Achieving the Dream (ATD) is a nation-wide network aimed at helping community colleges bolster student success. To accomplish this, ATD uses student achievement data to influence broad institutional change. By joining the Achieving the Dream network, DSCC has committed to a student-centered model of continuous institutional improvement and excellence. ATD serves as a catalyst for colleges to strengthen and build capacity to ensure that more students complete college and have more opportunity for economic success.
The 2018-19 academic year is considered a planning year and focuses on data collection and analysis. For more information on Achieving the Dream, please visit the official website.
Student Success Vision Statement
DSCC will provide a welcoming environment where faculty and staff are using high impact practices and wrap around services to address the diverse needs of our students, resulting in improved performance and closure of the achievement gaps.