2005
Chair: Jon Becker 
Committee Members: Fred DeHaan, Glenda Dexter-Brown, Cathy Hall, Kathryn Lantz, Jeff Lorber, Bob Lovely, Patti Lundberg, Lori Montalbano-Phelps, Myron Nidetz, Anna Rominger, Desila Rosetti, Michelle Searer, TJ Stoops, Tim Sutherland
Significant Contributors: Kathy Horvath, Linda Rooda
Outcome Number: 8

State Your Outcome: A plan for sustaining outreach in Newton County will be developed; a program activity in Starke County will be initiated; a needs assessment will be conducted in a third county for engagement; and an inventory of IU Northwest’s collaborative/cooperative activities in Lake, LaPorte, and Porter counties will be completed.

February 13, 2006 statement from Chancellor Bergland: This outcome focused on outreach to seven counties that included an inventory of collaborative work being done in Lake and Porter Counties, the completion of a needs assessment in Jasper County, the identification of a process for sustaining work in Newton County, and the initiation of program activity in Starke County. Jon Becker chaired this work and completed all aspects of the outcome. The work has been accepted with the Cabinet’s approval.

Deliverable 1

Activities completed to date

Method of Engagement/Feedback

Results (for both activity and engagement process)

Dates

Method for needs assessment in Jasper County approved

Discussion within Outcome 8 team supplemented by input from SPC Chair’s Group

Desila Rosetti prepared contract, which I approved and sent to VC Vasquez for her signature.

4/12/2005

Jasper County Needs Assessment

Assessment will be completed by the Office of Management Development

Desila Rosetti completed assessment and forwarded to Jon Becker

11/7/2005

Write Initial Draft of Report

Submission to SPC Chair’s Group for feedback

Feedback from SPC Chair’s Group received

11/16/2005

Write Final Needs Assessment Report

Jon Becker will write final report and submit to SPT

Completed

11/18/2005

 

Deliverable 2

Activities completed to date

Method of Engagement/Feedback

Results (for both activity and engagement process)

Dates

Working definition for “Cooperative/Collaborative Activities” (CCA) approved

Phrase defined by Outcome 8 team and vetted through SPC Chair’s Group for approval

Definition e-mailed to campus with request for activity feedback

4/6/2005

Solicitation to campus constituencies regarding activities in Lake, LaPorte, and Porter Counties

E-mail solicitation to IU Northwest listserv

Responses from nearly 40 campus individuals and departments (including a comprehensive report from Linda Rooda detailing all members of Allied Health, Nursing, and Dental)

4/13/2005-present

Create electronic database for CCA.

Jon Becker met with IU Northwest Webmaster to create database

Kathy Horvath created web-based database.

6/15/2005

Initial collation of all data regarding CCA.

IU Northwest constituents submitted community engagement information to Outcome #8 team.

Outcome #8 team organize initial data collection by County and by type of engagement

8/18/2005

Follow-up campus solicitation of CCA data

E-mail sent to campus listserv

Responses arriving via e-mail from various constituencies on campus

9/5/2005

Secondary collation of CCA data

E-mail sent to campus listserv

Outcome #8 team will organize data by County and by type of engagement

9/22/2005

Data Report on collection

Info shared at SPT Chair’s Group

Previously input data was deleted from server. I am working with Kathy Horvath to get this info reinstalled. Kathy has been out sick, so this is taking some time.

10/5/2005

Final contact of campus individuals who have not responded to CCA requests

E-mail sent to campus listserv

Additional responses have been received and will be included in final report.

10/31/2005

Re-install data lost from cold fusion server

Jon Becker is working with Kathy Horvath to fix this problem.

Data reinstalled by Kathy Horvath

11/11/2005

Final collation of CCA data

Jon Becker and Kathy Horvath will organize data by County and by type of engagement

Completed

11/21/2005

Write Initial Draft of Report

Submission to SPC Chair’s Group for feedback

Feedback received

12/2/2005

Cooperative/Collaborative Activities Report

Jon Becker will write final report

Completed

12/09/2005

 

Deliverable 3

Activities completed to date

Method of Engagement/Feedback

Results (for both activity and engagement process)

Dates

Discussion of Sustainability Efforts in Newton County

Bob Lovely reported to the Outcome 8 team about his involvement with the Lifelong Learning Network in Newton County

4/28/2005

Flowchart Draft of Sustainability Plan Created

Meeting with Outcome #8 Team to discuss draft

Draft revisions suggested and implemented for next meeting

6/16/2005

Flowchart Draft of Sustainability Plan Revised

Meeting with Outcome #8 Team to discuss draft revisions

Additional draft revisions suggested and submitted to Desila Rosetti for revision

8/22/2005

Completion of Flowchart for Sustainability Plan

Meeting with Outcome #8 Team

Flowchart completed

9/22/2005

Write Initial Draft of Report

Submission to SPC Chair’s Group for feedback

Feedback received and incorporated into final report.

11/9/2005

Newton County Sustainability Report

Jon Becker will write final report

Completed

11/14/2005

 

Deliverable 4

Activities completed to date

Method of Engagement/Feedback

Results (for both activity and engagement process)

Dates

Determination of IU Northwest involvement in Starke County

Discussion within Outcome 8 team and reflective contribution from SPC Chair’s Group

IU Foundation has made a $3,000 donation to Starke County United Way for Parents as Teachers Initiative

3/31/2005

Proposals made to appropriate contact people in Starke County/Initiate Activity in Starke County

TJ Stoops contacted Starke County United Way.

Lori Montalbano-Phelps is in contact with interested parties about women’s initiatives in Starke County.

TJ has become IU Northwest’s representative on the Starke United “Parents as Teachers” team. The Office of Occupational Development has created a flyer for Starke United which is being distributed throughout Starke County to market the PAT program.

Lori and TJ are encountering some of the same people in their communications with Starke, so they will work together to further IU Northwest’s presence there.

4/28/2005

Starke County Activity Update

Update presented to outcome #8 team by TJ Stoops

Shared with SPC Chair’s Group

10/5/2005

Write Initial Draft of Report

Submission to SPC Chair’s Group for feedback

Feedback Received

12/5/2005

Starke County Activity Report

Jon Becker will write final report

Completed

12/12/2005