The Strategic Planning Council, representing all constituent groups of Palomar College, implements the strategic plan, develops or revises governance policies, and communicates with the respective groups. The strategic planning process guides budget priorities. Recommendations made by the Strategic Planning Council will reflect the values and support the mission of the College and be in the best interest of improving student success and serving the community.
The Strategic Planning Council, as the recognized participatory governance body of the College, creates the processes for recommending College policies and governance committee structures. The Strategic Planning Council reviews actions, recommendations, and requests of planning groups and task forces. The Strategic Planning Council amends and guides the planning processes and recommends policies and procedures to respond to the changing needs of the student population and the internal and external environments. The Strategic Planning Council develops, implements, evaluates continuously and revises, if necessary, the District’s plans and initiatives, both long-term and short-term. A three-year planning cycle is used to implement the Strategic Plan. An Annual Implementation Plan outlines the tasks and actions to be accomplished during the upcoming year.