Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The RP Group

Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness

To assist colleges in improving programs and services and increasing student success and overall institutional quality, we study factors contributing to institutional effectiveness such as strategic planning, evaluation of programs and services, assessment of student outcomes at multiple levels, and using data and research findings to inform decision making.

Related Projects

Evaluation of MIS student success data for a set of California community colleges.


Framework outlining an approach for annually evaluating  community college performance, which became the basis of Accountability Reporting for the Community Colleges (ARCC).


Awards program recognizing seven California Community Colleges that demonstrated success with basic skills populations through strategies that support systemic improvement.


The Bridging Research, Information, and Culture (BRIC) Initiative strengthened cultures of inquiry and evidence in the California community college system through a combination of onsite technical assistance, statewide professional development, and online resources.


Online tool with a library of support resources enabling colleges to find, understand, and use CTE data in order to strengthen and improve student transitions from K-12 through college and into the workforce.


Survey and research study focusing on employment outcomes for Career and Technical Education (CTE) students.


Findings that assist in optimizing the accreditation process for true quality improvement.