Welcome to BCC’s Strategic Planning Blog

This is intended to be a community gathering place for general discussion, developing goals, and the sharing of ideas. This virtual meeting space will allow for posting of schedules, agenda, meeting minutes, and draft documents. We welcome your participation.

Ellen Shanahan & Gina Stec

Co-Chairs, Strategic Planning Committee

Recent Notes & Environmental Scan, Part III

Environmental Scan – Part 3 – Internal Analysis v5

Notes (3-26-14)

Summary Principals and Superintendents 3-26-14

Meeting Notes

Attached are meeting notes from our last committee meeting as well as notes from a recent focus group with local legislators and town managers.

Notes (2-28-14) Final

Summary of Strategic Directions

Summary Legislative Focus Group 3-3-14

Article of Interest


Meeting Notes

Notes from our recent planning committee meeting as well as focus groups and listening sessions.

Notes (1-29-14)

Summary Alumni Focus Group 1-28-14

Summary Business and Industry Focus Group 1-29-14

Summary Nonprofit and Arts Focus Group 1-29-14

Strategic Planning Committee List

Strategic Planning Committee List

Summary Notes

The following documents summarize notes from our most recent strategic planning focus groups and planning committee meetings.

Notes (12-3-13)

Summary Academic Affairs Focus Group 12-3-13

Summary All College Employee Focus Group 12-3-13

Summary Board of Trustees Focus Group 12-3-13

Summary Student Focus Group 12-3-13

Summary Foundation and Friends Focus Group 12-4-13

Summary South County Focus Group 12-3-13

Summary Notes from recent meetings

The following documents represent summary notes from our recent focus groups including: All College Faculty and Staff; Retirees; and Adjunct Faculty.  Notes from our recent Planning Committee meeting on November 19th also available.

Summary Adjunct Faculty-Staff Focus Group 11-19-13

Summary faculty-Staff Focus Group 11-19-13

Summary Retired Faculty-Staff Focus Group 11-19-13

Notes (11-19-13)

External Scan – Part 2

Part Two of BCC’s External Scan is available for viewing and focuses on the higher education environment.

External Scan -Part 2 v4

Focus Group and Committee Meeting Notes 11/6/2013

Attached are meeting notes from recent focus groups and the Strategic Planning Committee meeting on 11/6/13.

OLLI Focus Group (11-6-13)

Notes (11-6-13)

Summary Faculty-Staff Focus Group 11-6-13

Strategic Plan Focus Group

A reminder that the next all-college focus group for Strategic Planning for staff and faculty will be held on November 19th from 12:15 to 1:15 pm in H219.  Please RSVP to Mary Martin at mmartin@berkshirecc.edu if you plan on attending.   This is your opportunity to provide input on the future direction of BCC.  We hope to see many of you there!

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