2019-2020 CUNY Explorers Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
Division: Academic Affairs
Unit: CUNY Explorers
Unit Director: lraphael
Completed by: nfariha901
Other Contributors:
Date Completed: 2019/11/04 12:48:00 US/Eastern

Unit Mission

The City University of New York (CUNY) Explorers mission is to bring middle school students to the college campus in order to promote success in high school, college, and life. Through age-appropriate visits, the program reinforces the message that all students can go to college, college is affordable, and students can take steps now to achieve their college goals.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Unit Goal

Provide middle school students with the opportunity to visit sites around the campus that are of interest based on the college's academic offerings and student-centered activities.

Unit Outcome

Increase the number of CUNY Explorer students who will visit the York College campus.

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)

N/A

Measure

Number of students will be determined from sign-in attendance rosters.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

7,700 students visit the York College campus


Outcome 2

Unit Goal

Provide middle school students with the opportunity to visit sites around the campus that are of interest based on the college's academic offerings and student-centered activities.

Unit Outcome

Students will report an understanding of academic programs of study at the college.

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)

N/A

Measure

Understanding programs will be determined by survey.

Measure Type

Indirect

Target

93% of students will report an understanding of academic programs of study at the college.


Outcome 3

Unit Goal

Provide middle school students with the opportunity to visit sites around the campus that are of interest based on the college's academic offerings and student-centered activities.

Unit Outcome

Middle school teachers and chaperones will report the CUNY Explorers program benefits their students.

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)

Intentional Interactions - Participate in productive and creative interactions among various groups.

Measure

Students and teachers/chaperones will be surveyed.

Measure Type

Indirect

Target

75% of the middle school teachers and chaperones report that the CUNY Explorers program benefits their students.


Rationale for the Plan

The unit goal of the CUNY Explorers Program is to provide students with a better understanding of college, and to assess its success, the number of students participating and the results of surveys to both students and teachers/chaperons will be evaluated.

Data Collection and Evaluation

The data collection will take place from October 1, 2019 through June 22, 2020. The following stuff members will evaluate, analyze and interpret the data: the Coordinator/CUNY Explorers, Director of Academic Skills & School Outreach, Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning.