Timelines

Event/Task Tentative Date Description
President Dan Patterson announced the Transform NC integrated planning initiative October 9, 2013 Read the article at InsideNC
Call for volunteers to serve on the Steering Committee January 7, 2014 Read the article at InsideNC
Procured lean consultants January, 2014 PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Tier 1 framework for programs and services developed January to April 2014 The Steering Committee met weekly to develop the Tier 1 framework, including criteria, metrics, and evaluation criteria. The Tier 1 framework for programs and services is located at: Blackboard > My Blackboard > My Organizations > Transform NC > Tier 1 Documents
Town Hall meetings April 25, 2014 Teresa Quinlin, VP and Katerina Gonzalez, Manager Institutional Research provided an overview of the process, the Tier 1 framework and next steps. This was an open invitation to all college stakeholders. A PowerPoint presentation is available.
Town Hall meetings May 29, 2014 Teresa Quinlin, VP and Katerina Gonzalez, Manager Institutional Research provided an update on the process, framework and next steps. This was an open invitation to all college stakeholders. Administrators completing the templates are also encouraged to attend. Administrators included Deans, Associate Deans, Directors and Managers. Town Hall meetings were scheduled at the NOTL Campus, Yerich Auditorium (Room E101) from 10-11:30 a.m. and at the Welland Campus, AHI Auditorium (Room AH141) from 1:30-3:00 p.m.A PowerPoint presentation is available. A recording of the presentation became available after May 29 for those unable to attend in person.This 13-minute recording of this Town hall presentation is located at: Blackboard > My Blackboard > My Organizations > Transform NC > Tier 1 Documents > Town Hall Meetings – May 29, 2014 Video
Compliance Assist training for administrators completing the templates June 6, 2014 Administrators included Deans, Associate Deans, Directors and Managers. Compliance Assist is the online tool from Campus Labs used to collect and disseminate program and services data and information. This training was facilitated by Campus Labs’ Kate Griffin. A recording became available after June 6 for those unable to attend in person.
Administrators completed templates for Tier 1 review June 9 to July 31, 2014 As part of the process, administrators were asked to solicit input from their teams before submitting the completed templates and also to share the completed templates with their teams.Completed on time.
Evaluation Team reviewed and validated Tier 1 results August 18 – 29, 2014 Completed on time.
Evaluation Team consulted with programs and services on Tier 1 submissions, as appropriate September 30 – November 19, 2014 Completed
Tier 1 Allocations finalized February 6, 2015
Lean Orientation Workshops March 27, 2015 Led by Maurice Chang of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, these workshops provided important information about the lean process – what it is, what it isn’t, and what tools are available. Current NC employees also discussed their experiences with the lean approach at other organizations. Please see this testimonial by Paula-Marie Jannetta Saric. Recordings of the workshops:Two 10-minute recordings of the workshop, complete with team exercises at the end of each, are located at: Blackboard > My Blackboard > My Organizations > Transform NC > Lean Approach – Recording
Tier 1 Allocations shared with College community April 22, 2015 Completed
Tier 2 Review, Programs April 27 to June 3, 2015 For programs and program clusters in the enhance/invest and/or revise/reallocate categories
Tier 2 Review, Services April 27 to June 15, 2015 For service streams in the enhance/invest and/or revise/reallocate categories
Lean Review, Services June 2 to June 30, 2015 Pilot with three service streams
Tier 2 Review, Access and Apprenticeship programs and services April 27 to June 15, 2015
Town Hall meetings April 27, 2015 Tier 1 results – along with next steps – will be the subject of two important town hall meetings on Monday, April 27 at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses.The College community is invited to attend these forums to learn more about the Tier 1 results and our process for moving forward. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Transform NC, ask questions and provide feedback.
Report to Board of Governors October 29, 2015