GISS-Washington State  2012

On October 18-19, 2012, 101 leaders from 28 state community and technical colleges in the State of Washington convened for a second-stage GISS institute in Seattle. The GISS 2-Washington provided an opportunity for trustees and presidents to convene around using data properly, generating measures, and promoting policies to increase student success on their campuses. They also enabled repeat participants to shore up foundational lessons learned during the initial phase.

Washington State Community College

GISS 2 – Washington 2012 participants identified the needed conditions for and establishing the right climate to foster the student success and completion agenda; aligning the mission, vision and values for student success; and identifying the implications for future actions.

Participating colleges included:

  • Bellevue College
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Big Bend Community College
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Centralia College
  • Clark College
  • Clover Park Technical College
  • Columbia Basin College
  • Community Colleges of Spokane
  • Edmonds Community College
  • Everett Community College
  • Grays Harbor College
  • Green River Community College
  • Highline Community College
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology
   
  • Lower Columbia College
  • Olympic College
  • Peninsula College
  • Pierce College
  • Renton Technical College
  • Seattle Community Colleges
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Skagit Valley College
  • South Puget Sound Community College
  • Tacoma Community College
  • Walla Walla Community College
  • Wenatchee Valley College
  • Whatcom Community College
  • Yakima Valley Community College

 

GISS-Washington 2011GISS-Washington 2011

A three-day Sunday to Tuesday institute from June 26-28, 2011, the GISS was held for 136 trustees and presidents from all 34 community and technical college in Washington State, along with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC). The institute was held at the Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum, WA.

Participants focused on effective governance policies leading to improvements of student outcomes, examined their board self-assessments and student success data under the guidance of GISS experts, and discussed commitments and next steps for their colleges and the state.

Participating colleges included:

  • Bates Technical College
  • Bellevue College
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Big Bend Community College
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Centralia College
  • Columbia Basin College
  • Columbia Basin College
  • Community Colleges of Spokane
  • Edmonds Community College
  • Everett Community College
  • Grays Harbor College
  • Green River Community College
  • Highline Community College
  • Lake Washington Technical College
  • Lower Columbia College
   
  • Northwest Indian College
  • Olympic College
  • Peninsula College
  • Pierce College
  • Renton Technical College
  • Seattle Community Colleges
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Skagit Valley College
  • South Puget Sound Community College
  • State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
  • Tacoma Community College
  • Walla Walla Community College
  • Wenatchee Valley College
  • Whatcom Community College
  • Yakima Valley Community College

 
 

Student Success

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GISS-Washington 2012

 

Bates Technical College

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1101 17th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC, 20036
United States

Tel 202.775.4667
Fax 202.223.1297

For more information contact Norma Goldstein, Ph.D., GISS Project Coordinator (ngoldstein@acct.org ; 202-775-6488) or
Narcisa A. Polonio, Ed.D., Executive Vice President for Research, Education and Board Leadership Services (npolonio@acct.org ; 202-276-1983)