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Institutional Effectiveness

​Welcome to the Institutional Effectiveness - Joint Committee, formerly the I/SLO Committee.

Scope & Functions


The Institutional Effectiveness Committee works with all district units to achieve and sustain proficiency in the formulation, assessment, and analyses of multiple effectiveness measures in order to inform the Program Review and Institutional Planning processes as well as aid in the preparation of periodic accreditation self-studies.


  • Coordinates policy and provides assistance to the Curriculum and Program Review Committees as well as all instructional departments and non-instructional and administrative units.

  • Ensures that these departments and units understand the importance of outcomes analysis and its role in the ongoing cycle of outcomes definition, assessment, and revision.

  • Sustains the infrastructure for reporting and collecting outcomes data.

  • Facilitates the linkage between the Office of Institutional Research and the planning process through the identification and analysis of institutional data such as student engagement, campus climate, and other surveys.

  • Reviews those parts of the annual Program Review Reports having to do with data-based evaluation of programs.

  • Make suggestions to DPAC especially in regard to the development and assessment of the College’s strategic initiatives.

  • Reviews institutional level outcomes data to inform program and institutional decision-making and planning

View the PDF Filecommittee's calendar of events.​

ILOs and Core CompetenciesSLO ChecklistUnit OUtcomes (UO) ChecklistInstructional Program SLO ReportsInstitutional Effectiveness Reports 



  • Chair, Elisa Meyer: (310) 434-8513

  • Vicenta Arrizon (Fall 2016) / Jose Hernandez (Spring 2017)

  • Fran Chandler

  • Gail Edinger

  • Jean Paik-Schoenberg

  • Steven Sedky


  • Vice Chair, Hannah Lawler: (310) 434-3472

  • Erica LeBlanc

  • Jennifer Merlic

Interested Party Members

  • Melanie Bocanegra

  • Lesley Kawaguchi

  • Delores Raveling

Meeting Dates/Times/Location

Time: Second and fourth Wednesdays of every month, 1 to 2:30 pm

Location: The Loft (Drescher Hall 300-E)

Fall 2016
Date Documents
September 14, 2016 Agenda
SMC IE Process
September 28, 2016 Agenda​
October 12, 2016 Agenda​
October 26, 2016 Agenda​
November 9, 2016 Agenda​
November 23, 2016 Cancelled
December 14, 2016 Agenda

DPAC Annual Reports

Past Agendas, Minutes & Documents

Resources & Links

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