LCC AQIP Timeline

Below are major dates within Lamar Community College’s continuous improvement process through AQIP.

2013

  • January, 25 2013: LCC holds sixth Conversation Day.
  • September, 20 2013: LCC holds seventh Conversation Day.
  • November 1, 2013: LCC completes System Portfolio

2012

  • January, 27 2012: LCC holds fifth Conversation Day.

2011

  • January, 28 2011: LCC holds fourth Conversation Day.

2010

  • January 2010: LCC holds third Conversation Day.

2009

  • November 1, 2009: LCC completes Systems Portfolio.

2008

  • January 2008: LCC holds second Conversation Day

2007

  • January 2007: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #7:  Measuring Effectiveness.
  • February 2007: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #8: Planning Continuous Improvement.
  • March 2007: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #9: Building Collaborative Relationships.

2006

  • January 2006: Assessment Action Plan – fulltime faculty implement assessment plan.
  • February 15, 2006: Title III Action Plan – Title III Eligibility Application submitted.
  • Spring 2006: Title III Action Plan – Complete research and final recommendations for Title III.
  • March 2006: LCC staff & Steering Committee begin to form initial responses to System Portfolio (SP) categories. First topic is #1: Helping Students Learn.
  • April 2006: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #2: Accomplishing Other Distinctive Objectives.
  • May 2006: Assessment Action Plan – fulltime faculty submit results of assessment plan for spring semester.
  • July 2006: Assessment Action Plan – fulltime faculty submit results of assessment plan for spring semester. Title III grant abstract.
  • August 2006:  LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #3: Understanding Students’ and Other Stakeholders’ Needs.
  • September 2006: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #4: Valuing People.
  • October 2006: Steering Committee members attend Systems Portfolio training. LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #5: Leading & Communicating.
  • November 2006: LCC staff & Steering Committee form initial responses to SP category #6: Supporting Institutional Operations.

2005

  • May 2005: Assessment Action Plan – fulltime faculty submit assessment templates for one class each.
  • Summer 2005: Communication Action Plan – Communication Committee identifies current communication models based on feedback from campus departments.
  • September 2005: Communication Action Plan – Committee administers Examiner survey for baseline of communication climate.
  • September 2005: Communication Action Plan – Committee administers post-survey assess results.
  • Fall 2005: AQIP Steering Committee members attend Systems Portfolio Workshop.
  • Fall 2005- Spring 2006: Communication Action Plan – Committee implements strategies to improve campus communication, including workshops.
  • December 2005: Assessment Action Plan – fulltime faculty submit and discuss results of assessment plan for fall semester.

2004

  • 1/26-29/04: AQIP Steering Committee members attend Strategy Forum in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Spring 2004: LCC president forms an LCC accreditation steering committee to consider application as AQIP college.
  • April 15, 2004: Action Projects submitted to AQIP
  • April 29, 2004: Communication Action Plan – staff and faculty assess current departmental information flow.
  • July 2004: Steering Committee attends AQIP Vital Focus Conference
  • August 2004: LCC AQIP Steering Committee applies to The Higher Learning Commission for participation in AQIP.
  • August 26, 2004: LCC receives official notification of acceptance as AQIP college.
  • August 2004: LCC staff and faculty participate in online Constellation Survey to assess current trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • September 17, 2004: LCC holds Conversation Day with all LCC staff & faculty members.