Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

2008-2012

GOALS AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

GOAL I: KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION

Strategic Initiatives

  • Initiate programs to address needs of TRIO
  • Update, develop and post on the state website a membership directory annually
  • Enhance learning Community
  • Strengthen TRIO ties

Progress Indicators

  • TN TRiO will maintain a website which provides links to information updates per TRIO Programs
  • TN TRiO will provide online information updates per departments
  • TN TRiO will maintain a website which provides links to information updates per TRIO Programs
  • TASTN TRiO P will increase % of online activity at the website

GOAL II: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Strategic Initiatives

  • Promote scholarships and learning
  • Administer a mentoring program for members
  • Support TRIO student activities designed to prepare participants for success
  • Maximize our impact by enhancing our resources in the educational community

Progress Indicators

  • TN TRiO will award at least six scholarships to TRIO students in the state each year
  • Enhancing the TN TRiO learning experience for all members by conducting a Mentoring workshop at the TN TRiO Conference each year
  • TN TRiO will sponsor Scholars/Academic Bowl and research projects for TRIO participants each year
  • TN TRiO will Sponsor a TRIO day each year

GOAL III: MEMBERSHIP

Strategic Initiatives

  • Increase and enhance member involvement
  • Recruit and retain members
  • Strengthen recruitment of membership
  • Increase the capacity of effective communication
  • Conduct a TRIO Achievers Recognition
  • Renew and maintain an Alumni Association
  • Contact new alumni annually to join the Association

Progress Indicators

  • TN TRiO will increase percent of member involvement by three percent each year
  • TN TRiO will increase number of new members and percentage of members returning by five percent each year
  • TN TRiO will increase number of new members in leadership positions
  • TN TRiO will increase number of members with leadership/committee experience
  • TN TRiO will present a TROP Achievers Recognition during the TN TRiO Conference each year
  • TN TRiO will establish an online network and database of members
  • TN TRiO will develop and post on the state website a membership directory annually

GOAL IV: LEADERSHIP

Strategic Initiatives

  • Strengthen and expand partnerships with Community hosting TN TRiO Conference
  • Enhance relationships through State Initiatives
  • Increase Public awareness
  • Strengthen strategic and financial positions
  • Develop financial resources to support activities and initiatives of the organization
  • Demonstrate responsible stewardship of its fund
  • Support and assist the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE)

Progress Indicators

  • TN TRiO will engage in fund raising activities with the Community
  • TN TRiO will increase focus by hosting a State Initiative TRIO Day
  • TN TRiO will have direct involvement in activities in the community hosting TRIO conferences
  • TN TRiO will continue to seek and secure alternative funding sources (i.e. grants, donations, financial partnerships)
  • TN TRiO will solicit support from its individual members and their projects
  • TN TRiO will continue to maintain accurate and timely financial records and submit fiscal year records to an external review
  • TN TRiO will continue to submit an audit review to the membership at the SAEOPP Annual Conference during the TN TRiO Business Meeting
  • TN TRiO will meet its Fair Share to COE annually

GOAL V: LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Strategic Initiatives

  • Partnership with Sister Programs
  • Workshops to aid Programs
  • Expand educational opportunities
  • Support for TRIO Programs
  • Develop relationships with policymakers
  • Encourage post-secondary institutions and/or community agencies to seek funding for TRIO programs in those areas

Progress Indicators

  • TN TRiO will enhance relationships with Programs to assist with meeting grant objectives
  • TN TRiO will provided workshops to present best practices in promoting services in program areas
  • TN TRiO will assist TRIO personnel in understanding procedures and regulations governing TRIO programs
  • Encourage and support the development of new TRIO programs within the state
  • TN TRiO will promote the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE)
  • TN TRiO will assist and support members to publicize and advocate for TRIO