Strategic Goal #4: Promote Economic and Community Vitality through Dynamic PARTNERSHIPS
Objective 1 - Create and expand seamless education experiences between K-12 and the College
Transitional math partnership agreement between Morton College and the J.S. Morton High School District 201
The College has administered its first College Study Skills (Summer 2019).
Developed a Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit Policies and Plan document
Dual enrollment course offerings have been expanded.
The first cohort of high school students graduated from the CNA program in Spring 18.
Objective 2 - Cultivate and Develop a partnership with “One Million Degrees: The Community College Project”
Partnership with Illinois Equity in Attainment Initiative (ILEA). MC joined ILEA along with 25 other institutions with the goal of eliminating racial and socioeconomic achievement by 2025 and aggressively increasing completion rate on campus.
This has been replaced with a partnership with the Partnership for College Completion initiative.
Objective 3 - Expand workforce development partnerships
Affiliation Agreement between Morton College and El Valor Corporation for the Nursing Program
Affiliation Renewal Agreement between Morton College and RML Specialty Hospital for the Nursing Program
Multiple community engagement events: Women’s EmpowHERment Event, Hope Scholarship 5K, Hall of Fame, and Open House
An agreement was approved at the September Board of Trustees meeting between Morton College and Northern Equipment and Training, LLC to provide Forklift Training.
A Morton College chapter of Toastmasters was launched.
Objective 4 - Reach out to seniors within the community to engage them in lifelong learning opportunities
Objective 5 - Improve relationships with government leaders at local, state, and federal levels
The chair of the Board of Trustees was recently appointed to serve as chairman of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association’s (ICCTA) West Suburban Region and in this role will serve on the Executive Committee of the ICCTA.