The goals of Achieving the Dream in Hawai'i are to:
These goals are also embedded in the University of Hawai'i Strategic Outcomes.We follow the five principle assessments of Achieving the Dream:
Assessment 1: Committed leadership.
Assessment 2: Uses of evidence to improve policies, programs and services.
Assessment 3: Broad engagement of faculty, staff, students, and community.
Assessment 4: Systemic institutional improvement.
Assessment 5: Equity.
In 2012, the University of Hawai'i Community Colleges was certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. for three years. Leader Colleges contribute to the larger Achieving the Dream effort in terms of sharing and supporting replication of successful, scalable, and sustainable innovations from colleges.
In 2015, the University of Hawai'i Community Colleges was recertified as a Leader College within Achieving the Dream for another three years.
The University of Hawai'i Community Colleges continues to focus on: