Strategic Plan: 2022-2027

De Anza College Strategic Planning logoDe Anza has begun a collegewide strategic planning process that will provide a road map for the next five years.


NEW! Draft Educational Master Plan now available

Draft EMP cover page

All members of the De Anza College community are encouraged to review the draft document and share feedback with your governance representative on the College Planning Committee.

VIEW THE DRAFT EMP DOCUMENT

(New draft with final graphics and reference links posted May 18. 2022)


Scroll down this page for planning resources, a timeline of activities and ways that you can be involved!

Strategic Planning Progress

See below for slides and videos from workshops held earlier this year.

The process, initiated by President Lloyd Holmes in September, will culminate in a new Educational Master Plan that sets goals in line with the college’s Vision, Mission and Values, along with its Institutional Core Competencies.

Building on a review of enrollment, programs and outcomes, along with regional, state and national trends – all viewed through an equity lens – the plan will provide a road map for what the college would like to achieve by academic year 2026-27.

The strategic planning process will be coordinated by the College Planning Committee and three co-leads:


 
 

Planning Resources

 

Here are links to online collections of key college planning documents and comprehensive data that will help support the collegewide strategic planning process.



Previous Workshops and Events

Review of Draft Strategic Plan

Monday, May 9

Strategic Planning Workshops Recap – Your Feedback

Monday, April 18
  • Special Q&A with senior staff
  • A review of your contributions to strategic planning through the four workshops listed below.

Workshop No. 1:

Overview, Data and Initiatives

(Introductory Workshop)

The first in a series of four strategic planning workshops provided an overview of the planning process, while engaging participants in a review of key data, initiatives and student population groups.


Workshop No. 2

Supporting Cultural and Structural Equity Through Guided Pathways

This workshop reviewed De Anza's Guided Pathways and Equity initiatives, with discussion about how they can lead to the cultural and structural changes necessary to create and enhance equitable outcomes for our students and the entire campus community. 


Workshop No. 3: 

Regional Trends, Enrollment and Retention

This workshop included an overview of regional demographic trends, as identified by Joint Venture Silicon Valley, that may influence planning, enrollment, retention and success.


Workshop No. 4:

Ensuring Learning Through Student Success Factors

The last of four workshops explored how the college can build on Guided Pathways Pillar Four ("Ensure Learning") to enhance the student experience, within and outside the classroom. 



College Planning Committee: Discussion of Strategic Planning Process


Timeline

  • October-November: Development of Planning Process
  • December-March: Strategic Planning Workshops
  • April: Assembling Draft Plan
    • College Planning Committee will incorporate input from workshops into draft plan
    • Draft plan to be reviewed by constituency groups
    • Feedback to be incorporated into draft Educational Master Plan document
  • May: Collegewide Review
  • June: Final Approval
    • College Planning Committee will incorporate input from governance groups
    • Plan will be submitted to College Council for final review and approval June 9
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