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Strategy 1 : Performance Indicators and Targets

Improve student development of essential skills

(e.g. agility, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and leadership)

Key Performance Indicator


Essential skills programming available to students through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Campus Labs, Program Inventory
FY2021
Inventory, assess quality, and map existing programs to Essential Skills (ES)
Differentiate sequential and potential transcript-eligible Experiential Learning (EL) opportunities
Propose elimination or modification of programs through department and divisional analysis
FY2022
Measure quality and optimize existing programs to meet ES
Propose elimination or modification of programs through department and divisional analysis
FY2023 Grow capacity of ES programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Grow capacity of ES programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Grow capacity of ES programs by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Students participating in essential skills programming through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Campus Labs, Participant Tracking Log
FY2021 Baseline number of students participating in ES programs
FY2022 Increase number of students participating in at least one ES program by 5% over the previous year
FY2023 Increase number of students participating in at least one ES program by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Increase number of students participating in at least one ES program by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Increase number of students participating in at least one ES program by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Essential skills sequenced programming available to students through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Campus Labs, Program Inventory
FY2021 Define and differentiate ES sequenced programs (e.g. novice level to advanced skill level)
FY2022
Measure quality and optimize existing programs to meet ES
Assess and balance sequences
Create new sequencing of programs
FY2023 Grow capacity of ES sequential programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Grow capacity of ES sequential programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Grow capacity of ES sequential programs by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Students participating in essential skills sequenced programming through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Campus Labs, Participant Tracking Log
FY2021 Baseline number of students progressing to a higher level in ES sequenced programs
FY2022 Increase number of students progressing to a higher level in ES sequenced programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2023 Increase number of students progressing to a higher level in ES sequenced programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Increase number of students progressing to a higher level in ES sequenced programs by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Increase number of students progressing to a higher level in ES sequenced programs by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Transcript-eligible EL opportunities across all types (of EL) available through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Office of Experiential Learning
FY2021 Offer at least 60 Student Affairs EL programs, each of which maps to at least one ES
FY2022 Grow capacity of Student Affairs EL programs that map to at least one ES by 5% over the previous year
FY2023 Grow capacity of Student Affairs EL programs that map to at least one ES by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Grow capacity of Student Affairs EL programs that map to at least one ES by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Grow capacity of Student Affairs EL programs that map to at least one ES by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Students participating in transcript-eligible EL opportunities through Student Affairs
Data Source:
Office of Experiential Learning
FY2021 At least 1,000 unique students will participate in transcript-eligible Student Affairs EL opportunities
FY2022 Increase number of students participating in transcript-eligible Student Affairs EL opportunities by 5% over the previous year
FY2023 Increase number of students participating in transcript-eligible Student Affairs EL opportunities by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Increase number of students participating in transcript-eligible Student Affairs EL opportunities by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Increase number of students participating in transcript-eligible Student Affairs EL opportunities by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Students participating in essential skills coaching
Data Source:
Campus Labs, Program Inventory, Participant Logs
FY2021 Explore parameters, content, and metrics for the ES coaching program
FY2022 Establish and pilot ES coaching program
FY2023 Increase number of students engaged in ES coaching by 5% over the previous year
FY2024 Increase number of students engaged in ES coaching by 5% over the previous year
FY2025 Increase number of students engaged in ES coaching by 5% over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Student scores on identified assessment of skills acquisition
Data Source:
Assessment Report
FY2021 Identify metric/tool/data source for assessing skills acquisition
FY2022 Pilot assessment and establish initial baseline data
FY2023 Increase average assessment scores over the previous year
FY2024
Assess and evaluate metric/tool/data source
Increase average assessment scores over the previous year
FY2025 Increase average assessment scores over the previous year

Key Performance Indicator


Scores from identified assessment of recent UGA graduates related to essential skills
Data Source:
Assessment Report
FY2021 Identify metric/tool/data source for assessing graduating students’ demonstrated skills acquisition
FY2022 Pilot assessment and establish initial baseline data
FY2023 Increase average assessment scores over the previous year
FY2024
Assess and evaluate metric/tool/data source
Increase average assessment scores over the previous year
FY2025 Increase average assessment scores over the previous year