Strategic Goals and Objectives
Speech Pathology and Audiology Program
2011 – 2016
GOAL 1: Promote and sustain a Student-Centered-Environment.Objectives:
- Maintain student achievement as measured by 90% pass rate on the PRAXIS II.
- Expand and increase human resources (three faculty and one staff lines) to support student educational and professional development.
- Maintain accessibility of faculty to students for advisement (e.g., general student meetings and advisement).
- Increase the enrollment rate of students into the forgivable teacher loan program by 2 students annually.
GOAL 2: Enhance academic programs and academic support services to meet student and other stakeholder (e.g., individuals in rural and remote areas) needs.Objectives:
- Develop a minimum of 2 blended courses by 2014.
- Develop a minimum of 3 online courses by 2016.
- Enhance the thesis option as a degree requirement.
GOAL 3: Strengthen the Program’s Performance through Enhanced Accountability and efficient and effective processes.Objectives:
- Implement the use of a student information management system to track/manage clinical competencies and clock hours by 2014.
- Implement a student information system to track and manage knowledge and skills acquisition by 2014.
- Manage demographic data for clients and students by 2015.
GOAL 4: Expand and Increase Program resources to Enhance Fiscal Viability and Growth.Objectives:
- Expand and increase viability and growth of the clinic by establishing a computer-based client record keeping system by 2014.
- Develop a marketing plan to increase diverse client populations across the life span by 2013.
- Increase participation by the advisory councils in the development of a structured recruitment plan of adult clients by 2013.
- Increase culturally diverse assessment and management materials by 2012.
GOAL 5: Foster Partnerships and Collaborations that Support the SPA Program and the Clinic.Objectives:
- Increase partnerships with school districts, early childhood centers, and medical facilities by 20% annually.
- Expand and increase financial resources (e.g., one 1890’s grant and one Title III grant) to support stipends for students who pursue the thesis option by 2015.
- Expand and increase financial resources (e.g., one 1890’s grant and one Title III grant) to support didactic and clinic resources by 2015.