aDCCCD Board of Trustees Strategic Priorities

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Thematic Priorities:

1. Student Success

2. Community Engagement

3. Institutional Effectiveness

  1. 4. Employee Success

North Lake College Mission Statement

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North Lake College, created as a part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) in 1977, is a two-year public community college located in Irving, Texas...


North Lake College Vision Statement

We will be the college of choice for our students, our community and our employees.

President's Strategic Priorities for 2014-2015

In order to focus our work, the 2014-15 priorities are organized into four areas in direct alignment with the DCCCD Board of Trustees mission, priorities and strategic objectives.

1. Student Success and Completion

2. Community Engagement

3. Institutional Effectiveness

4. Employee Success

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Contact Information

Wildfire logoLocation: K308, K316 and K322.

Wildfire Team:



Wildfire Mission Statement

Wildfire logoThe Wildfire Institute strives to inspire employees to continue their professional growth through general and skill based lifelong organizational learning. Our goal is to provide an environment of teaching and learning that improves employee work-life through courses; seminars; workshops; and skills training for improving productivity in the workplace. We seek to strengthen the work-place maturity of each employee through career development and workplace support.

The Wildfire Institute also supports creating and delivering rich media for both classroom and Internet based education for students and employees. Services offered extend from print media to high definition video related to professional development

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Latest News:
Employee ID numbers are required on all professional development sign-in sheets. With the adoption of Colleague as a professional development tracking system,employees cannot be entered into the class and given credit without their ID number. Please remember to use your ID number so that we can credit your transcripts.

Effective February 2015, a District-wide professional development dashboard will reflect all training hours for each college which has been requested by the DCCCD Board of Trustees. It is extremely important that you report your professional development sessions so we can receive credit.
Please note: professional development hours are now referred to as professional developments units (PDUs).

If you are planning on offering a professional development session at North Lake College,you must fill out your Request in order for the training to show up on the dashboard and enable participants to receive credit on their transcripts. Remember if the employee number is NOT on the sign-in form, NO credit will be given.

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