The QEP Implementation Committee will implement, track, and assess the QEP in accordance with the established timeline and broaden the marketing of the QEP. The committee will assist in providing professional development to College employees and help to oversee and monitor the QEP.


Implementation of the QEP plan will begin following approval from SACSCOC. Implementation is planned to begin in January, 2024.

QEP Implementation Committee

Sam BrittDean of Arts and Sciences, QEP Director
Dusty CavinessAccountant
Lynn EppsDirector of Admissions and Retention
Diana SanchezRegistrar
Hunter SmithDean of Institution Effectiveness and
Stephanie WeishnerDepartment Chair: Computer Information
Mike CollinsDepartment Chair: Business Administration
Josh HusseyForestry Instructor
Jessica HurleySuccess Navigator
Taylor SarksWebmaster / LMS Specialist
Drew WintersDean of Student Services
Monette AyersEarly Childhood Education Instructor
VacantDepartment Chair: Medical Office Administration
Touger VangDean of Learning Resources
Tracey WyrickDean of Career & Technical Education

Phase 1

Laying the Tracks (Preparations)
January 2024–June 2024
Responsible Parties
Baseline Data CollectionDirector of institutional Effectiveness & Research, Data/Assessment Subcommittee
Student outreach templates (Watermark)Implementation Committee
Student Welcome Packet revampImplementation Committee
Onboarding Website Modifications including how-to videosImplementation Committee, Information Technology Department, Student Services department leads
LEGEND Center Construction and OrganizationCollege President (oversight), QEP Director, Implementation Committee
Professional Development for all EmployeesQEP Director, Professional Development/Training Subcommittee
Training of Success Navigators and Student Services StaffQEP Director, Professional Development/Training Subcommittee
Hire new Success NavigatorVice President of Instruction and Student Services
Success Navigator Blackboard ToolkitQEP Director, Professional Development/Training Subcommittee
Continued marketing and awareness activitiesCommunication/Marketing Subcommittee

Phase 2

Full Steam Ahead (Continued Implementation) July 2024-December 2028Responsible Parties
Implement full Success Navigator ModelQEP Director, Implementation Committee
Implement Goal/Outcomes Action ItemsQEP Director, Implementation Committee
Monitor and make adjustments to actions when necessaryQEP Director, Data/Assessment Subcommittee
Continue Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development/Training Subcommittee
Monthly meetings of QEP impactQEP Director
Monitor budgetQEP Director, Budget Subcommittee
Collect and analyze data from implemented actions each semester and/or annuallyData/Assessment Subcommittee
Continue marketing and awareness activitiesCommunication/Marketing Subcommittee
Continue QEP Update Presentations to President’s Cabinet and Board of TrusteesQEP Director, Implementation Committee
Continue QEP Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development/Training Subcommittee
Write QEP annual Impact summaryQEP Director

Phase 3

Pulling Into the Station (Summarize Impact) January 2029-May 2029Responsible Parties
Collect, analyze and summarize all QEP dataQEP Director, Data/Assessment Subcommittee
Write 5-Year QEP Impact ReportQEP Director
Submit QEP Impact Report to SACSOC as part of MCC’s 5-Year Interim ReportDirector of Institutional Effectiveness, & Research, SACSCOC Liaison