Phase Two: Outcomes and Equity. P athways. T o. R esults .
“A valuable aspect of the process was collecting and reviewing the data to truly understand who the students are that enroll in our programs and perhaps more importantly, who they are not.” -PTR Team Member, Kaskaskia College Partnership
outcomes by student group.
2. To use PTR equity concepts when
analyzing student data
3. To identify equity gaps.
Step 1: Outcomes and Equity Selection
Step 2: Data Collection and Sharing
Step 3: Data Analysis and Interpretation
Close gaps by…
Outcomes equity selection
from Outcomes Menu
Data collection and sharing by the PTR team:
Data analysis and interpretation by the team:
“The most ‘significant’ part of the PTR process for me was the meeting where we reviewed the data. I had assumed we were doing a good job with retention...
However, the data indicated that our retention, particularly of minorities and female students, was not that great.”
- PTR Team Member, Kishwaukee College Partnership
This link takes you to tools and support materials that your team needs to complete Phase Two.
Achieving The Dream. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.achievingthedream.org/
Bauman, G.L., Bustillos, L.T., & Bensimon, E.M. (2005). Achieving equitable educational
outcomes with all students: The institution’s roles and responsibilities. Association
of American Colleges and Universities. Retrieved from
Dowd, A.C. (2005) Data don’t drive: Building a practioners-driven culture of inquiry to assess
community college performance. Retrieved from
Hurtado, S. (2007). Linking diversity with the educational and civic missions of higher
education. Review of Higher Education, 30(2), 185-196.