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2019-2020 College Now Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
Division: Academic Affairs
Unit: College Now
Unit Director: lraphael
Completed by: nfariha901
Other Contributors:
Date Completed: 2019/11/04 12:12:00 US/Eastern

Unit Mission

College Now’s mission is to serve New York City public high school students through college-credit courses which are aligned with the first-year of study at the City University of New York (CUNY). We also offer pre-college activities designed to increase academic readiness for college.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Unit Goal

Provide pre-college experiences designed to increase students' knowledge and awareness about college opportunities.

Unit Outcome

Students will pass the Backyard Toxicology class

Divisional Goal

Support educational opportunity and academic success for all students including those underserved constituencies.

PMP Goal

Increase the number of students participating in internship and experiential learning programs.

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intellectual Discovery and Creativity - Demonstrate excellence in academic inquiry, creativity, research, collaboration and professional growth.

Measure

Final grade roster for the Backyard Toxicology class will provide outcomes and enrollments in the summer research academy will be matched to the roster.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

100% of students will pass the Backyard Toxicology class.


Outcome 2

Unit Goal

Provide pre-college experiences designed to increase students' knowledge and awareness about college opportunities.

Unit Outcome

Students passing the Backyard Toxicology class will enroll in the York Summer Research Academy.

Divisional Goal

Support educational opportunity and academic success for all students including those underserved constituencies.

PMP Goal

Increase the number of students participating in internship and experiential learning programs.

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intellectual Discovery and Creativity - Demonstrate excellence in academic inquiry, creativity, research, collaboration and professional growth.

Measure

Final grade roster for the Backyard Toxicology class will provide outcomes and enrollments in the summer research academy will be matched to the roster.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

65% of students who pass the Backyard Toxicology class will enroll in the York Summer Research Academy.


Outcome 3

Unit Goal

Provide pre-college experiences designed to increase students' knowledge and awareness about college opportunities.

Unit Outcome

Students will earn a grade a of C or better in College Now courses.

Divisional Goal

Enhance the impact of student learning and faculty scholarship beyond the classroom to the campus community, the region, the nation and the world.

PMP Goal

Increase the proportion of students who earn 30 credits or more in the first year.

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intellectual Discovery and Creativity - Demonstrate excellence in academic inquiry, creativity, research, collaboration and professional growth.

Measure

Final grades and credits taken will be looked at in CUNYfirst.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

80% of students will earn a grade of C or better in College Now courses


Rationale for the Plan

The unit goals of the College Now Program are to provide pre-college classes and experiences to students and offer them opportunities to enroll in and successfully complete College credit pathways courses. By taking these classes, students will gain knowledge and awareness about college and earn college credits.

Data Collection and Evaluation

The data collection will take place from June 1, 2019 through July 5, 2020. The following stuff members will evaluate, analyze and interpret the data: the Coordinator of College Now, Director of Academic Skills & School Outreach, and staff members of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning.