2019-2020 York College Learning Center Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
Division: Administrative Affairs
Unit: York College Learning Center
Unit Director: lribaudo
Completed by: lribaudo
Other Contributors:
Date Completed: 2019/12/03 16:59:00 US/Eastern

Unit Mission

The York College Learning Center offers foundational education and training, as well as advisement and referral services that expand opportunities for marginalized adults to achieve increased independence, realize life goals, and become active in civic and workplace responsibilities as individuals, parents, and members of the broader community.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Unit Goal

Provide foundational education and training services to constituents in the Greater Jamaica area

Unit Outcome

Participants who identify as English as a Second Language (ESL) learners will attend contextualized classes leading to NYS Home Health Aide (HHA) certification.

Divisional Goal

Ensure access to educational opportunities for all students and meet their individual needs.

PMP Goal

N/A

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

N/A

Measure

Attendance Roster (verified by instructor). ASISTS database (mandated by NYSED ACCES/AEPP grant-funded programs).

Measure Type

Direct

Target

75% of participants will complete 85% of mandated instructional hours.


Outcome 2

Unit Goal

Provide foundational education and training services to constituents in the Greater Jamaica area

Unit Outcome

Increase in the number of ESL students who receive NYS HHA certification.

Divisional Goal

Ensure access to educational opportunities for all students and meet their individual needs.

PMP Goal

N/A

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

N/A

Measure

NYS HHA Certificate (Case manager contacts each student upon completion of HHA Training Program to provide copy of certificate.) Attainment of HHA certificate will be documented in ASISTS database.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

40% of participants will obtain HHA certification.


Outcome 3

Unit Goal

Provide foundational education and training services to constituents in the Greater Jamaica area

Unit Outcome

Residents of substance abuse recovery/rehabilitation facilities will receive Adult Basic Education (ABE)/High School Equivalency (HSE) instructional and educational case management services.

Divisional Goal

Ensure access to educational opportunities for all students and meet their individual needs.

PMP Goal

N/A

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

N/A

Measure

ABE/HSE classes and case management workshops offered. The schedule of classes will be documented in ASISTS. ASISTS will document case management workshop participants.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

Two ABE/HSE classes will be offered during the academic year. Four case management workshops will be offered during the academic year.


Rationale for the Plan

These outcomes come from the Learning Center's Five Year Assessment Plan and directly support York College Learning Center's mission by providing education, training, and advisement services that will expand academic and employment opportunities to marginalized constituents of the Greater Jamaica area.

Data Collection and Evaluation

Data collection begins in July 2019 and ends on June 30, 2020. The team involved with the overall assessment process includes the director, program managers, instructors, case managers, and data staff. Each staff member plays a crucial role in assessment, from collecting, verifying, documenting, evaluating, analyzing, and interpreting data. The instructors and case managers collect and verify the data; the data staff document outcomes into the ASISTS database; the program managers evaluate, analyze, and interpret data for their immediate areas; the director evaluates, analyzes, and interprets data collectively for all the programs center-wide. York College Learning Center uses data driven decision making for continuous improvement.