2013-14 Unit Plan
School Relations

Mission Statement

The Office of School Relations’ role is to create and support programs that serve as a bridge between local area schools and Butte College.   

Program Description

High School and College Relations encompasses a variety of programs and activities targeted to create and develop relationships with local K-12 schools as well as universities.  School Relations’ goal is to provide prospective students with information and experiences to discover all the opportunities at Butte College.  The additional goal of School Relations is to develop partnerships, cooperation and coordinated efforts between all segments (K-12, Community College, CSUs) for the ultimate good of the student.

Concurrent Enrollment – Provides an opportunity for K-12 students to take advanced classes at Butte College.

College Connection – Program for selected high school seniors to complete their senior year at Butte College while taking college-level classes.  About 150 students participate in this program annually.

Summer Connection – A 3 week program designed to provide students exposure to learning and recreation in a college setting.  The program is open to all students in Butte and Glenn Counties who are currently in grades 7, 8, and 9.  First generation, low income, underrepresented students are heavily recruited.  The program is sponsored by Butte College, CSU Chico and Migrant Education Program and is held on the Butte College Main Campus.  The target number of participants for the program is approximately 140 students.  Students that successfully complete the program will earn 1.5 units of college credit.  

The LEAP (Learn, Experience, Achieve, Prevail) Academy  -- Open to all 9th to 12th grade Migrant Students in Butte and Glenn Counties,  the program meets on six Saturdays during the Fall and/or Spring Semester and provides supplementary educational and support services to eligible Migrant Students.  The target number of participants for this program is approximately 100 students.  Students that successfully complete the program will earn 1unit of college credit. 
 
Summer Bridge – This program provides intensive new student orientation for students from underrepresented or low income groups.  The three week summer program is held on the Main Campus and includes academic preparation, assessment, counseling, classroom experiences, and group projects.  The target number of participants for this program is 30 to 50 students.

Future Development Strategy

Strategy 1

School Relations:  Continue the Principal-Counselor Summit and offer it each fall. 

Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Provides Butte College with a needed opportunity to communicate with high school principals and counselors concerning changes at the college and how these changes may impact their student body.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 2

    School Relations:  Develop and implement a Spring Career & Technical Summit for High

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning

  • Supporting Rationale
    Will provide Butte College an opportunity to familiarize high school counselors with our many fine Career and Technical Programs.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 3

    School Relations: Explore new opportunities to coordinate and develop programs

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Help develop more opportunities for our students.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 4

    Concurrent Enrollment:  Continue to streamline process of submitting forms from high schools.  Develop on on-line process for submission.


    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Current forms need to be updated to reflect changes in location of School Relations and where concurrent enrollment forms are sent.  We have nearly exhausted the supply that was printed when the Welcome Center took over this assignment. 

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Strategy 5

    College Connection:  Increase College Connection opportunities to under-represented students beginning including  home and charter schools.

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    There is a high interest in the College Connection Program from various charter and private schools in the District. 

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 6



    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Valuing a culture of learning

  • Supporting Rationale
    This tool helps both the high achievers as well as the average achiever appreciate their strengths and use them to achieve academic success.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 7

    College Connection:  Develop a more extensive textbook library for student use so the cost of books is not prohibitive to a student’s participation in the program.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning

  • Supporting Rationale
    Textbooks are expensive and many of the College Connection students have extremely limited funds.  They are not eligible for any financial aid, so must pay for textbooks on their own.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 8



    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    This would help prepare students with a subject (math) that is a hgih predictor of college completion.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 9



    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Would provide an opportunity for students to see actual success stories and may provide opportunities that would have gone unexplored.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 10



    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    This is an area that many incoming students have a problem with.  The Boot Camp would help them increase their skills.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Increasing student success
  • Required Resources

    High School & College Relations
    On-going Requirements:
    $4,000 -- Food & Refreshments for Principal-Counselor Summit and Career Technical Summit
    $500 --    Printing for in-house printing of informational flyers, meetings and events
    $500 --    Mileage for Superintendents’ Meetings & School/University Visits
    TOTAL High School and College Relations:  $5,000

    Concurrent Enrollment
    On-going Requirements:
    $1,000 Printing for updated concurrent enrollment forms, information sent to schools and participants.  Have almost used all of the forms printed by A & R when they handled concurrent enrollment.
    TOTAL Concurrent Enrollment:  $1,000

    College Connection
    On-going Requirements:
    $5,000 -- Student Assistant (to assist program coordinator)
    $2,400 -- StrengthsQuest Assessment Codes ($12 x 200)
    $500  -- Food & Refreshments (Orientation & Peer Mentoring)
    $2,500College Textbooks for expanding lending library 
    TOTAL:  $10,400

    Summer Connection
    On-going Requirements
    $1,750Instructors – Stipends for Summer Connection instructors and curriculum development.
    $19,000Transportation – Bus service for 3 weeks.
    $2,000Food – Administrative costs for USDA-provided food for breakfast and lunch.
    $6,000Student Assistants – Six student assistants (group leaders) for 3 weeks.
    $1,000Supplies – Supplies and material used for classes.
    Total:  $29,750

    LEAP
    On-going Requirements
    $1,000Instructor Stipends –For curriculum planning and development 
    $10,000Transportation – Butte College Bus Service for 6 Saturdays
    $5,000Food – Breakfast and Lunch for participants (approximately $9.00 per person per session).
    $1,560Textbooks - ($13 per book x 120 books).
    $1,200Custodial – To pay for custodial services for using Chico Center on Saturdays
    $200Supplies – Supplies to be used in the LEAP Program
    Total: $18,960

    Summer Bridge
    On-going Requirements
    $3,600Food – Snacks and lunch for participants (12 days).
    $1,400Supplies – Material and school supplies for participants.
    $1,300Opening and Closing Activities – Motivational, career, and cultural activities designed to inspire participants.
    $1,000Transportation – Cost of trip to local business to learn about career opportunities.
    $1,260Mentors/Student Assistants – Two mentor/student assistants for 12 days at 6 hours per day at $8.75 per hour
    Total: $8,560

     

    Current Revenue Stream

    High School and College Relations:
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts
                                   
    2012-2013 School Relations Budget:      $0
    2012-2013 School Relations One Time Money:  $4,500
    Note:  One time money is in Information budget – 649002

    Concurrent Enrollment
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts
                                   
    2012-2013 Concurrent Enrollment  Budget:       $0

    College Connection
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts
    2011-2012 College Connection Budget:             $0
    2011-2012 College Connection One Time Money:  $10,500
    Note:  One time money was included in the Campus Information budget - 649002

    Summer Connection
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts:
    2012 – 2013 Summer Connection Budget:  $8,783.00
    2012 – 2013 Summer Connection One Time Money:  $20,000
    Note:  One time money was included in the Recruitment & Outreach budget - 639001

    LEAP
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts
    2012 – 2013 LEAP Budget:  $0
    2012 – 2013 LEAP One Time Money:  $16,500
    Note:  One time money is in the Recruitment & Outreach budget – 639001

    Summer Bridge
    Current Revenue Streams and Amounts
    2012 – 2013 Summer Bridge Budget:  $0

     




    Augmentation Requests

    Original Priority Funded Program, Unit, Area Resource Type Description Account Number Object Code One-Time Augment Ongoing Augment Supporting Rationale
    1 Yes School Relations Operating Expenses Principal-Counselor Summit and Career Summit 11.000.708.1.649002 55240 $0.00 $4,000.00 Food and refreshments for the Fall Principal-Counselor Summit and the Spring Career & Technical Summit. Provides updated information about Butte to our high school partners.
    2 Yes LEAP/School Relations Operating Expenses Transportation 11.000.700.1.639001 55200 $0.00 $10,000.00 Butte College Bus Service to LEAP students for 6 Saturdays.
    3 Yes LEAP/School Relations Operating Expenses Custodial 11.000.700.1.639001 52380 $0.00 $1,200.00 All LEAp classees take place on Saturdays. As a result, we are required to reimburse Facilities for the cost of custodial on those days.
    4 Yes LEAP/School Relations Operating Expenses LEAP Book in Common 11.000.700.1.639001 54500 $0.00 $1,560.00 Book used by all LEAP students. Class curriculum is usually designed around the selected book.
    5 Yes LEAP/School Relations Operating Expenses Food 11.000.700.1.639001 55240 $0.00 $5,000.00 Breakfast and lunch for participants (approximately $9.00 per person per session).
    6 Yes LEAP/School Relations Operating Expenses Supplies 11.000.700.1.639001 54500 $0.00 $200.00 For supplies to be used during the LEAP program.
    7 Yes LEAP/School Relations Personnel Stipend for LEAP Instructors 11.000.700.1.639001 51490 $0.00 $1,000.00 Stidpend for curriculum planning and development.
    8 Yes Summer Bridge/School Relations Operating Expenses Transporation 11.000.700.1.639001 55200 $0.00 $1,000.00 Butte College buses to take Summer Bridge students on field trips to various local businesses to learn about career opportunities.
    9 Yes Summer Bridge/School Relations Operating Expenses Food 11.000.700.1.639001 55240 $0.00 $3,600.00 To provide lunch and snacks to the Summer Bridge participants.
    10 Yes Summer Bridge/School Relations Operating Expenses Supplies 11.000.700.1.639001 54500 $0.00 $1,400.00 School materials and supplies for participants.
    11 Yes Summer Bridge/School Relations Operating Expenses Personal Services Contracts 11.000.700.1.639001 55100 $0.00 $1,300.00 Opening and closing activities with motivational, career and cultural activities designed to inspire participants.
    12 Yes Summer Bridge/School Relations Personnel Student Mentors 11.000.700.1.639001 52368 $0.00 $1,260.00 Two mentors/student assistants for 12 days at 6 hours per day at $8.75 per hour.
    13 Yes College Connection/School Relations Operating Expenses Textbook Library 11.000.708.1.649002 54500 $0.00 $2,500.00 To further develop a lending library used by the College Connection students. These students do not receive financial aid and often come from lower income families.
    14 Yes College Connection/School Relations Personnel Student Assistant 11.000.708.1.649002 52368 $0.00 $5,000.00 To support the Program Coordinator and other advisors with paperwork, etc.
    15 Yes College Connection/School Relations Operating Expenses StrengthsQuest Codes 11.000.708.1.649002 54500 $0.00 $2,400.00 Provide opportunity for students to identify and learn about their strengths.
    16 Yes College Connection/School Relations Operating Expenses Refreshments 11.000.708.1.649002 54540 $0.00 $500.00 For the Fall Orientation, the Fall Mixer and for Peer Mentoring.
    17 Yes Concurrent Enrollment/School Relations Operating Expenses Printing 11.000.708.1.649004 54200 $0.00 $1,000.00 To reprint concurrent enrollment forms and documents. Have been using old version from Admissions and Records to use supply up.
    18 Yes School Relations Operating Expenses Printing 11.000.708.1.649002 54200 $0.00 $500.00 For printing informational material and for material for Principal-Counselor Summit and Spring Career & Technical Summit.
    19 Yes School Relations Operating Expenses Mileage 11.000.708.1.649002 55200 $0.00 $500.00 Mileage to attend various Superintendent's Meetings in Butte and Glenn, visit high schools and other schools.
    20 Yes Summer Connection/School Relations Operating Expenses Transportation 11.000.700.1.639001 55200 $0.00 $19,000.00 Bus service for students during 3 week Summer Connection Program. Butte College provides this service.
    21 Yes Summer Connection/School Relations Personnel Stipends for instructors 11.000.700.1.639001 51490 $0.00 $1,750.00 Stipend for curriculum development for Summer Connection.
    22 Yes Summer Connection/School Relations Personnel SC Student Leaders 11.000.700.1.639001 52368 $0.00 $6,000.00 Student leaders who are responsible for Summer Connection participants. There are 6 student leaders provided by Butte.
    23 Yes Summer Connection/School Relations Operating Expenses Food for breakfast and lunch 11.000.700.1.639001 55240 $0.00 $2,000.00 Administrative costs surrounding the USDA-provided food for Summer Connection participants.
    24 Yes Summer Connections/School Relations Operating Expenses Supplies used by instructors 11.000.700.1.639001. 54500 $0.00 $1,000.00 Supplies requested by Summer Connection instructors to use in classrooms.
    Total(s) $0.00 $73,670.00