SOCCCD engages in extensive planning efforts to meet short term and long term goals. Here are a few guiding documents.
District-wide Strategic Plan 2014-2020
The SOCCCD District-wide Strategic Plan 2014-2020 fully integrates with the Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College Strategic Plans. The plan is managed by the District-wide Planning Council, a participatory governance group.
Strategic Planning Goals for 2014-2020
Goal 1: SOCCCD will foster an environment characterized by creativity, innovation, respectful interactions and collaboration.
Goal 2: SOCCCD will promote students' success by enhancing the teaching and learning environment.
Goal 3: SOCCCD will advance economic and workforce development through regional partnerships with educational institutions and industry and by strengthening career technical education.
Goal 4: SOCCCD will strengthen long-term financial health and institutional effectiveness through integrated planning and resource allocation.
Planning and Decision Making
The SOCCCD District-wide Planning and Decision Making Manual 2015-2020 describes how decisions get made, links budget allocation to planning (see District-Wide Integrated Budget Planning Resource Guide), and explains the role of district-wide committees in decision making.
Education and Facilities Master Plan 2011-2031
This is the district's long term planning document.