Tuesday Mid-day Learning Opps

Using Performance Funding to Move the Needle

  • Tuesday, July 24
  • 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Long Beach Conv Center
  • Level 2, 203A
  • MS


Sarah Collins

Chief Strategy Officer

Ad Astra

Overland Park, Kansas

Mike Mayher

Executive Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer

Lakeland Community College

Kirtland, Ohio

Tom Walsh

Vice President

Ohio Association of Community Colleges

Columbus, Ohio


Learn about a unique partnership of 18 community colleges and four universities in Ohio, a pioneer in performance-based funding. The institutions received innovation grant funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education to address both educational and economic efficiency opportunities in a system with 100 percent performance-based funding. The grant supports the implementation of “Scheduling for Completion: Leveraging Data Analytics to Improve Efficiency and Increase Student Success.”

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how increasing the efficiency of course scheduling helps manage costs and improve student success.
  • Draw a direct correlation between course scheduling and instructional spending.
  • Develop a framework by which to measure course scheduling efficiency and effectiveness and a peer database to contextualize metrics.