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Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC)

Mission/Purpose Statement

The Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC) reports to the College Planning Committee (CPC) and serves as an Accreditation Steering Committee. The committee improves program planning and resource allocation processes to support student learning by:

  • Ensuring program planning processes are documented
  • Providing technical assistance to units developing program plans including establishing baseline data, designing measurable outcomes connected to college strategic plans and utilizing findings from evaluation efforts
  • Reviewing and analyzing goals to identify institutional themes to aid the integration of planning and resource allocation efforts
  • Recommending improvements to processes to ensure efficacy in fulfilling the college mission and that the campus meets accreditation standards
  • Communicating trends and findings with the campus community and visiting accreditation teams


2018-19 Goals:

  1. Implement plans to document and assess institutional effectiveness and support compliance with accreditation by:

    a. evaluating college planning and decision-making processes including timely updates and enhancements to the governance handbook,

    b. ensuring the systematic use of relevant data and high quality evidence in decision-making, and

    c. emphasizing the development and dissemination of communication strategies to promote the results of Goal 1 across the college.

  2. Review and recommend effectiveness measures and documentation for the Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER) in the context of the changing accreditation policies and practices.

  3. Standardize processes for resource requests.

*asterisk denotes reference to the Cabrillo College Strategic Plan

Who They Report To

College Planning Committee (CPC)


2nd Thursday 9:00 am - 10:30 am in SAC E 225

Link to Agendas and Minutes

Chair and Member Listing


In the Participatory Governance Decision Making Handbook, you can locate:

  • Timelines for Governance Evaluation
  • Participatory Governance Committee Facilitator Survey
  • Participatory Governance Committee Member Survey
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