Planning

Understanding the current context and mapping all that needs to be done

Planning for mathematics pathways is a multifaceted endeavor. The leadership team must collect and review existing data, identify the problems that mathematics pathways will solve, define goals, and create a plan to meet the goals.

The level of involvement from diverse stakeholder groups across the institution is outlined in the chart. Use this information to support implementation activity in Stage 2.

Level of involvement from stakeholder groups

Stakeholder Group
LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT
High
Medium
low
High-Level Administrators (e.g., presidents, provosts, vice presidents)
Departmental Leadership (e.g., deans, departments heads)
Faculty (e.g., mathematics faculty, developmental education faculty, partner-discipline faculty)
Staff (e.g., advisors, institutional researchers)
low
medium
high
high

Resources to support Stage 2, its essential actions, and steps are provided throughout the guide.