Florida Community College System

Educational Opportunity Programs

 

 

 

 

ANNUAL EQUITY ACT UPDATE

2001-02

 

 

 

 

December 7, 2001


 

                                                                                                      FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

 

                                                                                                     EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS

 

 

 

                                                                                                  FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL EQUITY ACT UPDATE

 

                                                                                                                                      2001-2002

 

 

                                                                                          ______________________________________________

                                                                                                                                        (College)

 

 

 

Reviewed by:  President: ________________________  Date ________________________

(Signature)

 

 

Chair, District Board of Trustees: _____________________________________  Date: _______________

(Signature)

 

 

               

 

                                                                                           Plan received by Division Office: ____________________

     (Date)

 

 

 

 

 

Equity Coordinator:  _______________________________________

 

Local Phone: ______________________________________________

 

Suncom:  ____________________  Fax:  _______________________

 

E-Mail Address:  __________________________________________


Institution: __________________________

 

2001-2002 ANNUAL EQUITY ACT UPDATE

                                                                                             TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                                                                            Page No.

 

PART I     Submission of Policies Addressing Procedural Requirements............................................................................. 1

 

PART II    Incomplete Items from Previous Plans and Updates.......................................................................................... 1

 

PART III  Evaluation of (2000-01) Methods and Strategies to Reduce Performance Gaps in Reading............................... 2

 

PART IV  Program Analysis – A.A. Degree Completion

 

A.  Results of Program Analysis and Instructions.............................................................................................. 2

B.  Plan to Reduce Disparities Between Minority and Majority A.A. Degree Completers.................................. 2

 

PART V  Gender Equity in Athletics.  Instructions Related to Analysis and Corrective Action Plan..................................... 3

 

PART VI  Report of Selected Postsecondary Equity Issues:  Community College Equity Indicators

 

A.  Course Substitutions Report (2000-01)...................................................................................................... 3

B.  Student Participation/Enrollments   ............................................................................................................. 4

C.  Student Participation/Completions.............................................................................................................. 5

D.  Accountability in Institutional Employment

1.  Employment Accountability Plan: Goals/Strategies to Address Underrepresentation.......................... 6

2.  Summary of Results of Presidential Evaluations................................................................................ 7

3.  Summary of Process for Evaluation of Selected Staff....................................................................... 7

E.  One Florida Initiative: Selected Community College Challenges................................................................... 8

F.  Report of Expenditures for Self-Reported Minority Business....................................................................... 9

 

APPENDICES 1 – Course Substitution Policy

                          2 – Gender Equity in Athletics - Analysis and Corrective Action Plan (Selected Colleges Only)

                          3 – EE06 Report

 


Institution:  ___________________________

 

 

 

                                                                                                            PART I

Requested by the Florida Division of Community Colleges

                                            SUBMISSION OF POLICIES ADDRESSING PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Insert in Appendix 1 a copy of the current college Course Substitution Policy developed to respond to each component of State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.041, F.A.C.  In addition, please respond to the following questions related to disability support services:

 

A)        Since the submission of the last Equity Act Update, how has the college enhanced its ability to provide as effective accessibility to the state automated student advising system and subsequent improvements, as are all other students?

 

 

 

 

B)        What enhancements have been made to ensure that students with disabilities are provided as effective accessibility as are all other students to all automated student support systems, including those utilized by the college Distance Learning Programs?

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                           PART II

Required by the Florida Department of Education

                                                                         INCOMPLETE ITEMS OR PENDING ACTION

 

Indicate below items that were incomplete at the time that the 2000-01 Annual Equity Update was submitted.  In addition, list items identified for action by the college in the DOE 2000-01 Monitoring Work Plan.  If a response is included as a part of the 2001-02 Update, list the item below and indicate the page/appendix on/in which the response can be found.  If actions remain incomplete when the 2001-02 Update is submitted, describe below actions taken by the college (to date) and list projected time lines for completion.


Institution:  __________________________

PART III

Previously Required by the Florida Department of Education

EVALUATION OF 2000-01 METHODS AND STRATEGIES TO REDUCE PERFORMANCE GAPS IN READING

 

The DOE will evaluate College Preparatory Program results based on 2000-01 data submitted.  Colleges are not required to submit reading data.

 

PART IV

Required by the Florida Department of Education

PROGRAM ANALYSIS – A.A. Degree Completion

 

A.         The Department of Education has analyzed data related to A.A. Degree completion rates among minority and non minority students.  Accordingly, the Equal Educational Opportunity Program is requesting community colleges to develop one to three potentially high impact strategies and success measures where a disparity of .5 percentage points or greater exists between the completion rates of the selected comparison groups.

 

B.         PLAN TO REDUCE DISPARITIES BETWEEN MINORITY AND MAJORITY STUDENT COMPLETERS.  In column (1), indicate both the targeted comparison groups and the statistical disparity between the completion rate of the two groups.  In column (2), describe the methods and strategies by which the college will reduce each disparity referenced in column (1).  In column (3), indicate the intended quantitative measure of achievement and the designated college contact.  Indicate in column (4) the specific time lines (month and year), up to three years, by which the gap will be closed.

 

(1)

Comparison Groups and  (Performance Gap)

                                 (2)

Methods and Strategies To Reduce Gaps Between Selected Minorities Completing 18+ Hours and (Same Group) Completing A.A. Degree

                   (3)

Achievement Measure and Responsible Individual and Telephone Number

(4)

Implementation Time Lines (One To Three Years - Please Specify)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Institution:  __________________________

 

PART V

Gender Equity in Athletics – Analysis and Corrective Action Plan

 

The Division of Community Colleges has identified colleges in which substantial disproportionality was found between the rate at which women were enrolled and the rate at which women participated in sports for 2000-01.  Complete the Analysis and Corrective Action Plan provided by the Division if your college is one of these institutions.  Insert the completed form in Appendix 2.  See pages 17-18 of Annual Equity Act Update Workshop Reference Materials, Reprinted November 6, 2001.

 

 

PART VI

Requested by the Florida Division of Community Colleges

REPORT OF SELECTED POSTSECONDARY EQUITY ISSUES: COMMUNITY COLLEGE EQUITY INDICATORS

 

A. COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

 

Course Substitutions Report (2000-01) – Enter the total number of students with documented disabilities who were served in AY 2000-01:________. Indicate below the 2000-01 course substitutions requested/granted by student disability category.  Also list Common Course Numbers.

 

Institution:

 

 

Disability

 

Number of Requests

for Substitution

Original Course Required and Common Course Number

Substitution Course

and

Course Number

 

Number of Students

Granted Substitutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Institution:  __________________________

 

 

PART VI

                                                                            B. STUDENT PARTICIPATION – ENROLLMENTS (COLLEGE CREDIT AND CERTIFICATE)

 

 

 

 

GROUP                   *CENSUS:                                                                                                                                                   

FTIC                        DISTRICT                    ACTUAL               GOAL                    MET                  GOAL                    Strategies to Ensure Increased Enrollments Among

                                                                          FALL 01                FALL 01                (Y/N)                 FALL 02                Underrepresented Groups Only

FEMALES               b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

 

OVERALL ENROLLED:

FEMALES:              b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

*Use Census data provided by the Division of Community Colleges.  Use enrollment data certified and submitted to the Division for fall 2001.


Institution:  __________________________

 

PART VI

                                                                             C. STUDENT PARTICIPATION – COMPLETIONS (COLLEGE CREDIT AND CERTIFICATE)

 

 

GROUP                   *CENSUS:                                                                                                                                                   

AA DEGREES        DISTRICT                    ACTUAL               GOAL                    MET                  GOAL                    Strategies to Ensure Increased Completions Among

(ANNUAL)              ACTUAL                       FALL 01                FALL 01                (Y/N)                 FALL 02                Underrepresented Groups Only

FEMALES               b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

 

AS DEGREES (ANNUAL):

FEMALES:              b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

 

CERTIFICATES (ANNUAL):

FEMALES               b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

*Use Census data provided by the Division of Community Colleges.  Use completion data certified and submitted to the Division for 2000-01.


Institution:  __________________________

PART VI

D. ACCOUNTABILITY IN INSTITUTIONAL EMPLOYMENT

1.  Employment Accountability Plan: Goals/Strategies To Address Underrepresentation

 

GROUP                   *CENSUS:                                                                                                                                                   

Exec./Adm.              NATIONAL                  ACTUAL               GOAL                    MET                  GOAL                    Strategies to Ensure College Will Meet Goals for

Managerial             ACTUAL                       FALL 01                FALL 01                (Y/N)                 FALL 02                Underrepresented Groups Only

FEMALES               b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent     

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

 

Faculty:

FEMALES:              b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

 

Continuing Contracts:

FEMALES               b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

BLACKS                 b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

HISPANICS            b.  Total:        xxx

                                  c.  Percent:    

 

OTHER                    b.  Total:        xxx

MINORITIES          c.  Percent:    

*Use Census data provided by the Division of Community Colleges.  Use federal EE06 data certified and submitted to the Division for fall 2001.


Institution:  __________________________

 

 

PART VI

 

D.2.  SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF PRESIDENTIAL EVALUATIONS

 

 

Section 240.3355(3)(b), F.S., as amended by Chapter 98-65, Laws of Florida, provides as follows:

 

            (b)  Community college district boards of trustees shall annually evaluate the performance of the community college presidents in achieving the annual and long-term goals and objectives.  A summary of the results of such evaluations shall be reported to the Executive Director of the State Board of Community Colleges as part of the community college’s annual employment accountability plan, and to the Legislature and State Board of Education as part of the annual equity progress report submitted by the State Board of Community Colleges.

 

Provide below a response to this section of law, including the most recent date on which the president was evaluated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.3.  SUMMARY OF PROCESS FOR EVALUATION OF SELECTED STAFF

 

 

Provide a brief summary of the process used by the president to evaluate each department chairperson, dean, provost, and vice president in achieving goals consistent with the intent of Section 240.3355, (3)(a), F.S.


Institution:  __________________________

 

 

PART VI

 

E.  One Florida Initiative:  Selected Community College Challenges

 

 

1.         Describe below steps taken by the college to increase diversity among students earning Associate of Arts degrees and transferring to baccalaureate degree programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.         What strategies have been developed to increase diversity among students in dual enrollment courses?


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