Strategic Plan for Equity, 2021-22

Vision

Act as a catalyst for Seminole State College’s program to achieve equitable educational achievement rates and proportional employment representation by 2025.

Goals

  1. Collaboratively-defined Equity Dashboard using 2020-21 data.
  2. Training and education programs educating students and employees on equity concepts and approaches.
  3. Policy and procedure reviews that support an equity-minded infrastructure for College governance.
  4. Student and employee knowledge of the bases for unlawful discrimination, including harassment and retaliation. Protected classes, July 2021:

    AgeGenetic InformationRace/Ethnicity
    ColorMarital StatusReligion
    DisabilityNational OriginVeteran or military status
    Gender
    Pregnancy Sexual Orientation
    Sex, including sexual harassment
  5. Collaboratively-implemented national best practices in promoting an equity-minded institution.

Plan

  • Communicate College commitment to students, employees, and community.
  • Design and produce online and face-to-face training for students and employees.
  • Publish online resources for independent reference.
  • Periodically report progress on this strategic plan to Executive Team.
  • Review policies, procedures, and practices in collaboration with recommending updates as needed.
  • Maintain partnerships with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Human Resources, and others to promote exchanges of information and programming.

Measures of effectiveness, from Strategic Planning On Line system (“SPOL”) entries:

  • Equity gaps decrease annually.
  • Collaboration includes all areas of the College.
  • Record of annual training supports communication goal.

Equity and Diversity/Title IX, 7.18.18, 8.14.20, 7.22.21

Contact

Janet Balanoff
Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity/Title IX Coordinator
407.708.2963